Brad Graves

Reporter & Special Sections Editor

Email: bradg@sdbj.com
Phone: 619-366-6627

Recent Stories

Looking Over Borders, Into Ukraine

Unmanned Aircraft With San Diego Roots Have Monitored the War

Two markedly different models of unmanned aircraft with San Diego County roots have been gathering intelligence and helping the United States assess the status of the war in Ukraine.

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Kratos Reports Q1 Revenue of $196M

New Acquisition Specializing in Signals, Space Adds to Top Line

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) — the Scripps Ranch corporation providing military customers with electronics, drones and other products and services — posted a net loss of $15.9 million, or 12 cents per share, on revenue of $196.2 million during its first quarter.

Qualcomm’s Franklin Antonio Passes Away

Franklin Antonio, one of seven people who founded Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) in 1985, has died, the company announced.

Fleet Evolves, Ship Repair in Flux

Association Tracks Arrivals, Departures, Decommissionings

As U.S. Navy officials continue to deliberate the size and makeup of their fleet, the Port of San Diego Ship Repair Association watches for clues about what its future workload will look like.

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Raytheon Supports DDG 1000 Ships

Approximately $106 Million of Work to Be Performed in San Diego

The U.S. Navy awarded the Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX) a one-year, $482.7 million contract for work on its Zumwalt-class destroyers. Some 22% of the work, estimated at $106.2 million, will be performed in San Diego, where the ships are based.

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USD Students Take 1st Place in NAIOP University Challenge

EDUCATION: USD Real Estate Students Figure Out Highest and Best Use for Premium Site

A team of eight undergraduate real estate students at the University of San Diego’s Knauss School of Business took on the challenge of redesigning a San Diego shopping center — at least on paper — and took first place in the 2022 NAIOP University Challenge.

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Scholarship Honors Outstanding Real Estate Student

EDUCATION: Burnham-Moores Center Award Is Annual Memorial to Daniel Woodruff

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego’s Knauss School of Business announced this month that Nicholas (Nick) Bost, a member of the class of 2022, is the recipient of the Daniel B. Woodruff Memorial Scholarship.

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ALS Fiesta Scheduled for May 18 at Valley View Casino & Hotel

The ALS Association of San Diego will host its 7th annual ALS Fiesta on Wednesday, May 18 at Valley View Casino & Hotel. Festivities begin at 6 p.m.

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Sempra Posts Q1 Earnings of $612M

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) bucked the general stock market trend Friday with shares gaining value as major indexes lost value. Shares closed up 3.7% to $164.85.

Viasat Pulls in NASA Contract

Deal May Lead to Further Work With the Space Agency

Carlsbad-based Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) received a $53.3 million contract from NASA to provide real time communications services for low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites.

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