Brad Graves

Reporter

Email: bradg@sdbj.com
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Recent Stories

A Taxing Journey

Forget Guessing or Even Googling to Navigate New Tax Law, You Are Going to Need Expertise

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is many things. It is big. Its changes are sweeping.

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Tax Changes Don’t Appear to Be Affecting Local Giving

FINANCE: Effects May Have Bigger Impact On Mid-Level Donors

Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017 came with some speculation that the law would put a damper on charitable giving.

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Western Lighting Goes Employee-Owned

Western Lighting and Energy Controls has become an employee owned company by changing its structure to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) trust.

Kratos Plays Big Role in Satellite Ground Game

The space sector is experiencing a technology renaissance.

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Cubic Gets $4.5M Contract

Foothill Transit has awarded Cubic Corp. a $4.5 million contract to make its bus fare collection system compatible with the regional TAP system — the smart card system used by transit providers in the greater Los Angeles area.

Raytheon to Support Missile Defense Sensors

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Co.’s San Diego office a contract for multispectral targeting system (MTS) sensor support, with a $1.3 million task order. The entire contract could eventually be worth up to $9.6 million.

Qualcomm’s 5G Solutions to Come Out Strong in Mobile Devices

2019 will be the year of the 5G smartphone.

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Change Is Certain for Sempra, What Direction Is Question

2019 Look Ahead: TECHNOLOGY

Sempra Energy went through several changes in 2018 and could change some more by the time 2019 is over.

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WD-40 Grows Net Income 5 Percent

WD-40 Co., maker of the eponymous lubricant as well as a line of cleaning and lubricating products, reported net income of $13.3 million or 95 cents per share during its first quarter, which ended Nov. 30. Net income rose 5 percent from last year’s first quarter.

PriceSmart Raises December Sales 0.9 Percent

PriceSmart, the San Diego-based warehouse club chain operating in Latin America and the Caribbean, reported that December’s merchandise sales increased almost 1 percent compared with the same month one year ago. The company made its announcement Jan. 9.

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