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Oceanside Staffing Firm Acquired by Michigan Company

Oceanside-based Impact Staffing has been acquired by Trillium Staffing, a staffing firm headquartered in Kalamazoo, Mich.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 21, 2017 2:21 p.m. share »
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Andaz San Diego Hotel Completes $4 Million Makeover

Operators of the Andaz San Diego hotel, in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter, have completed a $4 million makeover of the property’s guest rooms and meeting spaces.

By Lou Hirsh March 21, 2017 11:20 a.m. share »

Former City Attorney Jan Goldsmith Joins Procopio

The San Diego law firm Procopio has landed former two-term San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith to serve as an of-counsel lawyer on its litigation team.

By John Cox March 19, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »

SDG&E Announces Four-Year Pilot Project With Sumitomo Electric

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said it has agreed to test so-called flow battery technology through a new, four-year pilot project with Sumitomo Electric.

By John Cox March 16, 2017 5:44 p.m. share »

Much at Stake to Ensure Public Trust in SANDAG

Competition for federal funding is more intense than ever. California faces increasing challenges with its aging infrastructure. How to meet the evolving local transportation demands is more complex than ever whether it’s highways, light rail, bike and pedestrian options or even driverless cars.

By Jim Desmond, Matt Hall and Steve Vaus March 16, 2017 3:32 p.m. share »

Additions Help Firm Build Up Its Construction Expertise

Erin Kennedy Clancy, Rebecca M. Soule, and Yaniv Newman have joined Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel. Kennedy Clancy has joined the firm as a shareholder, and is a member of the firm’s construction, insurance, real estate, and commercial and business litigation practice groups. She has substantial experience representing businesses and individuals in multimillion-dollar residential and commercial construction defect claims, property damage and contract claims throughout California.

By Randy Frisch March 16, 2017 2:59 p.m. share »
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Advertising Platform Finds Perfect Host

f you run a restaurant in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, your hostess needs a podium as she converses with the crowd on the sidewalk. If you offer valet parking in the Gaslamp — or anywhere else — you need a podium.

By Brad Graves March 16, 2017 2:22 p.m. share »
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Member of President Obama's Cabinet Joins Sempra Board

A former member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet has been appointed to Sempra Energy’s board of directors.

By John Cox March 14, 2017 5:20 p.m. share »

Developers Are Planning New Oceanfront Resort in Del Mar

Two Encinitas-headquartered development firms are in the process of acquiring 16 acres of prime oceanfront real estate in Del Mar for a proposed luxury resort.

By Lou Hirsh March 10, 2017 3:52 p.m. share »
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Dollars to Donuts: SBA Reform Equals Jobs

I walked through the doors of the Small Business Administration office in San Diego with a question: “Why can’t I get approved for a small business loan?” I left quickly with a glossy pamphlet of stock photos, a list of local banks I’d seen before and no real answer.

By Brad Keiller March 9, 2017 2:52 p.m. share »
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Efforts to Increase Number of Women Execs Still Falling Short

Debra Rosen remembers approaching her majority-male executive board nine years ago about possibly organizing a series of events to help women overcome obstacles in the workplace.

By John Cox March 9, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »

Bridgepoint Education Posts Q4 Net Loss of $13.8 Million

Bridgepoint Education Inc.’s net loss more than doubled in the fourth quarter, as compared to the same period a year earlier, even as the San Diego-based company’s red ink for 2016 narrowed by 57 percent year over year.

By John Cox March 8, 2017 5:06 p.m. share »
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Apartment Conversion Planned After $5.63M Purchase of El Cajon Motel

A San Francisco buyer recorded as Macphersonite 1031 LLC has purchased the 75-room Ha’ Penny Inn motel in El Cajon for $5.63 million, with plans to convert it into apartments, according to brokerage firm Colliers International Group Inc.

By Lou Hirsh March 8, 2017 5:01 p.m. share »
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Hirshman Leaving SDSU President Post in June

San Diego State University announced March 8 that President Elliot Hirshman is leaving the university to become president of Stevenson University in Maryland. Hirshman has been SDSU’s president since 2011 and will leave the post on June 30.

By Lou Hirsh March 8, 2017 3:17 p.m. share »
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Green Co., Montage Teaming on $360M La Quinta Resort

Encinitas-headquartered The Robert Green Co. will team with Montage International on the developers’ second Pendry-branded hospitality property, to be built in the desert city of La Quinta as part of a larger $360 million resort. The two companies recently opened the $120 million Pendry San Diego hotel in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter.

By Lou Hirsh March 7, 2017 1:16 p.m. share »