San Diego Chamber Adds Leadership Development Manager

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce has added a new position to advance its goal of developing the region’s next generation of leaders. Hannah Castillo joined the Chamber today as Leadership Development Manager. Castillo will oversee and grow the Chamber’s three leadership programs: San Diego Young Leaders, Public Leadership Institute, and a new […]

Sears Holdings Board Member Steps Down

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Sears Holdings Corporation today announced that Steven T. Mnuchin has informed the company that he has decided to step down from the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. President-elect Donald J. Trump recently announced his intent to nominate Mnuchin as Secretary of the United States Department of Treasury. Mnuchin joined the board […]

Black-White Earnings Gap Returns To 1950 Levels

Durham, N.C. — (Newswise)–After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to what it was in 1950, according to new research by economists from Duke University and the University of Chicago. The experience of African-American men is not uniform, though: The earnings gap between black men with a […]

Deputy DA Lawson Elected To San Diego County Bar Association Board

SAN DIEGO–A deputy district attorney from the San Diego DA’s office, Christopher Lawson, has been elected to the San Diego County Bar Association’s Board of Directors. Deputy DA Lawson began working at the DA’s Office in 2005 at the East County branch, since then he has worked in the Pre-Trial, Juvenile and Superior Court Divisions. […]

Southwest Strategies Expands Binational Efforts

SAN DIEGO–Leading California public affairs firm Southwest Strategies, LLC is expanding its services to meet the needs of clients on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. Coming on the heels of its recent statewide expansion, this new binational focus marks the next step in the company’s continued growth and will further cements its role as […]

Higgs Fletcher And Mack Attorney Named Chairperson Of Make-A-Wish San Diego

SAN DIEGO–Higgs Fletcher and Mack, a San Diego-based law firm, announced that partner, and employment law and litigation attorney, Jim Peterson, was named Chairperson of Make-A-Wish San Diego. A board member since 2013 and previously vice chair, Peterson aims to increase the organization’s outreach program to all eligible “wish kids” and further fundraising efforts to […]

Oster And Associates Employee Named Susan G. Komen San Diego Honorary Survivor Of The Year

SAN DIEGO–Oster and Associates public relations specialist Hannah Martine has been named the 2016 Susan G. Komen San Diego Honorary Survivor of the Year. In this role, she shares her story of breast cancer with media and the public in order to encourage others to be proactive about their health and to continue to fund […]

Local Wine Industry Trailblazers To Be Honored At Toast to East County

SAN DIEGO–Six new Trailblazers will be honored and dozens of local wine and food producers will be highlighted at second annual Toast to East County. The event, sponsored by the East County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. October 22 at Cottonwood Golf Club on Willow Glen Road in the Rancho […]

Palomar Medical Center Receives American College Of Cardiology Performance Award

ESCONDIDO–Palomar Health has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2016. Palomar Health is one of only 21 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Palomar Health’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Palomar Health […]

Union Bank Honors Local Community Leaders

SAN DIEGO–In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its ongoing commitment to inclusion, diversity and responsible banking, Union Bank has partnered with KPBS to honor two inspiring local heroes. The 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month honorees are: Patricia Rincon, artistic director, of Patricia Rincon Dance Collective; and Robert Rivas, founder and CEO, Encuentros […]