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Porsche Dealership Design Is Detour From Carlsbad’s Criteria

Building a new Porsche dealership in Carlsbad for came with some special challenges for Dempsey Construction.

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SD 500: David F. Hale

SD 500 recap: David Hale is CEO of Hale BioPharma Ventures LLC, a private company focused on the formation and development of biotechnology, specialty pharma, diagnostic and medical device companies.

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Sempra LNG Names Officers

Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of San Diego-based Sempra Energy, announced on March 18 that it named Justin Bird president, and Lisa Glatch chief operating officer. The two will develop Sempra’s liquefied natural gas export business.

Three San Diego Breweries Make Top Producing Craft Breweries List

Stone Brewing Co. entered the Brewers Association annual list of the top 50 producing craft brewing companies in the U.s. at No. 9, Karl Strauss Brewing Co. came in at No. 40 and Modern Times Beer took the No. 45 spot.

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Life Sciences Leasing Activity Finished Strong in Q4 of 2018

For San Diego life sciences the fourth quarter of 2018 was the strongest of the year from a leasing perspective.

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Defense Budget Likely to Deliver for San Diego

ECONOMY: Ships, UAVs and Electronics On Pentagon’s Wish List

A draft Pentagon spending plan issued March 12 offers much to San Diego defense contractors, including publicly traded giants that build military ships and aircraft.

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San Diego Jury Rules Apple Violated Qualcomm’s Patents

Qualcomm won a patent case against Apple on Friday.

U.S. District Judge Rules Qualcomm Owes Apple $1B in Rebates

A preliminary ruling ahead of an upcoming trial in San Diego indicates that Qualcomm may have to pay Apple nearly $1 billion in rebates.

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Good Distribution and Bad Hangovers Help Magic Bullet With Sales

Admittedly, Joe Edwards and Didi Edwards enjoy a good libation. But, like most drinkers, they don’t care for the hangover that can follow the morning after.

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With Xcerra on Board, Cohu Reports Record Revenues

Cohu Inc., a maker of equipment for semiconductor factories, reported record annual net sales of $451.8 million in 2018 following the acquisition of a similar equipment maker. The Poway company’s net loss for the year was $32.1 million.

GA Contract Aims to Get Carrier Launch System Up to Speed

The U.S. Navy recently issued two contracts to support General Atomics’ advanced aircraft carrier launch system, which is going on the new-style Gerald Ford-class carriers.

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Charlotte Russe Going Out Of Business

San Diego-based Charlotte Russe is officially going out of business and closing all stores across 44 states and Puerto Rico.

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First California-Grown Coffee Tasting At Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

In partnership with Frinj Coffee, San Diego-based Bird Rock Coffee Roasters held a tasting of the first California-grown coffee in San Diego earlier this month. The varietal, a certified organic Cuicateco which scored a 92 from Coffee Review, was available in limited supply, according to a news release, and coffee roasters have plans to provide more beans in coming months.

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Potential Blockbuster Drug Could Bring Windfall to Scripps

Scripps Research stands to gain a royalty windfall from a drug candidate that slows brain atrophy in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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SD 500: Shelley Lyford

SD 500 recap: Shelley Lyford leads West Health, a collection of organizations focused on seniors and aging, developed under philanthropists Gary and Mary West.

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