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Summit to Show Power of Regional Collaboration

For the first time, the California Economic Summit will be held in San Diego, bringing state and regional business, civic, education, and public agency leaders together on Nov. 2-3 to review the progress we are making to restore upward mobility and what more must be done to increase economic security.

July 13, 2017 3:03 p.m. share »

Former El Cajon Police Station Site to House Hampton Hotel, In-N-Out Burger

The former site of an El Cajon police station will be redeveloped to include a Hampton by Hilton hotel, a new location of In-N-Out Burger and other adjacent retail, following the city council’s recent approval of the project at 100 Fletcher Pkwy.

By Lou Hirsh July 13, 2017 2:23 p.m. share »
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Youngevity Positioning Itself to Meet Its Big Growth Goals

Chula Vista-based Youngevity International Inc., one of the world’s largest direct-selling companies, has ambitious plans to one day compete with the giants of e-commerce.

By Sarah de Crescenzo July 13, 2017 1:57 p.m. share »

Santee-Based Olson Irrigation Systems Acquired By Pennsylvania Co.

Santee-based Olson Irrigation Systems has been acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies, a global company headquartered in Pennsylvania that provides municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment equipment and services.

By Sarah de Crescenzo July 7, 2017 10:55 a.m. share »
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Lemon Named General Manager at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Jamie Lemon has been named general manager of Rancho Bernardo Inn, overseeing all operations of the luxury golf resort and spa at 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive.

By Lou Hirsh July 6, 2017 1:49 p.m. share »

Klinedinst Promotes Two Attorneys to Senior Counsel

David Majchrzak and Brian Murphy have been elevated to Senior Counsel at Klinedinst PC in the firm’s San Diego office.

By Randy Frisch July 6, 2017 12:56 p.m. share »
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Survey Finds Some Obstacles Facing Women in Workplace

Pay inequity and unconscious biases are two of the areas cited in a recent survey as being among the factors holding back career advancement for female life science and technology executives and aspiring managers.

By Sarah de Crescenzo July 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. share »
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Hotel Del Coronado Joins Hilton’s Curio Collection After Management Change

Its name will not be changing, but the iconic Hotel del Coronado by month’s end will be operating as a Curio Collection by Hilton property, following a management switch to Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

By Lou Hirsh July 6, 2017 11:32 a.m. share »

Sempra Signs MOU With Korea Gas Corp.

Korea Gas Corp., one of the world’s largest buyers and importers of liquefied natural gas, has emerged as a potential partner in — and customer for — Sempra Energy’s proposed liquefied natural gas plant on the Gulf of Mexico.

By Brad Graves June 29, 2017 3:44 p.m. share »
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Workplace Civility Depends on Accountability

The world is a cruel place. For many, the workplace is, too. In fact, we are in a “civility crisis,” according to Weber Shandwick, the firm that conducts a Civility in America Poll each year.

By Catherine Mattice & Nicole Lucas June 29, 2017 3:14 p.m. share »
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Formula Plotted Course That Led to Havas

Michael Olguin spent more than 20 years building Formula, the public relations firm he founded in 1992 in downtown San Diego and grew to become a bicoastal enterprise.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 29, 2017 2:35 p.m. share »

Cannabis-Ancillary Industry Accelerator to Hold Demo Day

Canopy San Diego, an accelerator for startups in the legal cannabis ancillary space — those are businesses that don’t work directly with marijuana, but support those who do — will show off its portfolio companies at a demo day on June 28.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 25, 2017 1:01 p.m. share »
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For San Diego’s Startup Week, Imitation Is Sincerest Form of Flattery

San Diego’s grassroots startup event, San Diego Startup Week, has apparently inspired another major city to organize a startup week of its own.

By Brittany Meiling June 23, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »

Local Hotels Post 6.4 Percent Revenue Gain in First 5 Months of 2017

San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 6.4 percent from a year ago in the first five months of 2017, topping $1.08 billion, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

By Lou Hirsh June 23, 2017 11:53 a.m. share »

Two Attorneys Promoted to Partner at Tyson & Mendes

Insurance defense law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP recently promoted attorneys Cayce Greiner and Dan Fallon to partner in the firm’s San Diego headquarters. Greiner previously served as special counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office, focusing primarily on general liability and commercial litigation, while partnering with defense litigation teams within the firm on cases involving complex issues, and catastrophic injury. She leads the firm’s Client Services Department and chairs its Women’s Initiative and Young Professionals Group.

By Randy Frisch June 22, 2017 1:26 p.m. share »