Two ordinances aimed at consumer and community protection won San Diego City Council approval this week. Next month, a companion ordinance is expected to generate more controversy.
Holed up in his Pittsburgh lab, Jonas Salk was close to discovering the cure for polio when he hit a mental road block. So, he went on a retreat in the monastery town of Assisi, Italy and absorbed his natural surroundings. Following that trip, the formula for the vaccine was clear as day.
The San Diego metropolitan area's merchandise increased by $900 million or 5.7 percent, growing from $16.5 billion to $17.4 billion between 2010 and 2011.
James M. Lepanto, senior vice president of Clinical Services for Mental Health Systems in San Diego, was named to the Health Services Advisory Board of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).
Woodbury University has announced the extension of the School of Architecture's Master of Architecture (MArch) program to its San Diego campus, and applications for the 2013-14 school year are currently being accepted.
The Associated General Contractors reported Thursday that recent changes to California diesel emissions regulations could save construction employers as much as $9 billion in the state annually.
The median household income in San Diego was $60,797 in 2011 compared with the national figure of $50,502, according to statistics released Thursday from the 2011 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the United States will remain tepid throughout 2012, according to the most recent UCLA Anderson Forecast.
Biotech stocks have been in the news recently, grabbing headlines at Forbes.com and other media outlets for outperforming tech stocks after their initial public offering.
Genetically modified food is set to take the spotlight this November when California voters will decide whether manufacturers should be required to label products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMO).
When San Diego biotechnology companies set off on the path of entrepreneurship, they follow a trail blazed more than three decades ago by a startup called Hybritech.
A partnership controlled by Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers Corp. has paid $59.5 million for the 189,321-square-foot Balboa Mesa Shopping Center in Kearny Mesa.
Cardium Therapeutics Inc announced the formation of the Excellagen Medical Advisory Board, which will provide guidance and strategic feedback on its ongoing commercialization activities and research, and First Pactrust Bancorp Inc announced its board of directors declared a quarterly cash interest payment of 47 cents per share on its outstanding Senior Notes, payable Oct. 15 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 1, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.
The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Sept. 21, 1915 issue:
The Catholic churches of the city are draped in purple and black in honor of the late Bishop, who was gently beloved.
Aaron Cohn grew up working in his father's grocery store in Sioux City, Iowa.
Pardee Homes released a new eight-home phase at its Hampton Lane neighborhood -- adjacent to Carmel Valley in master-planned Pacific Highlands Ranch -- and "took deposits for all eight," according to Rachel Collins, director of sales for Pardee. Hampton Lane held its grand opening in May 2011.
(AP) -- A new law will protect California businesses, especially small-business owners, from frivolous lawsuits filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act.