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Philanthropy: Feed the Kids Food Pantry Gets Stocked Up

GBOD Hospitality Group, the team behind Mezé Greek Fusion, Havana 1920, El Chingon, Prohibition Liquor Bar, Monkey King and Mezé at Liberty Station, presented It’s All About The Kids foundation with a check for $17,500 at its holiday party for kids at the Feed The Kids Food Pantry.

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Philanthropy: Another Winning Effort by Helen Woodward Animal Center

The Helen Woodward Animal Center announced that Center Pet Encounter Therapy Manager, Robin Cohen was presented the 10 News LEADership award for her decades-long work in sharing the love of animals with those in need throughout our community. Cohen has led the center’s Pet Encounter Therapy, or PET, program for 25 years.

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Philathropy: Hardcore Fitness’ Donation Is a Lifesaver and Life Changer

Hardcore Fitness San Diego donated $2,600 to local nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to benefit kids with physical deformities. All proceeds will benefit the Fresh Start Medical Program that provides free-of-cost reconstructive surgery for infants, children and teens with physical deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, abuse or disease.

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Agriculture Biotech Cibus Postpones IPO

San Diego-based Cibus postponed its initial public offering, citing “current market and technical conditions.”

Credit Data Analytics for Zebit’s Lending Model

FINANCE: Company Is Able to Avoid Harsh Penalties for Delinquencies

An under-the-radar San Diego e-commerce startup is looking for creative solutions to provide credit for underbanked customers.

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SD 500: Mary Ann McGarry

SD 500 recap: Mary Ann McGarry has built Guild Mortgage Co. into one of the nation’s leading lenders with 344 offices in 29 states, more than 4,000 employees and annual loan volume of $16 billion.

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San Diego Kombucha Startup Moves to 'Historic' Digs; Athletes, VCs Invest

JuneShine, a one-year-old kombucha startup, moved into Ballast Point's former Scripps Ranch facility after closing a seed round of funding.

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East Village Apartment Site Picks Its Own, Unusual Design Path

PROPERTY: Oversupply Said Not to Be a Problem; More Development Expected

East Village, the site of many a new luxury apartment tower, is getting something different — an apartment project that is relatively short at seven stories and not all glass and steel like many of its competitors.

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Lithium-Battery Maker Flux Power Grows Revenue

Flux Power Holdings Inc. reported a net loss of $2.92 million on revenues of $2.7 million for the second quarter of its fiscal year. Revenue grew 126 percent from the same quarter last year, when Flux had $1.2 million in sales.

SD 500: Navid Alipour

SD 500 recap: Navid Alipour is co-founder and managing partner of Analytics Ventures, a dedicated fund operating under a venture studio model co-founding companies in the AI & Machine Learning space.

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Mission Valley Office Building Sold For $3.9M

Building was fully leased

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Carlsbad Industrial Building Sold For $2.5M

Building was constructed in 1987

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Navy Renames Point Loma Labs

SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, the U.S. Navy’s electronics lab complex on Point Loma, has changed its name to Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific.

Qualcomm Spins Off Wireless Car Charging Tech

Qualcomm sold its Qualcomm Halo IP assets to WiTricity.

Elevator Agency and Organik SEO Merge and Rebrand as Digitopia

According to a press release, the brand will work with both B2B and B2C clients to build their digital marketing programs.

Westcore Properties Acquires Azusa Industrial Property

Purchase price ws $8.8 million

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Willow Glen Apartments Sold For $17.9M

Complex has 97 apartments

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Arcturus Therapeutics Regains Full Rights to Drug Candidate

San Diego-based Arcturus Therapeutics on Feb. 12 reassumed full rights to its flagship drug candidate, after CureVac opted out of development plans.

SD 500: George Pasha IV

SD 500 recap: George Pasha IV is the third-generation leader of The Pasha Group, a global logistics and transportation company.

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SD 500: Lesley Cohn

SD 500 recap: Lesley Cohn and her husband, David, have been operating restaurants locally for more than 35 years.