INSURANCE: Industry Has Need for Variety Of Coverage Options
Workers in California’s growing cannabis industry are now more likely to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance in case they are injured on the job, whether they work in a growing operation, a retail marijuana storefront or another position related to the production or distribution of cannabis products.
SeaWorld and Former CEO Agree to Settle SEC Charges
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and its former CEO, James Atchison, have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud charges for misleading investors about the documentary film “Blackfish,” the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Sept. 18. SeaWorld’s former vice president of communications, Frederick D. Jacobs, has agreed to settle fraud charges for his role as well.
Sempra, Activists Strike Deal for Board Change, Business Review
Sempra Energy has signed a deal with activist investors Elliott Management Corp. and Bluescape Energy Partners LLC, agreeing to seat two new board members among other provisions.
For These Daring Dogs, Surfing Is a Way of Lifesaving
Helen Woodward Animal Center recently held its signature beach event, the 13th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon.
STARTUP: Cos. Need To Make Sure Culture, Style Are Good Match
Ecosystems of incubator and accelerator programs have sprung up in tech cities around the world in response to demand from entrepreneurs for launching pads for their endeavors.
Full count of petitions shows enough voters signed to qualify for the ballot
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration didn’t find new safety concerns after reexamining Acadia Pharmaceutical’s drug to treat hallucinations and delusions caused by Parkinson’s disease.
San Diego-based Alliance Healthcare Foundation established has a new $2 million fund with the San Diego Foundation. That money will be split between the Multicultural Health Foundation and Somali Family Services.
Sempra Energy has agreed to sell its U.S. non-utility solar energy generation assets, one wind facility and certain battery storage facilities to Consolidated Edison Inc. for $1.54 billion in cash.
Renovate America has promoted Harold Lewis from chief operating officer to CEO, effective Sept. 1. The privately held company made the announcement on Sept. 19.
AT&T Inc. has set an early 2019 target to bring 5G mobile wireless communications to San Diego businesses and consumers.
Debbie Escobedo is not your stereotypical bank president.
FINANCE: San Diego’s Old and New Economies Still Generating Wealth
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. sees opportunity in the land of surf culture, fish tacos and burgeoning technology businesses.
Genesis Corporate Center building is part of the Carlsbad Research Center
The headquarters will be run by Chris Renner, who was named the league’s new CEO in July.
Qualcomm Inc.'s board is about to give CEO Steve Mollenkopf a raise because of the way his team has navigated through recent challenges, according to a Sept. 19 report from Bloomberg News.
BREWING: Canning Co. Adds Sleeves to Its Services
When Matt Woempner wanted a change in career from the high-tech world a few years ago, he didn’t turn to his financial advisor. Instead, he tapped a couple of buddies from his soccer team for guidance.