San Diego Business Journal Calendar

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Tuesday, October 9

LeTip of Kearny Mesa Networking Group meets from 7:01 to 8:31 a.m. at the Coco's Restaurant, 5955 Balboa Ave. in Kearny Mesa. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

LeTip of Clairemont Networking Business Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at HomeTown Buffet, 3007 Clairemont Drive in Clairemont. For reservations, call Beverley Powers at (858) 320-2942 or e-mail bpowers@cbcalifornia.com.

Grice, Lund & Tarkington, LLP, CPAs presents a "QuickBooks Pro" advanced 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.

Building Managers Owners Association San Diego presents "2001 Legislator of the Year Award: Honoring Senator Dede Alpert and the San Diego State Legislative Delegation For Protecting San Diego During the Energy Crisis," beginning at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers or $50 at the door. For reservations, call (619) 243-1817.

LeTip of Carlsbad Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:31 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at Tuscany Ristorante, 6981 El Camino Real in Carlsbad. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

EncourageMint presents "Communicate and Thrive," from noon to 1 p.m. at Denny's Restaurant's banquet room, 1048 Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad. For more information, call Jack McCelndon at (760) 730-3353 or visit (www.encouragemint.com).

Employers Group presents a "Certificate in Supervision and Management," from 4:15 to 7:15 p.m., every Tuesday until December 11, at its San Diego regional office, 6333 Greenwich Drive, Suite 250. For more information, call (858) 453-3123.

Accion San Diego presents a free information session about obtaining micro-business loans at 5:30 p.m. at 1250 Sixth Ave. in Downtown San Diego. For more information, call (619) 685-1380 or visit (www.accionsandiego.org).

Wednesday, October 10

Referral Associates meets from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at Spice House Caf & #233;, 9035 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. in Kearny Mesa. For more information, call June Bowerman at (619) 229-1864.

"Jobtoberfest" is sponsored by San Diego Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and San Diego Area Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis Society. The event is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the San Diego Community Concourse, 202 C St. in Downtown San Diego. The admission is free. For more information, call (619) 441-5029 or visit (www.sdgoodwill.org).

Quest Software hosts "Integrating High-Tech With Biotech," from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Torrey Pines Hotel. The event is free. For reservations, call Phil Rodas at (714) 801-7445 or e-mail prodas@quest.com.

Fastleads Referrals meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Handlerly Hotel & Resort in Mission Valley. For more information, call Lou or Terese at (858) 613-1889.

San Diego Public Library hosts "E-Commerce ... Getting Started," at 6 p.m. at the Central Library, 820 E St. in Downtown San Diego. The seminar is free. For reservations, call (619) 238-6630 or e-mail businesslink@sdcity.sannet.gov.

United Negro College Fund sponsors its "2001 Tribute Dinner" at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza Hotel in Downtown San Diego. The dinner will honor Irwin Mark Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Inc. and Denis Morgan, president and CEO of Pacific 17, Inc. For reservations, call (619) 463-8623.

Thursday, October 11

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.

Mind Masters meets from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Coco's Caf & #233;, 407 Encinitas Blvd. in Encinitas. The breakfast costs $5. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091 or visit (www.mindmasters.com).

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce's Chamber University presents "Leadership What It Is and What It Is Not," from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gemological Institute of America, 5345 Armada Drive in Carlsbad. The cost is $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers. For enrollment, call (760) 931-8400 or visit (www.carlsbad.org/events/university.htm).

Ali Lassens Leads Club meets at 12:15 p.m. at Coco's Restaurant in La Mesa. For more information, call Linda Steele at (619) 668-4440.

Leads Club of UTC meets from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla's Barcino Grill. For more information, call Janice Baldridge at (858) 552-6024 or e-mail jbaldrid@jollapo.hyatt.com.

Sharp Speakers Toastmasters meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Buck Knives, 1900 Weld Blvd. in El Cajon. For more information, call Denise Paltz at (619) 448-1073.

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

Friday, October 12

LeTip of Chula Vista Networking Group meets from 7:01 to 8:31 a.m. at the Marie Callender's Restaurant, 330 F St. in Chula Vista. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

LeTip of Oceanside Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:31 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at Grandma B.B. Restaurant, 539 Vista Bella in Oceanside. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

Catfish Club meets at noon at KGTV 10 Studio, 4600 Air Way at 47th Street in San Diego. The meeting is free for members, $10 for guests and $5 for students. For reservations, call (619) 266-7278.

Expressions Unlimited Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at Heritage Hall in Magee Park, 2650 Garfield in Carlsbad. For reservations, call (760) 730-3353.

Saturday, October 13

EncourageMint presents its "Celebrity Motivational Rally" from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Oceanside High School's gymnasium in Oceanside. The fundraiser for victims of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., costs $12 per person and $6 for seniors and students. Celebrities include singer Frankie Lane; Steve Verret, improv comedian; Mark Norquist, former captain of the Philadephia Eagles; and Dr. Tom Amberry, Guinness Book record holder for shooting 2,750 free throws in a row without a miss. For more information, call Jack McClendon at (760) 720-5454.

Word Association Editing and Proofreading Service presents "Writers and Editors: Holding Hands ... or Butting Heads?" at 2 p.m. at Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove St. in Carlsbad. The event is free. For more information, call (858) 539-0508.

Monday, October 15

SeaWorld Toastmasters meets from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, 2595 Ingraham St. in Mission Bay. For more information, call Michelle Wright at (619) 225-4251.

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.

Real Estate Leases

Property: 5030 Camino de la Siesta, Suite 405, San Diego

Lessor: F & F Mission Courtyard

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

Lessee/square footage: Barlocker Insurance Services signed a one-year, $33,105 lease for 1,452 square feet of office space.

Property: 698 Rancheros, San Marcos

Lessor: Knox Brothers

Leasing agents: Howard Zatkin of Colliers International represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Bradley Janitorial Supply signed a two-year, $127,896 lease for 7,200 square feet of warehouse space.

Property: 1177 Broadway, San Diego

Lessor: Sunburst Capital, LLC

Leasing agents: Craig Duhs and Scott Duhs of Retail Properties Group, Inc. represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Claudio Torres signed a three-year, $36,516 lease for 832 square feet of retail space.

Property: 12544 Kirkham Court, Suites 1, 2, 3, 4, San Diego

Lessor: Westcore Industrial Properties

Leasing agents: The lessor represented itself. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Franklin Industries, Inc. signed a three-year, $149,000 lease for 5,302 square feet of industrial space.

Property: 910 Highland Ave., National City

Lessor: MJK Real Estate Holdings, Co., LLC

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

Lessee/square footage: Automax LLP signed a two-and-a-half year, $319,950 lease for 4,320 square feet of retail space.

Property: 314 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, Suite 120, San Marcos

Lessor: Regency Centers

Leasing agents: Phil Lyons and Bruce Schiff of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Pet People, Inc. signed a five-year, $384,954 lease for 4,316 square feet of retail space.

Property: 4225 Oceanside Blvd., Suites S & T, Oceanside

Lessor: VRDO Plaza Partnership

Leasing agents: Tony Villasenor and Kevin Held of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Home Run Flooring signed a five-year, $284,528 lease for 2,888 square feet of retail space.

Property: 2515 Camino del Rio S., Suite 312, San Diego

Lessor: Encin Real Estate

Lessee/square footage: San Diego Loans dba sdloans.com signed a three-year, $111,197 lease for 1,979 square feet of office space.

Property: 5473 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego

Lessor: The Shidler Group

Leasing agents: Don Mitchell of CB Richard Ellis represented the lessor. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Compaq Computer Corp. signed a one-year, $262,000 lease for 9,712 square feet of office space.

Property: 10525 Vista Sorrento Parkway, Suite 110, San Diego

Lessor: Infogation

Leasing agents: Jeff Abramson, Bill Cavanagh and Tony Russell of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Western Devcon, Inc. signed a 52-month, $652,974 lease for 5,152 square feet of office space.