San Diego News

Fri, Dec 7, 2012

Nine inventions born out of San Diego companies, ranging from a personalized workout program to elderly care technology to a rifle-mounted laser system, were honored on Friday.

The 120-room L’Auberge Del Mar luxury resort has been sold to a unit of Bethesda-based LaSalle Hotel Properties for a reported $76.9 million, or $640,833 per room.

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, don’t get too caught up in the excitement to forget about these great events in San Diego this week.

The International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced new export data that shows California merchandise exports increased 6 percent in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, growing from $77.4 billion to $82.0 billion.

Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they grab the pipe or joint during off hours.

The future of the $214 billion transportation planning blueprint for the San Diego region through 2050 remains unknown, as the board of directors for the San Diego Association of Governments has agreed to begin meeting with lawyers representing petitioners who have, for now, put the brakes on the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan.

The former General Dynamics building in a Kearny Mesa development known as San Diego Spectrum has been sold for $52.5 million, as multifamily development continues at other sites on the 230 acres.

Temple Adat Shalom is seeking volunteers to assist with its shelter for homeless families Dec. 15-29.

With the holiday season in full swing, construction news is beginning to wind down, as municipalities are meeting less frequently.

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) will host a fundraiser this holiday season to raise critical funds for the new Downtown Family Health Center, which will be located on the ground floor of the new permanent supportive housing facility in downtown, Connections Housing.

Poway-based Cohu Inc. (Nasdaq: COHU) announced that its board of directors authorized a change in the payment date of the company's previously announced regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share to Dec. 28 from Jan. 2, 2013.

San Diego-based PriceSmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) said Friday that its sales improved significantly in November.

Drivers across the Southland are now paying about a dollar less a gallon for gas than they were during the height of the October spike after eight straight weeks of price drops, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.

A total of 47,809 California properties in some stage of foreclosure or REO were sold during the third quarter -- an increase of 9.1 percent from the previous quarter, but down 12 percent from the third quarter of 2011, according to RealtyTrac’s 2012 U.S. Foreclosure & Short Sales Report.

Holly Smithson's thirst for action and results led her to CleanTECH San Diego, the industry association that was just being put together back then by Mayor Jerry Sanders and Jim Waring, its founder chairman.

The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Dec. 10, 1909 issue:
The Knights of the Royal Arch yesterday subscribed $25,000 for stock of the Panama-California exposition. At noon today the total subscriptions had almost reached $375,000.

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Lightwave Corporate Center, the two-story, 166,900-square-foot, former General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) building in San Diego Spectrum -- at 9305 Lightwave Ave., San Diego 92123 -- has been sold for $52.5 million, cash (see article).

The Deal of the Week lessee was represented by Jeff Morey, of Shelton & Associates.

(AP) -- A disbarred San Diego County lawyer who made national headlines by encouraging people to break into their foreclosed homes has been sentenced in Vista in two criminal cases.

Fri, Dec 7, 2012

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