This time of year, many Christians honor St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, by blessing the companion animals that share our lives. St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Rancho Peñasquitos invites all in the community to a blessing of the animals at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6.
The city of San Diego now has greater leeway to punish owners of blighted properties after the City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a bill expanding the definition of abandoned properties.
About 46,000 people work in San Diego's maritime industry in sectors as obvious as fishing and as surprising as metal forging, according to a recent report on the field.
The challenges of creating a working smart grid will continue to evolve, making the adaptability of the state's utilities a top priority in the coming years, according to Doug Kim, the director of advanced technology for Southern California Edison.
Port Commissioner Scott Peters won the endorsement of independent Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher on Tuesday, boosting his campaign to unseat Rep. Brian Bilbray in the 52nd Congressional District.
Sharp HealthCare announced its inclusion in this year's InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.
On Saturday, Oct. 6, Sharp HealthCare will host its annual Women's Health Conference, an interactive health-education experience that addresses the specific health concerns of women while reaching them in a warm, inspiring setting.
San Diego-based Jerome’s Furniture named Phil Kenney chief operating officer. His focus will be managed, smart growth for Jerome’s.
Marking its first technology transfer to a startup, the West Health Institute Tuesday announced that newly-formed company, Sense4Baby Inc., is licensing the institute’s Sense4Baby technology for a wireless fetal monitor that could be used to monitor high-risk pregnancies in remote clinics.
Roche Holding AG’s $6.7 billion public bid to buy Illumina Inc. stopped the gene-sequencing company’s board from discussing what price would be acceptable and may have scuttled a possible deal, according to Chief Executive Officer Jay Flatley.
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has snapped up the digital photo editing service Snapseed as part of its effort to compete against Facebook's (NYSE: FB) online social network. Snapseed is the centerpiece of Google's acquisition of San Diego-based Nik Software, which developed the service's photo-editing technology.
More than 1.4 million cubic yards of beach sand -- about 120,000 truckloads -- is to be deposited on county beaches between September and December.
San Diego-based MedVantx Inc. reported Tuesday it has released the first ever generic atorvastatin -- a generic form of Lipitor -- samples in more than 3,500 U.S. physician offices. Atorvastatin is a statin drug used in the treatment of high cholesterol.
San Diego-based Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) reported Tuesday that it has been awarded a $17 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop tests that combat food-borne illnesses tied to E. coli and salmonella.
Graduate students from San Diego and Spain recently convened in an East Village art studio to put finishing touches on plans to redevelop and improve San Diego’s landscape, from Balboa Park down to the waterfront.
Alphatec Holdings Inc. announced the first clinical use of Alphatec NEXoss, a synthetic bone graft indicated for use in posterolateral spine fusions in conjunction with bone marrow aspirate, and Com-Guard.com Inc announced it has hired Wall Street Branding Inc. as its strategic branding consultant, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.
The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Sept. 19, 1910 issue:
The white dress call for the benefit of the local naval militia will take place at Germania hall tomorrow night. A large crowd is assured.
Bay Park Apartments -- the 18-unit apartment complex in Point Loma at 1418-1434 Rosecrans St., San Diego 92106 -- was purchased for $2.66 million.
Cushman & Wakefield's Urban Property Group, led by Bill Shrader and David Maxwell, represented the sellers and procured the buyer of the ground-floor commercial unit in the Old City Hall building in downtown San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter.
(AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown approved extensive changes to California's $16.2 billion workers' compensation insurance system during bill signing ceremonies Tuesday with business and labor leaders.