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San Diego Newsmakers profiles the people who helped make this region and The Daily Transcript what it is today - a Who's Who of those who have put San Diego County on the map as a thriving region.

James Cooper

James Cooper, a.k.a. Globoguy, takes a cadre of California Western law students on a field trip to Fashion Valley. Their mission? To uncover child labor used to make goods sold at department stores.

Unmasked, Cooper is an unabashed globe-trotting champion of the rule of law and a crusader of the creative problem solving skills necessary to represent multinational corporations and Bolivian shoeshine boys equally. That is to say, with the same modicum of respect, openness and pureness of spirit.

As assistant dean for mission development and co-director of the Center for Creative Problem Solving at California Western School of Law, Cooper’s innovative educational methods reach beyond the traditional case law method.

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Cal Western professor champions rule of law, creative problem solving

James Cooper, a.k.a. Globoguy, takes a cadre of California Western law students on a field trip to Fashion Valley. Their mission? To uncover child labor used to make goods sold at department stores.

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Coronado agent among top under-30 Realtors in US

Coronado Island Realty agent Kate Gillingham Milke was honored by the National Association of Realtors as one of the 2015 Class of 30 Under 30 Realtors, a prestigious recognition for rising stars in the industry.

Orca Maritime produces deep-sea data, images

Orca Maritime uses innovative technology to provide its clients with underwater data and images.

GalexC founder's entrepreneurial spirit continues through acquisition

About four years ago, Doug d'Heilly made the transition from an energy-efficiency consultant with Trane Inc. to running his own consulting firm.

George Chamberlin's Money in the Morning

The up and down of the stock market continues. After gaining 208 points Monday, the Dow industrials fell 85 points yesterday. The focus, at least for the time being, has shifted away from global economic concerns to quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies.

Candace Friedman, Acme Safety and Supply

Whenever you drive past an orange cone or a detour sign in San Diego, they're very likely the pride and joy of Candace Friedman, who has been providing safety products from her National City company, Acme Safety and Supply, since 1999.

Patricia Trauth, AECOM

As a young girl growing up in Cincinnati, Patricia Trauth developed a deep appreciation of art from her mother, and nature from her maternal grandfather. Today, as principal landscape architect in the San Diego office of AECOM, a global interdisciplinary architecture, engineering and construction firm, she uses her artistic skills by designing public spaces with natural elements for the betterment of the public.

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Interview with Jody Watkins

Jody Watkins, president and CEO of Watkins Landmark Construction, talks about business fluctuations in the construction industry and outlines his goals for growing his firm.

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