Stories for June 2002
Monday, June 24
Local residential developer Intracorp San Diego LLC has purchased 50,000 square feet of land in Downtown San Diego...
Government: Move Would Localize State Taxation; The solution to many of the state's planning woes may lie in strengthening regional government. However, that might mean toppling some longstanding California institutions , including Proposition 13, the ant
Still, Local Publicly Traded Firms Report Increase in Revenues
HouseRebate.com Dispute With Homes.com Ends Without Legal Decision
OPINION by Alex Epstein, writer for the Ayn Rand Institute in Marina del Rey.
ENTERPRISE: Biotech; Envision a future where people can buy soy that tastes like red meat and milk that even lactose-intolerant people can stomach.
Pfizer Ends Corvas Deal for Anti-Inflammatory Compound
Recent Cuts in Firm's Work Force May Signal Alignment for Its Sale
Law: New Spousal Support Law Exposes Attorney's to Suits
OPINION by Denise Lidell, owner of Career Crossroads in San Diego.
Development: Access to Beach and Coaster Creates A Lucrative Combination
Guy Tozzoli survived the Sept. 11 attack on New York's Twin Towers thanks to a traffic accident that made him late for work.
BIA Seeks to Honor New Housing Developments at Annual Awards Event
Investors Spend $50 Million for 440-Unit Apartments in Carlsbad
Aim Is Improving Reliability of Water Supply for Border Area; Officials from the United States and Mexico are considering a joint aqueduct as a more efficient way to bring water from the Colorado River into San Diego and Tijuana.
Borrego Springs Bank Exec Frank Riolo Named CEO of Viejas Enterprises
Corporate Board Member Names Five Local Firms As Best to Work With
A plan to build a major roadway to connect San Diego Bay with Balboa Park, almost a century old, will soon come to fruition.
A local scientist and biomedical executive will head San Diego State University's College of Business Administration.
Judge Janet Kintner Has Presided Over Women's Growing Influence in the Field of Law
Tourism: Motto Claims Area Is 'The Way California Used to Be'
Patents: Two-Hurdle Test, Doctrine of Equivalents Allows for Interpretation
Monday, June 17
OPINION by William H. Rastetter, chairman and CEO of Idec Pharmaceuticals.
Trade: County Kicks in $100K for Asia Desk After Supervisor's Visit to China
Running a Small Firm Gives Dave Ness a Unique Outlook On Region's High-Tech Future
NStor Technologies Acquires Texas Software Firm for 27M Shares of Stock
Environment: Injunction Tells Master Plating to Improve Waste Handling
Renewed investor confidence and a surge of new capital will give biotech stocks a boost during the second half of this year, according to a report released at the BIO 2002 conference in Toronto.
With the San Diego City Council's approval last week, the decision was made on how the city's hotel tax revenues would fund local organizations in the next fiscal year.
The San Diego section of the American Society of Civil Engineers recently gave out awards for local projects representing excellence in engineering.
Tour Company Packages Multi-Day, Multi-Sports Combos
ENTERPRISE: Software; The company's flagship product, Websense Enterprise, prevents computer users from getting into certain Internet sites. It's a sort of filter.
WebSideStory Receives Patent On Internet Use Tracking Technology
Fallbrook Firm's Accounting System Wins Enthusiastic Endorsement of Citicorp
TECH TALK: Firm's Technology Called a 'Security System for Energy'
Workforce Partnership Presents Hire Ground Seminars
Westerfield Trial Creates a Flurry of Activity as Media Descends on San Diego
Real Estate: Marketing Plan in Works for Division Focused on Home's Designer
A Mexican power plant being built by Sempra Energy would not be affected by a proposed U.S. law attempting to control electricity generation on the other side of the border.
Monday, June 10
Fish & Richardson Win Telecom Case Against The City of San Marcos
Tourism: Entrepreneurs Focus on Growing Market Catering to Ag-Tourists
Congresswoman Susan Davis has introduced a bill in Congress that would expand the popular SENTRI program.
Transportation: Study Will Address Feasibility Of Extended Coaster Line
After months of wrangling, Palomar Pomerado Health agreed to give registered nurses union representation.
OPINION by Hank Cunningham, assistant executive director of the city of San Diego Redevelopment Agency.
OPINION by Michael R. Niggli, president of Sempra Energy Resources.
Businesses can benefit from working with federal regulators, according to a top government official who spoke in San Diego last week.
Biotech to Partner Launch of Ultrasound Imaging Agent; Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. hopes the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of its ultrasound imaging agent Imagent will open the door to additional financing for the cash-strapped local biot
SPECIAL REPORT: Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Market strategies outlined in Enron Corp. memos accounted for a comparatively small percentage of soaring electric prices during the power crunch of 2000-01, some state experts say.
KMA Architecture Begins Design Work for Schwartz Federal Building
Three Local Venture Firms Make 'Most Active' List in Recent Report
A decision by Qualcomm Inc. and a back-to-basics push at Ford Motor Co. have sent their telecom joint venture to its demise.
Energy: Push for New Pipelines, Conservation Key to Easing Crunch
It was early 2000, just before the dot-com bubble was about to burst. Jonathon Book was visited by a couple of hot-shot venture capitalists who arrived for the meeting in a sleek Ferrari.
Monday, June 3
Small Business: Some Merchants Blame Work For Loss of Customers
Trade: Dissatisfaction With Mexican Maquiladora Industry Could Spur Change
News of longtime heavyweight Stoorza Communications' closing rippled through San Diego's public relations industry last week, sparking reactions of sadness and some surprise.
Plus: Grubb & Ellis-CB Richard Ellis Deal Off the Table
County Water Authority's Bond Rating Now Could Save Thousands
HNC, Fair Issac & Co. Reveal in Joint Proxy Details of Execs' Severance Deals
OPINION by Mick Pattinson, President of the California Building Industry Association
Technology: Lead-Based Solder Called Possible Environmental Hazard
Plumbing Products Firm Signs $2 Million Lease in Tijuana Industrial Park
Water Authority Takes Honors for Energy-Saving Program
Unemployment Insurance Claims Ratchet Down San Diego Economic Indicators
There are currently 126,000 vacancies for registered nurses in hospitals nationwide, according to the latest assessment by the American Hospital Association.
San Diego Housing Commission Provides Money for Affordable Apartments
Award-Winning Author Offers Tips to Getting Published; Entrepreneur's Painful Experience Pays Off With Adjustable Keyboard; Construction Tech Students Get a Head Start on Career
Three County Bar Association VPs Seek The 2003 Presidency
Idec Breaks Ground for Oceanside Facility, Expects Up to 600 Hires
Managing Director Terrence Dwyer Steers La Jolla Playhouse Through Financial Woes, Sets Future Course
Local Wetlands Net Award for Environmentalist's Work to Preserve
Vista Village Project to Include Lowe's Home Improvement
Potential conflicts from sales made to the consulting unit of KPMG caused Peregrine Systems Inc. to fire its second auditor in as many months.
WineSellar & Brasserie Expansion Triples Size, Adds New Tasting Room
UCSD and other University of California facilities have averted a one-day strike by reaching an agreement with nurses over work and wage issues that is expected to be ratified this week.
Defense: Purchase Follows Trend of Shipyard Mergers