San Diego News

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

For Braille Institute San Diego, one key to success has been building relationships with other community groups, in order to expand awareness of the free opportunities available for its clients and students.

Laura's Law — which permits courts to order outpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness — may have its last chance Tuesday to be implemented in San Diego County.

In the midst of increased scrutiny and recent high-profile resignations at Civic San Diego, the agency’s board members voted this week to advance the process to allocate more than $15 million in federal tax credits to two projects.

Four local companies earned a total of $64 million in Department of Defense awards this week.

Business and professional groups will hold a range of activities this week.

A day after Dow Jones’ VentureSource numbers came out, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) released its take on the first-quarter venture capital market with the MoneyTree Report, telling a similar tale: late-stage investment is surging and San Diego is no exception, with a decrease in the number of deals but an increase in funding.

Congressman Juan Vargas, in partnership with the National City Chamber and together with South County EDC and local chambers will host a Small Business Workshop on Monday, April 27.

The unemployment rate in the San Diego County was 5.1 percent in March 2015, down from a revised 5.3 percent in February 2015, and below the year-ago estimate of 7.1 percent. This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.5 percent for California and 5.6 percent for the nation during the same period.

As Southern California gas price averages inch closer to $3 a gallon, there are signs that they have reached a plateau, as Los Angeles and Orange County price averages posted their first small increase in more than a month.


Regen BioPharma Inc. (OTCBB: RGBP) and (OTC PINK: RGBP) added three internationally renowned cancer stem cell experts to its scientific advisory board.


Cell-free molecular diagnostic developer Trovagene Inc., (Nasdaq: TROV) reported that clinical data demonstrate that its urine-based Precision Cancer Monitoring platform outperformed tissue biopsy for the detection and monitoring of EGFR T790M mutations in metastatic lung cancer patients.

San Diego is one of two cities that will begin a pilot program of new GE technology designed to help the city become more intelligent and efficient. Along with Jacksonville, Fla., San Diego will try a new GE LED program that uses LED street lighting installations to connect, collect and analyze data being generated.

The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's April 20, 1910 issue:

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The two-story, 39,672-square-foot industrial building at 2390 Oak Ridge Way, Vista 92081, has been sold for $5,911,500, cash.

Rusty Williams, Chris Roth and Kyle Carruthers, of Lee & Associates–North San Diego County, represented the lessee in the Deal of the Week.

(AP) -- The oldest hotel in Yellowstone National Park has been designated as a National Historic Landmark.

San Diego companies claimed nearly a third of the $69 million in tax credits doled out in the most recent round of the California Competes Tax Credit program.

Out of 14 million square feet of industrial space within Vista's business parks, about 6 percent is vacant, the city economic development director said.


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