Stories for January 2004
Monday, January 26
Westcore Properties LLC of San Diego spent $18.25 million on three San Diego County properties in January.
MANUFACTURING'S DISAPPEARING ACT - Every state in the U.S. has lost manufacturing jobs since July 2000 except one.
Health Care: Governor's Proposal Would Cut Back Spending By $1.1 Billion
Retail: Convention's Move To San Diego Brings Hot Fashion Trends to Town
OPINION by Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal; PLUS: From the Web log of Daniel Weintraub, public affairs columnist for the Sacramento Bee.
O.A.P. Packaging distributes packaging materials throughout San Diego and Mexico to companies that manufacture or distribute various products.
Proxy: NITCHES INC.; San Diego Technology 15; San Diego BioTech 15; Southern California Index Watch
In recent years, San Diego attorney David Peters has noticed an increase in the number of business clients seeking information about relocation.
Construction: Owners, Builders Worry the Code Changes Could Be Costly
Venture capital firms are loosening their budgets and pumping more money into early stage companies, including some in San Diego.
Public Input Will Help Avoid Potential Mixed-Use Conflicts Around Petco Park
Commercial Brokers Reap Benefits of Investor Interest
The Federal Aviation Administration projects a 45 percent increase in commercial flights in the country by 2020. Along with that, world air cargo traffic is expected to triple.
Government: Several Agencies Now Being Audited
Question: How do I manage the Web development process?
Monday, January 19
Education: Community Colleges Likely to See Big Enrollment Increase
Telecom: Replacement For Harvey White Likely To Be Named Soon
Real Estate: South County Seen as 'Last Frontier' for Developers; Barnhart Lands Ramona Schools Construction Contract
Littlefeet Inc., a Poway-based maker of telecom equipment that increases the coverage of wireless base stations, laid off most of its remaining 45 employees in recent weeks and is shutting down.
Proxy: RESMED INC. San Diego Technology 15; San Diego BioTech 15; Southern California Index Watch
Media: Coverage of Fire, Recall Propels KOGO-AM to the Top
Finance: Congress to Address Issue When New Session Commences Jan. 20; Officials Bullish on Local Economy's Future
Monday, January 12
Editorial writers mostly liked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's State of the State speech.
A transportation bill approved by the House of Representatives could secure $124 million for regional transportation projects, if approved by the Senate later this month.
Some Customers Quizzing Servers Over Beef's Origin
Marketing a Crucial Aspect To Draw New Residents
Proxy: CHARLOTTE RUSSE HOLDINGS, INC.; San Diego Technology 15; San Diego BioTech 15; Southern California Index Watch
High-Tech: New Electronics Plan Working, But Supply Problems Hinder Holiday Sales
The San Diego Business Journal's List of top S.D. Office Furniture Dealers, ranked by the number of full-time employess as of Dec. 1, 2003
Question: How do I get started on getting a Web site for my small business?
The San Diego Business Journal's List of the top 20 Office Machine Companies, ranked by number of local full-time employees as of Dec. 1, 2003
Monday, January 5
Business Leaders Have a Lot to Say About Area's 2004 Economic Outlook
Health Care: County Facilities Say They Have Tough Job Ahead Meeting New Nurse-to-Patient Ratios
Trade: Weak Dollar Makes American Exports More Competitive Worldwide
Tourism: New Rooms Skew Figures, Though Forecast Calls for More Visitors and More Spending
Proxy: Avanir Pharmaceuticals; San Diego Technology 15; San Diego BioTech 15; Southern California Index Watch
High-Tech: Survey Underscores General Feeling of Optimism Among The Local Technology Firms