The organization provides legal representation to children in abuse and neglect proceedings.
EDUCATION: School Faces Lawsuit, Changes Marketing
In 2010, for-profit Bridgepoint Education moved to a prominent downtown San Diego high-rise. Its name and logo affixed outside the top floors of 600 B Street symbolized the company’s rapid rise.
RECOGNITION: Two Businessmen Look to Bring Our Best to Homeless Problem
Ideas are fine, but they are nothing without execution. Peter Seidler and Dan Shea saw suffering among San Diego’s burgeoning homeless population. With fellow business leaders, they started to really think about the issue in late 2016 and 2017, and pushed for some sort of fix.
The recent answer to the issue to veteran homelessness in San Diego has been to provide interim beds to keep homeless off the street, like the temporary tent constructed in Barrio Logan and ones opening soon in the East Village and the Midway district. This type of solution will not be effective long term, however.
The new shop opens Dec. 20 at 138 Encinitas Blvd.
TOURISM: Experts See No Danger of Downtown Market Being Overbuilt
San Diego’s latest entry into the luxury hotel market — the InterContinental on the waterfront — will mark what tourism officials and others say is a needed boost in the downtown hotel market.
By April the Public Utility Commission of Texas will decide whether to OK Sempra buying Energy Future Holdings, which owns 80 percent of Oncor.
Slated for an October 2018 opening, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse on Pacific Highway would be part of the BRIC marketing district.
Maestoso will take over the space that was Napizza pizzeria.
Sempra Energy’s $9.45 billion plan to obtain an ownership interest in Texas energy giant Oncor Electric took another step forward on Dec. 12.
Three high-profile scientists took home the prize billed as the Oscars of Science.
The 150-room Hyatt Place hotel in Vista was sold for an undisclosed price to Brighton Management.
San Diego-based broker dealers CUSO Financial Services LP (CFS) and Sorrento Pacific Financial LLC (SPF) have been acquired by Atria Wealth Solutions, a holding company in New York.
The San Diego software startup, an online fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations and social ventures, reported a record Giving Tuesday on its platform.