San Diego Business Journal

SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

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Brewing Is the Easy Part of the Operation

ROUNDTABLE: Owners Cite Range of Regulations Among Business Concerns

For the 40-plus entrepreneurs expected to soon start breweries in the Craft Beer Capital of the World, the process will be a dream come true.

Medical Device Degree Tailored For Working Professionals

The University of California, San Diego is offering a graduate degree program within its Jacobs School of Engineering designed for working professionals who want to fine-tune skills in bioengineering, biomaterials, genomics, computing and telecommunications.

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Company Hopes Sleep Exhibit Is an Eye-Opener for the Public

BIOTECH: Firm Finds Unusual Way to Spread Word on Sleep Disorders

ResMed Inc. has partnered with the San Diego History Center to create The Science of Sweet Dreams exhibit showcased in Balboa Park this spring.

Health Care Leadership: The Views From the Top

The San Diego Business Journal invited the leaders of the region’s six major health care organizations to answer the following question: What one thing do you do every day that contributes to the success of your health system?

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Means to a Mend

BIOTECH: Medical Device Companies Change Care Models and Lives With Breakthroughs

Medical devices often play second fiddle to the more glamorous blockbuster drugs, rarely earning the spotlight for major medical breakthroughs. But they include genuine miracles of modern medicine: pacemakers, artificial joints, replacement heart valves, scanners, and radiotherapy machines.

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Small Business Lender Is on Big Growth Trajectory

LENDING: Company Looks to Expand into Midmarket Segment

When banks retreated from making small business loans during the depths of the Great Recession, Dave Gilbert saw a huge opportunity.

More Mergers Ahead

Four Years Into Impact of Reforms, Local Bankers Expect More Consolidation

Get ready for more bank mergers in San Diego County and elsewhere as new regulations and low interest rates put a squeeze on profits.

San Diego's Wealthiest #3: Gary and Mary West

Gary West was born in Council Bluffs and grew up in Harlan, Iowa, where his parents owned a bowling alley.

San Diego's Wealthiest #2: Irwin Jacobs

rwin Mark Jacobs rose from a job as an electrical engineering professor at the then-new University of California campus in San Diego to play a leading role in creating not one, but two San Diego technology companies: Linkabit and Qualcomm Inc.

San Diego's Wealthiest #1: Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer

Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer is an heiress to the agribusiness Cargill Inc.

San Diego Makes the Grade as Test Market for New eBay App

Location, location, location-based apps are all the rage, if this week’s email is any indication. Two items really stood out, one from a large business, another from a startup. Let me start with the big one.

Tech Savvy Consulting Company Tackles IT Decisions, Acquisitions

TECH: Private Equity Investors Often Use Company’s Expertise

It’s a common situation: investors see potential in some sort of information-technology business, but the investors’ backgrounds are heavy on finance, light on tech.