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Rady's Intellectual Capital Ranked No. 1 by Bloomberg Businessweek

The Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego ranked 1st in the United States in intellectual capital in Bloomberg Businessweek’s business school rankings.

Haskell Construction Acquires Consultants FreemanWhite

Haskell, a national design, engineering and construction firm, announced it has acquired FreemanWhite, a Charlotte-based consulting and design practice focused exclusively on the health care sector. FreemanWhite has an office in San Diego.

WEST Consultants Awarded $4.9M Army Corps of Engineers Contract

San Diego-based WEST Consultants Inc. recently announced a $4.9 million contract from the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.

Noble Environmental Technologies Raises $6 Million From Two Investors

Noble Environmental Technologies Corp., an environmental technology and manufacturing company in San Diego, has raised $6 million from the sale of securities to two undisclosed investors, according to a recent regulatory filling.

Project Services Provider Cumming Opens Larger Office in Dubai

San Diego-based Cumming, which provides construction project management and cost consulting services, has expanded its international operations by opening a new office in Dubai.

Budget Cuts Will Create Crowd Scene at Downtown Court

You have read in this column about the financial pinch Gov. Brown and the Legislature have put on the San Diego Superior Court.

Discovery Benefit Solutions Acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Discovery Benefit Solutions Inc., an insurance firm based out of Mission Valley that specializes in employee benefit plans, has been acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the fourth-largest international brokerage firm.

Bridgepoint Revenue Down 55 Percent, 223 Employees Laid Off

Bridgepoint Education, the San Diego for-profit higher education company, reported third quarter net income of $6.3 million, down 55 percent from the like quarter of 2013.

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Welk Resorts Adds CEO to Fredricks’ Role

Escondido-based Welk Resorts has promoted current president Jon Fredricks to the new position of president and chief executive officer.

Sempra Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $348 Million

Sempra Energy reported third quarter net income of $348 million, compared to net income of $296 million for the same quarter of 2013.

Knowing the Twists and Turns Is Key to Navigating IP Course

LEGAL: Tech Cos. Face Perils of Possible Lawsuits From Beginning to End

The innovative companies that make up San Diego County’s technology sector must tread carefully to avoid becoming the targets of intellectual property lawsuits.

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Fido Gets a Seat at the Table With Startup’s Dog Dining Kits

PETS: Pet Food Co. Puts Its Product on Restaurant ‘Menus’

Karen and Tom Scoggins employed the same marketing tactic used by many startups when the couple launched their business, My Perfect Pet, in 2009: word of mouth.

Law School Reaches a Debt Restructuring Deal

Thomas Jefferson School of Law said it signed a restructuring agreement with its bondholders, reducing its debt from $127 million to $40 million, and lifting the cloud of default.

Thomas Jefferson Reaches Restructuring Deal With Bondholders

Thomas Jefferson School of Law said it signed a restructuring agreement with its bondholders, reducing its debt from $127 million to $40 million, and lifting the cloud of default.

Mogl Receives $11 Million in Venture Funding

Mogl, the San Diego-based restaurant loyalty service, received $11 million in venture funding recently, led by existing investors.