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National University Names Ntoko Dean of the School of Business and Management

National University announced the appointment of Alfred Ntoko as dean of the School of Business and Management.

By Steve Adamek April 10, 2017 4:02 p.m. share »
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The Manchester Grand Hyatt Ranked Among Nation’s Most-Booked Meeting Hotels

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego recently placed at No. 8 among the nation’s Top 10 meeting hotels based on booking activity, in an annual list published by event management technology provider Cvent Inc.

By Lou Hirsh April 7, 2017 12:43 p.m. share »
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TakeLessons Acquires a Music App Company

San Diego tech company TakeLessons, an online marketplace that connects students with tutors, has acquired like-minded music app company Chromatik.

By Brittany Meiling April 7, 2017 11:17 a.m. share »

Security On-Demand Inc. Names Lyman CFO

Security On-Demand Inc., a San Diego-based managed security services provider, has hired William Lyman as chief financial officer.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 7, 2017 11:06 a.m. share »
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UCSD Research Complex to Use Industry Partnerships as Catalyst for Cures

The University of California, San Diego is bringing the pharmaceutical industry onto its campus, giving entrepreneurs and corporations more access to the university’s market-worthy research and advancing public-private collaboration.

By Brittany Meiling April 7, 2017 10:38 a.m. share »
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Reforms Still Needed to Curtail MWD Spending

Treated water rates set by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California have doubled over the past decade, due in part to unrestrained fiscal practices at the agency. Ratepayers are about to be on the hook for a lot more unless MWD’s out-of-control spending can be stopped.

By Mark Muir April 6, 2017 2:25 p.m. share »
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CONNECT Offering Coworking Space in UTC

CONNECT, a local nonprofit focused on growing startups, is entering the coworking world with new shared workspace in San Diego.

By Brittany Meiling April 5, 2017 4:17 p.m. share »

Sempra Updates Financial Outlook

Sempra Energy reaffirmed its 2017 guidance on earnings per share, while also projecting growth of 10 percent to 11 percent, on a compound annual basis, through 2021.

By John Cox April 5, 2017 4:11 p.m. share »

Petco Acquires Startup PetCoach

Petco has purchased Philadelphia-based startup PetCoach, a digital services company connecting pet owners with veterinary professionals, and hired its co-founder and CEO to be a senior executive at the San Diego-based specialty retailer.

By John Cox April 4, 2017 12:41 p.m. share »
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Design Firm Gensler Moving into NBC’s Former Downtown Space

Architecture and design firm Gensler is moving into the downtown San Diego space vacated last year by TV station NBC 7 (KNSD), which moved to Kearny Mesa.

By Lou Hirsh April 3, 2017 10:21 a.m. share »

Wilson And D’Angelo Named Shareholders at Pettit Kohn

Bron E. D’Angelo and Derek J. Wilson have been made shareholders at Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz PC. D’Angelo is a shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles office. D’Angelo joined Pettit Kohn in 2012. His practice focuses primarily in the area of civil litigation with a particular emphasis in the areas of product liability, business litigation, retail and personal injury. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law.

By Randy Frisch April 3, 2017 9:51 a.m. share »

Consulting Firm Burwood Group Is Opening Operations Center in Scripps Ranch

Burwood Group, a consulting firm that bridges business strategy and information technology solutions, is opening a new operations center in Scripps Ranch that will employ 22 people.

By Nels Jensen March 31, 2017 2:27 p.m. share »

Jack in the Box, DoorDash Expand Delivery Service

Locally-based restaurant company Jack in the Box Inc. announced the expansion of its partnership with tech-enabled delivery service DoorDash.

By John Cox March 30, 2017 2:20 p.m. share »

Patrick Stuart Named President at Neyenesch Printers

One of San Diego’s largest family-owned printing companies, Neyenesch Printers, has hired an executive with software experience to be its new president.

By John Cox March 29, 2017 2:35 p.m. share »

Paradise Point Adds Three to Leadership Team

Paradise Point Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel, announced the appointment of Richard N. McLennan as managing director; David Doyle, director of operations; and Chris Niles, director of revenue strategy, to the leadership team of the Mission Bay resort.

March 28, 2017 4:23 p.m. share »