San Diego News

Wed, Feb 20, 2013

The long-brewing tensions at City Hall broke wide open Wednesday as San Diego Mayor Bob Filner interrupted a press conference of City Attorney Jan Goldsmith to accuse him of “unethical and unprofessional conduct” for opining to reporters about legal affairs before first talking to the mayor or City Council.


DEFENSE | MEDICAL

Modern medicine has helped achieve the highest combat survival rate in recorded history, but that means more wounded warriors now need help getting a job and health care.


Demand for design services in the West increased for the sixth straight month in December, according to the newest American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released Wednesday.


MEDICAL

ResMed Inc., a maker of machines to regulate breathing for people with sleep disorders, promoted Mick Farrell to replace his father as CEO.


Emerald Textiles LLC, a San Diego-based provider of linens for the health care and hospitality industries, was awarded more than $1.5 million in attorney fees in a trade-secrets case.


MEDICAL | BIOTECH

Muscle damaged by heart attacks can be repaired by an injectable gel that forms scaffolding, attracting stem cells and blood vessels in a study that may lead to a new method for reducing heart failure.


San Diego-based Lustros Inc. (OTCQB: LSTS) announced Wednesday that William Farley has accepted the position of chairman and CEO. Lustros' current CEO, Gonzalo Troncoso, will remain with the company as president.


MEDICAL

San Diego-based Organovo Holdings Inc. (OTCQX: ONVO) and ZenBio Inc. are partnering to produce three-dimensional human tissues for drug discovery and advanced tissue therapies.


Shares of Leap Wireless International Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP) fell Wednesday after the cellphone carrier reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and a net loss of subscribers.


Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Congress on Wednesday that if automatic government spending cuts kick in on March 1 he may be compelled to furlough the “vast majority” of the Defense Department's 800,000 civilian workers.


Kratos Defense & Security announced its Electronic Products division has been awarded $3 million in contracts to provide critical microwave components to major U.S. and foreign defense contractors, and Organovo Holdings Inc. announced it is partnering with ZenBio Inc. to produce three-dimensional human tissues for drug discovery and advanced tissue therapies, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Feb. 21, 1996 issue:
San Diego-based ComStream Corp. has been awarded a $3.8 million contract to provide an internal communication network to the Post and Telecommunication Administration of Tibet.


(AP) -- The New York attorney general said the $60 million initiative to provide counseling and legal services to homeowners at risk of foreclosure reached 3,600 in the first three months including 547 in the Buffalo and Niagara Falls region.



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