San Diego News

Mon, Dec 3, 2012

Councilmember Todd Gloria was elected president of the San Diego City Council on Monday with the unanimous support of his colleagues.


Mayor Bob Filner, members of San Diego’s City Council and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith officially took over the reins on Monday at an inauguration ceremony in Balboa Park. The recently elected public officials stepped into their roles after taking an oath of office in front of a few hundred attendees, including dignitaries from across the state and neighboring Mexico.


Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is recommending the Defense Department upgrade a fallen San Diego Marine's Navy Cross to the Medal of Honor.


Following a recent tour by Union Bank of the new Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, the Palomar Health Foundation was presented with a $25,000 donation from the bank, in support of the Palomar Health Foundation’s Building Your Healthcare System of the Future Capital Campaign.


Since attendance at the public library is historically very low during the holidays, the Murrieta Library is announcing the following holiday closures for December and January:


The Oliver Hazard Perry Class frigate USS Curts (FFG 38) returned to Naval Base San Diego on Monday, concluding its final deployment prior to decommissioning.


Qualcomm Inc. and Manpower San Diego will award 20 post-9/11 military veterans with scholarships to Manpower’s training and job placement program.


National City City Hall will be closed for two weeks starting Dec. 24.


SDSU announced Monday that the man after which the school's Institute on World Affairs is named, Charles W. Hostler, and his wife had recently donated $3 million in support of SDSU’s international studies.


BIOTECH

San Diego-based Volcano Corp. (Nasdaq: VOLC) signed an agreement to acquire Crux Biomedical for $36 million in cash at closing and approximately $3.1 million in Crux transaction expenses.


Falconhead Capital LLC, a private equity firm specializing in growing consumer-focused businesses, sold its portfolio company Competitor Group, Inc. to Calera Capital. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


CoreSite Realty Corp. (NYSE: COR) selected San Diego’s ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), a provider of cloud-based services to automate enterprise IT operations, as a key component of a technology transformation initiative to enhance its customer-facing and support systems.


Aethlon Medical Inc. announced a new compassionate-use program to treat people infected with Hepatitis C, and CareFusion Corp. announced a line of new products designed to help improve medication safety, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.


The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Dec. 4, 1995 issue:
It looks like the number of new jobs at U.S. companies next year could be offset by the number of job cuts, according to a poll of human resources executives by the management consultant William M. Mercer. The survey of 162 executives found 37 percent expect hiring to pick up at their firms in 1996, but 35 percent expect reduced employment at their companies.


The 38-unit apartment complex east of San Diego State University at 4823 68th St., San Diego 92115, has been sold for $5,200,672.


ESCONDIDO – Cassidy Turley San Diego announced that it has been selected as the exclusive marketing, leasing and sales representation firm for a 10-plus property portfolio for the city of Escondido.



Mon, Dec 3, 2012

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