Those ‘Frustrating’ Labor Rules Are Protecting California Workers
Lorena Gonzalez | November 19, 2014 |
The Most Frustrating Labor Rules For California Businesses
Business boosters say the real problem with worker-protection laws isn't their intent. It's that there are so many — and some are so rigid and confounding that they’re hard to make sense of, even for companies that want to follow the rules.
Lisa Halverstadt | November 17, 2014 |
San Diego Explained: Making Do With a Manufacturing Space Crunch
In this San Diego Explained, Lisa Halverstadt and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explain what the county's limited land means for expanding manufacturing, and why that's causing hesitation for some companies, but not others.
Matthew Hose | November 13, 2014 |
Who Does What for San Diego’s Business Community
Not sure how the Chamber of Commerce differs from the EDC? Or whether CONNECT's mission overlaps with CommNexus? This guide can help you differentiate between some of the biggest organizations that help cultivate San Diego's business climate.
Matthew Hose | October 21, 2014 |
Tijuana’s Winning Streak
Last year, Filner's binational Olympics bid was nearly laughed out of the room before it fizzled with his exit from office. But even without going through with the bid, we seem to have come to the collaborative place with Tijuana Filner was promoting all along.
Catherine Green | October 16, 2014 |
What We Mean When We Talk About San Diego’s Innovation Economy
Lisa Halverstadt | September 29, 2014 |
The Story Behind All Those New Craft Beer Tasting Rooms
A piece of language in the alcohol vendors' license most breweries have makes it easier to get additional locations OK'd. Turns out those small satellite locations are huge money-makers, and they address other issues that could stunt the industry's growth.
Andrew Keatts | September 25, 2014 |
Business Backers to San Diego: California’s Dragging You Down
Lisa Halverstadt | September 18, 2014 |
San Diego’s Business Exodus Is Really a People Exodus
Lisa Halverstadt | September 5, 2014 |
No, San Diego Doesn’t Have a Startup Ban on the Books
San Diego city code bars home businesses with more than one employee, a rule that some critics have called a startup ban. Turns out lots of other startup hubs have the same rule, and it's not clear any startups have been booted or even fined as a result.
Lisa Halverstadt | September 1, 2014 |
How the Tuna Capital of the World Is Weathering America’s Breakup With Tuna
Americans' long, slow break-up with tuna has certainly been felt by two big brands headquartered in San Diego. But one thriving local upstart brand is proving there are plenty of consumers willing to pay more for a product that comes with a transparent supply chain.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 20, 2014 |
The Catch-22 of San Diego’s Tourism Economy
San Diego County has seen its most significant job growth since the recession in the last two years, but a big part of that is from part-time or low-paying roles. SANDAG's chief economist says "we're a little bit of a victim of our own success."