San Diego News

Fri, Feb 1, 2013

Despite the ongoing ban on federal travel, 10,000 people in the defense industry made it to San Diego for this year’s AFCEA West conference.


The law firm Gordon & Rees has elevated Todd Konold to partnership.


The deadline for submissions to our Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) Fall Business Plan Competition recently closed and we received eight full business plans from participants at the high school and college levels. The plans are now being evaluated by our panel of professional business advisors to determine the winners.


As part of our strategic alliance with the Mexican Business Council of Foreign Trade, Investment, and Technology (known as COMCE in Mexico) and the Tijuana Economic Development Corporation (known as DEITAC) to facilitate assistance to small businesses that are interested in expanding through cross-border trade, the San Diego CITD will conduct its "How to Open a Business and Establish Operations in the U.S." seminar on Feb. 7 at DEITAC's Business Center in Tijuana, Mexico.


The Southwestern College Logistics and Transportation Certificate/A.S. Degree Program prepares individuals for international trade related clerical and administrative careers in warehousing, distribution, transportation and inventory.


Save February 21, 2013 for this seminar on exporting opportunities called "The Border, Ports, and Trade: Southern California and Global Markets", hosted by the San Diego CITD, in conjunction with the Unified Port of San Diego, the Port of Los Angeles, and sponsored by Citibank.


The San Diego CITD is now offering international trade counseling at the offices of the East County Economic Development Council.


Construction has been completed on Costa Pointe, an upscale townhome development in Carlsbad’s La Costa community.


Commercial and multifamily real estate finance professionals from around the world will shake hands this week at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2013 convention and expo.


Leap Wireless International Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP), the San Diego-based pay-as-you-go wireless carrier, climbed the most in three weeks after Janco Partners Inc. raised its rating on the stock to "strong buy."


Eric Banks of San Diego has been appointed to the California Public Employment Relations Board, Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced Friday.


The first week of February is light on the construction front at muncipalities, as most are not scheduled to meet.


The steel structure of what will soon be one of Knox Middle School’s latest modernization efforts has been topped out by construction crews, contractor Suffolk-Roel announced Friday.


Sentek Global, a provider of government and commercial technology programs, announced the promotion of retired Rear Adm. Hamlin Tallent as its new president.


The Super Bowl came and went and now it’s time to network, listen and learn at some of the local business community’s events.


Join us at the Temecula Valley Museum for the premiere performance of our Black History Month program titled "On My Own Terms: A Nina Simone Story" and discover what brought the "High Priestess of Soul" musician and jazz singer Nina Simone into the Civil Rights Movement, and learn how her music became highly influential in the fight for equal rights in the United States.


The city of San Diego recently honored the contractor members of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)and the highly skilled work force of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 569, for their ongoing commitment in the growth of green jobs.


The California Park & Recreation Society's Awards Program recognizes the outstanding achievements of agencies and individuals in the areas of community improvements and programming, facility design and park planning, marketing and communications, and professional and citizen leadership.


The city of Murrieta teamed up recently with the World Trade Center San Diego to host an export training seminar in Murrieta.


My article last week focused on how community associations came to exist and the necessity for quality leadership. And now that community associations are here, they face many issues, real and perceived. This media environment we live in tends to feed on the negative aspect of any topic -- and community associations are particularly scrutinized. Everyone seems to have their own take on what our individual rights are or should be -- so much so, that we often lose site of their benefits.


The Health and Wellness Ministry of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is offering a presentation by Darlene Duncan, crime prevention specialist for the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, to explore ways we can all reduce the risk of becoming victims of crime in our homes and our daily lives.


There were 6,139 foreclosures completed in 2012 in the San Diego metro area, a decline from 2011, according to CoreLogic’s National Foreclosure Report.


Murrieta's technology eco-system was in Caypen Magazine from Orange County, which focuses on Southern California tech entrepreneurship.


Southern California gas prices posted their first double-digit weekly increase of 2013 in response to wholesale prices spiking 50 cents in the previous week.


TECHNOLOGY | MEDICAL

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc. announced Friday that it has acquired ownership of at least 23 U.S. patents and patent applications relating to the treatment of diabetes from Smiths Medical ASD Inc.


The board of directors for Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has named William Boyle as the company’s chief executive officer, according to a Cubic release.


FINANCE | MEDICAL

Quidel Corp. will release its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results after the market close on Feb. 12.


The commandant of the Marine Corps said the infantry side of the most male of all military branches is skeptical about how women will perform in their units, and some positions may end up closed again if too few females meet the physically demanding standards of combat.


The deserts of the Middle East seem to be fertile ground for American water-use technologies, say members of a World Trade Center San Diego mission that spent last week in Saudi Arabia, Doha and Qatar.


A burgeoning apartment construction cycle will take hold in San Diego this year, putting modest upward pressure on vacancy, according to a Marcus & Millichap report.


In the past 10 to 15 years, the dining and craft beer scenes in San Diego have exploded, marking the city as a new culinary destination.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Feb. 4, 1921 issue:
The appreciation for the naval hospital in this city is to be increased to $1,975,000.


Cargo vessels


The 25-unit apartment complex, at 556-560 Arizona St. in Chula Vista 91911, has been sold for $2.5 million, or $100,000 per unit.


The Deal of the Week lessee was represented by Tom Van Betten, of Cassidy Turley San Diego.


(AP) -- Repairs to a California town's aging water system have tap water flowing again, but authorities say it's not safe to drink.



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