Stories for May 2020
Sunday, May 31
EDUCATION: Burnham-Moores Center at USD School of Business Recalls Legacy
EDUCATION: Planning a Fictitious Development Took Plenty of Real-World Skills
PROPERTY: Three Buildings To Be Converted to Updated Life Sciences Lab
E-COMMERCE: Ecwid Plans to Expand Platform, Double Its Headcount
Thursday, May 28
Company Provides Personalized Healthcare Solutions Through a Mobile Artificial Intelligence Assistant
Eco Caters Launches Delivery-Only Brands to Tap into Growing Market
PROPERTY: Walmart And Costco Are Two Solid Anchor Tenants
Why employers must tap into technology to keep workers safe in a POST COVID-19 World
Wednesday, May 27
FOOD: Amount of Wasted Goods Has Grown in Pandemic
THE REBOUND: Reopening Requires Knowledge, Technology and Many Hands
Doctor Pursues Solution After Realizing It Was Unmet Need
HOSPITALITY: Offers Range From Rugged Adventure to Rooms to Relax In
PROPERTY: Ryan Cos. To Build 480 Units, to Include Commercial Space
Tuesday, May 26
BIOTECH: Lab Co.’s Software Is Ready to Help Those Taking on Virus Research
MANUFACTURING: High Volume Production Created More Than 130 New Jobs
Innovation Can Help Bridge the Gap to New Sales Experiences
EDUCATION: Coalition to Provide Immediate Free Assistance and Guidance to Local Businesses.
Electronic Biosensor Devices Said to Be Massively Scalable
Company Helps Customers Understand and Control Cash Flow, Other Finances
The hotel is owned and operated by Tharaldson Hospitality Management under a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide Holdings.
Evofem expects to launch Phexxi in early September alongside the Phexxi Concierge Experience
ELECTRONICS: Rancho Bernardo Headset Maker Increases Guidance
Monday, May 25
CONSTRUCTION: What Would Have Taken Months Was Completed In Days
San Diegans Seem To Be Managing Better Than Rest of the Country
San Diego-based Arcturus is a messenger RNA medicines company that is working on a vaccine for COVID-19.
Sunday, May 24
Defense Contractor Breaks Even During its 2nd Quarter
Burnham-Moores Group Places Third in Competition Among 36 Global Entrants
Friday, May 22
Thursday, May 21
Property: Developer Ramps Up Virtual Tours to Draw Tenants’ Attention
Local Tribes to Implement Safety Measures and Limited Access
High Volume Production Estimated To Create More Than 50 Jobs in California
Child Care is Vital to Enabling Working Parents as They Help Us Restore Our Economy
TECHNOLOGY: Startup Helps People Make Virtual Connections
COVI-SHIELD Could Be Used as a Prophylactic For Those on Front Lines
Russell was most recently serving as the CMO and acting COO of Indian Health Service in the Phoenix area.
Westfield shopping centers in San Diego will be opened 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Wednesday, May 20
Vividion is eligible to receive several billion dollars in payments...
Initially, the maximum guest occupancy at Pala Casino will be limited to 50% in all gaming areas and limited food and beverage options will be available.
Sustainable Travel Platform Launches Program That Incentivizes Consumers To Book Now, Travel Later
Current President, Cameron Lamming, will assume the role of chief development officer of the western region for Hostmark.
The One-Year Study Will Focus on How Coronavirus Affects Heart and Brain
Tuesday, May 19
TECH: Co. Donates PPE From Its Own Emergency Stock to Frontline Workers in San Diego, New Jersey
“The health of our guests, employees and surrounding community remains to be our top priority,” said Bo Mazzetti, Rincon Tribal chairman.
The coalition will tap into expertise from the UC San Diego community to provide immediate free assistance and guidance to businesses.
STARTUP: North Park-Based Company Helps Source Materials For Hospitals
FINANCE: Workforce Rallies to Push Deals Through, Save Jobs
Monday, May 18
Property: Developer Ramps Up Virtual Tours to Draw Tenants’ Attention
Devices to Provide Scalable Escalation of Force Capabilities
Company Also Training Other Brokers Sidelined By Pandemic
Illumina is focused on making sequencing accessible around the world to fight the pandemic together through the power of genomics, collaboration and global care for each other.
Prior to Qdoba, Goncalves served 17 years at Taco Bell, and before that, at Jenny Craig, Carls Jr. and Jack in the Box.
McGreevy was hired at Grossmont College in January 2017 as dean of Arts, Languages and Communication.
The new sent the stock climbing but it closed Monday at $6.50 after opening at $9.98.
Seizing Opportunities When “Shift” Happens
How To Help Employees Navigate Layoffs: Best Practices and Resources to Transition Employees In a Compassionate And Supportive Way
Innovations City, a peer-to-peer online platform designed to help entrepreneurs, announced it will host its virtual global pitch competition for women of color entrepreneurs on May 20.
The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego launched the Rady School Business Recovery Coalition to help businesses in the region navigate the challenges created by COVID-19.
Sunday, May 17
Tourism: North County Icon Starts Scheduling Events for Late Summer
SPORT: Company Keeps Gathering Data, Plans to Weather the Storm
Bayfront Museum Is Offering Ways to Stay Connected Virtually
REDEVELOPMENT: Complexes to Have More Customized, Boutique Feel
Contract Is Worth $46 Million And Could Extend to 5 Years
ENERGY: Corporation Pledges Focus on Advancing Strategic Priorities
A message from President and CEO, Mark Cafferty
Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Receives $54.7M
Direct $10 Million in CARES Act Funding to Childcare
Friday, May 15
Social distancing and increased cleaning, among other practices, will be implemented in order to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Thursday, May 14
MEDIA: ProductionCrate Sees a 25% Increase in Membership Since the Pandemic, Now Over 700,000 Users
Paneau Offers a Gift Card Platform for Small Businesses to Use During Pandemic
Pharma Startups Are Deploying Machine Learning To Search For New Therapeutic Uses
TECH: Innovators Find Solutions for City’s Problems
Husband and wife duo Cristos and Jeanette Stavros opened the restaurant in 1989. J
“We are grateful to receive the California Arts Council grant which will positively impact so many students who face barriers like homelessness, poverty and parental military deployment,” said Lisa Johnson, NTCF president and CEO.
Wednesday, May 13
RESIDENTIAL: $9.5M YMCA Project to Provide Residences for 44 Low Income Youth
Tuesday, May 12
Q&A with Michelle Gonzalez, CEO, North County Health Services
Education: TakeLessons Puts Both Groups and Fun in Online Learning
Sycuan has also implemented an aggressive health and sanitation program that includes a self-cleaning antimicrobial coating throughout the property.
Monday, May 11
Pharma: Cultivating Relationships Pays Off for Neurocrine Biosciences
Tourism: Optimistic About Annual December Regional Event
Goal is to Distribute Roughly 50M Pounds of Food by End of Year
MedShare is a non-profit that provides PPE and other medical supplies to frontline healthcare workers and patients around the world.
Campus leaders said the decision is based on warnings about a potential COVID-19 re-emergence during the autumn season.
Matt Hansen, CFP, CEPA at UBS, discusses how local businesses can survive during COVID-19
Sunday, May 10
This year, the annual event will go virtual this year, with a television special airing on Saturday, July 4, 2020 on FOX 5 San Diego and KTLA Los Angeles.
Startup: Company Growth Coming From Rise In At Home Worker
EDUCATION: Cal State San Marcos, Roundtable Thinks Through Issues
Goal is to Have Vigilant and Informed Workforce
Initiative to help companies gain the skills needed to navigate the inevitable challenges of operating in a changing environment
Looking Back as We Look to the Future (Time Changes Everything)
Thursday, May 7
PROPERTY: To Be Substantially Complete By March 2021
Property: Renovating Entire 200,000 Square Feet for Headquarters
Small Businesses Tackle Building Work in the Southwest
RETAIL: Dallmann Confections Selling $15,000 Worth of Chocolate Survival Kits Per Month
The majority of the funding, $4.4 million, is for micro loans and small business recovery loans directly to Carlsbad small businesses, the city said.
Each conversation features panels of distinguished community leaders, doctors, clergy, educators and therapists who share their expertise. There is time in each program for participants to submit questions.
Wednesday, May 6
About $300,000 will go to provide PPEs for frontline workers.
The South County EDC board received 500 applications for the position.
According to a press release, safety measures will be implemented for both guests and team members in order to maintain public health and safety.
Crawford, an executive coach, will serve for two years effective March 2020.
It Is Not Uncommon for Patients To Change Treatments
Tuesday, May 5
Leisure: Company Generates a Profit; Sees Better Future
Manscaped has signed a two-year alliance which names it the official electric trimmer for UFC.
Energy: Company Says Move Bolsters Liquidity and Balance Sheet
BIOTECH: Sustainable Ag-Tech to Use Insects to Disrupt Insecticide Market
Monday, May 4
Media: San Diego-Based Cable News Channel Ratings Up 50%
Volunteers from California Coast Credit Union, with support from the San Diego Gulls and Rockin’ Baja Lobster in Old Town, plan to deliver lunch to frontline staff at the VA San Diego Clinic in Mission Valley on Thursday, May 7.
According to a press release, the concept store, located on El Cajon Blvd., will include Mexican food restaurant Laredo Taco, as well as other new products and services.
Post COVID-19 Practices Reflect Safety First
Local business leaders thank and recognize the dedication of our frontline workers
According to a press release, Jimbo’s, the San Diego-based grocery store chain, will donate $8,542.80 to the organization.
Sunday, May 3
Property on the Market For Less Than One Week
STARTUP: Co. Halts All Commercial and Product Development To Meet Immediate Mental Health Needs
MANUFACTURING: Solatube Using Stocked Plastic Sheets To Make Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers
According to a press release, persons with a medical or mental health condition or developmental disability that prevents them from wearing a face covering are exempt.
Downtown San Diego Partnership in collaboration with Startup San Diego and Mission Edge is hosting a digital workshop series called The Startup Series: COVID Edition.
PHARMA: Company Uses Antibody and Cell Therapy Expertise
Hospitality: 155 San Diegans Have Been Awarded Financial Assistance In Last Five Weeks