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BIOTECH

Calbiotech, Intrinsic Lifesciences form accord

San Diego life science companies Calbiotech Inc. and Intrinsic LifeSciences announced a partnership to develop and validate ELISA kits for hepcidin, a hormone that plays a central role in the regulation of iron in the blood and indicator of iron disorders.

MEDICAL

Google executive named to Illumina board

Google Inc. executive Jeff Huber has joined the Illumina Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ILMN) board of directors.

BIOTECH

Epic Sciences names Lucier as chairman

Epic Sciences Inc., a San Diego private biotech company that designs and develops diagnostics in order to treat cancer, has appointed Gregory Lucier as chairman of Epic's board of directors.

California ranks high for health costs

BIOTECH

La Jolla Pharma completes public offering

MEDICAL

Mercy Outreach Surgical Team fundraiser set for October

MEDICAL

Astute Medical, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics enter strategic collaboration

BIOTECH

Targeson receives $776,800 in year 2 of SBIR grant

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Business week highlights cybercrime, fashion, millennials

TECHNOLOGY

Who's who of genomics muses on industry's future

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Sixth annual Table for Tots fundraiser on Aug. 14

San Diego architecture and design firms will create one-of-a-kind furniture pieces for auction at its Table for Tots fundraiser on Aug. 14.

Mercy Outreach Surgical Team fundraiser set for October

The fourth annual Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (M.O.S.T.) Mariachi Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center in southeastern San Diego.

Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

Pot may be legal in some states -- but the neighbors don't have to like it.

California ranks high for health costs

California has among the nation's highest individual health insurance premiums, according to a study released Tuesday by the online financial site WalletHub.

VA scandal, medical marijuana were top health stories

In the first half of the year, Obamacare and the VA hospital scandal dominated national news. In San Diego, health care facility construction continued to be an area of high activity, and there was news of shake-ups at two health groups and new regulations pertaining to medical marijuana.

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In The News

July 31, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In San Diego news, local ranchers and growers face challenges due to the drought, and Southwest Airlines Co. is ending its marketing relationship with SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

Health Videos

Damian McKinney on health care reform

June 20, 2014 -- George Chamberlin and Damian McKinney, founder and CEO of McKinney Advisory Group, discuss issues health care service providers are facing with implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Special Reports

Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript present SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness, The Daily Transcript looks at how local companies are finding ways to combat diabetes.

Heart Health

The Daily Transcript honors Heart Health Month by offering news and information related to preventing cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Newsmaker Videos

Health Savings Associates

George Chamberlin discusses Health Care Reform and the major changes that will be affecting businesses, families and individuals with Raul Quiñones, a Health Care Reform Expert from Health Savings Associates Insurance Services.

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National City is steeped in history that’s very significant to San Diego County’s early development. When Spanish soldiers and missionaries, led by Father Junipero Serra, occupied land that the Kumeyaay people farmed, they used 26,000 acres in what is now National City as grazing land for their horses and named it El Rancho del Rey, or “Ranch of the King.”