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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.

Uber to Begin Delivering Food by Drones This Summer

Uber will begin delivering food via drone this summer.

Chosen’s Choice Is a Fruitful One for the Food Company

FOOD: Avocado-Centric Fare Powers Strong Growth

For Gabriel Perez Krieb, CEO of San Diego-based Chosen Foods, it was a no-brainer to step in and acquire parts of the avocado oil company as soon as that became an option…. twice.

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants to Close Mission Valley Location

Approximately 79 employees, including 12 hosts and 26 servers, will be terminated as a result.

USD and Mexico-Based CETYS University to Offer Dual Graduate Degrees

This marks the first time a USD degree is offered and granted outside of United States soil, according to a press release.

Find Your Weaknesses Before Any Bad Actors Do

CYBER: Businesses Must Assess the Danger And Their Ability to Deal With It

Thwarting cybercrime starts with risk assessment. One of the most important ways that businesses can protect themselves against cybercrime to is perform a thorough risk assessment, according to cybersecurity experts.

Interim Dean Named at SDSU’s Fowler College of Business

Bruce Reinig has been appointed acting and interim dean of the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University, effective June 1.

Executive Q & A: James Skeen Jr.

I’m a founding board member of the Cyber Center of Excellence.[The nonprofit organization was created to support the growth of the cyber industry in San Diego, and to promote cybersecurity in the community]. I was made aware of the Citizens Academy.

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Foundation Raises More Funds to Bring Lifesaving Care To Pets

The Foundation for Animal Care and Education, FACE, hosted its Bags & Baubles silent auction for the ninth consecutive year to raise funds and awareness for local pets in need of lifesaving veterinary care.

Jack’s Leader Faces Old, New Challenges With Decision Not to Sell

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Lenny Comma, CEO of San Diego-based Jack in the Box Inc., isn’t one for gossip. He won’t talk extensively about the NFA, or the National Jack in the Box Franchisee Association, which has called for the replacement of Comma multiple times in the last few months following a vote of “no confidence."

Qdoba Officially Moves into Amp&rsand Office Building

According to press release, Qdoba's new offices are located in the Amp&rsand office complex, the former San Diego Union Tribune building, and will be dubbed the “Qdoba Flavor Central.”

SD 500: Caroline Winn

Caroline Winn became COO in 2017; previously she was chief energy delivery officer.

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Leadership Test Is on Menu at Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box CEO Lenny Comma must have had dreams of driving up to a fast-food window and the cashier asking if he wants strategic alternatives with that burger. Well, things have sorted out at San Diego-based Jack in the Box.

Inventor Takes the Stylish Route With Twist It Up Comb

STARTUP: ‘Shark Tank’ Boosts Interest; Co. Battles Knock Offs

Founded in 2016 by CEO Noel Durity, a San Diego-based real estate broker, Twist It Up Comb came about after Durity realized using an actual tennis racket in a circular motion to twist his afro-centric hair was not only functional, but also cost-effective and sanitary; most twisting products currently in the market are porous sponges that tend to wear out after time.

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Development Puts Otay Ranch on the Map

HOUSING: Rare Affordability, Variety Offered at Huge Long-Term Project

With some of its neighborhoods nearly butting up against the border with Mexico, Otay Ranch was once thought to be too remote by some homebuyers, too long a commute for people working downtown, and even thought by some to be part of Mexico.

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San Diego Restaurants Make Michelin Affordable Restaurants List

Cucina Sorella in Kensington and Cucina Urbana in Bankers Hill, El Jardin in Point Loma, Juniper & Ivy in Little Italy, Kettner Exchange also in Little Italy, Lola 55 in the East Village and Solare at Liberty Station all made this year’s list.

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