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Specialty Insurance Co. Takes on The Big Risks of Disaster CoverageWhen a natural disaster strikes somewhere in the United States, San Diego’s Palomar Specialty Insurance Co. is likely to be paying close attention.

Hotel Workers Authorize Strike

Westin San Diego Gaslamp hotel targeted as part of national drive by labor union.

Good Source Is Hunter, Gatherer for Institutional Food

SERVICE: Organized, Corporate Approach Applied to Food Service

More times than not, when food items are off spec based on color, size or shape, they are considered food waste and tossed in the nearest garbage can. But since 1989, Carlsbad-based Good Source Solutions has been helping to reduce the amount of food that goes to the landfills by finding homes for those visually-unappealing products at educational institutions, corrections facilities, nonprofits and hospitals.

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Sempra, Activists Strike Deal for Board Change, Business Review

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.

Sycuan to Hire More Than 700 Workers

The positions are for the casino's hotel and resort expansion.

Hughes Marino Names Kathryn Richman General Counsel

Richman has a background in advising and representing clients in segments like business law, risk management, research, contract law, state and federal administrative and regulatory law.

Workers Feel Something Is Missing in Paycheck

ECONOMY: S.D. Workers No. 1 Nationally in Pay Dissatisfaction

San Diegans feel the warmth of the sun on their backs, the soothing onshore breezes and a definite lightness to their paychecks.

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Amazon, Walmart Labs Need Local Tech Talent

WORKFORCE: Cos.’ Presence Could Bring Bigger Changes

The scramble for technology talent in San Diego is entering a new stage as two mammoth companies have announced plans to dramatically increase hiring.

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Plant Power Fast Food Taps a Hunger for Change

DINING: Plant-Based Cuisine Aims to Transform Typical Menu and the World

When Jeffrey Harris launched Plant Power Fast Food, the San Diego-based, GMO-free, plant-based restaurant chain, in 2015, his idea was not to cater to vegans and/or vegetarians — although they are surely welcome — but to offer a healthier alternative to omnivores in a space where it can have the most amount of impact on the most amount of people possible.

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Homegrown Meats Goes National With Whole Foods Market

The San Diego-based grass-fed and grass-finished beef jerky producer, will debut four of its flavors through Whole Foods Market stores nationwide.

Sempra Signs BP to Fuels Storage Deal

Sempra Energy said its IEnova subsidiary signed a long-term contract with British Petroleum to provide storage space at IEnova’s proposed liquid fuels marine terminal in Baja California.

Lytx Endows UCSD Fellowship

The Lytx Graduate Fellowship for Masters of Science in Business Analytics is the first of its kind investment for the recently-launched graduate-degree program.

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Co. Takes on Dementia By Making Memories

HEALTH: Tablets Bring Life Stories to Treatment

A man with dementia in a San Diego care facility uttered little. But upon holding a tablet with rotating images of his hometown of Chicago, he beamed. Words flowed.

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CPC Strategy Acquired by Elite SEM

San Diego-based CPC Strategy, an internet marketing company, has been acquired by New York-based digital marketing agency Elite SEM.

Hertzog Promoted to COO of Innovative Employee Solutions

Kara Hertzog is a third-generation employee at the San Diego-based payroll and human resources administration company.

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