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Green Flash Brewing Expands Production Into Nebraska

San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. plans to expand into Nebraska, with a Lincoln production facility and tasting room set to open by the end of this year.

By Lou Hirsh August 16, 2017 10:50 a.m. share »

GSK Jumps Ship as Ionis Prepares for Key Commercialization of New Drug

Ionis Pharmaceuticals has been dropped by its big pharma partner, GlaxoSmithKline, just before the Carlsbad drugmaker was about to file for marketing approval of a new drug.

By Brittany Meiling August 13, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

S.D. Defense Contractor Says It Could 'Protect and Defend' U.S., Japan and South Korea

Amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, a San Diego defense contractor is asserting that remotely piloted aircraft such as the ones it manufactures might have a role to play in missile defense.

By Brad Graves August 9, 2017 3:20 p.m. share »

Pfenex Inc. Names Schimmelpennink Its New CEO

San Diego-based biotechnology company Pfenex Inc. announced it has appointed a new chief executive, Evert (Eef) Schimmelpennink.

By Sarah de Crescenzo August 6, 2017 1 p.m. share »

Callaway Golf to Acquire TravisMathew for $125.5 Million

Continuing to plant its flag in markets adjacent to its core business, Callaway Golf Co. said Aug. 3 that it agreed to buy clothing retailer TravisMathew LLC for $125.5 million in cash.

By Brad Graves August 3, 2017 3:40 p.m. share »

15 Companies Chosen for 2017 MetroConnect Program

Fifteen local companies looking to get their goods and services into the hands of international customers have been selected to participate in MetroConnect, an export assistance program run by World Trade Center San Diego, an affiliate of the San Diego Economic Development Corp.

By Sarah de Crescenzo August 2, 2017 4:16 p.m. share »
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Callaway General Counsel Brian Lynch Also Named CFO

Callaway Golf Co. said on July 31 that its general counsel, Brian Lynch, will take on the additional role of chief financial officer.

By Brad Graves August 1, 2017 1:47 p.m. share »
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Ballast Point Brewing Opening Chicago Venue in 2018

San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing Co. plans to open a tasting room and kitchen early next year in Chicago, which will be the beer-maker’s first location in the Midwest.

By Lou Hirsh July 28, 2017 1:35 p.m. share »

Senomyx Reports Q2 Results

Public biotech and flavor enhancer company Senomyx Inc. reported down revenue for the second quarter of this year.

By Brittany Meiling July 28, 2017 11:22 a.m. share »

Kratos Reports Revenue Increase of 10.4% for Q2

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $6.2 million but strong revenue growth in its second quarter of 2017.

By Brad Graves July 28, 2017 9:44 a.m. share »
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Shoe Co.’s New Line Takes Untraditional Path

Kevin Gordon brings a fascination for history to work with him.

By Brad Graves July 27, 2017 2:06 p.m. share »
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Monkey Paw Deal Gives Brewer a Stronger Hand

The acquisition of six-year-old Monkey Paw Brewing Co. by the larger and more established Coronado Brewing Co. comes at a pivotal time in the histories of both brewers.

By Lou Hirsh July 27, 2017 1:47 p.m. share »
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Angel Investor Behind OH! Juice's Third Location

Local beverage company OH! Juice has lined up enough investment capital to open a third location — this time at a highly trafficked tourist spot.

By Brittany Meiling July 26, 2017 4:32 p.m. share »

Chosen Foods Acquired by Mexican Company

Chosen Foods LLC, which sells specialty cooking oils and other products, has been acquired by a Guadalajara-based company that sells specialty oils, oily seeds and ingredients for Mediterranean cuisine in more than 25 countries.

By Sarah de Crescenzo July 25, 2017 3:11 p.m. share »

In Carlsbad, Nordson Finds What It Needs for Manufacturing

Dozens of empty steel cases, coated in white paint, stand chest-high at one end of Nordson Corp.’s big factory on Loker Avenue in Carlsbad. They line up like soldiers in formation.

By Brad Graves July 25, 2017 8:43 a.m. share »