Stories for August 2004
Monday, August 30
Defense: Unmanned X-47B Scheduled to Take Off in 2006
California Employers Already Comply With Many of the Regulations
Here is a review of projects and plans in the works by the Southeastern Economic Development Corp. for San Diego's 4th District.
Health Care: Open-Access Scheduling Helping to Cut Time Patients Spend Waiting
Transportation: Construction Of More Lanes, Operational Improvements Not Set to Get Under Way Until 2009
San Diego Business Urges Consumers to Give Gift of Sushi
Larry Remer, a longtime San Diego political consultant, and former Southwestern College President Serafin Zasueta pleaded not guilty and each were released on $25,000 bond Aug. 23 on multiple charges
Millions of dollars in projects are in the pipeline for San Diego's 4th District, formerly represented by Charles L. Lewis, who died Aug. 8.
Campuses Undergoing More Than $250 Million In Renovations, Creating New Jobs for Community
Question: I manage an employee who has been with our firm for several years. When she started out, she had enthusiasm for her job and got along with her co-workers. Now it seems like she has no desire to do her job well and her bad attitude is starting to
San Diego State University's undergraduate international business program was ranked among the nation's top 10, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Education: Program Treats Some Minorities Unfairly, Group Says
San Diego Film Festival Selects S.D.-Based Firm As Production Company
Business Community Is Undecided Over Economic Policies of George Bush, John Kerry
Former S.D. County Deputy District Attorney Opens Office in Scripps Ranch
The condominium conversion trend has developers whipped into such an apartment-buying frenzy in SD that conventional investors are finding it difficult to acquire properties that make economic sense to keep as rentals.
Monday, August 23
The debate among the utilities over who takes the biggest hit for power contracts the state entered into during the energy crisis may go on awhile longer.
Adm. Fargo's Outgoing Assessment: 'We All Thrive By Working as a Team, or We Will Go Into the Tank Together'
Retail: Despite Relatively Low Cost, Some Firms Still Disturbed By Cost Of San Diego Parking
OPINION by Paul J. Meyer, executive director of Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California
Biotech: Program at CSU San Marcos Aimed At Needs of Local Industry
UC San Diego has appointed Stacie Spector to serve as the university's new associate vice chancellor for university communications.
A Changing Market and Increased Competition Create New Expectations
Real Estate: Firms Constructing Bigger Buildings With Parking Structures
In the coming months, Streamload, a 6-year-old San Diego software firm, will increase its staff by three people, or 30 percent, bringing its full-time staff to 13.
TransNet Extension Could Produce $14B For S.D. Road Projects, Highways, Mass Transit
Tourism: 'Vigorous' Campaign Promised to Defeat 2.5-Cent Increase
But Customers Don't Want to Drink It, Authority's Survey Says
WebSideStory, Lindows, Active Network All Postpone Stock Sales
Monday, August 16
Leap Wireless International Inc., with headquarters in Sorrento Mesa but operating its flat-rate wireless service in 39 markets outside San Diego, will emerge from bankruptcy protection this week
With Lure of Cheap Homes In Imperial Valley, I-8 May Become County's Newest Clogged Artery
Biotech: San Diego Firms Applaud Creation of Office Of Oncology Drug Products
For Brad Little, the last two years of double-digit increases in home prices has made his job of wooing high-tech and biotechnology executives to San Diego a lot trickier.
Question: As an entrepreneur, what are my financing options for starting a business?
Editorial by Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal
An Ex-Business Journal Reporter Reflects on Life In a Dangerous Land Halfway Around the Globe
San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy thinks his city has made "significant progress" in the area of affordable housing, but not everyone agrees. In fact, one man is downright frustrated.
Argus Realty Investors LP sold the San Diego Distribution Center, a 195,540-square-foot industrial building in Otay Mesa, for $14.3 million to Beard Land Co. of Modesto.
Hotelier Wants Emphasis On Off-Season Visitors. In the summertime game of filling hotel rooms, San Diego has led the nation's top tourism spots the last couple of weeks.
Real Estate: Regional Complex to Feature Three Department Stores, Food Court, Movie Theater
Use of Public Land Meets Some Resistance At San Diego City Hall
During the last two years, about 3,000 affordable housing units have been built in San Diego, with 2,000 more in the pipeline.
Nonprofits Competing With Major Builders for Urban Sites As Firms Seek Land to Buy
Officials Contend Costs Won't Affect Upcoming Base Closure Decisions
Shoppers Can Locate Numerous Specialty Sporting Goods Stores On the Internet
Increase in Housing Values Gives Residents Ability to Finance New Businesses
Luce Forward Adds Construction to Its Real Estate Practice
Monday, August 9
It may not be the glamorous part of real estate when ribbons are cut and buildings open to the public but consultants who help developers get their projects ready for construction are in high demand.
Question: Is there a best practice for spouses to work together when they both own the company?
Titan Corp. reported a loss of $66.6 million during a quarter that found the company cleaning up after a messy match-up with Lockheed Martin Corp.
Construction: Builder to Keep Carlsbad Headquarters, Project and Land Inventory
Tourism: Council Opts To Put Tax Hike Before City Voters in November
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week unveiled his sweeping reforms to overhaul California's government.
Construction: Longtime Consultant Will Locate Sites, Prepare Them For New Development
Former Roel Exec Joins Construction Law Firm Perkins & Miltner, LLP
Two more defendants who pleaded guilty in the PinnFund USA Ponzi scheme case were sentenced last week in federal court.
The Gaslamp Quarter Association and San Diego-based Chatter, a mobile communication messaging company, have partnered to provide community members and visitors to the Gaslamp Quarter with information on special discounts and special deals through their ce
While the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau endorsed the March ballot measure Proposition C, which would have earmarked additional funding for tourism marketing had it passed, the bureau has been mum on a new hotel-room tax increase proposed on Novem
As part of their studies at San Diego State University, certain finance students are asked to step into the shoes of Anne G. Evans.
Proactive Approach to Locating Viruses Appeals To Many Large Companies
Facility Designed to Support Convention Center, Gaslamp, East Village, Not Petco
Monday, August 2
A Former Guitar Player Behind Bruce Springsteen, Garry Grant Has Made Carlsbad Firm a Hit
Retired Senior Partner Of Casey Gerry Reed & Shenk Dies at Age 80
Attorneys working to keep Bazaar del Mundo as the concessionaire for a cluster of shops and restaurants in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will once again try to prove the bidding process that awarded the lucrative contract to Delaware North was fl
Although the Ballpark District Is Settling Down, Businesses Have a Mixed View of Petco Park
Question: My marketing is costing me a lot of money, but I'm not getting the results I had hoped for. What should I do to get better results?
Ridership Hits Record High, But Pedicabs Near Petco Getting Shut Out
'Can-Spam' Act Has Done Little to Deter Violators Outside the United States, According to Area Lawyers