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Firm Makes Some Key Changes to Adapt to New Legal Landscape

Ramona R. Whitley has been named chief business development and marketing officer at Allen Matkins. She will lead client relationship and marketing initiatives, for the real estate and business law firm.

Students’ Actions Raise Money, Awareness for Environment

Two years ago, three La Jolla High School students formed Clean for a Cause, a nonprofit to recycle plastic, aluminum, and glass at CRV redemption centers and donates funds raised from those recyclables. During this time, Cause has recycled approximately two tons of material. Led by Mason Matalon, a senior at LJHS, Clean for a Cause announced that it has made its first donation to San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy.

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Is Your Business Ready for Gig Workforce?

The world is in the midst of a fundamental change in how people work and the words they use to describe it. When San Diego residents discuss full-time, permanent employment, it remains straightforward, “I work full-time at [insert employer].” However, how do they relate non-permanent employment?

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Citing Buyout Talk, Qualcomm Board Says It Won't Renominate Paul Jacobs

Until recently he was executive chairman of the board.

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Report: Qualcomm Director Paul Jacobs Considers Bid for Firm

It's unclear how he would finance a bid for the company, which has a market value of about $90 billion.

ThinkTank Debuts TacticalLaunch, Veteran-Focused Incubator Program

ThinkTank Innovation plans to launch additional incubator and accelerator programs for entrepreneurs in the future.

Broadcom Ends Qualcomm Bid in Wake of U.S. Presidential Order

As ordered, Broadcom has also withdrawn its slate of nominees for the Qualcommm board of directors.

At Cubic, CEO Is Making Connections

LEADERSHIP: IT, Acquisitions, And Work Come Out of The Silos

For decades Cubic Corp. has traded on its innovative streak.

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Filling the Cybersecurity Ranks

Sector Faces Daunting Task of Finding And Competing for Qualified Employees

Cybersecurity professionals are in short supply. Even in cyber-rich San Diego — where the U.S. Navy has its information technology command — there are challenges to filling jobs, local executives said.

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Universities Step Up With Cybersecurity Training

Schools Offer Variety of Programs to Help Fill Need for Talent in an Important, Growing Sector

San Diego County universities have launched cybersecurity degree programs to meet the growing demand for experts who can prevent online attacks and information theft.

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Chamber Seeks Candidates for Women’s Leadership Program

The program is dedicated to elevating women through tailored coaching, mentorship and skill building.

Startup San Diego Looks to Hire First Full-Time Head

Startup San Diego wants to become a year-round presence in the startup scene, and is looking to hire an executive director to make it happen.

Ionis Spinout to Commercialize Inotersen

Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals is entrusting Akcea Therapeutics, a spinout of Ionis, to commercialize the drug inotersen ahead of a showdown.

LEAD San Diego Gets a New Vice President of Leadership and Engagement

Elizabeth Fitzsimons named vice president of leadership and engagement.

Three San Diego Breweries Included on Top 50 U.S. Brewery Lists

Stone Brewing Company, Green Flash Brewing Company, and Karl Strauss Brewing Company were listed.

Otay Mesa Business Center Sold For $3.9M

Sail Otay Business Park was built in 1990.

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SDBJ Insider: Suddenly, Our Path Is Strewn With Bikes

When did public sidewalks become acceptable places for companies to leave unattended equipment or materials?

Affordable Apartments Set for Mission Valley Civita Development

Sudberry Properties’ first mixed-use retail project in its Mission Valley Civita development will include 103 affordable apartments for seniors and 203 affordable apartments for families.

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Drug Salvage Operation May Be Salvation for Cancer Victims

John Hood turned a cast-off drug into a multibillion deal.

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Edico Takes Big Step Into Medical Records

BIOTECH: Partnership to Put Genomics Data in Files

San Diego’s Edico Genome recently inked a deal to incorporate genomics data into electronic medical records, a cutting-edge space for which the company appears to be well positioned.

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