photos by ALICIA JEANNE PHOTOGRAPHY

Business leaders and community members from across North County recently gathered for the 2016 State of the Region luncheon, hosted by North San Diego Business Chamber. Keynote speakers were author and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Michael Tanner, California State Board of Equalization 4th District Board Member Diane Harkey, and County of San Diego Chief Administrative Officer Helen Robbins-Meyer. They spoke respectively about the impact of national, state, and county economic positions on local business. Learn more about the chamber at www.sdbusinesschamber.com.