Good News of the Week – November 20, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of November 20, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

San Diego’s Economic Pulse: November 2020

This edition of San Diego’s Economic Pulse covers October 2020 and reflects some effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the labor market. In October 2020:

  • San Diego’s jobs recovery accelerated from previous months, but remains uneven across industries.
  • San Diego employers brought back 21,500 workers, lowering the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent.
  • Job gains were widespread, and workers returned to the labor force in record numbers.

Read More


San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – November 13, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of November 13, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

Resources and relief for regional manufacturers

Our region is home to a vibrant manufacturing cluster that spans across many industries, from defense to craft brewing. EDC has partnered with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting to help San Diego regional manufacturers identify and connect to key resources and relief. Click below to get in touch with EDC’s team.

Get Specialized Assistance


San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

Want to submit your event or news update to our weekly newsletter? Contact us for more information.

Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – November 6, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of November 6, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

A look back at Advancing San Diego’s Career Exploration Day and Virtual Career Fair

With the support of title sponsor Qualcomm, EDC hosted Advancing San Diego’s Career Exploration Day and Virtual Career Fair – a free event that brought together San Diego employers and students for a full day of career exploration, professional development, company information sessions, peer learning, and networking. Throughout the day, 150 students from universities, high schools, and training programs across the region logged on to chat with employers in the virtual career fair and listen in on a webinar series on job search strategies.

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San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – October 30, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of October 30, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

What does it mean for us to Build Better?

The pandemic and social upheaval of the past year have laid bare the wealth and health inequities across our society borne so heavily by low-income, BIPOC, and other marginalized groups. Join EDC and San Diego Grantmakers on November 17 for a virtual summit bringing together leaders from across sectors to challenge thinking and inspire action toward a more inclusive and equitable economy.

Learn More and Register

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – October 23, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of October 23, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

San Diego’s Economic Pulse: October 2020

This edition of San Diego’s Economic Pulse covers September 2020 and reflects some effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the labor market.

  • Regional unemployment falls to 9.0 percent.
  • Long-term unemployment continues to increase.
  • Investments in workforce development and retraining become increasingly more important.

Read More

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – October 16, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of October 16, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

Innovate78 launches new website

North County has changed a lot since we launched the five-city collaborative partnership, Innovate78. Now, we’re excited to debut Innovate78’s new website and brand highlighting what it’s like to live and work along San Diego’s 78 Corridor, how the program can assist local companies, and up-to-date information on the five cities. Explore the New Site

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – October 9, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of October 9, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

Recap: What we’ve learned through MetroConnect V

World Trade Center San Diego (WTC) continues to support the 15 companies in its MetroConnect international sales accelerator program. As part of the year-long export education curriculum, WTC recently hosted two workshops with experts on international marketing and sales, as well as GDPR and data privacy. Read More

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

Want to submit your event or news update to our weekly newsletter? Contact us for more information.

Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Good News of the Week – October 2, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of October 2, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

Advancing San Diego Company Spotlight: Family Proud

The Advancing San Diego (ASD) Internship Program aims to provide up to 100 San Diego-based companies with fully subsidized interns. This week, we sat down with Jaden Risner, CEO and Co-Founder at Family Proud, a veteran-owned and operated care management platform, that hosted an ASD software intern this summer. Read more.

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – September 25, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of September 25, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

San Diego’s economic recovery must be inclusive.

Every economic recovery the U.S. has experienced has increased systemic poverty & widened inequalities in Black & Latino communities. This time, we’re committed to getting the recovery right. Learn more from EDC board chair Julian Parra. Read More.

San Diego Science & the Global Pandemic

In August, EDC’s San Diego: Life. Changing. wrapped up a series of virtual events highlighting the innovation economy and spirit of collaboration that exist in San Diego. If you weren’t able to tune in, you can catch the recap on our blog. Read More.

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

Want to submit your event or news update to our weekly newsletter? Contact us for more information.

Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing

Good News of the Week – September 18, 2020

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of September 18, 2020, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

San Diego’s economic recovery must be inclusive.

Every economic recovery the U.S. has experienced has increased systemic poverty & widened inequalities in Black & Latino communities. This time, we’re committed to getting the recovery right. Learn more from EDC board chair Julian Parra. Read More.

San Diego Science & the Global Pandemic

In August, EDC’s San Diego: Life. Changing. wrapped up a series of virtual events highlighting the innovation economy and spirit of collaboration that exist in San Diego. If you weren’t able to tune in, you can catch the recap on our blog. Read More.

San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

Be in the know – sign up below to receive future editions of GNOTW.

Want to submit your event or news update to our weekly newsletter? Contact us for more information.

Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing