San Diego News

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck has gone up against some big names, including Apple, Sony and Trump University. The San Diego-based law firm represents employees who are wrongfully terminated, retaliated against, or experience workplace discrimination and harassment. In addition, the firm handles consumer fraud, securities and employment class actions.


Clients of Sandy Coventry would probably be surprised to know that she overcame great shyness as a youngster to become the gregarious, helpful and dedicated employee benefits consultant she is today with Wateridge Insurance Services.


As a young girl interested in architecture and construction, Carmen Vann was fortunate to live in Washington, D.C., an area that provided ample opportunities to get involved in both fields.


It doesn't take long when speaking with Anneke Stender, executive vice president of TAG, to notice her deep-seeded passion for her work. "I never come to work thinking, ‘Oh, I'm going to work,'" she said. "I love what I do".


Every time Susanna P. Starcevic takes on a new client, she starts a new journey.


Litigation can be stressful and expensive. Elizabeth Smith-Chavez' passion is resolving disputes before delays and costs of litigation make everyone a loser.


When it comes to being knowledgeable about real estate and having the utmost regard for customer service, Marie Jebavy sets the bar. She is an owner, broker and Realtor for The Real Estate Consultants. She covers all of North County with heavy involvement in Oceanside, where she resides.


If necessity is the mother of invention, there is perhaps no greater necessity than the health of human beings and the eradication of disease, worldwide. To this end, scientists regularly invent drugs to treat a wide range of maladies and bring them to market, hopeful for a multimillion-dollar acquisition by a large pharmaceutical company.


Even as a young child, Teodora Purcell was a good person to have on your side.


"It happened by surprise," said Jolanta Campion, director of research for DTZ, upon discussing the inception of her career in commercial real estate. "Up until that moment, I didn't know anything about commercial real estate."


As the youngest of five children growing up in a traditional Latino home in El Monte, Calif., Patricia Prado-Olmos was raised in a supportive and nurturing environment and taught the value of a good education. Throughout her career as an educator and in her current position as vice president of the Division of Community Engagement for California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), she has helped create a similar supportive and nurturing environment for students and the conditions to help them succeed in their educational endeavors.


Susan Couch, senior vice president and senior client manager for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, is responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships in San Diego, focusing on companies with revenues from $5 million to $50 million.


As a young girl growing up in Cincinnati, Patricia Trauth developed a deep appreciation of art from her mother, and nature from her maternal grandfather. Today, as principal landscape architect in the San Diego office of AECOM, a global interdisciplinary architecture, engineering and construction firm, she uses her artistic skills by designing public spaces with natural elements for the betterment of the public.


Whenever you drive past an orange cone or a detour sign in San Diego, they're very likely the pride and joy of Candace Friedman, who has been providing safety products from her National City company, Acme Safety and Supply, since 1999.


Escondido-based real estate investment trust Realty Income Corp. is being be added to the S&P 500 index.


Three San Diego stalwarts were awarded Department of Defense contracts this week, with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Cubic Applications and Ratheon Integrated Defense Systems each earning multimillion-dollar contracts.


The city does not have a duty to clean up the sea lion and bird droppings in the La Jolla Cove area to prevent the strong smells they emit to the nearby business district, a San Diego Superior Court judge has ruled.


EvoNexus’ third Demo Day was its biggest yet, with 16 startups drawing a crowd of well over 300 to the UC San Diego Rady School of Management on Thursday evening to hear the companies’ five-minute pitches and send the audience favorite to a dinner with 20 potential investors.


Efficient, flexible spaces near an urban core with easy access to services may define new trends in property design as developers try to appeal to the next wave of homebuyers: the millennials.


Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Marian Gaston and Lisa Rodriguez to judgeships in the San Diego County Superior Court.


The San Diego County Parks and Recreation Department announced on Thursday new strategies to increase revenue and ensure the department is meeting the needs of residents.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's March 30, 1993 issue:


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


Motorists most likely will see more gas stations setting prices less than $3 a gallon although overall retail prices inched downward last week, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.


San Diego ranks as having the second-highest number of solar panels in the country after Los Angeles and the fourth-highest number of panels per capita, according to a study released Thursday by the Environment California Research and Policy Center.


Three leaders of a home-flipping firm in La Mesa were fined nearly $300,000 and ordered to spend 14 days in public service for failing to pay for unemployment and workers’ compensation, which were discovered during an investigation into the death of one of their workers.


BIOTECH

European regulators on Thursday allowed San Diego’s Orexigen Therapeutics (Nasdaq: OREX) to start selling its anti-obesity treatment in all 28 members of the European Union.


Cargo vessels


Shea Homes San Diego unveiled two new model homes at its 21-home Everly community in El Cajon.


The lessee in the Deal of the Week was represented by Chris Musgjerd, of Savillis Studley.



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