San Diego News

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Thursday at 169.61, down 0.77 percent from Wednesday. Declining issues beat advancers 51 to 34, and 89 issues were unchanged.


The Bernard E. Witkin Award Ceremony will be held Oct. 8 at the San Diego Law Library, according to the San Diego Law Library Foundation.


Authorities say one person was killed and another was critically injured when a small plane crashed in a Southern California neighborhood and ended up in the driveway of a home.


Petco Animal Supplies Inc. has reached out to private-equity firms that may be interested in buying the pet-supplies retailer, even as it prepares for an initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said.


BIOTECH

La Jolla-based MediciNova Inc. (Nasdaq: MNOV) announced that the first advanced ALS patient, using non-invasive ventilation (NIV), has enrolled in the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating MN-166 (ibudilast) in both early and advanced stage ALS.


The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is scheduled to depart Naval Air Station North Island on Sept. 4 for a deployment around South America and to participate in Southern Seas 2015.


BIOTECH

StemProtein LLC, a local manufacturer of stem cell factors and a recent spinoff of Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc., has appointed Thomas Silberg as CEO of the company.


MEDICAL

San Diego-based CareFusion, a medical technology subsidiary of BD(NYSE: BDX), reports that its Pyxis ES medical stations designed to help hospitals and health systems better manage medications is now live in more than 600 sites around the world.


BIOTECH

San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ACAD) board of directors has appointed Steve Davis as its permanent president and CEO.


Wed, Sep 2, 2015
BIOTECH

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMY), a San Diego pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary compounded drug formulations, has appointed Anthony Principi, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, to the company's board of directors.


Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq: MIFI) announced that the company's shareholders have approved the use of funds for its acquisition of DigiCore Holdings Limited, a provider of advanced fleet, usage based insurance, SaaS, and IoT solutions.


San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced that its Micro Systems Inc. subsidiary has received a $3.8 million firm fixed price single contract award from Raytheon Missile Systems to provide radar tracking transponders for the AMRAAM missile.


UC San Diego Extension will hold its UCSDnEXT career fair from Sept. 10 to 12.


H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the biggest U.S. tax preparer, plans to buy back as much as $3.5 billion of its stock now that it has completed the sale of its banking unit to San Diego-based BofI Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: BOFI). The shares surged in extended trading.


A new online store has been launched by San Diego Gas & Electric in an effort to help customers lower energy bills using energy-saving products offered by third-party retailers.


The Automobile Club of Southern California is expecting local travel to increase slightly this Labor Day weekend, as 2.5 million Southern California residents are estimated to take trips.


The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 170.93, up 2.13 percent from Tuesday. Advancing issues beat declining 58 to 32, and 82 issues were unchanged.


The San Diego metro area gained 5,000 construction jobs in the last 12 months, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


MG Properties Group, a private San Diego-based real estate investor and operator, has acquired the Ontario Town Square Townhomes in Ontario, Calif., for a reported $38 million.


The new Urban Discovery Academy, which originally came from the Bankers Hill area, and then set up temporary headquarters in downtown San Diego has moved into its new home at 840 14th St. within the IDEA (innovation design, education arts) district in the East Village area.


Cushman & Wakefield announced Wednesday that it has completed its merger with DTZ.



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INSIDER TRADES

Last Updated 9/3/2015

DEXCOM INC

Pacelli, Steven Robert, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 33,854
Date Filed: 08/24/2015

NUVASIVE INC

Miles, Patrick, P, Sold
No. of Shares: 30,000
Date Filed: 08/31/2015

ILLUMINA INC

Walt, David R, D, Sold
No. of Shares: 2,000
Date Filed: 09/01/2015

RESMED INC

Reiser, Anne, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 6,000
Date Filed: 08/28/2015

CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY

Thornley, Anthony S, D, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 38,195
Date Filed: 09/01/2015

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