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Greycroft VC Ian Sigalow to Headline Venture Group ‘Outlook’

One of the founders of Greycroft LLC, a venture capital firm with more than $1 billion under management, is slated to headline the San Diego Venture Group’s annual Venture Outlook event Jan. 11.

Here's Where to Get the Latest Information on Wildfires

Below are sources for information on the fires.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Receives Defense Contract for Satellite System Work

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Inc. said on Dec. 8 that it received a contract to support the U.S. Army’s ARGOS satellite system.

Cubic Aims to Build On Mass Transit Successes

TRANSPORT: Co. Finds Value In Both Big and Small Wins

Paris, Montreal and Toronto. To Cubic Corp., the cities are more than dots on a map. Each could be the next growth opportunity.

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CEO Sees Missing Data Security Link: Merchants

FINANCE: Credit Union Group Wants Security Standards for All

Debra Schwartz, CEO of Mission Federal Credit Union, among the largest such institutions serving San Diego County, recently testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing on data security.

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Brains, Heart and, of Course, Innovation Won the Day at Awards

RECOGNITION: Most Innovative New Products Show S.D.’s Ingenuity

Ten innovative products launched by San Diego companies in the past two years were recognized at Connect’s 30th annual Most Innovative New Product Awards ceremony.

In Budget Move, Scripps Health to Cut Corporate Services By $30M

HEALTH: It Will Also Restructure Top Hospital Leadership

Scripps Health will cut corporate services by $30 million and replace the chief executive role at its hospitals with a new leadership model, according to media reports.

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Hotel Market Should Welcome Five Newcomers to the Mix

TOURISM: Experts See No Danger of Downtown Market Being Overbuilt

San Diego’s latest entry into the luxury hotel market — the InterContinental on the waterfront — will mark what tourism officials and others say is a needed boost in the downtown hotel market.

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Becoming Part of The (Health) Plan

Wellness Cos. Help Care and Coverage Providers Find Ways to Effectively Reach and Influence Diverse Customer Bases

Swaying rural teens in Arkansas to stay away from chewing tobacco, a habit ingrained in the local culture, is no easy task. Nor is crafting relatable messages for teens on the dangers of prescription painkiller abuse.

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Executive Q&A Rakesh Patel, Neighborhood Healthcare

In 2002, Rakesh Patel started as a family physician at Neighborhood Healthcare, an organization he now leads.

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Firms Go to Work Making Contributions to the Community

Attorneys get a bad rap, but in San Diego, the legal community works hard to help people in and out of the attorney-client relationship, particularly this time of year.

Storybook Charms

On the southwestern edge of Rancho Santa Fe, hidden from view off a quiet tree-lined street is the “Angel House.” The charming Spanish Colonial-style home was designed in 1930 by prolific local architect, Lilian Rice. The long sweeping driveway climbs upward toward a full acre of lavish gardens and beguiling vistas. The inviting storybook home comes into view. The arched wood and glass front doors, flanked by original stained-glass windows, beckon from under a covered veranda. The modernized interior is woven into its historic roots and evokes a sense of permanence and peace.

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Festival’s Funds Go To Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse

Home Start Inc., a nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment agency, held its 10th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival recently at the Burnham House, a historic venue near Balboa Park.

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Net Neutrality Crucial to Competitive Markets

Net Neutrality, an issue the Federal Communications Commission will vote on Dec. 14 that is not being widely covered by the mainstream media, is a regulation that passed during the Obama administration granting all websites equality in steaming service.

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Here’s a Change: Qualcomm in the News for New Chip

Qualcomm Inc. unveiled its next flagship processor, the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, on Dec. 6 at a company event in Maui, Hawaii.

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Keynote Speaker Selected for SDVG's Venture Outlook Event

One of the founders of Greycroft LLC, a venture capital firm with more than $1 billion under management, is slated to headline the San Diego Venture Group’s annual Venture Outlook event Jan. 11.

Metacrine Gets $22M in Funding Round, New Board Member

San Diego biotech Metacrine, which is working on drugs for liver and metabolic diseases, has closed a $22 million Series B financing round.

Business Calendar for Week of December 11, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of December 11, 2017, and beyond.

The U.S. Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Corp. a $58.2M Contract

Work will be performed in San Diego and Qatar.

Proton Therapy Center Relaunches with New Ownership

California Protons is one of only two proton therapy centers in California and 25 nationwide.