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Transit District Is Offering Coaster Service to Padres Games

North County Transit District will be offering its annual Coaster train services geared to those attending San Diego Padres home games during the 2014 season, starting March 30.

Credit Rating for a San Diego-Based Auto Insurer Is Downgraded

A.M. Best, a New Jersey-based firm that rates the financial health of insurers, said it downgraded the issuer credit rating for San Diego-based auto insurer Anchor General Insurance Co. from bbb+ to bbb, and affirmed the financial strength rating at B++ (Good).

SDSU's College of Business Administration Is Honored for Diversity Outreach

San Diego State University’s College of Business Administration, already widely-recognized as a top-rated business school, said it was named as one of the top MBA schools in the United States by Professional Women’s Magazine in its 2014 Best of the Best lists for the second year in a row.

Credit Rating for San Diego-Based Auto Insurer Is Downgraded

A.M. Best, a New Jersey-based firm that rates the financial health of insurers, said it downgraded the issuer credit rating for San Diego-based auto insurer Anchor General Insurance Co. from bbb+ to bbb, and affirmed the financial strength rating at B++ (Good).

SDSU's College of Business Administration Honored for Diversity Policies

San Diego State University’s College of Business Administration, already widely-recognized as a top-rated business school, said it was named as one of the top MBA schools in the United States by Professional Women’s Magazine in its 2014 Best of the Best lists for the second year in a row.

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Transit District Offering Coaster Service to Padres Games

North County Transit District will be offering its annual Coaster train services geared to those attending San Diego Padres home games during the 2014 season, starting March 30.

Lawyers on the Move, Take Note of Key Trends in Legal Industry

Robert Half Legal has advice in its recent annual salary guide for those who are interested in getting hired by a firm or striking out on your own. The report highlights the following trends:

$1.4 Billion Settlement Proposed for San Onofre Closure

Southern California utility customers could see returns of $1.4 billion if a joint settlement related to last year’s shuttering of the San Onofre nuclear plant is approved.

Site Aims to Give Chefs a Valuable Professional Link

A San Diego company has started a website that it is billing as “LinkedIn for chefs.”

SeniorQuote Insurance Services Completes $1.4M Funding Round

San Diego-based SeniorQuote Insurance Services Inc. has completed a $1.4 million Series A round.

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Jack in the Box Secures $800 Million Senior Credit Facility

Jack in the Box Inc. completed a new five-year $800 million senior credit facility made up of a $600 million revolving credit line and a $200 million term loan.

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Phil’s BBQ Opening Second Petco Park Location

San Diego-based Phil’s BBQ is opening a second location at Petco Park, set to debut March 30 on opening day for the San Diego Padres.

Unemployment Rate Remains at 7% for February

San Diego’s unemployment rate was 7 percent in February, equaling January’s rate, despite gaining 9,500 jobs during the month, indicating that more people are returning to the workforce.

Jobless Rate Remains at 7% for February

San Diego’s unemployment rate was 7 percent in February, equaling January’s rate, despite gaining 9,500 jobs during the month, indicating that more people are returning to the workforce.

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Sempra Partners with Division of Con Edison for 5 Solar Projects

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a division of San Diego-based Sempra Energy, said it’s agreed to a partnership in five solar projects in California and Nevada with Consolidated Edison Development, a division of Con Edison Inc., based in New York and one of the largest energy companies in the world.