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Trade Can Be Game-Changer for Small Businesses

Small businesses — those with fewer than 100 employees — fuel San Diego’s economy.

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COMMENTARY: Consider the Harms of Digital-Tech Regulations

Digital technology and digital business tools are helping entrepreneurs succeed in ways that were unthinkable when I joined the corporate world 20 years ago.

COMMENTARY: Next Governor Must Strengthen Cleantech Policies

This year, California overtook the U.K. to become the fifth-largest economy in the world, while also announcing it had hit its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels four years ahead of schedule.

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COMMENTARY: A Styrofoam Ban Would Hurt San Diego

In light of recent scientific discoveries and economic analysis, this grim portrayal is wholly unjustified.

COMMENTARY: It’s Time to Upgrade Containers and Protect Businesses

By limiting harmful single-use food containers in our restaurants, it is possible for San Diego’s City Council to support healthy business and a healthy community all at once.

COMMENTARY: City Owes Due Diligence in Deciding STVR Issue

On July 16, the San Diego City Council will consider the mayor’s proposal to amend the municipal code to allow short term vacation rentals (STVR) in residential zones without any enforceable limitation in number or location.

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COMMENTARY: Housing Prices Could Destroy Thriving Economy

The San Diego region is not keeping up with our needed housing supply, which is starting to erode our thriving innovation economy.

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COMMENTARY: Healthy Equation Brings Benefits to Part-Timers

When I returned home from military service, I found myself in a hospital chair being treated for a debilitating illness I contracted on duty, watching medicine slowly drip into my IV bag. From that hospital chair, I wrote the business plan for Dickinson Farm.

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COMMENTARY: Breaking Down the Cycle of Ethical Misconduct

Here we go again. Another corporate executive is forced to resign due to ethical lapses.

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COMMENTARY: Passive City Drives Cannabis to Black Market

It’s been over four years since San Diego lawmakers approved an ordinance that would regulate and license the city’s first legal cannabis dispensaries.

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