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UCSD's Moxie Center for startups to close

Three years after a $1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation kick-started the Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, the entrepreneur-support organization has closed, as the life of the donation expired and funding was not renewed.

TECHNOLOGY

STEM leaders advocate for middle-skills workers

Middle-skills jobs — held by people who have more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year bachelor’s degree — are now being seen as a crucial level of employment by policymakers and educators.

REAL ESTATE

Baby boomers could outpace millennials in apartment demand

While millennials will continue to be the main driver for apartment occupancy and new construction for the next few years, downsizing baby boomers will represent an ever-larger share of activity over the long term, according to a report.

CONSTRUCTION

Design trends shift to increased accessibility

GENERAL

MTS will spend $31.9 million grant on new trolleys, station

CONSTRUCTION

State's construction unemployment rate drops in May

FINANCE

15 winners of MetroConnect prize to GoGlobal announced

WATER

State records steep decline in water use for May

REAL ESTATE

Apartment in City Heights on 44th Street sold

LAW

Dentons merger with McKenna goes into effect

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Philippine Auto-Hub Ambitions Lure Ayala, Megaworld to Factories

(Bloomberg) -- Philippine developers are expanding into industrial estates as the government moves to make the nation a car-manufacturing hub have sparked interest from Japanese automakers.

UCSD's Moxie Center for startups to close

Three years after a $1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation kick-started the Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, the entrepreneur-support organization has closed, as the life of the donation expired and funding was not renewed.

Clean energy companies beat the stock market

Environmentalists love energy companies that don't pollute. That should be obvious. Not so obvious: So do investors.

Manhattan penthouse relisted at $79M

Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire investor who founded Point72 Asset Management, relisted his One Beacon Court penthouse for $3 million less than he last asked for the Manhattan duplex.

Is China a capitalist or Communist success story?

Here's a fairly common discussion you see on Twitter or hear at cocktail parties:

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Three years after a $1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation kick-started the Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, the entrepreneur-support organization has closed its doors. 

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George Chamberlin on the Markets

June 29, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

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Interview with CBRE's Mike Hoeck

June 29, 2015 -- George Chamberlin and Mike Hoeck, a first vice president with CBRE, discuss how changes in the legal industry and the work environment affect law office space

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US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. Stocks in Europe rose sharply. In deal news, Chubb Corp. surged after agreeing to be acquired by rival insurance company Ace Ltd. Investors also got some encouraging news on hiring and manufacturing a day before the government's monthly jobs report.

Oil drops most in 3 months after crude stockpiles gain

US manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps

Construction spending rises in May

SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum

California

Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about them.” Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.

Upgrades at Alcatraz to be unveiled after $3 million project

Inglewood offers reward after blind man found decapitated

Driest 4 consecutive rain seasons in downtown LA

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