California charter cities now have the power to set their own construction wages on municipal projects, as the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that charter cities will not have to comply with state mandated prevailing wages.
Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) is banking on a strong holiday release of its latest “Spider-Man” installment on July 3, but in the mean time, the Tokyo-based manufacturer continues to squash spending at its electronics division in San Diego.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to a pay $89,000 in penalties to settle a consumer protection dispute filed by the San Diego district attorney's office involving the company's credit card applications.
Negotiators from the United States and eight other Pacific Rim countries opened a round of talks Monday aimed at producing one of the most ambitious trade deals in decades amid growing criticism that the deliberations are shrouded in secrecy.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood unveiled Monday a plan to award San Diego one of the largest shares of the $29 million made available to cities across the nation through the Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative.
San Diego-based First Associates Loan Servicing, a consumer loan servicing firm, was selected by Student CU Connect CUSO LLC (SCUC) to service the its portfolio of private student loans.
In San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, home prices, including distressed sales, declined by 0.2 percent in May 2012 compared to May 2011 and declined by 1.9 percent in April 2012 compared to April 2011, according to the May Home Price Index report by CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX).
Kyocera Communications Inc., a San Diego-based provider of Kyocera-branded wireless phones in the Americas, Monday announced it has donated almost 14,000 minutes of free calling minutes for the troops.
HighTower, the nation's first advisor-owned financial services firm serving wealthy families and institutional clients, announced Monday it will open an office in San Diego with the addition of the Molnar/Nordlicht Group.
The Balboa Park Conservancy Monday named its 2012-2013 executive committee officers and announced that Dr. Alan Spector and Phil Rath have joined its board of directors.
California would become the first state to write into law much of the national mortgage settlement negotiated this year with the nation's top five banks, and expand it to all lenders, under wide-ranging legislation state lawmakers approved Monday.
Qualcomm Inc.’s image recognition technology will redesign shoppers' in-store experience at retail giant American Apparel Inc.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced it has acquired Composite Engineering Inc., and First Pactrust Bancorp Inc. announced it has completed its merger with Beach Business Bank, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.
The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's July 3, 1996 issue:
The 38,419-square-foot Interstate Corporate Center office building at 5151 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego 92123, has been sold for $5.5 million, cash. The buyer was Dehghani Properties LLC, a California limited liability company, 444 Camino del Rio South, Suite 101, San Diego 92108.
(AP) -- Officials at Prime Healthcare Services, a Southern California health care company, say they've finalized their purchase of 380-bed Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno.