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Senomyx Receives Approval to Sell Flavor Ingredients in China

Senomyx Inc., a local biotech that makes flavor enhancers, has landed regulatory approval in China to sell two of its product ingredients: Sweetmyx SR96 and Bittermyx BB68.

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One Way the State Competes on Taxing Issues

You don’t have to be an entrepreneur or business owner to know that California is widely-considered a difficult state to do business in.

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Professor Sees Big Role of Real Estate in Most Business Sectors

EDUCATION: New SDSU McMillin Center Director to Expand Interest, Diversity

After nearly three decades involved with the subject as an educator and researcher, Elaine Worzala finds it hard to fathom why many business career tracks don’t require at least some training in the realm of real estate.

Firm Adds Experienced Employment Law Attorney to Its Team

Tami Penner has joined Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton, a management-side labor and employment law boutique, as senior counsel.

Carlsbad Hilton Garden Inn Gets New Management

Atlanta-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts was recently named manager of the 161-room Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach, at 6450 Carlsbad Blvd.

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The Employees Benefit

ECONOMY: Millennials, Changing Labor Market Make Work Perks a Must

It’s sad, but true: many workers feel disposable, and employers do little to discourage the feeling, according to market research.

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Darryl Albertson Named Cubic Corp.'s First Diversity Officer

Cubic Corp. has named Darryl Albertson as its chief human resources and diversity officer.

Local Hotel Revenue Up 3.5 Percent in First Seven Months of 2016

San Diego County hotel revenue rose 3.5 percent from a year ago, topping $1.6 billion for the first seven months of 2016, even as occupancy dipped 0.4 percent to 78.4 percent, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

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New Restaurants Joining Roster at Del Sur Retail Property

Locally based Waypoint Public, Board & Brew, and Piacere Mio are among four new restaurants joining the tenant lineup at Del Sur Town Center, a new retail property in northeastern San Diego’s Del Sur neighborhood.

SDG&E Gets OK to Build Energy Storage Projects in Escondido and El Cajon

State regulators have signed off on San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposal to build lithium-ion battery projects in Escondido and El Cajon capable of storing a combined 37.5 megawatts of energy.

SDG&E Gets OK to Build Energy Storage Projects in Escondido, El Cajon

State regulators have signed off on San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposal to build lithium-ion battery projects in Escondido and El Cajon capable of storing a combined 37.5 megawatts of energy.

SDG&E Wins Approval for Independent Marketing Division

San Diego Gas & Electric has won state approval to form an independent marketing division it says will educate consumers about entities – several of which have been proposed locally – that would compete with the utility by selling electricity directly to residential users.

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Women in the Workforce Are a Vital Resource

More than anything, promoting commerce is about leveraging our most valuable assets: people. So I was concerned when our recent Business and Tax Climate Dashboard revealed that, at 44.6 percent, women make up less of San Diego County’s workforce than any of our competitor metropolitan areas across the nation. Women in San Diego County do not benefit from the same professional opportunities.

Cape Rey Carlsbad Resort Gets New Management

Atlanta-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts has been hired to manage the 215-room Cape Rey Carlsbad, an upscale Hilton resort located at 1 Ponto Road.

Blue Shield of California to Close Operations for Four Days

Health insurer Blue Shield of California plans to shut down most of its operations during the four days after Labor Day as a way of coping with what it calls the unsustainable situation of providing coverage for subscribers at prices “well below” its costs.