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Kratos System Approved for International Marketing

Kratos’ Mako is an unmanned aircraft that carries and operates weapons and advanced sensor systems.

Best Real Estate Deals Finalists Announced

Finalists and winners in 16 categories will be recognized at a special networking and awards program April 18 at The Westin Gaslamp Quarter.

Kimberly Herrell Appointed Schubach Aviation President

Former vice president promoted to top spot.

Solana Beach Building Sold For $2.4M

Building combines retail/office and apartments.

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Phenix Salon Suites, Encinitas-Based Franchise, Gets PE Investment

The salon suite franchise, which provides individual stylists with individual suites, has more than 200 locations - but plans to grow to 1,000 sites in the next five years.

Business Calendar for Week of March 19, 2018

Business events planned in the county for the week of March 19, 2018, and beyond.

San Diego International Airport Launches Retail Delivery Service to Gate

AtYourGate allows passengers the ability to order food or retail items via mobile devices to be delivered at their gate.

Twist Bioscience Opens Carlsbad Office

San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience Corporation has opened a 2,500-square-foot office in Carlsbad.

La Jolla Casino Taps Co. to Provide Management System

Win Technologies USA will provide a casino management system for the new La Jolla Trading Post Casino.

Daré Bioscience Enters into Development Agreement

Daré Bioscience, a San Diego biopharmaceutical focused on women’s reproductive health, has partnered with Orbis Biosciences to develop long-lasting injectable contraceptives.

Making Machines Work for Co., Clinic

BIOTECH: Illumina SVP Tackles Challenges

Susan Tousi doesn’t practice medicine, unlike many in her family tree. But Illumina’s senior vice president of product development is making her mark on health.

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SDBJ Insider: Leaders Find Urgent Need to Address Issues

Steven Jones founded his diversity and inclusion consulting firm in 1993, and while there has never been a shortage of need for its services, there hasn’t always been this much demand.

Teradata Corp. Names First COO, CMO

Teradata Corp., the publicly traded data analytics business that has about 1,000 employees in Rancho Bernardo, has created and filled two new executive positions based in San Diego.

Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Raises $63.5M

San Diego biotech Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, taking aim at endocrine-related cancers and endocrine disorders, raised $63.5 million through a Series B financing round.

Alphatec Raises $50 Million, Acquires SafeOp

In a flurry of moves announced March 8, Alphatec acquired SafeOp Surgical, raised $50 million and installed Patrick Miles as CEO.

Lots Will Change in this Plan for Lilac Hills Ranch

A Valley Center housing development rejected by voters in 2016 has been retooled with what the developer said is a host of improvements, including plans to add an elementary school and renovate an existing fire station or build a new one.

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East Village Housing Project Approved

An East Village project aimed at providing housing for people at risk of becoming homeless has been approved by Civic San Diego, the city-owned nonprofit agency that oversees downtown development.

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Real Estate Center Receives Top Ranking

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego was rated the top real estate program in the nation for undergraduate students in 2018 by College Factual, an online college rating site.

Firm Makes Some Key Changes to Adapt to New Legal Landscape

Ramona R. Whitley has been named chief business development and marketing officer at Allen Matkins. She will lead client relationship and marketing initiatives, for the real estate and business law firm.

Students’ Actions Raise Money, Awareness for Environment

Two years ago, three La Jolla High School students formed Clean for a Cause, a nonprofit to recycle plastic, aluminum, and glass at CRV redemption centers and donates funds raised from those recyclables. During this time, Cause has recycled approximately two tons of material. Led by Mason Matalon, a senior at LJHS, Clean for a Cause announced that it has made its first donation to San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy.

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