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Survey Party Chief 

O’Day Consultants is looking for a Survey Party Chief to support the survey department in Carlsbad, CA.  The Survey Party Chief will be responsible for supervising, delegating and reviewing technical survey service work.  This person will oversee and perform all survey duties related to selected projects.

Airport hosting contract networking event for small, local businesses

Article by James Palen, The Daily Transcript

San Diego International Airport is hosting an event for small and local businesses to discuss business ventures with the airport, rental car companies and the new Rental Car Center’s third-party operator.

The "opportunity awareness" event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 28 at the McMillin Companies Event Center in Liberty Station. The airport said in a release that small and local business representatives can attend to learn about business opportunities at the new Rental Car Center, bonding and contract financing assistance, and certification as a disadvantaged business enterprise. They can also receive an industry outlook and learn about opportunities for contracting within the airport's Capital Improvement Projects plan.

Asian voter turnout rises

Photo & Article Courtesy of UT San Diego, David Garrick

District 6 race between two Asians boosts percentage far above citywide number

SAN DIEGO — Turnout spiked among Asian voters in last month’s election for San Diego’s Council District 6, where the race’s two Asian candidates conducted unprecedented outreach efforts aiming for such an increase.

The numbers, compiled last week by National University from Registrar of Voters and census data, prompted community leaders to predict that a long-awaited rise in political participation could be coming in the local Asian and Pacific Islander community.

Ballots were cast by 41.8 percent of the Asians registered to vote in District 6, which was redrawn in 2010 to increase the chances the City Council would have a member identifying themselves as Asian for the first time in four decades.

It includes Mira Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Clairemont and an Asian-dominated sliver of southern Rancho Penasquitos.

Registered Asian voters in the rest of the city turned out at a rate of 35.7 percent.

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