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Petco Files Registration for Proposed IPO

The holding company for San Diego-based Petco Animal Supplies Inc. has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, related to a proposed initial public offering of common stock.

UC San Diego Ranked 14th Best University in World

The University of California, San Diego was ranked the 14th best university in the world for the third consecutive year, according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The rankings were recently released by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a public research university located in Shanghai, China.

Events.com, CrowdRise Partner to Create More Integrated Fundraising Platform

San Diego-based Events.com, an event management platform that facilitates the hosting and attending of events, and CrowdRise, an online platform dedicated exclusively to charitable fundraising, recently announced a partnership that will offer an integrated fundraising experience on one platform.

Grocer Haggen Closing Six Stores in San Diego County

Northwest grocery chain Haggen Food & Pharmacy plans to close 27 stores that it recently opened in four states, including six in San Diego County, over the next 60 days.

Youngevity International Reports Second Quarter Results

Chula Vista-based Youngevity International Inc., a global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and also a producer of gourmet coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels, reported second quarter revenues increased 18.4 percent over the like quarter in the previous year to $38.7 million.

USD Names New Dean for School of Business

EDUCATION: Jaime Alonso Gómez To Take Helm Aug. 17

The University of San Diego has named Jaime Alonso Gómez as dean of its School of Business Administration, effective Aug. 17.

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On Track For Change

LEADERSHIP: Cubic CEO a Unifying Force at Co. With Diverse Pursuits

While the memory of its founder endures, Cubic Corp. now sits squarely in the post-Walter J. Zable era.

SDG&E Agrees to Help Fund Use of Firefighting Helicopter

San Diego Gas & Electric on Thursday said it had renewed agreements with the city and county of San Diego to help pay for a heavy-duty helicopter capable of carrying more than 2,500 gallons of water to support local fire departments through November.

Cubic Awarded 10-Year Contract by Transport for London

Cubic Corp. said on Aug. 12 that it received a 10-year contract to maintain the intelligent transportation systems infrastructure in London. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.

Cox Communications Brings Super-Fast Internet Service to 3 Communities

Cox Communications announced on Aug. 12 that it brought 1 gigabit per second Internet speeds to three residential communities in East Village, Escondido and northern San Diego.

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Target Plans Job Fairs to Fill 340 Local Positions

Target Corp. has scheduled two local job fairs for Aug. 13, where the company will interview candidates for 340 positions at upcoming new San Diego stores.

Port Commissioners Keep Anthony’s In Running for Longtime Waterfront Site

San Diego port commissioners have decided to keep the iconic Anthony’s Fish Grotto in the mix of finalists vying to set up shop on the North Harbor Drive site occupied by Anthony’s for the past five decades.

SDSU Receives $5.1 Million Gift From Moxie Foundation

San Diego State University received a $5.1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation to endow several entrepreneurial programs, the university announced on Aug. 11.

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Gomez Named Dean of USD School of Business Administration

The University of San Diego has named Jaime Alonso Gómez as dean of its School of Business Administration, effective Aug. 17.

Jack in the Box Stock Falls Despite Healthy Q3 Earnings

Shares of Jack in the Box Inc. fell 7 percent over two days, despite the San Diego-based restaurant chain reporting better-than-expected third quarter earnings late Aug. 5.