SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

North Park Draws Apartment Developers

PROPERTY: Food, Nightlife Scene Help Fill the Rentals

Developers are turning their attention to North Park in hopes of drawing renters who want an urban lifestyle with a funky touch but eschew the more hectic downtown lifestyle.

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CV Sciences Inks Distribution Deal with Kroger

CV Sciences’ CBD oil will be sold in 945 Kroger-owned stores across 17 states, it was recently announced.

United Technologies, Raytheon Merger to Touch San Diego

Diverse Lines of Business Would Join Up in Mid-2020

A sizable aerospace and defense industry merger announced earlier in June will affect San Diego County.

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Navy Awards Michael Baker International Up to $99M in Work

The U.S. Navy awarded the San Diego office of Michael Baker International Inc. a five-year contract for civil engineering services. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity deal has a ceiling price of $99 million.

El Cajon Apartments Sold For Nearly $13M

Complex has 56 apartments

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Synthorx, Equillium And Turning Point Discuss IPOs

Investors Said Going Public Would Bring Increase in Investments

For biotechs, what’s the path to an initial public offering like? The CEOs of San Diego companies that took the IPO plunge weighed in on this question and others during a recent Biocom panel.

Ionis Appoints Joan Herman to its Board

Joan Herman was recently named to the board of Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

ReFresh, One Digital Compete at Global Innovation Challenge

Companies Encouraged To Find Ways to Make Social Impact

Two local finalists competed at the University of San Diego’s Fowler Global Innovation Challenge recently.

Tech Startups Tackle Mental Health Care

HEALTH CARE: Reimbursement Codes Open Door for Revenue

The mental health system is often called broken or fragmented. That’s created an opening for San Diego tech companies.

NeuraLace Medical Closes $3 Million Seed Round

BIOTECH: Pain Relief Device Uses Magnetic Field

NeuraLace Medical, the medical device startup that won last year’s Quick Pitch competition, recently closed on a $3 million seed funding round.

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Chuze Fitness Brings In $59M in 2018

SPORT: Hospitality, Tiered Pricing System Pay Off

For Cory Brightwell, CEO of the San Diego-based Chuze Fitness chain, with seven locations locally and 26 throughout the Southwest, what has kept the company steadily growing the past 11 years has been one thing: its focus on the guest experience.

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Civic San Diego Likely to Slide Into Consulting Role

DEVELOPMENT: Project Approvals to Move to City Development Services Dept.

Give us a chance, is what city planning officials are asking as they present plans to take over the downtown planning and permitting duties that have been handled by Civic San Diego — the independent agency created in 2012 to oversee downtown development.

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Voyager Space’s Software May Lead To Better Hardware

Company's Platform Integrates Stages of Design

Darren Charrier and Faris Hamdi had interplanetary ambitions when the two founded Voyager Space Technologies. Both undergraduate students studying aerospace engineering at UC San Diego, the two had sought to create a robotic spacecraft that could extend the life of dying satellites.

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Bunker Labs And Others Support Veteran-Owned Companies

Local Companies Get Network of Support and Space at WeWork

After serving in the U.S. Army for 12 years, Yolanda Clarke struck out to start her own business.

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International Smoke Sees Right Ingredients For S.D. Location

New Eatery Appreciates Foodie Reputation, Access to Quality Foods

Ayesha Curry isn’t letting recent bad publicity — or her husband, NBA Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry’s highly-anticipated NBA Finals run — distract her from growing her booming food business.

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Battle of the Beers Reveals Some Strong Local Breweries

State Fair Beer Competition Provides Chance to Standout

The local craft beer scene may be oversaturated. But, the good news is that just means there are plenty of really good San Diego-brewed offerings to choose from.

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USD Faculty to Travel To Mexico to Teach Leadership Program

First Time USD Degree To Be Offered Outside The United States

The University of San Diego School of Business has teamed up with Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) to offer CETYS University graduate students the opportunity to obtain the USD Master of Science in Global Leadership degree in conjunction with an MBA from CETYS at their campus in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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Promising Results Boost Share Price of La Jolla Pharma

No New Treatments for Targeted Condition in More Than a Decade

La Jolla Pharmaceutical’s stock recently jumped after its drug candidate for regulating iron overload showed promise in preliminary clinical trial results.

Reverse Merger To Support Co.’s Cancer Candidates

Oncternal Retains CEO, Will Remain In San Diego

On the heels of auspicious clinical trial results, San Diego-based Oncternal Therapeutics completed a reverse merger with Tennessee’s GTx, it was announced June 10.

Viasat Plans to Scan the Heavens From a Post in the Outback

Australian Government is Part Of Multimillion-Dollar Deal

Viasat Inc. is planning a multimillion-dollar infrastructure project.

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