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The Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Electrical Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

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Team Janine Honors the Past, Brings Hope for a Cure in Future

Local lawyers are usually good people, but Justine Phillips — a partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP — is something special. She is in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Annual Man & Woman of the Year Campaign to honor her only sister, Janine, who died from leukemia when they were children more than 30 years ago. I will let her tell it:

Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

Startup Offers E-tailers a System to Better Manage Sales Taxes

Services: TaxJar Finds Clients, Investors After Beta

Charlene Anderson, like a lot of small retailers who sell online, is concerned about staying on the right side of state sales tax laws.

Education Seminar to Address Role of Stem and Steam in Region's Well-Being

Educators and business people plan a gathering to discuss Stem — that’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics — with a helping of the arts.

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Eddie V’s Opens Newest Restaurant at The Headquarters

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, a brand of Florida-based Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) has opened its newest location at 789 W. Harbor Drive, in The Headquarters at Seaport District retail center in downtown San Diego.

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Bridgepoint Education Reports Revenue Down Nearly 21% for 2013

Bridgepoint Education Inc., the San Diego operator of Ashford University and the University of the Rockies, reported lower revenue and profit for the fourth quarter and 2013.

Port Approves Bank Financing for Kona Kai Resort Renovation

The Unified Port of San Diego has approved a financing plan for a renovation of Kona Kai Resort at Shelter Island, under which hotel operators will obtain a maximum $16.5 million loan from Torrey Pines Bank.

The County's Unemployment Rate Increases to 7% in January

San Diego’s unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in January from December’s rate of 6.5 percent, as the region’s net job loss during the month was 16,400, according to the latest report from the state’s Employment Development Department.

Valor Fined $250,000 for Withholding Test Results from FDA

Medical: Founder and Employees Also Admit Responsibility for Omissions

Valor Medical Inc. has been fined $250,000 for intentionally withholding from the Food and Drug Administration unfavorable test results indicating the toxicity of its brain aneurism treatment — an offense that Assistant U.S. Attorney Melanie Pierson said was “perpetrated for the purpose of commercial profit.”

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Westin Invests to Help Lawyers Prep for Battle

Hospitality: ‘War Rooms’ Leverage Proximity to Courtroom

The recently completed $15 million renovation of downtown’s Westin San Diego included the addition of what some might call a turbo-charged version of a conference facility, tailored specifically to lawyers.

County’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 7% in January

San Diego’s unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in January from December’s rate of 6.5 percent, as the region’s net job loss during the month was 16,400, according to the latest report from the state’s Employment Development Department.

Survey Seeks Your Input on Leadership Succession Planning

As baby boomers start retiring in waves and millennials step in to fill the void, business owners might be puzzling over management succession. Some take a very formal approach to the problem; others approach it casually.

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Opening Set for Dunkin’ Donut, Ice Cream Shop at Embassy Suites

Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. plans a March 10 opening for its combination Dunkin’ Donuts/ Baskin-Robbins restaurant, at downtown’s Embassy Suites San Diego Bay hotel.

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New Partnership Puts Bumble Bee Foods in Premium Food Arena

Bumble Bee Foods LLC, the San Diego provider of canned tuna and other seafood, said it entered into a partnership with Sapmer, the second largest tuna fleet in France.