San Diego News

Thu, Jan 10, 2013

The Pentagon’s increasing use of drone aircraft over hotspots like Afghanistan and Yemen is having a growing impact on San Diego’s economy, according to a report released Thursday by National University’s Institute for Policy Research.


The University of California, San Diego has broken ground on the new Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) building.


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is jam-packed with the latest gadgets for youthful techies, but one San Diego-based company is showing off its latest digital product for an unlikely user: the elderly.


The California Energy Commission has approved funding to advance development of a “microgrid” and expand electric vehicle charging at the University of California, San Diego.


Sales volume, sales price and the number of sold listings all increased in 2012 while the average days on the market fell compared to 2011 for both detached and attached homes, according to the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors.


The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors will put on its dancing shoes Saturday as it installs the 2013 officers and board of directors at the 2013 Installation Dinner and Dance.


Reno Contracting has been selected to serve as the general contractor in a tenant improvement project for the Latham & Watkins law firm, the construction firm announced Thursday.


Leap Wireless International Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP) gained the most in five months after an analyst said there's a 70 percent chance MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) and T-Mobile USA will bid for it after completing their merger.


As legislative and planning bodies at nearly every level of government are welcoming new and re-elected members, the Port of San Diego's Board of Port Commissioners swore in on Tuesday its officers for 2013, making Ann Moore, the commissioner representing Chula Vista, its chairperson.


BIOTECH

Pathway Genomics Corp., a San Diego-based clinical laboratory that offers genetic testing services internationally, has appointed Todd Johnson as vice president of sales and marketing.


PriceSmart Inc. shares jumped in after-hours trading Wednesday after the warehouse club operator reported a gain in fiscal first-quarter sales and profit.


San Diego-based Bexil American Mortgage Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Bexil Corp. (BXLC), closed of the acquisition of Castle Mortgage Corp., a full-service mortgage lender operating throughout the Southeast. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Underwater borrowers have one more year to swim to the surface and short sell their homes before facing income taxes on the forgiven debt.


Franklin Wireless Corp. announced it has selected Altair Semiconductorís FourGee LTE chipset to power its line of single mode LTE-enabled products for the U.S. market, and LRAD Corp announced it has been awarded a $1.4 million LRAD-RX systems order from an Asian company for commercial maritime shipping security installations, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Jan. 11, 1915 issue:
The cruiser San Diego leaves for Mazatlan tomorrow morning, and will remain in southern waters for practically a month.


Jimmy Parker has been the executive director of the Gaslamp Quarter Association since 2004.


The five-building, 102,200-square-foot industrial/research and development complex in Kearny Mesa -- at 8581-8601 Aero Drive, on the southwest corner of Aero and Sandrock Road in San Diego 92123 -- has been sold for $17.95 million.


(AP) -- After an eight-hour meeting, the Irvine City Council has voted for an audit and reorganization of plans for the Great Park, the former military base that officials intended to turn into one of the nation's largest urban parks before financial problems slowed plans.



Thu, Jan 10, 2013

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