San Diego News

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Trying to bring the city further into the Internet Age, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Wednesday evening used a Google Hangout chat room to kick off his drive to thoroughly overhaul the city's cumbersome and often confusing website.


After a slew of recent successes, the 145-year-old San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is revamping its mission and taking an increasingly aggressive role in politics, policy and advocacy for business interests.


Seven San Diego legal organizations are teaming up to hold the annual fashion show fundraiser Couture for a Cause to benefit the children's charities Voices for Children and STAR/PAL.


Mt. San Jacinto College’s Nursing and Allied Health Unit is pleased to announce the Associate Degree Nursing Program is submitting the Board of Registered Nursing Self-Study document in preparation for the Board of Registered Nursing Approval site visit November 6-7, 2014.


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The city of Temecula understands the benefits of overall health and wellness and encourages citizens to participate in the 2014 Run for Fitness 5k/10k on Sunday, Sept. 14.


How is it possible that the city of Temecula celebrates its 25th anniversary this December, yet is one of the oldest communities in California? At the Temecula Valley Museum, we offer historical walking tours that explain how we are both very young, and very, very old.


Applications are being sought for spending Murrieta’s share of a federal grant aimed at providing services to lower income people.


The a.r.t.e.r.y. exhibition (art, recognition, transition, education, reciprocating, youth), “lost and found” will showcase its artwork dates from Sept. 4 through Oct. 9, with a public reception on Thursday, Sept. 4, between the hours of 4-8 p.m. at the Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery.


An artist meet-and-greet and opening night reception for the newest exhibition titled "The Perfect Art of Imperfection," featuring the work of Barcelona Mosaics and Mosaic Artist Troi O’Rourke, will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Gallery at The Merc.


The city of Temecula re-launched the fall session of the Global Citizens Viticulture/Hospitality Vocational Training Program on Aug. 26.


The University of California, San Diego and the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico (UABC) have embarked on an initiative to increase collaboration and exchange among students and faculty from both universities.


Two San Diego attorneys with the law firm Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America.


It's been almost six months since the California Coastal Commission approved the issuance of a coastal development permit for the relocation of the South Bay Substation in Chula Vista.


TECHNOLOGY | MANAGEMENT | FINANCE

Mike Krenn, who helped found both Tech Coast Angels and CommNexus, has been tapped to head the San Diego Venture Group, succeeding Dave Titus as its full-time president.


TECHNOLOGY | SPORTS

San Diego-based Sony Electronics added hometown skateboarder Tony Hawk to the "Team Action Cam" family.


Luxury home values increased strongly in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego in the second quarter of 2014 from a year ago, according to the First Republic Prestige Home Index by First Republic Bank.


RealtyTrac's July 2014 U.S Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report shows U.S. residential properties, including single family homes, condominiums and townhomes, sold at an estimated annual pace of 4,634,513 in July, down 3 percent from the previous month and down 12 percent from a year ago.


ImageWare Systems Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) signed a three-year agreement with a major international retailer to provide its cloud-based, multimodal biometric identity management product suite running on the Fujitsu Trusted S5 Cloud platform.


BIOTECH | HEALTH | TECHNOLOGY

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced the initiation of a Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-APOCIIIRx in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).


Imageware Systems Inc. announced it signed a three-year agreement with a major international retailer to provide its cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management product suite running on the Fujitsu Trusted S5 Cloud platform, and ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the FDA has provisionally accepted the trade name “NUPLAZID” for pimavanserin, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Aug. 29, 1994 issue:
Sheriff-elect Bill Kolender Friday announced his appointment of Jack Drown as undersheriff. Drown, who lost his his bid for sheriff against Jim Roache four years ago, has served as Coronado's police chief since April 29, 1991.


Dempsey Construction recently finished a 4,370-square-foot elementary school building on the campus of Country Montessori School at 12642 Monte Vista Road in Poway.


Amid a third year of drought, state lawmakers began pushing legislation Wednesday that would begin to regulate groundwater for the first time in California history.


(AP) -- The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate remained at a 52-week low of 4.1 this week.



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