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The University of California Board of Regents is set to hear a proposal that would establish a multimillion-dollar venture capital fund to back startups founded on student and faculty research.
San Diego Community College District officials said the 26,000-square-foot center includes state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, a command center, equipment staging and outdoor training areas, including a four-story drill tower.
Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP is 75 years young this year and last week held a fine reception to recognize that in its newly remodeled, 26th floor offices downtown.
Gap Intelligence, a San Diego-based market intelligence business, has acquired Quixel Research LLC, a market forecasting firm, for undisclosed terms. Gap Intelligence made the announcement Sept. 8.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. was hit with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the operator of three SeaWorld parks, including the original venue at Mission Bay, mislead investors by publicly stating declining attendance last year was caused by bad weather when it actually was the result of the documentary movie “Blackfish,” which alleged the company used questionable practices in the handling of its killer whales.
The legal battle that pitted Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. against Space Systems/Loral and Loral Space and Communications Inc. has reached its end, the companies acknowledged.
San Diego-based Abacus Data Systems Inc. has opened a third office as it continues to expand its information technology services to the legal community.
Jack in the Box Inc. named Frances Allen as its president effective Oct. 27.
Florida-based Marilyn Monroe Spas, a national chain with salon services, beauty products and related offerings, recently opened a new location of its Marilyn Monroe 20 Nail Lounge at Del Mar Highlands Town Center, in San Diego’s Carmel Valley neighborhood.
Recognizing the higher risk of wildfires this fall, San Diego Gas & Electric said it is contracting for both an Erickson Air-Crane helitanker and a Helistream Type II helicopter through November.
Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith LLP recently announced that Katherine M. Hoffman has joined the firm as partner.
WATER: Biotech Is Not Affected, Beer Industry is Adjusting
If the turf grass at Balboa Park appears to be a little less green during hot summer days, it is due to a recent voluntary effort to restrict water usage throughout San Diego’s largest urban park following new drought guidelines.
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians is considering an expansion to its hotel and casino on its reservation near Alpine.
SERVICE: DNA Analysis Is Used to Find That Special Someone
San Diego is home to countless institutes, laboratories and research collaborations aiming to find better uses for advancements in genetic sequencing. Yet, there is one market that seems an unlikely match for DNA analysis — online dating.
FOOD: Kashi Given Some Independence From Kellogg
Kashi, the San Diego homegrown natural cereal business that had its local office closed last year by owner Kellogg Co. and moved to Michigan, is returning to its roots.