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Cubic Awarded 10-Year Contract by Transport for London

Cubic Corp. said on Aug. 12 that it received a 10-year contract to maintain the intelligent transportation systems infrastructure in London. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.

Cox Communications Brings Super-Fast Internet Service to 3 Communities

Cox Communications announced on Aug. 12 that it brought 1 gigabit per second Internet speeds to three residential communities in East Village, Escondido and northern San Diego.

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Target Plans Job Fairs to Fill 340 Local Positions

Target Corp. has scheduled two local job fairs for Aug. 13, where the company will interview candidates for 340 positions at upcoming new San Diego stores.

Port Commissioners Keep Anthony’s In Running for Longtime Waterfront Site

San Diego port commissioners have decided to keep the iconic Anthony’s Fish Grotto in the mix of finalists vying to set up shop on the North Harbor Drive site occupied by Anthony’s for the past five decades.

SDSU Receives $5.1 Million Gift From Moxie Foundation

San Diego State University received a $5.1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation to endow several entrepreneurial programs, the university announced on Aug. 11.

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Gomez Named Dean of USD School of Business Administration

The University of San Diego has named Jaime Alonso Gómez as dean of its School of Business Administration, effective Aug. 17.

Jack in the Box Stock Falls Despite Healthy Q3 Earnings

Shares of Jack in the Box Inc. fell 7 percent over two days, despite the San Diego-based restaurant chain reporting better-than-expected third quarter earnings late Aug. 5.

Local Design Firms Traina, Lift Announce Merger Deal

Traina Design, a brand design firm, has merged its San Diego operations with creative services firm San Diego-based Lift, a design firm with special emphasis in the technology and retail industries.

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Loews Names Clancy as Managing Director of Coronado Resort

New York-based Loews Hotels & Resorts has appointed Sean Clancy as managing director of Loews Coronado Bay Resort, heading all operations at the 439-room property.

Petco Announces New President, Leadership Changes

Petco announced several leadership changes, including the addition of chairman responsibilities to CEO Jim Myer’s role. The company also named Brad Weston as president.

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Port Staff Recommends 2 Finalists for Anthony’s Fish Grotto Site

Unified Port of San Diego staff have recommended that the port district enter into negotiations with two locally based finalists – Brigantine Inc. and Sunroad Enterprises -- to potentially replace Anthony’s Fish Grotto when its downtown restaurant lease expires.

Renovate America Completes $159.8 Million Securitization

Renovate America, a provider of Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, said Thursday it finished the fourth securitization of PACE (Property-Assessed Clean Energy) bonds by issuing $159.8 million in notes.

Fentin’s Family Law Credentials Served Her Well in Leadership Role

Hildy L. Fentin has successfully completed her year as president of the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Fentin, a principal of Hildy L. Fentin Attorney at Law, is one of four San Diego attorneys on the board.

UCSD Startup Accelerator Awarded $50,000 SBA Grant

A University of California, San Diego startup accelerator for women students received a national award Tuesday from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Growth Accelerator Fund competition, the second time the organization has earned a $50,000 grant from the SBA.

Sempra Energy, SDG&E Report Q2 Results

Sempra Energy reported second-quarter 2015 earnings of $295 million, or $1.17 per diluted share, compared with $269 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, in the second quarter 2014.