Stories for July 2020
Friday, July 31
Truvian Sciences has received federal emergency approval for its COVID-19 antibodies.
Thursday, July 30
C-V2X Testing Is in Conjunction With Caltrans and Others
TOURISM: Data Shows 12% of Population Likely to Cruise in the Next Three Months
As the new chair of the International Association of Venue Managers, Clifford "Rip" Rippetoe will focus on “overall goals and strategies” in his new role, according to the organization.
Formerly known as the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, the San Diego Mission Bay Resort is located on the waterfront of Mission Bay Park.
Wednesday, July 29
Ship Repair Deals Take San Diego Firms to Hawaii
Tuesday, July 28
BIOTECH: Startup Plans to Grow From 4 to 20 Staffers
DEFENSE: U.K.’s Royal Air Force Buys Its First 3 Copies of New Model
DEFENSE: British Army Uses Technology From San Diego Corporation
Offering Pilot No Waste Meals Donation Program with San Diego Restaurants
Monday, July 27
$20M Project Seen as Opportunity to Play With Design
Clients Being Able to View Properties Remotely Now Commonplace
Cycling Seen as Healthy Option for Local Families
STARTUP: Co. Projects $2M in Revenue This Year
Sunday, July 26
DINING: Growing San Diego-Based National Chain Has 730 Locations
VENTURE CAPITAL: Life Science Category Has Largest Single Quarter in History
12,000 Transplant Recipients Expected to Attend; Potential Economic Impact Between $8 million and $10 million
PROPERTY: Sales Pick Up After Slow Second Quarter
TECHNOLOGY: Data Shows San Diego Achieves Gender Parity in Physical and Life Sciences Sectors
Thursday, July 23
Wednesday, July 22
San Diego Healthcare Leaders Lean Into Technology During Pandemic
Co. Raises $500K From Angel Investors
Eyewear Co. Sees 30% Growth in Q1: Will Release Prescription Sunglasses Next
Building Projects Coming to Several Naval Bases
Industry Diversification Puts Region in Strong Position
Co. Has More Than 100,00 Students in 75 Countries.
Tuesday, July 21
San Diego-based Arcturus Therapeutics Inc. announced its vaccine has been approved to proceed with Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial
Construction to Start on 20-Acre San Marcos Site Sept. 1
NON-PROFIT: A Total of 167 Grants Have Been Awarded Since March, Will Focus on Technology Divide Next
5,000 Square Foot Private Parking Lot Allows for Outdoor Drinking and Eating.
STARTUP: Tech Firm Helps Global Brands Understand Consumers
Solve Your Shareholder Liquidity Problems With an ESOP!
Monday, July 20
PROPERTY: Cooley Leasing 74,000 Square Feet in Torrey Pines Boardwalk Project
$8.6M Project Enables School To Increase Enrollment to 500
TECHNOLOGY: Video Needs to Speak Clearly to Potential Renter
11 Companies Participated in Diversity-Focused Incubator Program
BEVERAGE: 97% of Co.’s Sales Increase is From Canned Cocktails
BIOTECH: Co. Plans to Double Local Employees by 2021
Sunday, July 19
TECHNOLOGY: Co. Has Over 800,000 Users in 120 Countries
Health and Safety Goes to the Top of an Employer’s To-Do List
San Diego will host the Donate Life Transplant Games 24 months from now. The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl organization led the successful bid to bring the games to San Diego.
Friday, July 17
SHIPBUILDING: NASSCO Builds 2 Cargo Carriers for Matson
General Dynamics NASSCO sent a commercial cargo ship that it is building for Matson Inc. down the inclined ways of its Barrio Logan shipyard and into San Diego Bay on July 2.
Thursday, July 16
San Diego's first QDOBA restaurant will be located in Mission Valley and is scheduled to open in the fall.
Under the guidance of GBAC, SDCC will implement stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention.
Pierre Le Veaux has over 10 years of experience, including a previous role as banker at Goldman Sachs and senior director at Banc of California.
Annual Orchids and Onions Award Nominees Announced
Finds ‘New Opportunity’ to Become Part of Airport Ecosystem
Wednesday, July 15
Cohort of Startups Has 93% Funding Rate
Family-Owned Company Moves Tasting Room Outdoors In Response to COVID-19.
STARTUPS: San Diego-Based BioPPE Innovates With Wearable Tech
Tuesday, July 14
MANUFACTURING: Owner Sees Need and Finds Way to Quickly Fill It
PROPERTY: Despite COVID-19, Demand Remains Strong
In a First, U.S. Marine Corps Buys GA-ASI Aircraft
$24.7 Million Project Will Provide 82 Studio Apartments to People Who are Homeless
Monday, July 13
BIOTECH: Artiva Biotherapeutics to Start Clinical Trials This Year
Development: 30 Years After Arrival, Duo Reshapes Adopted Home
TECHNOLOGY: Users Can Create Games, Virtual Worlds, Utilities and Mini Apps
Sunday, July 12
RESIDENTIAL: New Crown Point Development Creates Its Own Street Scene
SAFETY: Local Companies Find New Ways to Fight COVID-19
ECOMMERCE: ‘Luxe Bidet’ Devices Top Sellers on Amazon
TOURISM: Received $93M in Federal CARES Act Funds, Cuts Spending
As per the list, San Diego has 4,959 restaurants, 348 eateries per 100 people and the top-rated local restaurant is Phil’s BBQ.
Thursday, July 9
Companies Offer Touchless Contact And Mobile Unit
FOOD: Ron Suel Plans for a Live Music Supper Club Downtown and a Barbecue Spot in Chula Vista
Wednesday, July 8
BIOTECH: Firm Studies Customer DNA, Offers Customized Probiotics
TRANSPORTATION: San Diego-Based Telematics Co. Lands Three Major Clients
Tuesday, July 7
JetBlue is the only carrier to offer nonstop service from SAN to two New York area airports, EWR and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Navy Also Awards Ship Maintenance, Shore Facility Deals
TECHNOLOGY: Escondido-Based Computer Manufacturer Commits to Diverse Supervision
TRANSPORTATION: Autonomous Trucking Distribution Network Would be the First Of Its Kind
Monday, July 6
RETAIL: Aligning With Nonprofits Increased Exposure, Spurred Sales
MARKETING: Co. Provides Online Advisory Boards that Accelerate Learning
TRADE: White Labs Receives Its Benefits Early
DEVELOPMENT: 40-Story Project Likely to Be New Gateway to Downtown
Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, awarded $77,000 in scholarships to 25 deserving San Diego County students this year. Here are the winning students and where they plan to study.
Sunday, July 5
SERVICES: Co. Builds Business Around Complying With New CDC, State, County Rules
CONSTRUCTION: Co. Building $58M Apartment Complex in North Park
SDBJ INSIDER: When you think of business innovation labs, the airport may not be the first place that anyone would expect to find one ...
DEVELOPMENT: $56M Resort is First Phase of Plan to Revitalize South Bay
Thursday, July 2
BIOTECH: Co. Advancing Its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
TECH: Co. Becoming Key Facilitator For Entry Level Software Development Job
Co. Helps Businesses Downsize Workforce and Employees Transition Careers
Wednesday, July 1
Will Add 180 More Hand Washing Stations, Conduct Temperature Check on All Staff and Guests
Operators Say Current 25% Does Not Make Sense Financially
San Diego Only Large Housing Market to Show an Increase
Co. Developed Virtual Waiting Rooms to Prevent COVID-19 Spread