Sempra Energy, working in conjunction with an activist investor group, named Cynthia L. Walker and Michael N. Mears to its board of directors on Oct. 11.
Connecticut-based Planet Home Lending LLC announced on Oct. 11 that it has opened a branch office in Chula Vista’s Eastlake district.
Everyone Counts, a San Diego company for voter registration and online voting, was acquired by Cleveland-based Votem Corp. on Oct. 3 for an undisclosed amount.
Moss Adams’ San Diego office announced that it hosted its 4th annual Miramar Air Show open house recently in honor of the local veteran and active-military community.
The Living Coast Discovery Center, a nonprofit zoo and aquarium on San Diego Bay in Chula Vista, announced that it received an $89,150 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the SoCal Urban Wildlife Refuge Project.
The San Diego Jewish Academy Golda Meir Lower School was named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. SDJA GMLS was awarded for being an Exemplary High Performing School.
Classics 4 Kids, a nonprofit founded in 1994 to fill the gap in music education in the nation’s schools, recently kicked off its 25th anniversary season with a fall garden party in Rancho Santa Fe.
San Diego is looking for startups to build everything from parking apps to a hazard alert system.
San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals closed its acquisition of Vernalis Plc in a deal that Ligand said will add “shots on goal” to its portfolio.
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said Oct. 11 that it received more than $30 million in scope increases on multiple existing military training contracts.
Mitek Systems reportedly rejected a takeover bid from ASG Technologies, a portfolio company of Elliot Management Corp.
FINANCE: Quest for Private Money Brings New Models, Partnerships
UC San Diego’s drug research arm in recent years took a new tack with investors and pharmaceuticals: Tell us what we’re doing wrong.
Qualcomm added two independent directors on Tuesday
Mary Cheeks was named new president and general manager of the property.
Genomatica, which manufactures plant-based chemicals, raised $90 million in an equity offering.