Mariel Concepcion

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SeaWorld and Former CEO Agree to Settle SEC Charges

SeaWorld and Former CEO Agree to Settle SEC Charges

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and its former CEO, James Atchison, have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud charges for misleading investors about the documentary film “Blackfish,” the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Sept. 18. SeaWorld’s former vice president of communications, Frederick D. Jacobs, has agreed to settle fraud charges for his role as well.

On Board With Expansion

On Board With Expansion

With 916,000 passengers and nine cruise lines making calls in peak year 2008, the Port of San Diego was once considered one of the busiest homeports on the West Coast in comparison to Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Francisco, and one of the biggest in all of North America.

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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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World TeamTennis Moves Headquarters to Carlsbad

The headquarters will be run by Chris Renner, who was named the league’s new CEO in July.

SeaWorld and Former CEO to Settle SEC Fraud Charges

They have agreed to pay more than $5 million.

Sycuan to Hire More Than 700 Workers

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

Mobile West Growth Shows It Can Hold the Alcohol

BREWING: Canning Co. Adds Sleeves to Its Services

When Matt Woempner wanted a change in career from the high-tech world a few years ago, he didn’t turn to his financial advisor. Instead, he tapped a couple of buddies from his soccer team for guidance.

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CPC Makes Sure Its Clients Don’t Get Lost in Online Crowd

SOFTWARE: Acquisition By Elite SEM Should Add To Co.’s Marketing Muscle

For Rick Backus, chief executive officer and founder of San Diego-based CPC Strategy, a little reinvention has gone a long way for his online marketing agency.

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S.D. Named 10th Most Fun City in America by WalletHub

The company compared 182 U.S. cities based on 65 key metrics, including movie costs, open hours of breweries and fitness centers per capita.

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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