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PHARMA: Acadia Prepares To Launch Drug to Treat Parkinson’s Psychosis
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. has earned the greenlight from regulators to sell a valuable antipsychotic drug. The medication, potentially worth billions, quells the hallucinations and delusions experienced by Parkinson’s disease patients. And it’s the first of its kind.
Sempra Energy — parent company to San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and Southern California Gas Co. — reported first quarter earnings of $319 million, or $1.27 per share of common stock, on revenue of $2.62 billion. The company made the announcement May 4.
Bridgepoint Education, a local provider of postsecondary education services, reported May 3 its results for the first quarter of 2016, ending on March 31, with revenue down from $142.5 million in 2015 to $133 million in 2016.
Wisconsin-based Wonderist Agency recently announced the opening of its new office in Point Loma.
LABOR: Wage Hikes Will Raise Threshold For Salaried Staff
Think California’s just-enacted minimum-wage increase only applies to low-paid hourly workers? Think again.
SUPPLEMENTS: Reset Includes CEO, New Products
As the co-founders of San Diego startup RuckPack Inc. will tell you, it’s not always smooth sailing after 15 minutes of fame.
Student entrepreneurs from the University of San Diego and universities in Tijuana will compete for $100,000 cash at a “Shark Tank-like” competition Thursday.
Sempra Energy on Tuesday said it was selling two utility subsidiaries in Alabama and Mississippi in a deal worth $400 million to The Laclede Group Inc., the holding company for a St. Louis-based utility.
An affiliate of Anaheim-based Marwaha Group Inc. has acquired the 94-room TownePlace Suites hotel in Vista for $15 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Adult Day Health Centers Among New Models for Aging Care
Every day in the U.S., 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65, about twice the rate of the prevous generation. By 2030, 18 percent of Americans will be at least 65, according to Pew Research Center projections.
Senior Housing Developments Include Wine Bars and Salons
A 309-unit senior community set to break ground later this year in Carlsbad is among the latest examples of developers adding resortlike amenities to attract the baby boomer generation into its next phase of housing.
Fish & Richardson has been ranked among the top 10 firms in the country with the greatest year-over-year increase in the number of patent applications filed at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), based on research conducted by Juristat.
Todd Jackson, founder and chief executive officer of Jackson Design and Remodeling, launched a new business venture, Home Expressions.
San Diego-headquartered shipping services provider Annex Brands Inc. has acquired Colorado-based Pak Mail Centers of America Inc.
San Francisco-headquartered Uber Technologies Inc. plans an April 25 launch in San Diego of its UberPool ride-hailing service, allowing customers heading to the same destination to share rides at a discounted price.