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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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.

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.

Top Tech Execs 2018: Cancer Diagnosis Prompts a Renewed Sense of Priorities

Lifetime Achievement

In the words of Abraham Lincoln: It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years. At just 39 years old, Marine, husband, father and cancer fighter Casey Cotton is leaving his mark on San Diego’s technology field.

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Top Tech Execs 2018: Worldly Business View Helps Life Science Exec Thrive

Exemplary Service

Johnson Lai joined Life Technologies in 2006 and helped scale its information systems during its massive growth, which led to its $13.6 billion acquisition in 2014 by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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Top Tech Execs 2018: Terry Loftus


Oceanside Unified School District Terry Loftus leads the Information Services, Educational Technology and Information Technology teams for the Oceanside Unified School District.

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Top Tech Execs 2018: Angela Moran

Nonprofit Small

Angela Moran is an innovative IT executive with experience in planning, developing and implementing IT solutions in both the public and private sectors.

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Top Tech Execs 2018: Jonathan Behnke


Jonathan Behnke has been CIO for the City of San Diego for the past three years and has led an initiative to upgrade the digital capabilities to serve its 1.3 million residents.

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