Our region is home to thousands of small businesses but how many San Diegans report to one each day?

Our Scott Lewis takes a closer look at a councilman’s claim that more than 60 percent of the regional workforce is employed by a small business.

In the process, he confronts an interesting dilemma: the definition of a small business varies based on the source.

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Lisa Halverstadt is a reporter at Voice of San Diego. Know of something she should check out? You can contact her directly at lisa.halverstadt@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.325.0528.

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Lisa is a senior investigative reporter who digs into some of San Diego's biggest challenges including homelessness, city real estate debacles, the region's...

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