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Barney & Barney, the San Diego insurance brokerage that was founded here 104 years ago, said it was acquired by Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh LLC, for an undisclosed sum.
Carlsbad-based HDOS Enterprises, which owns and operates 93 locations of Hot Dog on a Stick, has filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it reorganizes and restructures the business.
General Dynamics NASSCO recently christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, USNS John Glenn.
Einstein Bros. Bagels has opened a second location at San Diego International Airport, in a pre-security area of Terminal 2.
Big Ben Market, a 65-year-old locally based grocer in National City, has reopened as a specialty foods market with an open-air restaurant and exhibition kitchen, following a fire that destroyed the building in July 2013.
HOSPITALITY: Gaslamp Pioneer Croce’s Move Is Part of the Changeover
Many of Ingrid Croce’s loyal customers — and all of her 75 employees — came with her when she made a momentous move to Bankers Hill to open her new restaurant and music venue, Croce’s Park West.
Steve Gamer is vice chancellor-advancement at the University of California, San Diego. He is responsible for leading campus fundraising efforts and alumni relations, and will be president of the UC San Diego Foundation.
An index tracking the San Diego economy fell by 0.2 percent in December, the second time it’s declined in the last three months.
Big Ben Market, a 65-year-old locally based grocer in National City, has reopened as a specialty foods market with an open-air restaurant and exhibition kitchen, following a fire that destroyed the building in July 2013
EDUCATION: The Cost of Four-Year Institutions Out Of Reach for Many Students
Soaring education costs and stagnant wages have led some educators and students to question the benefit of attending traditional U.S. colleges and universities.
Education: Greater Community College Role Proposed to Meet Needs
The way to address the shortage of college graduates in nursing and other technical fields is to empower California community colleges to begin issuing four-year degrees, some San Diego County educators advocate.
The Business of Law Column
Dan Shea works hard for the good of San Diego and the country. While he’s not a lawyer, he has created a video that challenges some of the rules of evidence — and litigation tactics — that our court system allows.
LEADERSHIP: Company Pursues Growth Strategy And Branding Campaign
Vistage International has always been about leadership. Its new owners are taking that to heart, pursuing an aggressive growth strategy and brand awareness campaign, and committing $5 million to back those efforts.
EDF Renewable Energy has announced a 20-year power buying agreement with Southern California Edison.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is scheduled to open two new San Diego County locations of its small-format Walmart Neighborhood Market on Jan. 29, in Oceanside and Escondido.