Community Resources

At the MBA we have put together some helpful resources that range from Local Development to Business Support. As technology evolves and our community develops we are committed to providing you the most current and effective resources. Be sure to check back here as we keep you in the loop.

Explore the Morena District

Morena Business Association (MBA) is an organization of all Morena District community business people.  They own a local business, work in one or have regular dealings with local businesses. Some members are community minded residents, volunteering their time to help improve their Morena.


Featured Resources


The Mid-Coast Trolley will extend Blue Line Trolley service from Santa Fe Depot in Downtown San Diego to the University City community, serving major activity centers such as Old Town, UC San Diego, and Westfield UTC. Construction began in fall 2016 and service is anticipated to begin in 2021

Historic Route 101

US 101 was one of the original U.S. highways. It was first commissioned in 1926 as a highway starting at the Mexican Border south of San Diego and ending at Olympia, Washington.  Research confirms that Morena Boulevard between Taylor Street and Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue was part of the original Route 101.

Local Development

The Morena Corridor Specific Plan will build upon the technical analysis and recommendations prepared and extensive public input received from the study. The specific plan will provide policies and recommendations that address land use, mobility, and urban design to enhance the corridor.

San Diego Business

If you are starting a new business or are a current owner the City of San Diego Business Page is a great resource to get all your questions answered.


San Diego Business Portal

This research tool provides estimates intended to familiarize users with the City's zoning and permitting process and to prepare users to discuss these projects with the City.


Business Incentive Program

In August 2018, the City of San Diego Economic Development Department updated its Business Incentive Program to encourage inclusive economic growth through the expansion, attraction and retention of small and mid-sized firms in San Diego's base-sector economy.

Business Support

SCORE can help you succeed with free, customized and confidential advice from there experienced volunteers, with networking opportunities and interactive workshops on a full range of business topics.

Local Crime Reporting Map has been developed by TriTech Software Systems to help law enforcement agencies throughout North America provide the public with valuable information about recent crime activity in their neighborhood. Our goal is to assist police departments in reducing crime through a better-informed citizenry. Creating more self-reliance among community members is a great benefit to community oriented policing efforts everywhere and has been proven effective in combating crime.

California Competes Tax Credit

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses who want to come, stay, or grow in California. Tax credit agreements are negotiated by GO-Biz and approved by a statutorily created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of GO-Biz, and one appointee each by the Speaker of the Assembly and Senate Committee on Rules.  For the latest information you can visit our blog or click the button below.