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Modern Times Beer Opening New Portland Facilities in 2018

San Diego’s Modern Times Beer will be expanding into Portland, Ore., in early 2018, as the Point Loma-based brewer continues to grow its operations footprint beyond San Diego County.

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FDA Approves Tandem’s Latest Insulin Pump With Dexcom Technology

San Diego medical device company Tandem Diabetes Care announced FDA approval and the launch of a new touchscreen insulin pump with continuous glucose monitoring from Dexcom, another local company.

New Drug Application Acceptance Gives La Jolla Pharmaceutical Some Momentum in the Market

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co.'s stock is climbing following good news from regulators.

Sempra Does Its Homework for Oncor Deal

It Studied Failure of Past Efforts To Purchase Oncor

To Update NAFTA, Why Not Start at Border?

Now that the NAFTA renegotiations have begun, a lot of us that look at the U.S.-Mexico border economy are wondering how this will play out for the border region. Interestingly enough, so is U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, who made reference to border communities’ “particular equity in the agreement” in his opening statement.

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Green Flash Hops On Heartland Opportunity

BREWING: Nebraska Site Is in Developing Craft Beer Marke

For about the past year, Mike Hinkley had been carefully researching Nebraska and other potential Midwest expansion options for Green Flash Brewing Co., the Mira Mesa company he co-founded in 2002 with wife Lisa.

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Suja Life Has What Venture Capitalists Like

San Diego-based Suja Life LLC, which makes organic, cold-pressed juices and other beverages, is the second most well-funded venture capital backed food and beverage startup.

Exec Q&A: Marty Birkel, Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Already the largest San Diego-based beer-maker — and now the 13th biggest in the U.S. based on 2016 production volume — Ballast Point Brewing Co. has been ramping up its new East Coast production facilities in Virginia.

Report: Craft Beer Still Brews Up Plenty of Real Estate Impact

Craft beer remains a key generator of commercial real estate traffic both nationally and locally – especially in the industrial and retail realms -- even with a continued nationwide slowdown in the growth of craft brew sales.

MabVax Therapeutics to Explore Strategic Alternatives

MabVax Therapeutics, a tiny public biotech in San Diego, has waved a white flag august 22 following poor performance on the public market.

Seismic Software Opening Office in Sydney, Australia

Seismic Software Inc., one of San Diego’s fastest-growing software firms, is going Down Under.

Bay City Brewing Co. Expands Facilities

Bay City Brewing Co. announced it had opened Suite C, a 2,100-square foot addition to the brewery’s Point Loma location.

Flux Power Holdings to Conduct Reverse Stock Split

Flux Power Holdings Inc. of Vista said it plans to conduct a reverse stock split on Aug. 18.

Company Sees Big Opening For Reusable Bottle Stoppers

MARKETING: Licensing Opportunities Pursued to Create Promotional Items

The first product created by a Point Loma husband-and-wife team — a more identifiable reusable, recyclable bottle stopper — is scheduled to appear for sale at the University of San Diego this fall.

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Executive Q&A Marty Birkel, Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Already the largest San Diego-based beer-maker — and now the 13th biggest in the U.S. based on 2016 production volume — Ballast Point Brewing Co. has been ramping up its new East Coast production facilities in Virginia. The company in June opened a tasting room in suburban Roanoke, where the brewer has invested nearly $50 million in its newest operations.

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