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SDG&E Sees Conservation as Key to Meeting Peak Energy Demand

San Diego Gas & Electric said it is prepared to meet this summer’s energy demands but there may be days when it will need help from customers.

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Domino's Pizza Puts Out the Call for 200 New Hires

Michigan-based Domino’s Pizza is in the process of hiring more than 200 new employees at 49 San Diego County locations.

And the Law Won

LAW: 3 Women Parlayed Passion and Perseverance To Successful Legal Careers

Among the high-powered lawyers in San Diego are three women — Juanita Brooks, Wendy Behan and Carey Cooper — with diverse backgrounds.

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White Labs Changes Definition of ‘Green Beer’

BREWING: New Yeast Growing Process Extends Product Life While Reducing Waste

San Diego-based White Labs Inc. is looking to make sustainability a much more prominent ingredient in the recipes of commercial and home brewers of craft beer.

FHOOSH Appoints 5 to College Content Advisory Board

La Jolla-based startup FHOOSH Inc., creator of tools to speed the completion of Web and PDF forms, has tapped leading college admissions and financial aid experts for its College Content Advisory Board.

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Hyatt Regency La Jolla Completes $12 Million Renovation

Hyatt Regency La Jolla has completed a $12 million renovation that included a makeover of the hotel’s 417 guestrooms, lobby, public areas and meeting space.

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Luxury-Oriented Duty Free Store Opening in San Ysidro

Duty Free City plans a late July opening for a new upscale duty-free retail store in San Ysidro, the first of approximately 25 new U.S. locations slated to be opened by the Florida-based retailer at border crossings with Mexico and Canada.

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Bluewater Grill Opening in Former Hotel Del Boathouse

Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurants of Newport Beach has a June 27 opening planned for Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill in Coronado, after recently acquiring and renovating the historic former Coronado Boathouse at Hotel del Coronado.

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Whole Foods Settles Price-Overcharge Case for $800,000

Specialty grocer Whole Foods Markets has agreed to pay nearly $800,000 in penalties and restitution for pricing overcharges, following a complaint filed by the city attorney’s offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

Rideshare Cos. That Operate Without Airport Permits Don't Fly with the PUC

The California Public Utilities Commission warned rideshare companies early this month that they are not allowed to operate at the state’s major airports without airport permission.

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Rancho Bernardo Elephant Bar Closes as Co. Shutters 16 of Its Locations

The Elephant Bar in Rancho Bernardo was among 16 locations recently closed by the Costa Mesa-based restaurant chain, as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by its parent firm, S.B. Restaurant Co.

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EDF to Sell CID Solar Project

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy agreed to sell the CID Solar Project to Dominion Exploration & Production.

County Unemployment Rate Is 5.8% for May

San Diego’s unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent in May, down from a revised 6.1 percent in April, and below the 7.1 percent rate of May 2013, according to the state Employment Development Department.

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New Restaurants Put Their 'Best Food Forward' in Del Mar, Solana Beach

Two new locally owned restaurants recently opened along Via de la Valle in Solana Beach and neighboring Del Mar.

Law Leaders Lab Sees Need to Change Business Model, Practice

Law Leaders Lab opened its doors this month. It’s a new firm with a goal of helping lawyers, law firms and legal services providers develop strategies to grow their businesses and communicate value to clients.