San Diego Business Journal Calendar

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Tuesday, April 3

Harvard Business School Alumni Club of San Diego sponsors "Lessons Learned on Biotech Beach," from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at Radisson Hotel La Jolla. The speaker is Gary Lyons, founding president and CEO of Neurocrine Biosciences. The cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers and $5 extra without reservations. For reservations, call (858) 551-5675.

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

Personally Referred of Mission Valley meets from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at Mimi's Caf & #233; in Mission Valley. For reservations, call Steve Walden at (619) 708-4494 or e-mail stevewalden@aol.com.

LeTip of Clairemont Networking Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at the Hometown Buffet, 3007 Clairemont Drive in Clairemont. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

LeTip of Carlsbad/Oceanside Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at Dennys, 1048 Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad. For reservations, call (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

9444 Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at J. Muller, 9444 Balboa Ave., Suite 200 in Clairemont. For more information, call Tisha Tyler at (858) 974-5005, Ext. 220, or Nancy Biagioni at (858) 694-0444.

Leads Club North Coastal meets at noon at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

San Diego Visual Basic User Group meets at 6 p.m. at the Ericsson Inc.'s building E, 6455 Lusk Blvd. in Sorrento Valley. The meeting is free. For more information, call Kris Chopper at (760) 639-4900 or visit (www.sdvbug.org).

Wednesday, April 4

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 John Manson at (760) 632-5944.

La Mesa LeTip meets from 7 to 8:31 a.m. at Marie Callenders Restaurant in La Mesa. For more information, call Dr. Jason Graney at (619) 460-2224.

Leads Club La Costa meets at 7:15 a.m. at the Aviara Golf Club, 7447 Batiquitos Drive in La Costa. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club North City meets at 7:15 a.m. at Le Peep Grill in Poway. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

LeTip of Downtown San Diego Networking Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at Buster's Restaurant, 807 W. Harbor Drive in Seaport Village. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Conversations With Grant Makers for Nonprofit Organizations: Wells Fargo Foundation" from 9 to 10 a.m. at Quality Resort in Mission Valley. The fee is $20 to $25. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

Fastleads Referrals meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Handlerly Hotel & Resort in Mission Valley. For more information, call Lou or Terese at (858) 613-1889.

Juice Plus+ presents "How to Get Healthier Even If You're Too Tired, Too Busy Or Had Too Much Fun!" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Smith Brothers' Bistro and Caf & #233;, 3202 Governor Drive, No. 110 in University City. The cost is $10 for lunch. For reservations, call Sky Sten at (858) 677-0707 or e-mail sky4health@aol.com.

Leads Club Ramona meets at noon at Sizzlers in Ramona. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club Beach Cities meets at 12:15 p.m. at Broken Yolk Caf & #233;, 1851 Garnet Ave. in Pacific Beach. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

"How to Sell and Value Your Business" is sponsored by California Businesses For Sale Foundation at 2 p.m. at 5850 Oberlin Drive, Suite 210. The workshop is free. For reservations, call (858) 558-6700 or visit (www.bizben.com).

San Diego Network of African-American Professionals presents "Bush: Friend or Foe , How Will George W.'s Presidency Affect You?" at 6 p.m. at the Juke Joint Caf & #233;, 327 Fourth Ave. in Downtown San Diego. The cost is $5. For more information, call Tara August at (619) 406-9278.

Thursday, April 5

Scripps Teasers Toastmasters meets from 7 to 8 a.m. at Scripps Ranch Community Service Center, 11885 Cypress Canyon Road. For more information, call Hitch Hitchcox at (858) 679-7111.

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

Downtown San Diego Partnership hosts "Tax Increment Financing 101" from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza Hotel in Downtown San Diego. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Leah Loyer at (619) 234-0201, Ext. 100, or e-mail lloyer@ downtownsandiego.org.

Personally Referred of South Bay meets from 8 to 9 a.m. at Stella's, 365 Third Ave. in Chula Vista. For reservations, call Ana Covarrubias at (619) 919-2483 or e-mail anabcovarrubias @aol.com.

Seventh Annual California Awards for Performance Excellence hosts "Breakthrough Quality Improvement" from 8 a.m. to noon at the La Jolla Marriott Hotel. For registration, call (858) 486-0400.

Acoustic Energy Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at RD Instruments, 9855 Business Park Ave. in Scripps Ranch. For more information, call Bill Young at (858) 693-1178.

EncourageMint Business and Morale Club of Carlsbad sponsors "The Zen of Peak Performance" at noon at Dennys. The seminar is free. For reservations, call Jack McClendon at (760) 730-3353.

Leads Club Carlsbad meets at 12:15 p.m. at El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club UTC meets at 12:15 p.m. at Coast Caf & #233; in the Embassy Suites in La Jolla. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Toastmasters of the Cove presents an improvement public speaking skills seminar beginning at 6 p.m. at Doyle Recreation Center, 8175 Regents Road in University City. For reservations, call (858) 578-7969.

Friday, April 6

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Are You Getting Your Fair Share of the Pie: Planned Giving For Nonprofit Organizations" from 9 a.m. to noon at National University, 3580 Aero Court in Kearny Mesa. The fee is $45 to $55. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

Urban League Career Fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at San Diego Concourse's Golden Hall in Downtown San Diego. For more information, call (619) 263-3115 or e-mail sdul@sdul.org.

Palomar Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals meets at 5:30 p.m. at Gentlemen's Choice, 1020 W. San Marcos Blvd., in San Marcos. The cost is $17. For reservations, call Jan Christensen at (858) 716-0336 or (858) 756-6060.

Saturday, April 7

San Diego Regional Technology Alliance presents "Fundraising in Turbulence," from 8 a.m. to noon at the DoubleTree Hotel Mission Valley. The cost is $45 pre-registered or $55 at the door. For more information, visit (www.sdrta.org).

Monday, April 9

Smoothtalkers Toastmasters meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Church of Today, 8999 Activity Road in Miramar. For more information, call Denise Paltz at (619) 448-1073 or visit (www.smoothtalkers.org).

National Association of Professional Organizers meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at 11864-A Bernardo Terrace in Rancho Bernardo. The visitors are $15. For more information, call Kevin or Lynn Hall at (858) 495-0410 or e-mail clutternomore@compuserve.com.

Real Estate Leases

Property: 3800 Main St., Suites 1 and 2, Chula Vista

Lessor: JJB Hilltop Business Center, LLC

Leasing agents: Lawrence C. Becker of Voit Commercial Brokerage represented the lessor. Lee J. Stein of Voit Commercial Brokerage represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: World Imports, Inc. signed a 36-month, $74,816 lease for 3,504 square feet of distribution space.

Property: 1249 Simpson Way, Escondido

Lessor: Far West Realty

Leasing agents: Daniel Knoke of Colliers International represented the lessor. Dave Murdock of Select Realty represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Butler Telecom signed a 2 & #733;-year, $69,767 lease for 2,360 square feet of office space.

Property: 6351 Corte del Abeto, A107, Carlsbad

Lessor: H.G. Fenton

Leasing agents: Dennis Visser and Mark Emerick of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Dave Steffy of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: John Sfregola signed a 24-month, $27,936 lease for 1,268 square feet of office space.

Property: 455 Ryan Drive, Suite 101, San Marcos

Lessor: GS5, LLC

Leasing agents: Mike Erwin, Barry Hendler and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Barry Hendler and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: La Costa Silkscreening signed a 36-month, $147,600 lease for 6,062 square feet of office space.

Property: 1487 Poinsettia Ave., Suite 119, Vista

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties/JP II

Leasing agents: Barry Hendler, Mike Erwin and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Gene Harris of The Harris Co. represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Dale T. Powell signed a 36-month, $54,666 lease for 1,269 square feet of office space.

Property: 1485 Poinsettia Ave., Suites 111-112, Vista

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties

Leasing agents: Barry Hendler, Mike Erwin and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Bowman Power Systems signed a 24-month, $71,388 lease for 3,102 square feet of office space.

Property: 8989 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 325, San Diego

Lessor: The Shidler Group

Leasing agents: Jack Kruger of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessor. Rhett Petersen of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Page, Lobo & Costales, APC signed a five-year, $210,000 lease for 1,617 square feet of office space.

Property: 9323 Chesapeake Drive, Suites B1 and B2, San Diego

Leasing agents: Kathy Luci of Meissner Jacquet Investment Management Services represented the lessor. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Circaid Medical Products, Inc. signed a three-year, $136,000 lease for 3,601 square feet of office space.

Property: 8885 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 212, San Diego

Lessor: The Shidler Group

Leasing agents: Jack Kruger of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: NRG of San Diego, Inc. signed a five-year, $131,000 lease for 1,120 square feet of office space.

Real Estate Sales

Property: 3112 30th St., San Diego

Seller: Joan Brooke

Selling agents: John Garner of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller. John Garner and Chris Rogers of Marcus & Millichap represented the buyer.

Buyer: Eugene J. Polley Jr. and Diane C. Strum purchased an 18-unit apartment complex for $1.11 million.