San Diego business news

MEDIA DAY FOR BUSINESSES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS FRIDAY, APRIL 1

 

Channel 10 News to host Rancho San Diego-Jamul Chamber of Commerce WHEEL program, offers special one-day program pass at ABC’S KGTV Channel 10 News

 

March 30, 2011 (Rancho San Diego) – Want to get media coverage for your business or organization? Find out how at “Media Day” on April 1st. Get tips from editors on print, online and broadcast media on how to maximize your exposure in the press. Hear from marketing and public relations experts on how to write effective press releases and develop winning strategies for “earned media coverage” – in other words, free press!

COUNTY WARNS LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS OF PHONY “HEALTH INSPECTORS” PHONE SCAM

March 20, 2011 (San Diego)--The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is warning local businesses of a fraud targeting restaurants and other small businesses in California, including San Diego County.

 

How the scam works:  An individual claiming to be a “health inspector” has been calling restaurants in California claiming there is a new procedure to arrange a health inspection. Scamsters use info obtained from the business to set up online accounts, which can then be used in other fraud schemes.