FINANCE

San Diego Private Bank acquires First Security Business Bank assets

San Diego Private Bank and First Security Business Bank have entered into a definitive agreement whereby San Diego Private Bank will acquire all the loans and assume all the deposits of First Security Business Bank.

BIOTECH

Cytori receives FDA approval to resume Athena trial enrollment

San Diego-based Cytori Therapeutics Inc. (Nasadq: CYTX) has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that Cytori has provided additional information sufficient to support continuation of enrollment in its Athena cardiovascular trials.

FINANCE

Guild Mortgage acquires Northwest Mortgage Group

San Diego's Guild Mortgage Co. has acquired Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Mortgage Group, with eight branches in Oregon and $842 million in loan volume in 2013.

GENERAL

West bounces back in design activity with solid 3Q

GOVERNMENT

Supervisors adopt Fire Authority expansion

REAL ESTATE

Commerce Point complex on Sherman sold

MANAGEMENT

Birch Aquarium names interim director

REAL ESTATE

Women in Real Estate Conference set for Nov. 5

TECHNOLOGY

FDA approves Avacen Medical device with game mode

REAL ESTATE

Hyatt Place hotel in Vista sold

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Oscar de la Renta's last stand against slobs

When fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday, he left neatly resolved two issues that might have otherwise marred his legacy.

Israel chooses settlements over best friends

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government fervently believes that the Jewish settlements in the West Bank -- whose expansion it supports -- are irrelevant to its conflict with the Palestinians.

Why governor's races show ACA is safe

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In The News: Early Edition

Oct. 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. -- In local news, San Diego Private Bank will acquire all the loans and deposits of First Security Business Bank, and Cytori Therapeutics received FDA approval to continue enrollment in its Athena cardiovascular trials.

Feature Videos

George Chamberlin on the Markets

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Special Reports

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Fall 2014

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US & World

US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks rose sharply in midday trading Thursday, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar and 3M. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing news out of Europe.

Crude Oil Futures Climb After Saudi Arabia Supply Said to Fall

US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

Consumer Comfort Rises on Increased Optimism About U.S. Economy

Gauge of US economy posts solid 0.8 percent gain

California

Air quality officials sued over crude oil trains

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A fuel distributor has agreed to stop unloading train shipments of crude oil at a Sacramento-area transfer station after the county's top air quality official said his agency mistakenly skirted the state's environmental rules by issuing a permit for the operation.

68,000 gallons of raw sewage spill in Moorpark

Boosters seek to keep Bay Bridge light display

Poll: Brown carries 16-point lead over Kashkari

Injured eagle completes rehab and is released

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