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After a second day of deliberation, the jury remained undecided Wednesday in the trial of Higinio Soriano Salgado, the man accused of killing his boss, prominent San Diego architect Graham Downes.

San Diego attorney David S. Casey Jr. was recently appointed to serve on the board of directors of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a group of trial lawyers representing both sides of the bar.

The effect of a minimum-wage hike on San Diego County businesses could include layoffs, price increases or even relocation, said Jennifer Jacobus, director of human resource services at the San Diego Employers Association.


After nearly a full day of deliberation Tuesday, the jury in the trial of Higinio Salgado — accused of killing prominent San Diego architect Graham Downes — did not reach a verdict.

Sentences were handed down Tuesday to two defendants who had pleaded guilty to reduced charges in the ongoing pay-for-play criminal corruption case involving many South Bay-area school officials.

The Supreme Court seems likely to rule that juice maker Pom Wonderful can bring false advertising claims against the Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) over a competing juice product.

The San Diego County Bar Associationís annual Law Week celebration will take place April 28 through May 2 with programs designed to assist and educate the community at large. This year's Law Week events include the following:

Jodi Doucette and Evelyn Wiggins have joined Ferris & Britton APC as attorneys to the firm's litigation department.

The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) has been awarded the American Society of Association Executivesí (ASAE) top award, the 2014 Gold Circle award, in the "new product/service launch" category for the SDCBA’s Bar Center at 401 campaign. The national awards are designed to recognize excellence, innovation and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership and communications programs.

If you are a commercial landlord and thinking about renting to a marijuana store, you'll need some facts.


Escondido-based Stone Brewing Co. persuaded a Boulder, Colo.-based craft brewery to change its name.

Are you worried about the rising cost of your health care? Unsure of where to find the right answers about the Affordable Care Act and how the ACA will affect your business? Concerned about your opportunity to grow because of the demands of health care reform?


Upper Deck Co., the Carlsbad-based trading-card company, told a judge that Executive Trading LLC cannot prove it stole trade secrets related to politics-themed trading cards.

Prosecutors say a fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of giving cash, vacations and the services of prostitutes in exchange for information.

A busy week is ahead for business groups, including events that will tackle issues of digital health and new stormwater requirements, as well as hold awards luncheons and mixers.

Closing statements in the murder trial of 32-year-old Higinio Salgado, accused of killing architect Graham Downes, are expected to be given on either Monday or Tuesday.


(AP) -- Two members of a San Diego County Native American tribe have filed suit to stop a planned $360 million casino, saying the bodies of deceased relatives were illegally exhumed at the site.

The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) has been awarded the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) top award, the 2014 Gold Circle award, in the "new product/service launch" category for the SDCBA’s Bar Center at 401 campaign.

Higinio Salgado testified Thursday he was so intoxicated the night of architect Graham Downes' fatal beating that he doesn't remember a fight or if he caused Downes' death.

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement’s 5th Annual Border Management Southwest event, “Securing the U.S-Mexico Border with tactical strategies and technologies,” will bring together military and government personnel from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army and more to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Department of Homeland Security, from efforts to build new partnerships to modernizing security capabilities.

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