San Diego Business Journal

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E. Digital Corp. Reports Q1 Results for FY2015

E. Digital Corp., a technology developer and licensor for consumer products, reported fiscal 2015 first quarter revenue of about $683,000, compared with $449,000 for the like quarter of the prior year.

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ResMed Sees New Devices Bridging Some Monitoring Divides

ResMed Inc. has released its new sleep apnea therapy device that will use patient data and communication software to help health care providers monitor and analyze their patients’ conditions.

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SeaWorld to Double the Size of Orca Enclosure at San Diego Park

Florida-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. plans to nearly double the size of the killer whale enclosure at SeaWorld San Diego, part of a multimillion-dollar effort to address controversies and resulting business damage tied to concerns over its treatment of performing orcas.

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Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman a $240M Contract for Global Hawks

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $240.7 million contract for three Global Hawk unmanned aircraft of the Block 30 variety, according to an Aug. 15 Pentagon announcement.

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Organovo Says It Met 'a Key Challenge' With Tissue Testing

Organovo Holdings Inc. recently passed a major drug test with the company’s 3-D bioprinting technology.

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Kashi Returning to 'Re-Establish Brand as a Stand-Alone Natural Food Business'

With news of some San Diego companies moving to other states, it’s refreshing to report that one that left is returning.

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Mark Riedy Retiring as Director of USD’s Burnham-Moores Center

Mark Riedy has announced his retirement as executive director of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at University of San Diego, with plans to leave the position in January.

San Diego County's Unemployment Rate Increases to 6.6% for July

San Diego’s unemployment rate increased to 6.6 percent in July, up from a revised 6.1 percent in June, as the region shed nearly 6,000 jobs, mostly from school employees taking a summer recess, according to the state’s Employment Development Department.

The Business Calendar for the Week of August 18, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of August 18, 2014.

Affordable Housing Complex Aims to Serve Developmentally Disabled

Independence Point, a housing complex geared to families with a member who has developmental disabilities, broke ground on renovations of a site in Lincoln Park.

Ground Broken on Apartment Complex for Disabled Residents

Independence Point, a housing complex geared to families with a member who has developmental disabilities, broke ground in Lincoln Park.

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Northrop Grumman Gets $240.7M Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $240.7 million contract for three Global Hawk unmanned aircraft of the Block 30 variety, according to an Aug. 15 Pentagon announcement.

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Organovo Calims Success With Tissue Testing

Organovo Holdings Inc. recently passed a major drug test with the company’s 3-D bioprinting technology.

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Mark Riedy to Retire as Director of USD’s Burnham-Moores Center

Mark Riedy has announced his retirement as executive director of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at University of San Diego, with plans to leave the position in January.

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Kashi Returning to San Diego

With news of some San Diego companies moving to other states, it’s refreshing to report that one that left is returning.

Business Calendar for Week of August 18, 2014.

Some of the business events scheduled for the week of Aug. 18, 2014 in the county.

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SeaWorld Doubling Size of Orca Enclosure at San Diego Park

Florida-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. plans to nearly double the size of the killer whale enclosure at SeaWorld San Diego, part of a multimillion-dollar effort to address controversies and resulting business damage tied to concerns over its treatment of performing orcas.

County Unemployment Rate Increases to 6.6% in July

San Diego’s unemployment rate increased to 6.6 percent in July, up from a revised 6.1 percent in June, as the region shed nearly 6,000 jobs, mostly from school employees taking a summer recess, according to the state’s Employment Development Department.

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City Council to Consider Override of Veto of Minimum Wage Hike Aug. 18

The San Diego City Council will consider overriding the veto by Mayor Kevin Faulconer of the ordinance to boost the minimum wage to $11.50 by 2017 and extend sick leave benefits to employees during a meeting scheduled for Aug. 18 at 11 a.m, according to the council.

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Ligand Signs Licensing Agreement With Georgia Company

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the signing of a commercial license agreement with Atlanta, Georgia-based Avion Pharmaceuticals LLC for the development and commercialization of four Captisol-enabled programs