Stories for July 2004
Monday, July 26
Healthcare: Palomar Pomerado Board Must OK Ambitious $753 Million Plan
Politics: Councilman Seeks to Keep Industry Experts Off the Panel
Peter Drucker Still Has A Lot to Tell Today's CEOs , Even at Age 94
Energy: New Power Plants in Escondido, Otay Cause Concern
President Bush's signing of a bill on July 21 to guarantee $5.6 billion in the next 10 years in federal funding for companies to develop antidotes against bioterror attacks is welcome news
Tourism: San Diego Still Ranks Among the Top Three Destinations
Despite $1M Investment, Veteran Manufacturer Finds Industry Tough to Enter
Two Tax Measures May Be One Too Many For November Ballot
City Declared Itself a Municipal Energy Utility, But Never Served Residents
On a warm Nevada night, it's an easy walk from Caesars Palace to the faux Eiffel Tower of Paris Las Vegas.
Budget Cutbacks Two Straight Years Likely to Have a Long-Term Effect, Says Joe Terzi
Monday, July 19
The area's construction boom continued to provide one of the largest contributors to the area's employment rolls, according to the most recent report from the state's Employment Development Department.
Biotech: San Diego Firm Pushing Myobloc as A Reasonable Alternative
San Diego's tourism season kicked off with a bang during the Fourth of July weekend.
Development Battles Hinge on These Huge, Often Critical, Documents
Question: How do I start and manage my own business?
Completion of North County Highway Could Result in New High-Tech Corridor
Tourism: S.D. Council Might Come Up With Own Plan for November
Law: Record Judgment Headed to State Appeals Court By End of Year
Figuring Out if Project Needs Impact Report May Take Months, Years
COMMENTARY by Jeff Taylor, from the Hit & Run Web blog at Reason Online
Owner-User Deals Are Changing the Way San Diego Business Parks Are Being Designed
Monday, July 12
Hungry for more sales, an embattled Metabolife International Inc. has spiffed up its packaging and launched a new advertising campaign to tout the latest of its ephedra-free products.
Real Estate: Short Inventory, Stiff Approval Process Helping to Drive Prices Higher
The San Diego branch of Alliant International University has been awarded a $15,000 grant as part of a trans-border project between San Diego and Baja California.
Question: What are the costs of low trust within an organization?
April Bailey will be one of the first women in San Diego's biotech community to take advantage of a new state law that allows her to take time off to bond with her first child while still collecting a paycheck.
Mayor Pitches Pension Plan: San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy proposed issuing $200 million in pension obligation bonds this year as part of a four-point plan to reform the city employees retirement system that's currently showing an under-funded liability of about $1.1 billion. The infusion of funds, planned for this year, would bring the city's funded ratio to about 70 percent of its liability, up from about 67 percent.
Tourism: Move to Load Up on Hospitality Execs Comes Under Fire
Company Has 5-Year Contract to Provide Service in California
With the November election four months away, business groups and allied interests have built a $17 million war chest to run campaigns on three key measures.
There are many strong opinions about Ken Lay and Enron, especially in California. Here are a few of them compiled from various media sources:
Monday, July 5
Analysts Mostly Bullish Following Collapse of Deal With Lockheed
Media: KPLN Set to Go Toe-to-Toe With Rock Heavyweight KGB
Finance: Purchase By Local Institution Driven By Solid Growth Numbers
Internet: Competitors Contend Online Firm Won't Sell Products
For two years, Lisa Greer has worked on government contracts for Technology Integration Group, a San Diego-based provider of information technology products.