Tom York

Contributing Writer

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Companies, Individuals Bet on Incentives to Lose Weight

WELLNESS: Social Dieting Gains Traction And Some HR Critics

After weighing in at 222 pounds last year, Encinitas resident Simon Menkes realized he had to get thinner. He was beginning to suffer from health issues related to his obesity.

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Tenants Weigh Costs of Cool Lifestyle Space at Work

WORKPLACE: Millennials Seek Office Buzz But Also Private Areas

Dan Khabie got exactly what he was looking for when he moved his digital marketing firm from the Gaslamp into 18,000 square feet of space in East Village’s DiamondView Tower in 2011.


SPORT: Golf Courses Make Changes, Redesigns To Survive the Drought

100-year-old oak trees rise above impressive boulders and chaparral to frame the lush tees, greens and fairways at Meadow Lake Golf Club northeast of Escondido.

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Auto Dealers Get a New Vehicle for Wholesale

TECH: East County Entrepreneur’s Platform Targets $1T Industry

Troy Mack might be perfect for the lead role if Hollywood ever remakes that popular cult classic “The Mouse That Roared” about taking on the “big guy.”

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Stone’s New Virginia Plant Also a ‘Failsafe’ for Drought

EXPANSION: Brewer Says 40% of Current Sales Are East of Mississippi

When Stone Brewing Co., one of the 10 largest craft beer makers in the U.S., hired Craig Spitz as its first CFO five years ago, the craft beer maker was generating $48 million annually in sales.

Brewing Is the Easy Part of the Operation

ROUNDTABLE: Owners Cite Range of Regulations Among Business Concerns

For the 40-plus entrepreneurs expected to soon start breweries in the Craft Beer Capital of the World, the process will be a dream come true.

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Small Business Lender Is on Big Growth Trajectory

LENDING: Company Looks to Expand into Midmarket Segment

When banks retreated from making small business loans during the depths of the Great Recession, Dave Gilbert saw a huge opportunity.

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Whiskey Hits Market With Right Hooks

BEVERAGE: Endorsers, Herbs And Name Target Millennials

Over the past decade, San Diego has become known far and wide for its craft beer industry.

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Commercial Properties Embrace Solar, Other Efficiencies

ENERGY: Rate Increases, Innovations Boost Green Solutions

Green energy is surging on the commercial side in San Diego.

Meet Gina Champion-Cain, ‘Serial Entrepreneur’

REINVENTION: Former Developer Branches Out

A lot of downtown San Diego real estate developers disappeared in the depths of the Great Recession.

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