DEFENSE: State Dept. OKs Anti-IED Systems for Australia
Northrop Grumman Corp. is lining up an overseas order for its battlefield signal jammers, which the company designs and builds in San Diego.
HOUSING: Change Will Be Gradual Leveling Playing Field For Buyers and Sellers
Baby boomers will ease the housing crunch when they die. So says a report from Zillow, an online real estate brokerage.
MEDICINE: Focus Put on Population of Frequent ER Users
Just 5% of patients account for roughly half of the nation’s health care spending. These “super users” cycle through emergency rooms.
Welk Resorts CEO Jon Fredricks is the grandson of Lawrence Welk, the television bandleader and host of “The Lawrence Welk Show” who founded the company in 1964.
Contract Has $75M Ceiling; Most of Work to Be Local
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in November and December.
Cancer drug developer Zentalis Pharmaceuticals recently surfaced with an $85 million round. The funding was a series C financing, an unusually late point for a drugmaker to make its public debut.
According to a press release, BurgerIM is located on Linda Vista Road in Linda Vista.
TOURISM: Sportfishing Fleet Sees Big Crowds, Long Season
The sportfishing industry in San Diego, which has long served as a magnet for tourism and an economic driver for the region, is in the midst of a boom.
LEGAL: New President Has Served in Various Leadership Roles at Bar
The San Diego County Bar Association announced that Johanna Schiavoni will serve as president of the organization for 2020.
Evofem Biosciences’ gel in midstage clinical trials reduced the risk of chlamydia and gonorrhea infections compared to a placebo.
App Creator Sees Room For Expansion to Include Books, Possible TV Shows
Seven years after founding BottomZz Up, a potty-training product via her multimedia production company eCubed Designs LLC.
French pharmaceutical Sanofi will pay $2.5 billion to buy Synthorx, a San Diego biotech that expanded the genetic alphabet in a quest to treat cancer.
BUILDING: From Dealerships To Schools, Co. Takes High Road
Dempsey Construction Co. is the little company that could — and did.
According to a press release, Safilo Group, an international eyewear company, acquired 70% of Blenders Eyewear's equity.