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Mexican authorities say about 10 tons of marijuana have been discovered inside a tunnel built to smuggle drugs from Tijuana to San Diego.


Millennium Health LLC agreed to pay $256 million to resolve claims that it misrepresented the need for procedures and offered gifts to doctors in exchange for referrals.


(AP) -- A federal judge has declined to dismiss a federal civil rights lawsuit that claims a children's beach in La Jolla is denying access to the physically disabled.


(Bloomberg) -- SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said it plans to sue the California Coastal Commission after the panel imposed a ban on whale breeding at the company’s San Diego theme park.

San Diego-based Bank of the Internet, which calls itself the oldest and most trusted online bank, was sued by a former auditor who said he was fired after presenting a report to his superiors.


Foley & Lardner LLP announced that Beni Surpin has joined the firm’s Technology Transactions & Outsourcing Practice as a partner in the San Diego office.


Superior Court Judge William R. Nevitt Jr. is stepping down from the San Diego Superior Court bench after 20 years of service.


The San Diego Daily Transcript Corp. is closing its doors, so all company equipment must be gone soon.

San Diego's Millennium Health LLC is closing in on a deal with lenders to restructure the company in bankruptcy court, according to people with knowledge of the matter.


Law firm Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP announced a new leader for Procopio Business Advisors LLC with the addition of Ruprecht von Buttlar as managing director.

Law firm Jones Day announced that Carl Kukkonen III has joined the firm's intellectual property practice, and will be based in its San Diego office. Kukkonen arrives from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, and Popeo in San Diego.


Troutman Sanders LLP announced that Justin Barnes and Lara Garner have joined the firm as partners in the Intellectual Property practice in the San Diego office.


LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LPLA), has named Emily Gordy as executive vice president and deputy general counsel.


Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.


Business and professional groups have a range of activities planned this week.

Southern California Edison is asking state regulators to reject calls from consumer advocates to reopen a nearly $5 billion settlement over the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.


Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, a Seattle-based law firm representing plaintiffs in high-profile class actions and complex litigation, announced the opening of a new office in San Diego, marking its 10th location and third in California.


Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.


Paul Kaufman has joined the Del Mar office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental practice group and Energy practice. Kaufman joins from Chadbourne & Park in Los Angeles.