San Diego News

Fri, Feb 22, 2013
GOVERNMENT | SPORTS

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner launched the city's first official office in Tijuana on Friday, saying it could serve as a base where the cities could work on everything from improving border-crossing times to making a joint pitch for the 2024 Olympics.


The Sweetwater Union High School District and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) celebrated the installation of 3.3 megawatts of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems at six district schools on Friday.


Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market discovered that illegal software targeted point-of-sale systems at 19 of its 151 stores over a five-day period, including two stores in San Diego County.


A team of NewSchool of Architecture and Design students have won first place in the category of Virtual Design and Construction at the Associated Schools of Construction (regions 6 and 7) 2013 Student Competition.


The law firm Wilson Elser has added experienced trial attorney Peter M. Hughes as of counsel to the firm’s San Diego office.


Ivan Filby, the new dean of Point Loma Nazarene University's Fermanian School of Business, wants to bring a sliver of Wall Street to San Diego.


MANAGEMENT | EDUCATION

During a three-decade career in logistics, Joel Sutherland learned how to identify where there was waste and then eliminate it. Now he's passing his lessons to a younger generation as managing director of the University of San Diego’s Supply Chain Management Institute.


Leap Wireless International Inc., the pay-as-you-go wireless carrier, is seeking a $1.43 billion term loan to refinance bonds, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction.


It’s the last week of February and the forecast calls for a sunny one. Enjoy San Diego’s weather and get out in the community at events ranging from a breakfast on mergers and acquisitions to capital program updates.


San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox is expected to propose next week a study looking at a different testing method for local beach water quality.


The last week in February will mean more construction activity at municipalities, as some groups have developmnet updates.


I've practiced the art of managing communities since 1980, and during that time I've learned that the best formal education a community manager can posses is a degree in psychology! All of the technical skill sets can be taught (accounting, risk management, legal, etc). However, learning and (hopefully) mastering the skill of leading those around us ... We either have it or we don't! It's a powerful skill, not to be underrated.


Edison International, owner of California's second-largest electric utility, may have failed to fully inform investors about problems at its shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant, Rep. Edward Markey said.


New York's comptroller has dropped his lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) after the wireless technology company agreed to disclose more information about its political spending.


FINANCE | MEDICAL

Volcano Corp. shares tumbled to a three-year low Friday after the medical device maker issued a lower-than-expected 2013 guidance.


Southern California gas prices have now spiked by 57 cents or more in the past month -- one of the biggest one-month jumps ever, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.


San Diego-based Novatel Wireless Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL) reported its fourth-quarter revenue was $70.7 million, as compared to $109.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.


MEDICAL | HEALTH

San Diego-based Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) has completed its acquisition of Verinata Health Inc., a provider of non-invasive tests for the early identification of fetal chromosomal abnormalities.


The Balboa Park 2015 Centennial Celebration will be rooted in the original spirit of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, said Phil Green, partner at Los Angeles-based production company Autonomy, which was chosen to develop the programming for the year-long celebration.


New California laws pertaining to real estate, taking effect this year focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act renters and energy efficiency.


LIFESTYLE | MANAGEMENT | EDUCATION

Brian Taggart graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in marine biology but found his career options were limited, so he enrolled in MiraCosta College’s biotech program, learning lab skills and the latest industry technology.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Feb. 25, 1916 issue:
Mrs. Phoebe Hearst visited the Exposition yesterday afternoon with her two grandsons. She was entertained by Mrs. Putnam Griswold, hostess of the California building, who accompanied her on a tour of the grounds.


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The approximately 59,760-square-foot flex industrial/warehouse building in Otay Mesa at 8709 Kerns St., San Diego 92154, has been sold for $4,004,000.


The Deal of the Week lessee was represented by Tambra Martinez and Shawn Lorentzen, of Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL).


(AP) -- Federal investigators are examining contracts awarded by the troubled San Francisco Housing Authority.


Dexter Levy, Dona Christensen and Charles Fouquette have been named to the Grossmont Hospital District's Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.



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