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Fresh Healthy Vending Grows Network of Franchisees

Healthy snack vending machine company adds nearly $1 million in revenue potential.

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SANDAG, MTS Launch New Rapid Bus Service Along I-15

A new express bus service connects downtown San Diego with Escondido.

Unlicensed Contractor Sting Yields 10 Arrests

State authorities have arrested 10 people for allegedly working without a contractor license in San Marcos neighborhoods impacted by recent wildfires, as part of an undercover sting operation.

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Barons Market to Hold Job Fair For New Alpine Store

San Diego-based Barons Market plans to hold a two-day job fair June 13-14, as it looks to hire more than 30 for its new store planned in Alpine.

Staffing Company Launches New Recruitment Division

San Diego-based Eastridge Group of Staffing Cos., which said it’s among the nation’s largest privately held staffing companies, launched a new recruitment division, Eastridge Finance and Accounting.

Bridgepoint to Restate 2013 Financial Results

Bridgepoint Education, the San Diego parent company of two for-profit colleges, said in a securities filing that it will be restating its financial results for 2013, and revise its 2012 and 2011 financial reports.

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Joint Venture Formed to Acquire, Renovate Town and Country Resort

Developer Lowe Enterprises has formed a joint venture with AECOM Capital of New York to acquire Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, as part of previously disclosed plans to reposition the 60-year-old Mission Valley property.

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Deloitte Names New San Diego Managing Partner

Deloitte LLP has named Kenneth Weixel as San Diego managing partner.

Local Security Alarm Services Co. Is Acquired

City-Wide Electronic Systems, a San Diego security alarm services business, said it’s been acquired by Universal Protection Security Systems of Santa Ana for an undisclosed price.

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National University Names New Provost

Debra Bean has been named provost of National University.

Judge's Ruling Paves Way for Navy Broadway Complex Development

A federal judge on May 28 ruled in favor of a developer and the U.S. Navy, saying their plans to redevelop a 14.7-acre, four-block waterfront site in downtown San Diego can proceed without further environmental review.

'Glass Is Half Full' for Water-Desalination Pipeline

A 10-mile pipeline that’s part of Carlsbad’s Desalination Plant is half-way completed, said the developer, Poseidon Water.

Venture Capital Lured By San Diego Biotechs

Funding: Local Life Science Scene Propels Region to No. 3

Venture capital investment in San Diego’s life sciences arena is on the upswing, boosted by the lingering positive effects of a bullish biotech market, according to area VCs and a new report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Reports Puts Shortage of Affordable Housing at 128,000 Units in County

San Diego County has a shortage of about 128,000 affordable housing units for low-income wage earners and those living in poverty, according to a new report from the San Diego Housing Federation.

Local Firm Providing Marketing and Business Services to Financial Cos. Is Merging With Kansas Company

Two companies providing marketing and other business services to the independent financial advisory industry said they’re merging.