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A New Generation of Wealth Managers Adopts More Active Roles Spurred By Technology, Information, and Client ExpectationAnew generation of wealth managers is poised to take the reins of the profession from their elders, as the wealth management industry undergoes a series of significant changes, from a greater role for technology to evolving expectations on the part of investors.

Wertheim Family Pledges $25M to UC San Diego

UC San Diego Health said it received a $25 million pledge from the Wertheim Family Foundation to fund a public health initiative at the university.

NuVasive CEO Steps Down; Company Taps Successor from Competitor

NuVasive CEO Gregory Lucier will step down, and the company will bring in his successor from Medtronic.

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Canine to Five: Cos. Find Dogs a Welcome Addition

WORKFORCE: Buildings Adapt; Perk Appeals to Millennials

When Tien Nguyen and his three partners formed CPC Strategy — a digital marketing service in downtown San Diego — they invited the people they hired to bring their dogs to work.

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We Are Building a Relic of a Trolley Extension

San Diego traffic is among the 20 worst metro markets in the country, according to the National Transportation and Safety Board. The new electric trolley extension from UC San Diego to downtown will supposedly reduce the traffic flow, but as a native San Diegan who went to UC San Diego over a decade ago it’s hard for me to imagine how.

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Sempra Pushes Farther Into Texas

After acquiring most of Dallas-based Oncor earlier this year, San Diego-based Sempra Energy wants to build on its investment in Texas with an investment totaling more than $1 billion in publicly traded InfraREIT.

Add Notre Dame to JMI’s Winning Record

MARKETING: Boutique Firm Does Multimedia, Innovation

Earlier this year, when the University of Notre Dame was looking to hire a company that could help with its unique marketing and multimedia initiatives, the Indiana-based university didn’t tap major players in the collegiate world like IMG College or Learfield.

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Petco Appoints Justin Tichy to Chief Stores Officer

Before joining Petco, Tichy worked with Walmart, Target and Best Buy and, most recently served as President of Sales at Confie, a privately-held national insurance company.

Xenco Medical CEO Named to California Workforce Development Board

Jason Haider, the CEO of San Diego-based Xenco Medical, has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Workforce Development Board.

Teradata Will Add 200 Jobs In HQ Move to Rancho Bernardo

Teradata Corp. will hire 200 local employees after moving its headquarters from Dayton, Ohio, to San Diego Oct. 8. The software company already had a large presence at its Rancho Bernardo campus, with more than 1,000 employees. A company spokesman said the new hires would be a broad mixture of positions, including both administrative and engineering jobs.

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San Diego Seeks Startups for Smart City Projects

San Diego is looking for startups to build everything from parking apps to a hazard alert system.

Imperfect Produce Comes to Kearny Mesa

San Diegans are digging the "ugly" fruits and vegetables.

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S.D.-Based PriceSmart Announces September Sales Figures

For the four weeks ended Sept. 30, comparable net merchandise sales for the 39 warehouse clubs open at least 13 1/2 full months decreased 1.7 percent, compared to the same four-week period last year.

S.D.'s Azul Hospitality Group to Open Luxury Hotel in 2019

The 162-room, seven-floor Marriott Tribute Portfolio Hotel will be converted from the Army-Navy YMCA building in downtown San Diego.

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Sempra Unlikely to Be Hurt Initially By China’s Tariffs on LNG

ENERGY: Co. to Serve Other Customers; It May Hurt Facility Construction

The Chinese government’s new schedule of tariffs should be no concern for San Diego’s Sempra Energy, according to at least one industry analyst.

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For Sauce Co., It’s All Gravy This Year

FOOD: National, International Expansions Add to Revenue

When a then 16-year-old Starr Edwards decided to go vegan almost 15 years ago, unimpressed by vegan-friendly options on the market at the time, she put her chef hat on and set out to make her own creation.

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