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Chula Vista Industrial Building Sold

A Chula Vista industrial building and car wash have been sold for $4.6 million.

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Black Tie Gala Nets $1M for Father Joe’s

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Father Joe’s Villages’ signature black-tie event raised more than $1 million last week, a first for the annual gala, which benefits critical programs and services for children and families experiencing homelessness in San Diego.

Tea for More Than Just Two

PARU Tea Brews Up Special Blends in Point Loma as Well as La Jolla

If you’re a fan of beverages that go beyond merely offering hydration, and you like the idea of sustainable practices, local business owners Amy Truong and Lani Gobaleza just may be – and have – your cup of tea.

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The Forum in Carlsbad Gains New Retailers as Market Rebounds

The Forum shopping center in Carlsbad has several new tenants indicative of what has been a remarkable recovery for San Diego County’s retail sector.

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Q&A: Ric Militi Keeps Growing His ‘Anti-Agency’

MEDIA: InnoVision Rolls Out New Hispanic Division; Notches 110% Growth

As he celebrates a decade in business and rolls out a new Hispanic division, InnoVision Founder and CEO Ric Militi is the calm in the eye of the creative storm. Or at least he tries to be.

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Castillo Named CEO at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

Casey Castillo has been named the new CEO at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. The Food Bank’s board of directors announced the appointment on Monday.

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Nominate Now - LGBTQ+ Leaders of Influence 2022

Nomination Deadline: June 6, 2022

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The San Diego Foundation Rallies to Support Working Parents

NONPROFITS: Taking A Closer Look at San Diego’s Childcare Needs

Two reports commissioned by local nonprofit The San Diego Foundation and shared in April shed light on a continuing challenge for working parents: How to best navigate in an era in which the affordability and availability of childcare in San Diego County is a growing challenge.

Qualcomm’s Franklin Antonio Passes Away

Franklin Antonio, one of seven people who founded Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) in 1985, has died, the company announced.

Business Travel, Conventions Revving Back Up

TOURISM: Nearly 4M Passengers Fly into San Diego in Q1

While leisure travel has rebounded strongly in 2022, local tourism officials say business travel and convention business is also starting to perk up. But a full recovery may still be two to three years away.

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Illumina, Deerfield Ink Drug Development Deal

PHARMA: Partnership to Take Genomics Approach to Discovery

Illumina, Inc. is expanding its reach into drug discovery and development. On May 5, the San Diego DNA sequencing giant announced a partnership with New York-based healthcare investment management firm Deerfield Management to apply a genetic-led approach to develop novel therapies for diseases with unmet medical needs.

MaxLinear Buys Silicon Motion

TECH: $3.8B Deal to Double Firm's Revenue

Carlsbad-based MaxLinear, Inc. is dramatically scaling up its global operations with its proposed, $3.8 billion acquisition of Silicon Motion.

Qualcomm Unveils Advanced Robotics

TECH: Platforms Debut at 5G Summit

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled its latest and most advanced developments in 5G and AI-enabled robotics on May 10 and the company’s annual 5G Summit.

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American Soju’s Sojourn Hits Restart Button

A Spirited Comeback for Local Korean Vodka

For those who enjoy vodka, but not the lasting effects it sometimes brings, North County resident Marc Song has some good news for you: After a couple of years on COVID-19 hiatus, Song’s 2016 creation American Soju is finding its way back into markets across Southern California.

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Palomar Health Makes Newsweek's List of Best Maternity Hospitals

Palomar Health has made Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals 2022. The prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc.

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Special Section: Temporary & Permanent Placement Services

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Fleet Evolves, Ship Repair in Flux

Association Tracks Arrivals, Departures, Decommissionings

As U.S. Navy officials continue to deliberate the size and makeup of their fleet, the Port of San Diego Ship Repair Association watches for clues about what its future workload will look like.

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Raytheon Supports DDG 1000 Ships

Approximately $106 Million of Work to Be Performed in San Diego

The U.S. Navy awarded the Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX) a one-year, $482.7 million contract for work on its Zumwalt-class destroyers. Some 22% of the work, estimated at $106.2 million, will be performed in San Diego, where the ships are based.

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Celebrating Innovation at Five.Ten.Thirty

The inaugural Five.Ten.Thirty drew about 3,400 to Petco Park on April 28. The daylong event organized by Connect San Diego featured booths from around 100 startups across a variety of innovation industries. There were also over 180 venture capital groups and around 140 angel investors in attendance.

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Easie Launches AI-Powered Invoice Solution

SOFTWARE: Consulting Company Expanding Tech Platform

Business consulting firm Easie is breaking into the software space. On April 26, the company announced the launch of Easie Invoice AI - the first AI product offered from Easie’s Document AI software suite.