A plan to bolster the local drinking water system with purified wastewater got a green light from a key committee at the San Diego City Council this afternoon, under the urging of a broad coalition of business, environmental and labor groups.
The West continues to see growth for design services, according to the American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released Wednesday.
Jurors participating in a case litigated by Fred Gordon and Rhonda Holmes are usually treated to quite a show.
The leased-fee estate at 1295 Prospect St., La Jolla 92037, has been sold for $1.05 million.
MEI Pharma Inc. announced it will host its annual meeting of stockholders March 26, in San Francisco, and Spy Inc. reported a net loss of $7.2 million, or 9 cents per share, for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.
Apmetrix opened pre-registration on Wednesday for a real-time game-analytics platform that helps developers increase user engagement and monetization.
The following "Local Notes" appeared in the March 21, 1919, issue:
(AP) -- A Los Angeles County jury said Southern California Edison must pay $4 million to a woman repeatedly shocked in her home by stray electricity.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) announced the election of University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center as an NCCN Member Institution.
San Diego-based Sapphire Energy Inc., which produces algae-based green crude oil, has entered into a commercial agreement with Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company LLC, a subsidiary of Tesoro Corp.
Automation GT is moving its headquarters to a 13,000-square-foot campus in the Palomar Oaks Technology Park building in Carlsbad.
While downtown San Diego’s office vacancies continue to shrink, major departing tenants may pose a problem, according to reports.
The Scripps Research Institute received $2 million to fund the development of a new field test for onchocerciasis, or river blindness, a parasitic infection that affects tens of millions of people in Africa, Latin America and other tropical regions.
Peter Brownell, an associate social scientist at the Rand Corp., has been named the new research director of San Diego's Center on Policy Initiatives.
TearLab's fourth-quarter loss widened as operating expenses rose.
SGB Inc., a San Diego-based energy crop company has identified more than 2 million individual genetic markers (SNPs) in Jatropha curcas, a non-food energy crop, concluding that the plant has a genetic diversity comparable to corn and other domesticated crops.
San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions, a provider of point-of-care mobile solutions, reports New York-Presbyterian Hospital has selected the company’s platform, PatientTouch, for use in its medical center.
A new analysis by the San Diego-based Gary and Mary West Health Institute reports medical device interoperability -- the ability for devices and health care systems to communicate with one another -- could save more than $30 billion a year and improve patient care.
With a heavy financial background, Mahesh Shah, chief executive officer for Figtree Energy Financing, is steering the company toward expansion. Within the next couple of months, Figtree, a Mira Mesa-based facilitator of transactions using the financing mechanism of property assessed clean energy — PACE, will begin its part in carrying out the PACE program approved by the city of San Diego.
Gov. Brown honored 17 companies and organizations last month with the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), the highest environmental honor in the state.
Marty Turock was looking for new ways to save energy and cut costs for the Greening San Diego program that he heads at CleanTECH San Diego, when he decided to play the guinea pig and have an energy audit done for his 10-year-old home in Carmel Valley. There wasn’t a lot of potential for upgrades but when he asked the inspector about his two horsepower swimming pool pump that was on for eight hours a day to filter the water, he was told there was scope for improvement if he switched from single speed to a variable speed pump, which would run quieter and lower his energy bill by about 70 percent.
At a time when the costs for materials going into solar energy systems have dropped, installers of that home energy option — once considered too expensive for most homeowners — are reaching out to pitch its affordability to middle-income people. Those pitches can be read in newspapers or on billboards along the freeways near downtown San Diego, heard in radio advertisements and visualized on TV. Whether one’s motivation is to be personally less demanding on the grid, to save on monthly energy costs or to be more sustainable, there’s more than one way to finance a photovoltaic solar energy system should one want it.
The International Facilities Management Association, San Diego Chapter (IFMA San Diego) is a volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the performance and professional growth of members through networking, education and promoting the practice of facilities management. The integration of sustainability into the facility management process is a natural fit. Facility management professionals have long been concerned with and engaged in the environmental aspects of the facilities they operate, especially from the perspective of energy conservation and high-performance buildings.