SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Lytx Announces New CFO

Steve Lifshatz named CFO.

TheCoderSchool, Which Teaches Kids Computer Programming, to Open SD Site in June

The 9879 Carmel Mountain Road site is one of two locations the couple plans to open in San Diego.

La Jolla Emergency Department Receives First-of-Its-Kind Geriatric Accreditation

The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health last week was accredited as a geriatric emergency department, the first such accreditation in California and one of only eight nationally.

Cidara Therapeutics, Rutgers University Receive $5.5 Million Grant

San Diego-based Cidara Therapeutics and Rutgers University were awarded a $5.5 million grant to research and further develop an immunotherapy platform.

Qualcomm Partners With Facebook on Project to Boost Cities' Internet Speeds

The technology being developed would offer faster connectivity for a "fraction of the cost" of fiber, the companies said.

Cannabis Medicine Moves Toward Likely FDA OK

HEALTH: Drug Treats Seizures; Co. Prepares For Commercialization

A plant-derived cannabis medicine is poised to be the first of its kind to win U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. A winner of the expected greenlight: Carlsbad’s Greenwich Biosciences.

Urban Remedy Opening Solana Beach Store

Organic food company expanding into San Diego County

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Realty Income Continues Its Monthly Dividend Streak

575th consecutive common stock monthly dividend

San Diego Workforce Partnership Selects KRA Corp. to Operate Career Centers

The change, effective July 1, consolidates operations to a single provider.

SDBJ INSIDER: Biotech Titan Honored to Meet A Humble Servant

An insider’s takeaway from our Life Science book cover photo shoot with local titans Peter Farrell, Jay Flatley, Ivor Royston and J. Craig Venter at the Alexandria Center for Life Science at Campus Pointe: Bragging rights went to the humble Farrell for his recent up close at the Vatican with the pope.

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Big Data Will Be a Must for Troops on Battlefield

DEFENSE: Viasat Using Commercial Model to Bring Such Capabilities Forward

Big Data has become a major component in the civilian world.

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CRE Platform’s Depth Makes Deals Happen

PROPERTY: Tools Help Gauge Interest, Seriousness

Back in 1999 when Real Capital Markets got started, there wasn’t much to the company.

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Qdoba Sees Opportunities For Talent, S.D. Stores

FOOD: Without Jack, Co. Will Ramp Up Staffing, Eye New Sites

Qdoba Mexican Eats has no plans to leave San Diego.

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Dawn Foods Closes Deal with Lakeside Bakery Supplies

Dawn Food Products, Inc., a global bakery manufacturer and ingredients supplier from Michigan, announced it has acquired Lakeside Bakery Supplies, a wholesale bakery distributor.

SDBJ Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Mary Jean Anderson, owner and president of Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air was named the Lifetime Achievement Award winner for the San Diego Business Journal’s “2018 Most Admired CEO Awards.”

Business Calendar for Week of May 21, 2018

Business events scheduled in the county for the week of May 21, 2018, and beyond.

SD 500 Update: Biotech Veteran Hale Raises $60 Million

Items of interest about people in 2018 The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders:

David Hale, one of San Diego’s most prominent life science leaders, has announced the completion of a $60 million Series A financing for Neurana Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Final Building in Biz Park Delivers Solid Industrial With Office Style

The final piece to a 2.1 million square-foot Murphy Development Co. business park in Otay Mesa is falling into place with construction of a 79,050 square-foot building at 8500 Kerns St.

Grant Will Help Open Books and Open Doors for Students

United Way of San Diego County received a $100,000 grant from the David C. Copley Foundation and will use it to grow its early grade attendance and literacy pilot initiatives in City Heights and Lemon Grove. The grant will also help United Way share best practices with regional partners for greater reach.

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Top Tech Execs 2018: It’s Automatic Now: IT Leaders Prepare for Artificial Intelligence

TECH: Innovations Bring Efficiencies, Added Value

From health-care delivery to government affairs, automation and artificial intelligence are altering the way business is getting done.