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SD deputy city attorney to retire from Marines after 30 years

John C. Hemmerling, a chief deputy in the San Diego City Attorney's Office, will retire from the Marine Corps Reserve on Wednesday, Oct. 1, completing 30 years of faithful service to his country, including active service in the Gulf War and the war in Iraq, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.

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Manufacturing job growth in SD beats forecasts

Since hitting a historic low point in the Great Recession, the manufacturing sector in San Diego has been on a slow but steady rebound over the past four years, adding 5,000 jobs and strongly beating Sacramento's predictions of a decade's worth of anemic growth.

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On the Agenda: Programs to feature architecture, Internet of Things, Qualcomm

Events this week will range from the Internet of Things to county permits to Orchids and Onions.

Military volunteers honored

EDUCATION

Ashford to offer scholarships to five military spouses

USS McClusky set to return from final deployment

Kratos wins $4.4 million missile contract

Defense accounts for 20% of San Diego GRP, report says

Military Economic Impact Study bodes well for now, but sequestration looms in '16

USS Gary set to leave SD for final deployment

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Manufacturing job growth in SD beats forecasts

Since hitting a historic low point in the Great Recession, the manufacturing sector in San Diego has been on a slow but steady rebound over the past four years, adding 5,000 jobs and strongly beating Sacramento's predictions of a decade's worth of anemic growth.

SD deputy city attorney to retire from Marines after 30 years

John C. Hemmerling, a chief deputy in the San Diego City Attorney's Office, will retire from the Marine Corps Reserve on Wednesday, Oct. 1, completing 30 years of faithful service to his country, including active service in the Gulf War and the war in Iraq, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.

Islamic State's cruelty has made a bold new Obama

Barack Obama's address to United Nations General Assembly last week was the one of the most important speeches of his presidency.

Boeing shifting 2,000 defense jobs out of Seattle aircraft hub

Boeing Co. is shifting 2,000 defense jobs away from the planemaker’s commercial hub in the Seattle area as it pares costs amid declining U.S. military spending.

On the Agenda: Programs to feature architecture, Internet of Things, Qualcomm

Events this week will range from the Internet of Things to county permits to Orchids and Onions.

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Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript presents SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

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In The News

Sept. 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the manufacturing industry has been on a slow but steady rebound over the last four years, and realtors are learning to manage the variety of technological tools that are now critical to the industry.

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Mayor Kevin Faulconer on military's impact on SD economy

Sept. 23, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer about the importance of the military on San Diego's economy at a presentation of the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s sixth annual Military Economic Impact Study.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 27, 2014) -- Marine Corps drill instructor Sgt. Todd Talley provides encouragement to participants during the 3-mile Boot Camp Challenge at Marine Corps Recruit Depot as part of San Diego Fleet Week.

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 27, 2014) -- Marine Corps drill instructor Sgt. Todd Talley provides encouragement to participants during the 3-mile Boot Camp Challenge at Marine Corps Recruit Depot as part of San Diego Fleet Week. San Diego Fleet Week pays tribute to San Diego's military service men and women for serving America in the defense of our nation and as volunteers in improving the quality of our communities. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nolan Kahn

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Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special report features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

San Diego Success

San Diego’s regional success story stems from the contributions of many successful companies, people and events through the years.

Leadership & Management

Find out how San Diego’s veterans and military leaders translate the unique skills they learned in service into business acumen and success.
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