A minimum wage hike passed in record time this week, dominating news out of the Capitol. But in other news from the San Diego’s legislative delegation Senator Patricia Bates is pushing for harsher sentences against opioid dealers and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez is trying to get immigrants better access to compensation for on-the-job injuries.
San Diego representatives loomed large Thursday as California legislators approved a bill to raise the minimum wage to a highest-in-the-nation $15 an hour by 2022.
Threats from Tijuana’s established taxi industry against Uber drivers began shortly after the service officially arrived in the city in August 2014. Now, new government regulations are threatening Uber’s entire existence in Tijuana.
SeaWorld’s plans to get into the San Diego hotel business will have to clear lots of roadblocks.
Health care facilities and private universities dominate San Diego’s list of largest nonprofit employers.
Every now and then, a San Diego startup manages to create enough noise to drown out all that Silicon Valley buzz. The latest was San Diego’s GoFundMe. Here are five(ish) more that could break through.
Data shows that a large chunk of short-term rentals in San Diego are run by big companies, not individual owners. Proponents of a ban on non-owner-occupied short-term rentals say that’s a formula for disaster. Those companies say it’s just the opposite: Unlike individual operators, they have the resources to police problem tenants.
The San Diego Tourism Authority met the goals spelled out in its contract for the first time since 2012 and booked more than 1 million hotel room nights for convention-goers last year.
San Diego’s Qualcomm still dominates the mobile chip-making industry. But it’s not untouchable, as a perfect storm of regulatory scrutiny, falling market share and pressure to stay on top in China’s ultracompetitive smartphone market has made clear.
“There’s a huge economic impact here,” Councilwoman Lorie Zapf said Tuesday in voting for a stadium environmental report. But for more than a decade, economists have said professional sports subsidies don’t help the economy.