When a natural disaster strikes somewhere in the United States, San Diego’s Palomar Specialty Insurance Co. is likely to be paying close attention.
The top 10 finalists have been named for the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition, including a range of companies from biotechnology, social platforms and software-as-a-service.
The Cardiff-based company currently has 13 locations in California.
Participants include small- and mid-sized companies in a variety of sectors, including biotech, defense, manufacturing and consumer goods. To date, 45 companies have participated in the program, generating $15 million in new export sales.
Part of Bumble Bee’s growth initiatives includes a strategic transformation that will roll out over the next year.
The petition will be presented to the San Diego City Council at its Oct. 8 meeting.
SDSU West Best for Region’s Long-Term Goals
Once the Chargers bolted for Los Angeles, the SDCCU Stadium site, the largest parking lot west of the Mississippi, should have presented San Diego leaders with a clean slate for a grand visionary project we could rally around. Instead, voters face two choices of development by ballot box initiatives, and the Mission Valley site has become yet another example of how difficult it is to get projects done in San Diego.
As its name suggest, soccer is the big draw in the SoccerCity proposal for redeveloping the Mission Valley site of the former Qualcomm Stadium.
San Diego State University is bursting at the seams, and a ballot measure that would give the university the right to develop the former Qualcomm Stadium site into a second campus is meant to provide what school officials said is much-needed relief.
Westin San Diego Gaslamp hotel targeted as part of national drive by labor union.
SERVICE: Organized, Corporate Approach Applied to Food Service
More times than not, when food items are off spec based on color, size or shape, they are considered food waste and tossed in the nearest garbage can. But since 1989, Carlsbad-based Good Source Solutions has been helping to reduce the amount of food that goes to the landfills by finding homes for those visually-unappealing products at educational institutions, corrections facilities, nonprofits and hospitals.
Sempra, Activists Strike Deal for Board Change, Business Review
Sempra Energy has signed a deal with activist investors Elliott Management Corp. and Bluescape Energy Partners LLC, agreeing to seat two new board members among other provisions.
Richman has a background in advising and representing clients in segments like business law, risk management, research, contract law, state and federal administrative and regulatory law.
ECONOMY: S.D. Workers No. 1 Nationally in Pay Dissatisfaction
San Diegans feel the warmth of the sun on their backs, the soothing onshore breezes and a definite lightness to their paychecks.