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Opening Doors for Student Startups

EDUCATION: Pitching, Funding And Teamwork Put to the TestSome business ideas start in the lab. Others begin in dorm rooms. And a growing number of universities are offering programs that help students translate these ideas into startups.

UC San Diego Passes $2 Billion Fundraising Goal

The achievement comes three years earlier than projected

Theatre Box Opens 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge

According to a press release, 5th and Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge is a Japanese-style, 5,000 square foot open air Japanese-styled bar with views of downtown San Diego and the Coronado Bridge.

Sycuan Casino Resort Awarded AAA Four Diamond Rating

According to the press release, to be awarded a Four Diamond Rating, an establishment must be “upscale in all areas,” including accommodations, décor and furniture, restaurants, architecture and hospitality and service.

Restaurant Generated Plenty of Buzz, But Not Enough Business

El Jardin Is Being Replaced By El Jardin Cantina

Last year, El Jardin restaurant, located in Liberty Station, was voted the No. 8 best new restaurant in the United States by Esquire magazine.

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The Inn at Moonlight Beach Awarded WELL Certification

A WELL Certification is awarded to properties that focus on “enhancing people’s health and wellness,” read the release.

Co. Looks to Change the Coffee-Vending World With Better Brew, Machine

Machines Made in Europe; Coffee Sourced From Local Roasters

Stuck cramming for finals at the library in the early morning hours, Vendibean co-founder Tristan Cooper needed a boost.

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Jack in the Box Reports Same Store Sales Increase 2.7% in Third Quarter

Lenny Comma, Jack in the Box's chairman and CEO, said the company has reached its targeted leverage ratio of approximately 5.0 EBITDA.

QDOBA Launches Keto, Vegan and Double Protein Bowls

According to a press release, QDOBA is now adding a smoked brisket keto bowl, a grilled fajita vegan bowl and a chicken protein bowl.

San Diego Hospice, Others Form California Hospice Network

The non-profit organization’s mission is to “enhance their local delivery of exemplary patient care and end-of-life services,” according to a press release.

El Jardin to Close and Reopen as El Jardin Cantina

Liberty Station's El Jardin will shutter its doors for four weeks and reopen on Aug. 28 as El Jardin Cantina, a casual Mexican food eatery.

Margaritaville Island Resort to Open in San Diego

Davidson Hotels & Resorts, which currently operates Paradise Point Resort & Spa, will continue to manage Margaritaville Island Resort once renovations are completed, according to the release.

Woodstock’s Pizza Names New Chief Operating Officer

Woodstock’s Pizza was founded in 1978 and is co-owned by Jeff and Laura Ambrose.

Law Firm Relocates Downtown to Improve Services for Clients

Takes 7,100 Square Feet in Irvine Co. Building at 501 W. Broadway

Bucking what had been a trend of sorts for law firms to leave downtown San Diego for suburban locations, Stoel Rives picked a very urban location for is new offices.

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QDOBA Appoints New Corporate Executive Chef

According to a press release, Katy Velazquez most-recently worked as the creative executive chef of Puesto, a local modern Mexican restaurant chain, before joining QDOBA.

Tyson Sees Need for 100 Additional Attorneys

LAW: Firm Nearly Doubled Revenue in 2018 to $40.6M

Tyson & Mendes LLP is experiencing quite a growth spurt, practically doubling its revenue in 2018 to $40.6 million.

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