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GA-ASI Awarded $221.6M Contract for Gray Eagle Aircraft, Equipment

The U.S. Army awarded a $221.6 million contract modification to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. on May 10, the Pentagon announced.

By Brad Graves May 12, 2017 9:36 a.m. share »

Federal Price-Fixing Investigation Nets Bumble Bee

San Diego-based Bumble Bee Foods LLC, which sells packaged seafood, has agreed to plead guilty to fixing the prices of processed tuna, the Department of Justice announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 8, 2017 12:38 p.m. share »

Carlsbad's Callaway Golf Reports Q1 Net Income of $26 Million

Callaway Golf Co. reported a “better than expected” first quarter, with net income of $26 million, or 27 cents per share, on net sales of $309 million.

By Brad Graves May 8, 2017 11:35 a.m. share »
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Coffee With A Perk

Running a digital marketing agency and starting a new company — not to mention preparing to get married — doesn’t faze Brandon Fishman.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 4, 2017 1:22 p.m. share »
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Maxwell Technologies Names Kassir VP and GM of Energy Storage Products

Maxwell Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced the appointment of Thibault Kassir as vice president and general manager, energy storage products.

By SDBJ Staff May 1, 2017 4:45 p.m. share »

Cohu Inc. Reports Q1 Net Income of $6.8 Million

Cohu Inc. reported first quarter net income of $6.8 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $81.1 million. In the same quarter of 2016, Cohu (Nasdaq: COHU) reported a net loss of $1.7 million, or 6 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $65.8 million.

By Brad Graves May 1, 2017 3:37 p.m. share »

NASSCO Has Designs on Getting New Customer

General Dynamics NASSCO builds ships for two markets: the U.S. Navy and the commercial market. But now it’s doing preliminary work for a third customer.

By Brad Graves April 27, 2017 2:18 p.m. share »
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Here’s How Much Illumina’s 5 Highest-Paid Executives Earned

The five highest-paid executives at Illumina Inc. each pulled in over $2 million in compensation last year, with an average of $4 million each.

By Brittany Meiling April 26, 2017 3:11 p.m. share »

Big-League Plays Give AleSmith A Winning Edge

Tony Gwynn museum, Petco presence and even Sublime's music keep brewer ahead of the game.

By Lou Hirsh April 25, 2017 5:47 p.m. share »
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Callaway's CFO, Robert K. Julian, Leaves Golf Company

Robert K. Julian, chief financial officer of Callaway Golf Co., has left the company after less than two years, Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY) announced on April 25.

By Brad Graves April 25, 2017 11:48 a.m. share »

SDG&E Signs Contracts for Five Energy Storage Facilities

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said it signed contracts for five new lithium-ion battery storage facilities, meant to store electricity from wind, solar or fossil fuel plants for future use.

By Brad Graves April 23, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »
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For Cali Bamboo, The Grass Really Is ‘Greener’

A black dog tears through the lobby of Cali Bamboo’s corporate headquarters in Sorrento Valley, nails scrabbling across the hardwood floor.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 20, 2017 12:32 p.m. share »
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Sharks to Evaluate Spill-Proof Wine Glass

The two local founders of Goverre, a maker of to-go wine cups, will pitch to celebrity investors this Friday on ABC’s hit TV show Shark Tank.

By Brittany Meiling April 17, 2017 4:40 p.m. share »

OneRoof Energy Settles Arbitration Claim; CEO Steps Down From All Positions at Company

San Diego solar company OneRoof Energy continues to wind down its operations, this time with the resignation of its CEO David Field and the settlement of an arbitration claim.

By Brittany Meiling April 14, 2017 11:43 a.m. share »
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Distiller Sticks With a Craft Beer Game Plan

Just eight months after founder Jack White and other key executives departed San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, their new venture, Cutwater Spirits, has already made its own mark in the burgeoning world of distilled craft alcoholic drinks.

By Lou Hirsh April 13, 2017 1:44 p.m. share »