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APWA San Diego Regional Economic Update
APWA, November 8, 2012 - Our Economists Panel is Back! Join us and find out "What is on the Economic Horizon?!".... Our panel will help sort out the economy and what it means to Public Works. Event Date: Nov 8, 2012 Location: Handlery Hotel and Resort 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108 Continue reading »
Educators partner for college, career month
U-T SAN DIEGO, October 8, 2012 - Escondido's high school district and Chamber of Commerce are celebrating the first Escondido College & Career Connections Month. More than a dozen partners are working with the district and chamber to host several career- and education-related events throughout October. People of all ages, and education and skill levels are encouraged to attend the events, such as high school students considering college and career options, adults contemplating work changes, and business owners with hiring needs. Continue reading »
Economic Outlook 2013
October 24, 2012 - Economist Kelly Cunningham, Senior Fellow with the National University System Institute for Policy Research, will present "Economic Outlook 2013: The New Normal for Small Business" on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 as a featured event in Escondido's College & Career Connections Month. This free lunchtime presentation will take place in the Turrentine Room at the Escondido Public Library from 11:30 – 1:00 PM. The library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required and lunch will be provided. Register online by Tuesday, October 16, 2012. For more information contact 760-839-4587 Continue reading »
Special Briefing on New Study revealing that Project Labor Agreements Increase School Construction Costs by up to 15%
SFGATE, May 18, 2012 - At this breakfast meeting of the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association you can meet the author of the most comprehensive California study on school construction: Erik Bruvold, President and CEO of the National University System Institute for Policy Research. Continue reading »
High (and Rising) Cost of Living in San Diego
March 22, 2012 - Recently released data on household consumption underscores what is, perhaps, San Diego's greatest competitive challenge. Even after the greatest downturn of housing prices in nearly a century, the county's households continue to spend much more on shelter than most other Americans. Continue reading »

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