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AG: Avocado Farming Method May Boost Yield, Sustainability
Avocado farmers, struggling for years with soaring water prices, are starting to embrace a relatively untested planting method that could double their yield and might even curb water use.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on March 11 that it received a U.S. Navy contract valued at $5.49 million.
The number of aerospace workers in San Diego County has snowballed over the last decade to slightly more than 12,000, according to a new report.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $28.2 million contract modification for work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Higgins.
Senomyx Inc., a San Diego biotech that makes flavor-enhancers, announced financial earnings for the fourth quarter and full 2015 year.
HEALTH: Surfer Sunscreen Inspires Pair To Develop Camo Face Paint With SPF
While the military develops robotic pack animals and “super vision” contact lenses, it’s surprising to see untapped innovation in something as low-tech as camouflage face paint.
ENERGY: The Eventual Costs Are Difficult to Determine
Sempra Energy last month reported 16 percent earnings growth for 2015, beating analyst expectations, even as it faces $330 million in costs tied to subsidiary Southern California Gas Co.’s methane gas leak in Aliso Canyon.
California regulators on Wednesday said they issued work stop orders to three San Diego cabinet manufacturers for using saws without proper safety equipment and other infractions.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently announced the first flight of a longer-endurance Predator B unmanned aircraft with extended wings. The new wings give the aircraft 48 percent more flight time or greater, as well as the ability to carry more objects under the wings.
The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a 19-month, $10.4 million contract modification to provide support for an undersea warfare and anti-submarine warfare combat system.
Palomar Display Products Inc. of Carlsbad said it received six domestic and international orders worth $7.8 million for military thermal sight displays.
Sempra Energy on Thursday said it had signed a deal with Australia-based Woodside Petroleum Ltd. to advance development of a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
Schedules at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair and the nearby naval base at 32nd Street have been affected by hoax bomb threats in recent months, the U.S. Navy revealed Feb. 19.
Sempra Energy announced Feb. 19 that its board of directors increased the amount of the company’s dividend by 8 percent.
San Diego specialty food distributor Monterrey Provision Co. has been acquired by Naperville, Illinois-based KeHE.