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SDG&E funds state's largest-ever on-bill financing loan for Pala Casino project

The Pala Band of Mission Indians received on Monday a loan for more than $1.2 million from San Diego Gas & Electric for energy-efficient equipment scheduled to be installed in the nearly 630,000-square-foot Pala Casino Spa & Resort.

Rosenstein calls for Qualcomm to improve management pay

Barry Rosenstein, who runs activist hedge fund Jana Partners, said Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) should cut costs and alter how management is compensated to unlock shareholder value.

Cavignac names Chalfant account manager

Arielle Chalfant has been hired by Cavignac & Associates as account manager within the agency’s employee benefits department.

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Golf, trademarks, crowdfunding on tap this week

U.S. Index Futures Rise With Stocks Down on Week; LinkedIn Sinks

WTI Crude Trades Near 4-Month High After Gaining Most in 6 Years

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Digital health companies see data evolution

Kilroy reports strong first quarter

Senomyx reports Q1 financials

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Robots will know how to cut your capital-gains taxes

A while ago, I wrote a piece about the opportunities and challenges facing the fast-growing “robo-adviser” industry (which, by the way, really should be called “robo-managers” -- the logic of industry buzzwords eludes me).

Greece begins stumbling toward the Club Euro exits

As the weeks since the Greek election have rolled into months, the government elected in January seems no closer to resolving the dichotomy between its anti-austerity inclinations and the reforms its creditors demand, as the cost of handing over more money.

China's economy will keep growing because it has to

Can China’s economic policy makers maneuver their way out of this one?

The moral obligations of a great big company

Suppose that GreatBigCo has a retail center in Carterville, and pays its employees slightly more than the minimum wage. Suddenly the minimum wage is doubled.

Why North Europeans are the happiest people

Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark and Norway are the world's happiest countries, according to the 2015 World Happiness Report, which is put out by some influential economists.

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In The News

May 4, 2015 -- San Diego’s business news has the California Supreme Court making it more difficult for employers who win employment lawsuits to recover their litigation costs, and Phil Baker writing about two new alternatives to the iPhone.

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

May 4, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

Finance Videos

Gary London on commercial real estate lending

March 30, 2015 -- George Chamberlin and Gary London, president of The London Group, discuss how commercial real estate lending has recovered from the recession and the housing supply in San Diego.

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INSIDER TRADES

Last Updated 5/4/2015

ILLUMINA INC

Flatley, Jay T, CEO, Sold
No. of Shares: 25,000
Date Filed: 04/23/2015

ILLUMINA INC

Walt, David R, D, Sold
No. of Shares: 17,000
Date Filed: 04/21/2015

DEXCOM INC

Pacelli, Steven Robert, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 39,709
Date Filed: 04/21/2015

ILLUMINA INC

Flatley, Jay T, CEO, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 25,000
Date Filed: 04/23/2015

CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY

Howie, Neil, O, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 109,789
Date Filed: 04/27/2015

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Pauma Valley

Pauma Valley is one of the largest citrus growing areas in the county. It also has a number of casinos and new hotels.