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RF Industries Ltd.'s Net Sales Dip 35% in Q2

RF Industries Ltd., a local maker of cable assemblies and radio frequency connectors, reported net sales of $5.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, a decrease of 35 percent compared with net sales of $8.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2013.

Organovo Holdings Inc. Reports 2014 Fiscal Year Results

San Diego-based Organovo Holdings Inc. reported revenues of $400,000 for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 compared with revenues of $1.2 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012.

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Making it Here

Manufacturing: Cos. Growing While Being Courted

It’s not easy being an aerospace manufacturer these days — or any manufacturer for that matter — if you call California home, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the grass is greener elsewhere.

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Orexigen Stock Slides After Delay of FDA Approval for Weight-Loss Drug

Possible approval of weight-loss drug pushed back to September.

EcoATM Partners With Former San Diego Police Chief

Ex-Chief to help company build relationships with law enforcement.

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Isis Pharmaceuticals Gets Multimillion-Dollar Milestone Payment

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received a large milestone payment from AstraZeneca PLC.

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General Dynamics Nassco Awarded Lucrative Navy Contract Modification

The shipbuilder has been given the go-ahead to buy materials for the next landing platform ship.

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RF Industries Declares Quarterly Dividend

Local electrical component maker and distributor continues streak of profitability.

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Maxwell Technologies Inc. Plans Follow-On Offering

Publicly traded Maxwell Technologies Inc. told securities regulators early this month that it plans a follow-on offering of stock, bonds or warrants.

Ibis Biosciences Gets $7.2M Contract for Biosensor System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded Ibis Biosciences Inc., the Carlsbad-based unit of Abbott Laboratories, a $7.2 million contract to develop its PUMA Biosensor system.

Voters Sink Propositions B and C

Maritime business interests got what they wanted June 3 as San Diego voters defeated Propositions B and C — and the changes they would have brought to Barrio Logan.

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Floral Trade Center Opens in New Carlsbad Venue

The Floral Trade Center, housing businesses involved in the flower industry, has opened in a new venue in Carlsbad.

Zodiac Pool Systems Makes Acquisition

San Diego-based Zodiac Pool Systems said it acquired the assets of Next Step Products LLC, specifically the SAVI Pool and Spa lighting line of products, and will continue to operate the company as a stand-alone business under the same brand.

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General Dynamics Nassco Receives $20.7M Ship Repair Contract

The Pentagon announced that General Dynamics Nassco is in line to receive a $20.7 million U.S. Navy ship repair contract.

Indus Technology Gets $8.9M Navy Contract

Indus Technology Inc. said recently that it received a U.S. Navy contract worth $8.9 million over one year.