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CalciMedica Names Two Senior Executives to its Board

CalciMedica focuses on calcium release-activated calcium (CRAC) channel drug discovery and development for the treatment of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Qualcomm Executive Departs After 27 Years at Chipmaker

But the company won't say whether his departure was prompted by the widespread layoffs that are underway.

Sempra Energy Q1 Numbers Come in Low

The report showed earnings of $358 million, a $94 million drop from last year's first quarter.

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The Organic Option

AG: More Selective Market Leads to Demand For Co.’s Organic Produce

Growing organic bananas runs in her family.

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Stone Opens New Facility in Napa

Escondido’s Stone Brewing Co. announced on May 7 the official opening of its 9,500 square-foot restaurant and 10-barrel brewing facility in Napa, California.

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Report: Qualcomm Joint Venture in China Gets Regulatory Go-Ahead

Regulators in China are also set to determine the fate of Qualcomm's effort to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV, a Netherlands-based chip maker known for its automotive semiconductors, for more than $40 billion.

Tourism, Craft Beer Confident in Having Customers’ Support

ECONOMY: Surveys Show Optimism Nearly Unchanged from 2017

San Diego craft brewers are still confident about the future of locally-made beer even as they worry about competition and market saturation.

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Chicken of the Sea Moves North American HQ from S.D. to El Segundo

The new corporate headquarters saw the relocation of 150 staff.

IDE Sees Hungry and Thirsty Market in State

RESOURCE: Water Reuse and Desalination Tech Is in Demand

Technology invented by IDE Technologies, an Israeli-owned water treatment company that has its Americas region headquarters in Carlsbad, is being used in demonstration projects in California that could change how the drought-prone state approaches wastewater reuse — and present the company with even more business opportunities.

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Ballast Point, EDC Team Up to Support Fund, Sell A Beer

ECONOMY: Creation Of Specialty Beer Hard To Swallow for Some

Ballast Point Brewing Co., which got its start in San Diego more than 20 years ago with a small group of homebrewers, is looking to give back to the city that gave the company a chance to grow.

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Frozen Dessert Co. Arctic Zero Makes International Debut

The company plans to start selling its low-calorie pints at stores in Canada this month.

Qualcomm Q2 Revenue Beats Guidance

The company said its quarterly earnings incurred $310 million in charges related to its $1 billion cost-cutting plan announced in January.

Layoffs To Come At Qualcomm To Cut Costs

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) will cut 1,231 jobs in San Diego.

Orexigen Agrees to Sell Its Assets to Nalpropion for $75M

Orexigen agrees to sell its assets.

Craft Beer Can Lose Identity in Expansion

BREWING: Brand, Story and Taste May Not Travel Well

The sale of San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. may have come as a surprise to local craft beer consumers, but industry experts say it holds lessons for other brewers in understanding market forces and the complexities of expansion.

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