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New Drug, New Attitude: New Day at Pharma Co.

Its diet pill was a commercial flop that almost sent Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. to the grave. But now, following a major makeover, the company’s new experimental medicines could bring renewed life to the San Diego biotech.

By Brittany Meiling July 23, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »
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Rincon Band Breaks Ground on $20 Million Administrative Building

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians said in mid-July that it broke ground on a $20 million, 43,000-square-foot tribal government administration building, which will replace the temporary buildings it has used for the last 17 years.

By Brad Graves July 23, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

Windward Life Care Is Acquiring Lifeline Care

A local aging services company called Windward Life Care has acquired San Diego’s longstanding senior care organization, Lifeline Care at Home.

By Brittany Meiling July 23, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »
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Paragon Buys East Village Commercial Block for $34M

San Diego-headquartered Paragon Real Estate Fund and its affiliates have acquired a full city block of properties in downtown’s East Village, known locally as the Art Center Block, for $34 million, the company announced.

By Lou Hirsh July 23, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

The Business Calendar for the Week of July 24, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 24, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek July 23, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Hotel Management Company Plans to Lay Off up to 90 in San Diego

San Diego-based Hotel Managers Group LLC plans to lay off up to 90 workers effective Aug. 15, according to a company filing with the California Employment Development Department.

By Lou Hirsh July 23, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Neurocrine Biosciences Names Julie Cooke as Chief People Officer

Local drugmaker Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. has hired Julie Cooke to serve as part of the company’s management committee with the title chief people officer.

By Brittany Meiling July 23, 2017 1 p.m. share »

Rebranding Brings Rutledge Claims Management to Life as Licensed Public Adjuster Firm

Rutledge Claims Management Inc. is the new name for the Law Offices of Thomas W. Rutledge, APC.

By Brad Graves July 23, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »

Integrated Marketing Systems Names Nick Benore President

Integrated Marketing Systems, a San Diego-based research firm specializing in agency-verified advance notice public bid project information for architect, engineering and construction firms, announced that it has promoted Nick Benore to president.

By Steve Adamek July 23, 2017 12:58 p.m. share »
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Paragon Buys East Village Commercial Block for $34 Million

San Diego-headquartered Paragon Real Estate Fund and its affiliates have acquired a full city block of properties in downtown’s East Village, known locally as the Art Center Block, for $34 million, the company announced.

By Lou Hirsh July 21, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »

New Drug, New Attitude: New Day at Pharma Company

Its diet pill was a commercial flop that almost sent Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. to the grave. But now, following a major makeover, the company’s new experimental medicines could bring renewed life to the San Diego biotech.

By Brittany Meiling July 21, 2017 2:38 p.m. share »

Neurocrine Names Julie Cooke as Chief People Officer

Local drugmaker Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. has hired Julie Cooke to serve as part of the company’s management committee with the title chief people officer.

By Brittany Meiling July 21, 2017 1:16 p.m. share »
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Rincon Band Breaks Ground on $20M Administrative Building

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians said in mid-July that it broke ground on a $20 million, 43,000-square-foot tribal government administration building, which will replace the temporary buildings it has used for the last 17 years.

By Brad Graves July 21, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »

Hotel Management Company to Lay Off up to 90 in San Diego

San Diego-based Hotel Managers Group LLC plans to lay off up to 90 workers effective Aug. 15, according to a company filing with the California Employment Development Department.

By Lou Hirsh July 21, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of July 24, 2017

Some of the events planned in the county for the week of July 24, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek July 21, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Windward Life Care Is Acquiring Lifeline Care at Home

A local aging services company called Windward Life Care has acquired San Diego’s longstanding senior care organization, Lifeline Care at Home.

By Brittany Meiling July 21, 2017 11:32 a.m. share »

Integrated Marketing Systems Names Benore President

Integrated Marketing Systems, a San Diego-based research firm specializing in agency-verified advance notice public bid project information for architect, engineering and construction firms, announced that it has promoted Nick Benore to president.

By Steve Adamek July 21, 2017 10:30 a.m. share »

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Borrows $16 Million

San Diego drugmaker Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has entered into a $16 million loan agreement with SWK Funding and its partners, the company announced Thursday.

By Brittany Meiling July 20, 2017 4:34 p.m. share »

Money Available to Fund Two Homeless Shelters, But Sites Needed

Anonymous donors are prepared to write checks totaling up to $1.6 million to fund two temporary shelters for 500 homeless people.

By Brad Graves July 20, 2017 4:25 p.m. share »
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Comic-Con 2017: Everybody Wants In

As with past years, the 2017 edition of Comic-Con International kicked off July 20 with the most common sight seen in and near the San Diego Convention Center: people waiting in lines.

By Lou Hirsh July 20, 2017 4:13 p.m. share »