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LEGAL: Compliance More Difficult for Some Firms
Burke Jones mulls a list of expenses for his three UPS Store franchises.
MEDICINE: Kaiser Part Of National Pilot Project
Kaiser Permanente San Diego is testing a high-tech telehealth station that allows patients to see a doctor without ever leaving work.
SCS Engineers have been contracted by Project Design Consultants to provide environmental consulting services on the City of Imperial Beach’s Palm Avenue Mixed Use and Commercial Corridor Master Plan Project, according to SCS.
MiraCosta College and Mesa College have been given the initial OK by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors meeting to host pilot baccalaureate programs.
LEGAL: Lawsuit By Company Claimed Antitrust Violations
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review an August lower-court ruling favoring the San Diego Convention Center in an antitrust lawsuit brought against center operators.
Community-centric marketing agency AdEase says it has changed its name to Civilian to better reflect the communications specialist’s character and sense of purpose. The change is effective immediately, announced CEO and founder Stacey Nelson Smith.
Measurabl Inc., a San Diego-based startup that makes software for companies to track environmental metrics, has raised $2.3 million in funding according to a recent business filing.
Nadia Ruyle has joined the impressively growing Shustak & Partners law firm as an associate.
Charter school operator Element Education Inc. of Escondido has purchased a commercial daycare center building in Poway for $2.35 million, according to brokerage company Pacific Coast Commercial, which represented the buyer.
Express Employment Professionals, a franchised staffing company based in Oklahoma City, Okla., said it plans to open five more offices in San Diego to expand from its current base of three.
San Diego Gas & Electric announced that the new East County Substation project has been energized and is now operating as an integral part of SDG&E’s electric transmission system.
Petco Animal Supplies Inc. announced it has removed all China-made dog and cat treats from shelves at more than 1,300 retail stores nationwide, including Unleashed by Petco stores and online at Petco.com, making it the first national pet specialty retailer to complete such a move, according to the company.
Trindl Reeves is principal/chief sales officer for Barney & Barney LLC.
hotels: Dual Brand Development Is Also Gaining Popularity
The San Diego region continues to get its share of large new luxury hotels whose developers intend to make a big splash in the market.
San Diego-based Broken Yolk Café has been signed as the newest tenant at the Beachside Del Mar retail center in Del Mar, according to the property’s owner, Donahue Schriber of Costa Mesa.