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HEALTH: Surfer Sunscreen Inspires Pair To Develop Camo Face Paint With SPF
While the military develops robotic pack animals and “super vision” contact lenses, it’s surprising to see untapped innovation in something as low-tech as camouflage face paint.
ENERGY: The Eventual Costs Are Difficult to Determine
Sempra Energy last month reported 16 percent earnings growth for 2015, beating analyst expectations, even as it faces $330 million in costs tied to subsidiary Southern California Gas Co.’s methane gas leak in Aliso Canyon.
California regulators on Wednesday said they issued work stop orders to three San Diego cabinet manufacturers for using saws without proper safety equipment and other infractions.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently announced the first flight of a longer-endurance Predator B unmanned aircraft with extended wings. The new wings give the aircraft 48 percent more flight time or greater, as well as the ability to carry more objects under the wings.
The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a 19-month, $10.4 million contract modification to provide support for an undersea warfare and anti-submarine warfare combat system.
Palomar Display Products Inc. of Carlsbad said it received six domestic and international orders worth $7.8 million for military thermal sight displays.
Sempra Energy on Thursday said it had signed a deal with Australia-based Woodside Petroleum Ltd. to advance development of a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
Schedules at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair and the nearby naval base at 32nd Street have been affected by hoax bomb threats in recent months, the U.S. Navy revealed Feb. 19.
Sempra Energy announced Feb. 19 that its board of directors increased the amount of the company’s dividend by 8 percent.
San Diego specialty food distributor Monterrey Provision Co. has been acquired by Naperville, Illinois-based KeHE.
RETAIL: Inventor Changed Course on Idea and Went Consumer Product Route
Eben Dobson knows the exact moment brooms took over his life, eventually leading him to quit his job as a financial advisor for professional athletes.
The U.S. Navy’s long-delayed unmanned aircraft — the one that might someday fly off aircraft carriers — has a new job description.
ECONOMY: Fundraising, Marketing, E-commerce Among Lower-Cost Options
Starting a business never has been simple, but many young entrepreneurs are finding that their ability to reach customers and raise money over the Internet has lowered the barrier to launching a company.
PRODUCTION: Cos. Look to Profit in Making Tools of the Pot Trade
Legal, recreational marijuana sales are surging in the U.S. and are expected to surpass $6 billion annually as more than a half-dozen states, including California, are expected to take up the legalization issue this year.
BIOTECH: Gene Editing May Be Acceptable Option to GMO
As high-profile companies such as Whole Foods and Chipotle turn up their noses to genetically modified (GM) foods, farmers are increasingly in search of crops that won’t turn off the consumer.