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DJO Global Reports Q3 Net Sales of $305.5 Million

DJO Global Inc., the Vista manufacturer of orthopedic devices, reported third-quarter net sales of $305.5 million, up 6.1 percent from the net sales of the like quarter of 2013.

Pulse Electronics Reports Q3 Operating Loss of $1.6 Million

Pulse Electronics Corp., a San Diego manufacturer of electronic components in China, reported a third quarter operating loss of $1.6 million, compared with an operating profit of $500,000 for the like quarter of last year.

General Dynamics Nassco Begins Construction of 3 Tankers

General Dynamics Nassco kicked off construction of three 610-foot-long product tankers for SEA-Vista LLC with ceremonies Nov. 7 at its Barrio Logan shipyard.

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Green Flash Brewing Acquires Alpine Beer Co.

Green Flash Brewing Co. of San Diego has announced it is acquiring the East County-based Alpine Beer Co. for an undisclosed price.

Montreal Indoor Surf Park to Feature SurfStream Wave System

American Wave Machines of Solana Beach said that a client plans to open an all-season indoor surf park in a city with freezing winters and more than 7 feet of snowfall per year: Montreal.

Cubic Corp. Awarded $20 Million Contract

The Royal Australian Air Force recently awarded Cubic Corp. a contract worth more than $20 million. Under the deal announced on Nov. 5, Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will provide air combat training electronics for several types of military jets.

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Small Ramona Brewer Gets Financial Assist From Big Player

BREWING: ChuckAlek Also Chosen For Boston Mentoring Program

Among the dozens of craft brewers serving up suds during the annual San Diego Beer Week – which kicked off Nov. 7 and was slated to run through Nov. 16 – are several smaller players who required a little financial help from friends and family to stake their claim in the increasingly competitive industry.

Co. Aims to Disrupt Health Care Temp-Staffing Model With Website

MEDICINE: Site Streamlines the Process, Eliminates Need for Broker

There are scores of staffing agencies nationwide that cater to doctors looking for temporary work and hospitals seeking part-time physicians.

DexCom Inc. Reports Third Quarter Financials

DexCom Inc., a San Diego-based medical device company, reported its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014.

Regulus Announces Closing of Public Offering of $103.5M of Common Stock

Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company in San Diego, announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of $103.5 million of shares of its common stock.

Zogenix Acquires Brabant Pharma in $35M Deal

PHARMA: Agreement Includes Potential $50M In Milestone Payments

Zogenix Inc., a San Diego-based pharmaceutical company making products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system disorders, announced that it has acquired Brabant Pharma, a privately-held U.K.-based pharmaceutical company for $20 million in cash and $15 million in stock, plus potential future milestone and royalty payments.

Vical Inc. Announces $4.4 Million Loss For Third Quarter

Vical Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, announced Thursday that it lost $4.4 million in the third quarter, or 5 cents per share, which is 1 cent below what Wall Street analysts were projecting. The loss is less than half the $9.9 million Vical lost in the same period in 2013.

Zogenix Acquires U.K.-Based Brabant Pharma

Zogenix Inc., a San Diego-based pharmaceutical company making products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system disorders, announced that it has acquired Brabant Pharma, a privately-held U.K.-based pharmaceutical company for $20 million in cash and $15 million in stock, plus potential future milestone and royalty payments.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Reports $15 Million in Revenue for Third Quarter

San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported $15 million in revenues for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2014, $7.5 million of which came from royalties.

Teledyne Technologies acquires Carlsbad-Based Oceanscience Group Ltd.

The Oceanscience Group Ltd., a Carlsbad manufacturer of marine sensor platforms and unmanned surface vehicles, was acquired by Teledyne Technologies Inc., the buyer said.