San Diego Business Journal Calendar

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Tuesday, November 14

The Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. at Coco's Restaurant in El Cajon. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

LeTip of Greater San Diego will meet from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Mission Valley Hilton Monterey Whaling Co. Call Ben Huggins at (619) 291-2327 for more information.

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronic Association (AFDEA), San Diego Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Tom Ham's Lighthouse Restaurant, 2150 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego. All uniformed personnel are welcome. Cost is $20. For more information, visit (www.afcea-sd.org).

San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association, Inc. will hold its annual meeting and election of officers at 11:30 a.m. at the La Jolla Marriott Hotel. The cost is $45 on the day of the luncheon. For reservations, call (619) 525-2711.

The EncourageMint Club will host Simon Vetter, who will discuss "The Art of Persuasion," at its noon meeting at the Sevilla Restaurant, 3050 Pico Pico Drive in Carlsbad. For reservations, call Jack McClendon at (760) 730-3353.

The Leads Club meets beginning at noon at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

9444 Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. at J. Muller, 9444 Balboa Ave., #200. For more information, call Shannon Bennett at (858) 694-0444.

The Leads Club International will hold its annual regional mixer beginning at 5:45 p.m. at Legoland in Carlsbad. The nine chapters of San Diego County will be present to create the first Leads-Lego 500 Car Race while enjoying a "BBQ Bricknic." Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Call (800) 783-3761 for reservations.

Wednesday, November 15

Biocom San Diego presents "Manufacturing Facilities in the Life Sciences Industry," at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. The costs for members are $35 and guests are $55. For reservations, call (858) 455-0300.

The Encinitas Business Exchange meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Herschel's Restaurant, 1486 Encinitas Blvd. in Encinitas. The breakfast cost is $6. For reservations, call Lane Post at (760) 436-8600.

The Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. at the Aviara Golf Club in La Costa. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

The Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. at the LePeep Grill in Poway. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

CareerScout.com presents "Effective Online Recruiting," from 8 to 10 a.m. at the La Jolla Marriott. Guest speaker is Tim Ash, founder and CEO of CareerScout.com. The registration is $35 in advance or $45 at the door. For registration, visit (www.CareerScout.com).

Nonprofit Management Solutions presents "Making Meetings Matter for Nonprofit Organizations," from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at National University, 3580 Aero Court in Kearny Mesa. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

The Society for Human Resource Management will hold its "Workplace Excellence Awards Luncheon" beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Torrey Pines. The event will feature a special appearance by Congressman Brian Bilbray. The preregistration cost is $25 for members and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, call (858) 589-0111.

The Leads Club meets at noon at the Pizza Factory in Ramona. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Nonprofit Management Solutions presents the "Executive Directors Roundtable for Nonprofit Organizations" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its offices, 8265 Vickers St. Cost is $15 to $30. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

The International Right of Way Association will present Michael T. Uberuaga, city manager, to speak on current city issues. The meeting begins at noon at the Island Palms Hotel & Marina. The cost is $13. For reservations, call (858) 654-1201.

The Leads Club meets at 12:15 a.m. at the Broken Yolk Caf & #233; in Pacific Beach. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

San Diego Dialogue presents its final luncheon on our region's role in the global economy. The guests include Mayor Susan Golding, Richard Farman and Hector Letteroth, who will discuss "The Global Engagement of San Diego/Baja California: Visions for a 21st Century Region." The event will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency San Diego. General admission is $50 and $30 for students. For more information, call (858) 534-8638 or visit (www.sddialogue.org).

Thursday, November 16

Scripps Teasers Toastmasters meet from 7 to 8 a.m. at United States International University. For more information, call John Correia at (619) 260-2063.

The LeTip Club of Circle Fashion Valley will meet from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Mimi's Caf & #233; on Mission Center Road. Call (858) 456-4962 for more information.

Voyagers Toastmasters meet weekly from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Acapulco Restaurant in Old Town. Call Nora at (858) 613-3907 for more information.

The LeTip Club of Solana Beach meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Hershal's Restaurant in Encinitas. For more information, call David Shores at (858) 481-7331.

The Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. at Mimi's Restaurant in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) presents a basic bookkeeping workshop titled "Understanding the Numbers" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pacific Bell directory. Cost is $35 in advance or $45 at the door. For more information or preregistration, call (619) 557-7272.

The American Corporate Counsel Association presents "The Law of Training 2000 , Building Affirmative Defenses, Protecting Against Punitive Damages and Establishing a Positive Workplace Environment." The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the San Diego Bay Hilton Resort Hotel. ACCA members are $35 and nonmembers are $45. For more information, call (858) 280-1403.

The Association for Information Management Professionals will hold its monthly luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Mission Valley. The program topic will be "Outsourcing: The Great Debate." Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members and includes lunch. For reservations, call Susan Roberts at (858) 748-1100, Ext. 263.

Join the Towne Center Toastmasters for the first part of their interactive workshop in Mental Flexibility. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MP3.com. Cost is $10 for both sessions. All are invited. For reservations, call Chris deVaca at (858) 509-6704.

The Institute of Real Estate Management, San Diego Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Handlery Hotel. This month's speaker is Tarun Kapoor. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, call (619) 209-2997 or visit (www.iremsd.org).

Acoustic Energy Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. at RD Instruments in Scripps Ranch. For more information, call Eric Hawes at (858) 693-1178, Ext. 3193.

The Leads Club meets at 12:15 p.m. at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

The Leads Club meets at the Coast Caf & #233; in the Embassy Suites in La Jolla. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

The Corporate Directors Forum presents "Board Dynamics Upon a Major Liquidity Event: The Investor's Perspective" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the La Jolla Radisson. For registrations, call Sally at (858) 455-7930.

EDUCATE!, the University City Foundation for Public Schools, presents the seventh annual "Taste of the Triangle." This event will showcase local restaurants with musical entertainment by Stanley Middle School and University City High School. For information, call (858) 677-0989.

Friday, November 17

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) presents a Women's Breakfast Program on "Effective Strategies to Hit the Mark(et)." The event will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Select in Mission Valley. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For reservations, call (619) 557-7272.

The San Diego Mortgage Bankers Association presents "When the Pieces Don't Fit: How to Detect Fraud and Misrepresentation," from 9 to 11 a.m. at University Towne Centre's Canyon Room One. Members are $20 and nonmembers are $25. For reservations, call Julie at (800) 643-9385.

Saturday, November 18

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) presents, "Create and Market Your Competitive Advantage" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Webster University. Registration is $45 in advance or $55 at the door. For more information, call (619) 557-7272.

Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at 10 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (858) 270-4322.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, San Diego Chapter will hold its charity auction at the 14th Annual Union Bank of California MS Dinner Auction, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Lowes Coronado Bay Resort. For reservations, call (858) 974-8640 or (800) FIGHT-MS.

Real Estate Leases

Property: 8989 Rio San Diego, Suite 300, San Diego

Lessor: The Shidler Group

Leasing agents: Mark Labelle of The Irving Hughes Group represented the lessee. Jack Kruger of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Wear and Wood, Inc. signed a four-year, $1.06 million lease for 10,754 square feet of office space.

Property: 591 Camino de la Reina, Suite 710, San Diego

Leasing agents: The lessee represented itself. Francesca Busalacchi of Meissner Jacquet Investment Services represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: The law offices of Boner & Stern signed a five-year, $332,000 lease for 2,706 square feet of office space.

Property: 2302 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego

Lessor: Joan Castillo

Leasing agents: Joel Wilson of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Juanita Braswell signed a five-year, $114,568 lease for 1,500 square feet of retail space.

Property: 981 Park Center Drive, Vista

Lessor: R. Wailes

Leasing agents: Fred Muller of James Crone & Associates represented the lessee. Andy Melzer of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Bodyworks Inc. signed a 36-month, $276,480 lease for 12,000 square feet of industrial space.

Property: 1819 Aston Ave., Suite 105, Carlsbad

Lessor: Real Sport Inc.

Leasing agents: Mike Erwin of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Mark Emerick of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: The Morgan Group signed a 50-month, $302,150 lease for 5,722 square feet of office space.

Property: 555 W. 13th Ave., Escondido

Lessor: Grace Lutheran Church and Schools

Leasing agents: Darren Hamilton of Julien Studley represented the lessee. Todd Davis and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: SBC Communications signed a 61-month, $335,500 lease for 5,000 square feet of parking space.

Property: 703 Palomar Airport Road, Suite 170, Carlsbad

Lessor: Prentiss Properties Acquisition Partners, L.P.

Leasing agents: Jeff Abramson of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Mark Avilla, Joe Anderson and Rick Reeder of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Benefit Land Title Co. signed a 36-month, $195,115 lease for 2,315 square feet of office space.

Property: 5935 Darwin Court, Carlsbad

Lessor: RESPIMUN

Leasing agents: Bill Driscoll of CB Richard Ellis represented the lessee. The lessor represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: The Immune Response Corp. renewed a five-year, $4.7 million lease for 50,494 square feet of research and biomedical space.

Property: 14005 Kirkham Way, Poway

Lessor: Legacy Partners LLC

Leasing agents: Steve Rosetta of Cushman & Wakefield represented the lessee. Dennis Visser, Matt Kelly and Dave Smith of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: North American Van Lines signed a seven-year, $8.92 million lease for 176,279 square feet of storage and distribution space.

Property: 2240 Otay Lakes Road, Suite 302, Chula Vista

Lessor: The Eastlake Co., LLC

Leasing agents: The lessee represented itself. Mike Seiber and Stewart R.R. Keith of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Edward J. Shim dba Four Corners Gallery signed a three-year, $114,849 lease for 1,823 square feet of retail space.

Property: 4109 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego

Lessor: Tyler, LLC

Leasing agents: Midcity Realty represented the lessee. Dave Baker of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Viet Van Phung and Nam Nguyen dba A-1 Furniture signed a five-year, $357,500 lease for 5,200 square feet of retail space.

Property: 110 West Plaza, San Diego

Sublessor: Commonwealth Financial

Subleasing agents: Mike Martel of Cushman Reality represented the sublessee. Ron Miller and Pascal Aubry-Dumand represented the sublessor.

Sublessee/square footage: Gulf Insurance Co. signed a four-year, $525,000 sublease for 4,880 square feet of office space.

Property: 4510 Executive Drive, Suite 205, San Diego

Sublessor: Dowling & Yahnke

Subleasing agents: Diane Miller of Colliers International represented the sublessee. Brian French of Irving Hughes represented the sublessor.

Sublessee/square footage: Macaluso & Associates signed a 21-month, $95,221 sublease for 2,109 square feet of office space.

Property: 5814 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad

Lessor: Island @ Carlsbad LLC

Leasing agents: Diane Miller of Colliers International and Jeff Berkman of United Systems Integrators Corp. represented the lessee. Kirk Allison and Vic Gausepohl of Colliers International represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Ranstad/U.S.I. Corp. signed a 62-month, $483,004 lease for 2,912 square feet of office space.

Property: 4180 Ruffin Road, San Diego

Lessor: Gleich Real Estate Co.

Leasing agents: Ken Kisbert of Burnham Real Estate Services represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: SKF USA, Inc. signed a 40-month, $623,396 lease for 8,254 square feet of office space.

Property: 5841 Edison Place, Suite 200, Carlsbad

Lessor: Rita Bassi

Leasing agents: Joe Anderson of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Matty Sundberg and Larry Strickland of Lee & Associates represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: FastForward Networks, Inc. signed a 60-month, $1.03 million lease for 9,250 square feet of office space.