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Chula Vista Sees Opening of Mass Vaccination Site

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After a sluggish start to San Diego County’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the region has received 173,000 doses over the past few days, coinciding with the launch of a mass inoculation site in Chula Vista on Thursday. Sharp HealthCare will run the site, located in a former Sears department store, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. County Supervisor Nora Vargas said that 1,800 people made appointments Thursday, and a Sharp spokesperson added

California Relief Grant Program

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Governor Newsome announced the creation of a $500 million California Relief Grant Program administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID and the health and safety restrictions. Funds would be awarded to selected intermediaries with established networks of Community Development Financial Institutions to distribute relief through grants of up to $25,000 to underserved micro

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San Diego lands $65M in state grants for Otay Mesa border projects

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Credit Union Tribune Otay Mesa Projects – Mon, December 21, 2020 – David Garrick Work began in October to pave the last stretch of the SR-11 that will connect to a new port of entry in Otay Mesa. Money will help widen La Media Road to six lanes, build new toll border crossing east of existing Otay port of entry. State officials have awarded $65 million to two Otay Mesa projects expected to boost the

South County EDC At Work For You

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The South County Economic Development Council has been working to support our communities and businesses throughout what has been a challenging year.  Business continuity and retention has been a major focus of the work we have done this year.  Over the past nine months we have partnered with our local cities to get much needed resources in the hands of businesses impacted by COVID-19, performed extensive outreach, and provided access to key community leaders. The