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Leadership Test Is on Menu at Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box CEO Lenny Comma must have had dreams of driving up to a fast-food window and the cashier asking if he wants strategic alternatives with that burger. Well, things have sorted out at San Diego-based Jack in the Box.

Inventor Takes the Stylish Route With Twist It Up Comb

STARTUP: ‘Shark Tank’ Boosts Interest; Co. Battles Knock Offs

Founded in 2016 by CEO Noel Durity, a San Diego-based real estate broker, Twist It Up Comb came about after Durity realized using an actual tennis racket in a circular motion to twist his afro-centric hair was not only functional, but also cost-effective and sanitary; most twisting products currently in the market are porous sponges that tend to wear out after time.

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Development Puts Otay Ranch on the Map

HOUSING: Rare Affordability, Variety Offered at Huge Long-Term Project

With some of its neighborhoods nearly butting up against the border with Mexico, Otay Ranch was once thought to be too remote by some homebuyers, too long a commute for people working downtown, and even thought by some to be part of Mexico.

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San Diego Restaurants Make Michelin Affordable Restaurants List

Cucina Sorella in Kensington and Cucina Urbana in Bankers Hill, El Jardin in Point Loma, Juniper & Ivy in Little Italy, Kettner Exchange also in Little Italy, Lola 55 in the East Village and Solare at Liberty Station all made this year’s list.

SD 500: Nathan Rogge

Nathan Rogge joined Bank of Southern California in 2008, just seven years after the growing community business bank was established with headquarters in San Diego.

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Societe Brewing Partners with Scout for Distribution

According to a news release, Societe self-distributed for seven years, since launching in 2012.

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Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps Has Prescription for Success, Social Change

Retail: Dr. Bronner’s $122.5M in Revenue Expected to Grow 10% in 2019

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the Vista-based soap-making company founded in 1948, has long been known for its Fair-Trade and organic castile soaps, lotions, cleaners and other personal care and home care products.

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Cybersecurity Startup AttackIQ Raises $17.6M in Funding

San Diego-based AttackIQ closed a $17.6 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures.

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Jack in the Box Adds Two New Directors to Board

According to a news release, Jean M. Birch and John P. Gainor will each serve on the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees of the Jack in the Box Inc. board.

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Atlanta Developer Building Amazon Facility in Otay Mesa

PROPERTY: Two Million Square Feet Project May Draw Other Companies

A four-story distribution center that would be among the largest industrial buildings in San Diego County is being built for Amazon on a 65-acrce site in Otay Mesa.

Entrepreneur Adds Beauty, Wellness Opportunity to Her Ventures

RETAIL: Plans Complete Line of Hemp-Based Products Free of THC

For the last 20 years or so, Gina Champion-Cain has made a name for herself in San Diego, mostly in the real estate, hospitality and retail industries.

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Evofem at Critical Stretch with Potential New Birth Control

BIOTECH: Contraceptive Gel Is Part of CEO's Health Mission for Women

Evofem Biosciences wants to be the next big thing in birth control. After a long road, the San Diego biotech finds itself in a pivotal stretch.

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S.D. Startup Week Continues on Right Track

STARTUP: Event Creates 4 Tracks, Recognizes Need For Strengthening Teams

Once started as a way for founders to trade ideas, San Diego Startup Week continues to get larger every year as it brings in thousands of attendees. This year, the festivities will have a home in the San Diego Convention Center for the first time.

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Fashion Valley Mall Launches Lyft Rideshare Program

The program will use carbon neutral rides and will offer shared rides in an effort to fight climate change and be sustainable.