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Ware Malcomb Completes MediaTek Offices

Ware Malcomb, an international architecture and design firm with an office in San Diego, announced the completion of construction on the MediaTek offices.

JMI to Propose Converting Qualcomm Stadium to SDSU Campus

JMI Realty, former Padres owner John Moores’ development company, will announce a proposal next week to turn the current Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley into a “west campus” for San Diego State University, including a stadium of its own.

Hotel Forecast Calls For Continued Room Demand Growth in 2016

San Diego County’s lodging industry should see continued growth in 2016, with a “soft landing” expected for the local and U.S. markets in 2017 as hotel room demand slows, according to a newly issued forecast by San Diego-based consulting firm RAR Hospitality.

Jury Rules in Favor of Thomas Jefferson Law School, Rejects Graduate's Claim

A San Diego jury on Thursday rejected claims from a Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduate that the school used misleading employment data to attract students.

Heaviland Landscape Management Acquires Landscape Plus

Heaviland Landscape Management announced the acquisition of El Cajon-based Landscape Plus, which closed its doors Jan. 1.

For Students, It’s Not Hammer Time, or Plumbing Time or…

WORKFORCE: Students Shun the Trades; Schools Push the College Track

Fewer and fewer high school students are interested in working with their hands, or learning construction’s skilled trades, and instead are heeding the national call for a four-year college degree.

Roberts Appointed to Leadership Role at Latham & Watkins

Brook B. Roberts has been appointed the managing partner of Latham & Watkins LLP’s San Diego office. He succeeds Brett P. Rosenblatt, who has completed a five-year term in the position.

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Signs of Progress For Streamlining Business at Border

TRANSPORTATION: Road, Ridesharing Initiative Should Boost Economic Ties

It may take some time to deliver a payoff, but some see Uber’s newly launched cross-border ride service as one in a series of recent new offerings that should help streamline transportation and bolster economic ties in the San Diego-Tijuana border region.

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Secure Investment

TECH: Venture Capitalists Betting On Maturing Cybersecurity Field

For Stephan Chenette, the time seemed right. After working in cybersecurity for the better part of two decades, Chenette figured October 2013 was the optimum time to start his own business.

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Car2Go Revs Up By Unplugging E-fleet

CLEAN-TECH: Co. Cites Lack of Charging Stations

San Diego’s leading car-sharing company, Car2Go, is replacing its all-electric fleet with gas-powered cars. The decision — which stemmed from a lack of local charging stations — is a setback to the city’s climate action plan, and a shakeup for the company’s business model.

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Ride Service Provider Wingz Begins Operations at San Diego Airport

San Francisco-based Wingz, a provider of personalized and scheduled airport ride services, has begun operations at San Diego International Airport.

Report Details Top 10 Careers for San Diego Graduates

The most promising careers for young San Diegans are increasingly reliant on data skills, according to a report Tuesday from University of California, San Diego Extension, with analysts making up half of the region’s top emerging careers.

T S Restaurants Promotes Reed to CEO Post

Jackie Reed has been promoted to the post of chief executive officer at locally based T S Restaurants, which operates 14 venues including Duke’s La Jolla and Jake’s in Del Mar.

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Open-air Public Market Opens at Liberty Station

Operators have officially opened Liberty Public Market, an open-air dining and gathering spot featuring numerous food vendors in a former Navy commissary space at Liberty Station in Point Loma.

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Preparing for the Unpredictable

MEDICINE: Active Shooter Training Simulation Creates Conditions That Put Participants to the Test

The string of active shooter incidents across the country prompted San Diego-based Strategic Operations to stage a live-action training event — complete with explosives, actors, and ammunition.