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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.
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 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.
Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary, Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., and Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) recently announced that IEnova has agreed to purchase PEMEX's 50-percent equity interest in the Gasoductos de Chihuahua joint venture for $1.325 billion, plus the assumption of approximately $170 million in net debt.
MEDICINE: Health Care Systems Are Creating VC Arms Often to Invest in Promising Innovations for Providing Care
Hospital systems dealing with high-tech glitches and chaotic workflow brought on by health care reform are launching venture capital funds to fuel the solutions they need.
Veteran banker Marla Black has been named president and chief executive officer of Junior Achievement of San Diego County.
MEDICINE: Co. Exploring Biomarkers to Detect Damage
Banyan Biomarkers gained yardage recently in its bid to help the National Football League and other sports organizations diagnose traumatic brain injuries.
Carlsbad-based Watkins Landmark Construction has been awarded the contract to build a new Marriott Autograph Collection luxury hotel in Palm Desert’s upscale El Paseo shopping district.
The La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology announced Monday an official affiliation agreement with the University of California, San Diego Health System.
Poway-based VetStem Biopharma, a veterinary regenerative medicine company, and VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center recently announced an educational and clinical partnership in support of local area vets.
LEGAL: Crowded Courts, Jury Risks and Big Costs Are Bypassed
With budget cuts straining the state judicial system, judges frequently steer disputes between businesses toward mediation in attempts to find resolutions outside the courtroom.
LEGAL: In California, It’s Let the Business Beware as Labor Law Landscape Gets More Tricky to Navigate
California’s new paid sick leave law is being welcomed by labor interests, but attorneys say it is likely to add fuel to the trend of employees suing businesses over wage and hour issues.
Christina Semmer has joined Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP as an associate. Semmer joins the firm’s employment and business practice groups. Her business litigation practice includes representing companies in breach of contract, business tort, and other complex litigation matters.
San Diego-based InnoVision Marketing Group recently purchased a Kearny Mesa building, which will serve as its new headquarters.
Cohn Restaurant Group of San Diego has a mid-August opening planned for Coasterra, its new waterfront restaurant at Harbor Island.