Springboard, National University Launch New Partnership

EDUCATION: Helping Prepare Students for High-Growth Tech Careers

Springboard, the San Francisco-based workforce development company that prepares students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, project-based and online mentor-led programs, will now be in alliance with National University.

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Helix Water District Names Brian Olney New GM

UTILITIES: New Leader for County’s Second-Largest Water Provider

Brian Olney, a Santee native with nearly 30 years in the water industry, has been named the new general manager at the Helix Water District, the agency that provides water to more than 250,000 customers in San Diego’s East County.

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Encinitas Mixed-Use Building Sold for $3.9M

An Encinitas building that includes office and residential space has been sold for $3.9 million.

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Ben & Esther’s Vegan Jewish Deli Opens in Oceanside

RESTAURANTS: Portland Firm Opens Second S.D. Store

Coastal North County resident Heather Bradshaw has found a taste of home, right in her own backyard.

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Sempra’s Q2 Net Income Is $559M

ENERGY: Customers in Line for Planned Texas LNG Export Plant

Sempra’s plans to ship more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overseas ports, as well as the condition of its broader business, came into clearer focus as the summer has unfolded.

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Halozyme Helps Speed Treatment for Cancer Patients

BIOPHARMA: Roche Study Using ENHANZE Shows Promise

San Diego-based Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. is achieving increasingly positive results – and industry partnerships -- for its proprietary ENHANZE technology, which speeds drug delivery to patients while also reducing the need for intravenous treatments.

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Good Peeps Sets Out to Unlock ‘Dormant Goodwill’

TECH: QR Code Stickers Help People Return Lost Items

Michael Fairclough is a believer in the ‘better angels’ of human nature. Two years ago, he founded Good Peeps, a digital platform that gives people who find lost items a way to return them.

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Carlsbad Townhome Development Planned for Former Nursery Site

KB Home in partnership with IHP Capital Partners is building a housing development in Carlsbad on the 20-acre site of a former nursery at 4901 El Camino Real.

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Customers: Plant-Based Mexican Food ‘Muy Delicioso’

RESTAURANTS: Tacotarian Expands into San Diego

To meet the growing appetite for plant-based dining options, a pair of husband-and-wife restaurateurs out of Nevada are expanding their brand into the San Diego area market.

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2022 Bank of America Student Leaders Named

EDUCATION: Internships Connect Teens to Career-Building Opportunities

Looking toward a career of helping her peers and her community, Diana Garcia recently completed a paid internship through a program sponsored by Bank of America at Just in Time for Foster Youth.

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Encinitas Eatery Aims for Cottage Charm

DEVELOPMENT: Recreating a La Jolla Success Story

Jason Peaslee is trying to recreate the quaint atmosphere and charm of The Cottage restaurant that he and a partner own in La Jolla in a remodeled portion of an Encinitas shopping center.

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Gates to Speak at Illumina Forum

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Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates will be the keynote speaker at the Illumina Genomics Forum, scheduled to take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 in San Diego.

Bioterra HQ in Sorrento Mesa a First for Longfellow Partners

Longfellow Real Estate Partners is building its first ground-up life science building in San Diego with construction of the 320,000-square foot Bioterra building.

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Ingenium Expands Services, Markets

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Company Projecting 50% Revenue Growth

It’s been a year of growth for Ingenium. The Escondido-based firm has added new revenue, new employees, new markets and new services.

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Demand for Industrial Space Sets Record

Demand for industrial space in San Diego County set a record in the second quarter of 2022, with the county-wide vacancy rate dropping to the unheard-of level of less than 2% and rents rapidly rising.

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PSYONIC Brings Advanced Bionics to San Diego

MEDTECH: Firm Taps into Local Military, Tech, Medical Sectors

PSYONIC, maker of the world’s most advanced bionic hand, is now headquartered in America’s Finest City.

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Palomar Building $100M Facility in Escondido

HEALTHCARE: New Behavioral Health Institute a Joint Venture

Palomar Health is planning to build a $100 million mental health hospital in Escondido.

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SD Top Destination in July

TOURISM: Visitor Traffic up 30%

Despite the lingering impact of COVID-19 and other health-related issues that continue to cause some amount of uncertainty in travelers, people across the globe are keeping the San Diego region in their vacation plans.

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ResMed Buys German Firm

MEDTECH: Deal Boosts Sleep Portfolio

ResMed has acquired mementor, a Leipzig, Germany-based private firm that’s developed a digital therapy for insomnia delivered via an app.

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40 Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 2022

The 40 Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 for 2022 have been named. Read their profiles here. Congratulations to the winners and finalists!

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