San Diego Business Journal Calendar

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Tuesday, July 10

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

LeTip of Kearny Mesa Networking Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at Coco's Restaurant, 5955 Balboa Ave. in Clairemont. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail at letipper@adnc.com.

Grice, Lund & Tarkington, LLP, CPAs, sponsors "QuickBooks Pro" beginning class from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 312 S. Juniper St., #100 in Escondido. For reservations, call Chris at (760) 746-1560 or e-mail qbclasses@gltcpas.com.

San Diego Chapter, American Society of Safety Engineers hosts Lee Klein, a Cal-Osha official, beginning at 11 a.m. at the MCRD Bayview Restaurant in San Diego. She will speak on the lastest Cal-OSHA rules affecting the commercial and public sectors. The lunch cost is $20. For reservations, call Darby Vorce at (858) 621-2313 or visit (www.sandiegoasse.org).

Building Owners and Managers Association San Diego's sponsors "Behind the Scenes: La Jolla Playhouse Expansion & Inspiring Corporate Creativity Through the Arts," beginning at 11:30 a.m. at DoubleTree Mission Valley Hotel. The speaker is Des McAnuff, an artistic director. The cost in advance is $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers, or $50 at the door. For reservations, call (619) 243-1817.

Computer Education San Diego sponsors "Securing a Windows 2000 Network," from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 444 Camino del Rio S., #110, in Mission Valley. The class is free. For reservations, call Rebecca at (619) 574-1212.

LeTip of Carlsbad Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at the Tuscany Ristorante, 6981 El Camino del Real in Carlsbad. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

Leads Club North Coastal, men's and women's business networking, meets beginning at 7:15 a.m. at El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Wednesday, July 11

Leads Club La Costa, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at 7:15 a.m. at the Aviara Golf Club, 7447 Batiquitos Drive in La Costa. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club Poway, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at 7:15 a.m. at Le Peep Grill in Poway. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Whetstone Group presents "Selling in a Down Economy , Strategies and Tactics to Compete More Effectively in Today's Highly Competitive Market," from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 3934 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite B200, in Kearny Mesa. For reservations, call (800) 235-2816.

Shared Vision presents "Positioning Yourself to Own Your Own Market," from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel Del Mar. The speaker is James Ray. The cost is $30 prepaid or $35 at the door. For registration, call (760) 736-3571 or visit (http://SharedVisionNetwork.com).

Leads Club Ramona, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at noon at Los Palomas, 109 Tenth St. in Ramona. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

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

San Diego RSI/MSD Wellness Associations sponsors "Compute Without Pain," beginning 6 p.m. The seminar is free. For reservations, call (858) 558-7718 or visit (http://www.ctdrn.org/rsi-support/sandiego/index.html).

Thursday, July 12

BIA Toastmasters meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Building Industry Association office, 6336 Greenwich Drive, #A, in University City. For more information, call Bob Schuh at (858) 538-7606 or visit (www.biatoastmasters.com).

Service Corps of Retired Executives North County Women's Business Roundtable sponsors "Seven Networking Skills to Build Business," beginning at 7 a.m. at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For registration, call (619) 557-7272 or visit (www.score-sandiego.org).

Voyagers Toastmasters meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Acapulco Restaurant, 2467 Juan St. in Old Town San Diego. For more information, call Sue Slaght at (619) 523-9539.

Leads Club Mission Valley, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning 7:15 at Mimi's Caf & #233; in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

North County Business Network meets beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 525 N. Quince in Escondido. For more information, call Denis Royer at (760) 743-5117 or visit (www.ncbn.com).

Small Business Resource Center presents "Hiring, Training and Motivating Your People to Produce More Sales," from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 1902 Wright Place, Suite 200, in Carlsbad and repeated from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Handlerly Hotel & Resort in Mission Valley. The fee is $49. For reservations, call Christine at (858) 458-5811.

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Tune Up Your Writing Skills 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).

Mind Masters meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3111 Camino del Rio N., fourth floor conference room, in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091 or visit (www.mindmasters.com).

San Diego Republican Businesswomen has its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Trellises Garden Grill in Town and Country Hotel in Mission Valley. The cost is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call (858) 453-2232.

Leads Club Carlsbad, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at 12:15 p.m. at El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club UTC, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at 12:15 p.m. at Blumberg's in La Jolla. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club La Mesa, men's and women's business networking group, meets beginning at 12:15 p.m. at Chili's Restaurant, 8285 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

San Diego Software & Internet Council hosts "Behind the Wireless Web," from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the La Jolla Marriott Hotel. The panelists include Martin Nichols, partner of Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison, LLP; Charlie Gaylord, an angel investor; Ted Alexander, partner at Mission Ventures; Scott Lininger, vice president of operations at Akonix, Inc.; and Jeff Davis, co-founder of Deal Management Systems, Inc. The cost in advance is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers, or $25 at the door. For reservations, call (858) 450-5935 or visit (www.sdsic.org).

San Diego Linux Users Group meets beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Delphi Research, Inc., 3954 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite D101, Kearny Mesa. For reservations, e-mail rsvp@sdlug.org.

Springboard hosts "Guia Hacia la Libertad Financiera," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chula Vista Elementary School District Office Building, 84 E. J St., Suite C, in Chula Vista. For more information, at (909) 781-0114, Ext. 749.

Friday, July 13

Mind Masters meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Monterey Whaling Company Restaurant in the Mission Valley Hilton Hotel. The breakfast cost is $7. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091 or visit (www.mindmasters.com).

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Public Contact Skills 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).

LeTip of Oceanside Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at the Grandma B.B. Restaurant, 539 Vista Bella in Oceanside. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

Saturday, July 14

Service Corps of Retired Executives sponsors "Business Principles," from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chapman University, 7460 Mission Valley Road in Mission Valley. The fee is $45 in advance or $55 at the door. For registration, call (619) 557-7272 or visit (www.score-sandiego.org).

Monday, July 16

State Board of Equalization presents "California Sales & Use Tax Seminar," beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Central Library Auditorium, 820 E. St. in Downtown San Diego. For more information, call (619) 238-6630 or e-mail businesslink @sdcity.sannet.gov.

SeaWorld Toastmasters meets from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at 500 SeaWorld Drive in Mission Bay. For more information, call Michelle Wright at (619) 225-4251.

Real Estate Leases

Property: 3430 Kurtz St., San Diego

Lessor: William and Edythe Kenton

Leasing agents: Charles Ekstrom of Coldwell Banker Commercial-Mid City Properties represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Roel Construction signed a five-year, $290,000 lease for 6,200 square feet of warehouse space.

Property: 540 S. Andreasen, Suite H, Escondido

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties

Leasing agents: Todd Davis and Karen Fuller of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Kim D. Sproul signed a 37-month, $54,660 lease for 1,680 square feet of office space.

Property: 938 S. Andreasen Drive, Suite G, Escondido

Leasing agents: Rob Black of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Artistic Surfaces, Inc. signed a 36-month, $52,982 lease for 1,768 square feet of office space.

Property: 4270 Palm Ave., Suite A, San Diego

Lessor: Palm Ridge Gateway, LLC

Leasing agents: Joe Yetter of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee and the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Sheldon Ruskin signed a 62-month, $87,920 lease for 1,200 square feet of office space.

Property: 544 S. Pacific St., Suite D-100, San Marcos

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties

Leasing agents: Stephanie Schaefer of RC Properties represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Curtis Laverdiere signed a 36-month, $84,027 lease for 3,348 square feet of office space.

Property: 2535 Camino del Rio S., Suite 324, San Diego

Lessor: Holualoa Mission Valley 2535, LLC

Leasing agents: Lisa Gonzales of CB Richard Ellis represented the lessee. Richard Gonor and Derek Applbaum of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Attorneys Diversified Services signed a 36-month, $103,443 lease for 1,841 square feet of office space.

Property: 930 S. Andreasen Drive, Suite D, Escondido

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties, LLC

Leasing agents: Gene Harris of Harris Co. represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Elbanna Factory Distributors, Inc. signed a 36-month, $52,233 lease for 1,680 square feet of office space.

Property: 546 S. Pacific St., Suite 103, San Marcos

Lessor: PGP Partners, Inc.

Leasing agents: Stephanie Shaffer of RC Properties represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Charles F. Ricker signed a 36-month, $40,356 lease for 1,560 square feet of office space.

Property: 600 S. Andreasen Drive, Suites G & H, Escondido

Lessee/square footage: Interstate Tile, Inc. signed a 36-month, $105,251 lease for 3,592 square feet of office space.

Property: 938 S. Andreasen, Suite E, Escondido

Lessor: Calwest Industrial Properties

Leasing agents: Eric Hutchison of Burnham Brokerage Services represented the lessee. Rob Black and Todd Davis of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Minh Cong Vu & Dan Cong Vu signed a 36-month, $53,491 lease for 1,680 square feet of research and development space.

Property: 510 Hacienda Drive, Suite 105, Vista

Lessor: Ridgeway/Bradford Partnership

Leasing agents: Roger Lee of Help U Sell represented the lessee. Steve Warfield of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Roger Lee and Nina Severn Lee signed a 36-month, $55,726 lease for 935 square feet of office space.

Real Estate Sales

Property: North Side of Otay Valley Road, West of Maxwell

Seller: DK Holdings, LLC

Selling agents: Arthur Bleier of Voit Commercial Brokerage represented the buyer and the seller.

Buyer/square footage: HERCAB, LLC purchased a 40,946-square-foot building for $260,000.