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EDF Renewable Services, a provider of renewable operations and maintenance services in North America, announced the signing of an asset administration agreement with D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments L.L.C. for the 300 megawatt Balko Wind project in Oklahoma.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted San Diego Gas & Electric permission to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to conduct aerial inspections of the public utility's electric and gas facilities, including emergency response damage assessments throughout its service territory.
The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2015 General Counsel Awards, which recognizes excellence in the In-House counsel community.
LAW: Covington & Burling Shutters Outpost; to House SoCal efforts in Los Angeles
Washington, D.C., law firm Covington & Burling had high hopes for Southern California when it opened a San Diego office by snagging a group of patent litigators from a struggling firm in 2008.
FOOD: Salad Bites Look for Market in Changing Grocery Scene
La Jolla entrepreneur Keith Mullin is an idea man.
RESOURCES: Leaders Push Blue-Tech Plans as Region’s Next Cluster
A proposal to create a regional “blue-tech” incubator with a related “center of excellence” that would support early-stage companies, cutting-edge research and development of water-oriented technologies has won the backing of city and council officials.
Private equity firm Blum Capital and the parent of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts are acquiring a majority stake in Carmel Valley’s Grand Del Mar resort for a reported $230 million.
San Diego city and county government leaders have announced plans to work collaboratively, including sharing consultant costs, in order to devise a new regional stadium plan to retain the San Diego Chargers.
UC San Diego is one of three institutions selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a partnership to support under-represented graduate students in STEM fields.
Locally based hospitality property operator Eat.Drink.Sleep plans a March 26 opening for its new restaurant and renovated golf course at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort in San Marcos.
A new location of the Johnny Rockets hamburger restaurant is set to open this spring at the Vista location of Boomers family entertainment center, according to center operator Palace Entertainment.
Sempra Energy announced its subsidiary, Port Arthur LNG, has requested that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission initiate the pre-filing review for the company’s proposed Port Arthur LNG natural gas liquefaction and export facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
EDUCATION: UCSD Taps a Top Talent to Form Its Design Lab
Don Norman — electrical engineer, psychologist and design guru for Apple Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and other businesses — has been coaxed out of retirement to start the University of California, San Diego design lab.
Vickie Turner, a partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP, has been named “Woman of the Year for the California 79th Assembly District.” Turner lives in the district, which includes Chula Vista, San Diego, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and National City.
LAW: Appellate Ruling Said to Have Left Some Unresolved Questions
The California Supreme Court has agreed to review an appellate court’s decision calling on the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to make long-term transportation plans better comply with revised state pollution-reduction goals.