San Diego News

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
HEALTH | TECHNOLOGY | MEDICAL

Over the next five years, one of the game changers in health care will finally be technology, according to hospital officials at the West Health Institute in La Jolla.


BIOTECH

Hans-Jürgen Brumsack, a professor at the University of Oldenburg in Germany and a former postdoctoral researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, will deliver a lecture on the history of the Black Sea based on its sediments.


San Diego-based search marketing agency Covario was ranked number 254 in Deloitte Technology’s “Fast 500.” The list ranks the top 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. For the 17th consecutive year, software companies outnumbered any other single sector.


An international rock star swept through San Diego on Thursday, but it wasn’t to perform in front of thousands of screaming fans.


San Diego City Council President Tony Young confirmed mounting speculation Thursday when he accepted a position as CEO of the local chapter of the American Red Cross.


Democrat Scott Peters can now call himself the Congressman –elect of California’s 52nd Congressional District.


Mitch Dubick, Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s senior tax partner, and his wife, Julie, were awarded the Anti-Defamation League’s Torch of Liberty award, making them the first individual San Diego recipients.


The unemployment rate in the San Diego County was 8.6 percent in October 2012, up from a revised 8.5 percent in September 2012, and below the year-ago estimate of 9.8 percent.


Xpera Group, a San Diego-based construction consulting firm, has opened a new office in Walnut Creek, Calif., the third office for the company, which also has two offices in San Diego County.


The Board of Port Commissioners on Nov. 13 approved a 10-year lease, with one five-year option, to the General Services Administration, allowing for the berthing of the newest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) vessel, the Reuben Lasker, at the Crosby Street Pier. NOAA is expected to begin its lease in September 2013.


The border meant business during the fall, with September and October being busy months throughout the Cali-Baja Bi-national Mega-Region.


San Diego-based Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL) announced it ranked number 232 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.


Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., has acquired certain assets of EPOS Development Ltd., a developer of ultrasound technologies for input solutions, including pen, stylus and gesture recognition.


Thanksgiving weekend holiday travelers are set to pay almost the same as this time last year for gas after another week of continuing price drops, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.


Bill Tall has spent the last 40 years doing what he loves. As the owner of City Farmers Nursery, he gardens, raises animals, teaches classes on site and seems always available to answer customers’ questions.


Vista-based Electra Bicycle Co. has moved into a larger facility to accommodate its growing leisure and recreational bike business.


HEALTH | LIFESTYLE

As more people call for locally sourced foods grown through sustainable practices, farmers markets are taking off across the country.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Nov. 19, 1909 issue:
The Four C's club decided to subscribe to ten shares of the stock of the Panama-California exposition. The club is divided on the site question.


Cargo vessels


Villa Real Apartment Homes, the 163-unit apartment complex at 2701 Avenida de Anita, Carlsbad 92010, has been sold for $20.1 million.


The Deal of the Week lessee was represented by Damon Melba and Scot Ginsburg, of Jones Lang La Salle (NYSE: JLL).


(AP) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians has reached an agreement to purchase the site of a proposed rock quarry on a mountain near Temecula, ending a seven-year dispute over the controversial project.



Fri, Nov 16, 2012

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