San Diego News

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

As we celebrate Thanksgiving today with family and friends, remember our fellow San Diegans aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the other ships of her strike group. They are somewhere on the other side of the world, or, in the words of the usual blandly worded press release: "in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR, supporting maritime security operations and conducting theater security cooperation efforts."

Two men who have excelled in the local legal community and are known for serving others recently won the University of San Diego School of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Snail mail is not dead. Want proof? Tally the number of “Dear Friend” letters you will receive this holiday season. Throw in e-blasts, social media and old-fashioned phone calls, and I suspect you will be “touched” by more than a dozen charities — some you know and many more you’ve never heard of.

The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Nov. 28, 1994 issue:

Evergreen Villas, the 19 residential units in the South Bay community of Nestor at 2320-2328 Grove Ave., San Diego 92154, has been sold for $2,795,000.

(AP) -- Two lawsuits allege Costa Mesa discriminated against recovering drug and alcohol addicts by crafting regulations meant to drive them out of town.

The craft beer market in San Diego hasn’t hit the saturation point yet, even with more than 100 breweries soon to be open, said representatives of two 18-year-old breweries, who added that maintaining high quality is key for continued success.

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Long Beach-based environmental consultant Alta Environmental has announced the opening of a new office serving San Diego County, providing environmental technical and expert consulting to both public and private sector clients.

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will host its upcoming First Friday Breakfast starting at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 at the Ronald Reagan Community Center, 195 E. Douglas Ave., El Cajon.

Sullivan Hill shareholder Timothy Earl will serve as a panelist at the 2014 Construction Defect Seminar and Holiday reception on Dec. 11 at the Hilton Costa Mesa.

Last Friday, Civic San Diego announced that it had begun requesting submittals, through an official request for qualifications, for the operation of a downtown, demand-response circulator shuttle system.

Construction industry law firm Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP has added three new attorneys.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 180.12, up 1.20 percent from Tuesday. Advancing issues beat decliners, 69 to 30, and 88 issues were unchanged. Receptos Inc. (Nasdaq: RCPT) was the top dollar gainer, up $5.27 to $129.47. HomeFed Corp. (OTCMKTS: HOFC) was the top dollar loser, down $1 to $49. For the complete, updated San Diego Stock Exchange Index, visit

A groundbreaking ceremony for the North Harbor Drive Realignment Project has been scheduled for Dec. 3 at 12 p.m.

MG Properties Group, a San Diego-based commercial real estate investor and operator, has acquired two multifamily communities totaling about $50 million.

San Diego-based Novatel Wireless and Server Corner Globaltech (SCG), an IT solutions provider in the Middle East, announced a strategic distribution agreement that will expand the footprint of both companies in the Middle East.

The city of San Marcos has refinanced bonds to save money for more than 1,700 property owners in Twin Oaks Valley Ranch and certain areas of San Elijo Hills.

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is warning that county residents are among those being targeted by a nationwide phone scam.

The Daily Transcript's business offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observation of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Our office will reopen at 8 a.m., Monday, for normal business hours.

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) and La Jolla-based Kyocera Communications Inc. have announced that the rugged, IP68-certified dust- and waterproof Kyocera DuraForce phone will be available online and in stores from U.S. Cellular on Friday.


San Diego-based Regen BioPharma Inc. (OTCBB: RGBP) has announced the receipt of a patent for treatment that attacks a gene responsible for the development of stem cell cancers.

San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has reported strong performance for both its fourth fiscal quarter and the 2014 fiscal year.

Aethlon Medical Inc.: (OTC: AEMD) announced the first shipment of Hemopurifiers to the biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha as a candidate to treat Ebola virus in the United States, and Novatel Wireless Inc.: (Nasdaq: MIFI) announced a strategic distribution agreement with Server Corner Globaltech to expand the footprint of both companies in the Middle East, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.

The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Nov. 27, 1914 issue:

The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Dec. 1, 1909 issue:

Pending home resales in California picked up steam in October and rose for the second straight month, portending a pickup in closed sales for the remainder of the year, the California Association of Realtors (CAR) reported this past week.

(AP) -- A Japanese firm said it will go ahead with plans to open a light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled.

(AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates ticked down for the third straight week, a positive trend for potential homebuyers.


Whether you enjoy dance, musicals or concerts, Temecula’s Stage has something for everyone. The Old Town Temecula Community Theater, which just celebrated its ninth anniversary, prides itself on bringing world-class, family-friendly and affordable performing arts to Temecula. As the perfect encore to a day full of shopping and dining in Old Town, the theater helps you spend the holidays in the best possible way, by making memories with family and friends.


Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, casual, picturesque, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is a year-round getaway and vacation destination situated within Southwest Riverside County. Temecula Valley is 60 minutes from San Diego, Orange County and Palm Springs; 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Hollywood. Each visit to this genuinely inviting, boutique destination promises a wide variety of things to experience, enhanced by the sunny, relaxed spirit synonymous with Southern California.


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Total Excellence in Construction - 2014

This special section highlights construction projects around the county that have been lauded for innovative architecture and design.

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