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Winning Architecture Brings a Sense of Style And a Sense of Belonging

A dozen buildings were recently highlighted as exemplars of local architecture at the San Diego Architectural Foundation’s 40th annual Orchids and Onions event.

By Sarah de Crescenzo November 17, 2016 2:47 p.m. share »
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Manchester Moving to Recently Acquired Mister A’s Building

The former Sempra Energy tower in downtown San Diego will soon have another company name removed from its exterior, just a few months after its former co-owner, Manchester Financial Group, put its moniker on the Ash Street building.

By Lou Hirsh November 10, 2016 2:55 p.m. share »
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Industrial Demand Moves North; Developers Make Plans to Meet It

Afew years ago, when he led a local software company and was scouting North County for prospective industrial sites for his research-and-development efforts, Ben Badiee was able to find just four appropriate locations in the city of Escondido.

By Lou Hirsh November 10, 2016 2:44 p.m. share »
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Diverse Mix Shares Tepid Outlook, Limited Access to Capital

San Diego business consultant Chris L. Shimojima admits his line of work gives him a somewhat skewed view of conditions facing many middle-market companies.

By John Cox November 3, 2016 3:41 p.m. share »
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Core Strength

The National Center for the Middle Market doesn’t believe in jinxes, or it never would have posed the question.

November 3, 2016 3:33 p.m. share »
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Private ‘Conversations’

Medical devices, like anything else hooked to the internet, can offer a convenient door for intruders wanting to enter a device or an entire hospital network. Responding to the hacker threat, a bicoastal startup called MedCrypt is building a business on medical device security.

By Brad Graves October 27, 2016 9:56 a.m. share »
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Securing An Advantage

To hear Hal Lonas tell it, the choice was obvious. In fact, it wasn’t much of a choice.

By Brad Graves October 27, 2016 9:53 a.m. share »
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On Deck

It’s a military aircraft project easily worth billions of dollars, perhaps north of $10 billion, with a good chance of going to a San Diego vendor.

By Brad Graves October 20, 2016 4:34 p.m. share »
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The Munificent Five

Michael Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner’s natural soap company, probably didn’t know it, but in 2013 he witnessed what passes for a minor miracle these days in city government.

By Sarah de Crescenzo October 20, 2016 4:28 p.m. share »
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Keeping It Casual

L earning to appreciate the nuances and intricacies of wine can be daunting.

By Sarah de Crescenzo October 20, 2016 4:24 p.m. share »

ACA Rule Hits California Cos. of 50-100 Employees

Health insurance broker Deric Fernandez could see it coming: An 80-employee local manufacturing company he works with was about to face a double whammy.

By John Cox October 13, 2016 4:27 p.m. share »
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Not Fit For Work

For years, the promise of improved health wasn’t the only thing attracting workers to the wellness programs Xavier Serrano helped local employers set up. Cash was a big incentive, as well.

By John Cox October 13, 2016 4:13 p.m. share »