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BIOTECH

Acadia Pharma makes Davis permanent CEO

San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ACAD) board of directors has appointed Steve Davis as its permanent president and CEO.

MEDICAL

CareFusion's Pyxis systems are widespread

San Diego-based CareFusion, a medical technology subsidiary of BD(NYSE: BDX), reports that its Pyxis ES medical stations designed to help hospitals and health systems better manage medications is now live in more than 600 sites around the world.

EDUCATION

UCSD Extension to spotlight trending careers

UC San Diego Extension will hold its UCSDnEXT career fair from Sept. 10 to 12.

TECHNOLOGY

Shareholders approve Novatel's acquisition of DigiCore

FINANCE

H&R Block plans $3.5B buyback after selling bank unit to BofI Holding

BIOTECH

Imprimis appoints Principi to board

DEFENSE

Kratos awarded $3.8 million to support missile program

GREEN

SDG&E launches online store for energy-saving products

GENERAL

Local Labor Day travel expected to rise slightly over last year

FINANCE

San Diego Stock Exchange closes up 2%

Other Headlines:

US trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July

The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five months as exports posted a small gain while imports declined, reflecting a big drop in shipments of consumer goods such as cell phones.

Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 282,000

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at historically near low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown.

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Rise Amid Hiatus From China Volatility

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures gained, after equities snapped a two-day slide on Wednesday, mirroring advances in European and Asian stocks as investors get a break from declines driven by China.

Acadia Pharma makes Davis permanent CEO

San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ACAD) board of directors has appointed Steve Davis as its permanent president and CEO.

CareFusion's Pyxis systems are widespread

San Diego-based CareFusion, a medical technology subsidiary of BD(NYSE: BDX), reports that its Pyxis ES medical stations designed to help hospitals and health systems better manage medications is now live in more than 600 sites around the world.

More News

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

August 31, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

Feature Videos

USS Ronald Reagan departs San Diego

Aug. 31, 2015 -- Reporter Carlos Rico caught up with family members of the USS Ronald Reagan, who saw their loved ones off and wished them well, as the aircraft carrier departs for Asia. The Reagan will now be permanently stationed out of a U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, Japan.

US & World

Stocks gain; Europe's central bank ready to boost stimulus

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. and global stocks rose broadly in late-morning trading Thursday, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed. A rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks.

Oil Climbs as ECB Expansion of Stimulus Bolsters Optimism

Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 282,000

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89 percent

Consumer Comfort in U.S. Eases as Attitudes on Economy Falter

Economic Takeaways of Vigor in U.S. Services, Smaller Trade Gap

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Trusted Advisers

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The Art of Giving

We look at the creative ways some companies give back to the community and the organizations that rely on their generosity.

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Newsmaker Videos

Interview with Jody Watkins

Jody Watkins, president and CEO of Watkins Landmark Construction, talks about business fluctuations in the construction industry and outlines his goals for growing his firm.

Around Town

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Brawley

The City of Brawley was incorporated in 1908; it is a 'General Law' municipality. The City of Brawley is located in the far southeastern corner of the State of California, in the Lower Colorado Desert and 10 miles south of the Salton Sea.