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Tracking Solutions Put Cos. in Control

TECH: Blue Sky Also Delivers Data to Support Various Missions

A map showing Africa appears on the large-screen television at Blue Sky Network in Mission Valley. It offers a unique perspective of the continent.

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Mead Makers Rely on Their Creative Juices

BEVERAGE: Drink Fits in With Craft Culture, Return to Nature

For a few decades now, San Diego has been distinctively known as the craft beer capital of America.

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SDBJ INSIDER: Times Are Changing And So Are Diapers

Sustainability is still in its infancy. This brings opportunities to think outside the box, even outside the disposable diaper box.

Company Pays $2.23B for Sempra’s Business in Chile

ACQUISITION: Sale Part of Focus On North America

Sempra Energy has agreed to sell its power businesses in Chile to a Chinese company for $2.23 billion in cash.

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Construction Co. Forecasts $164M in Contracts

BUILDING: Family Firm Tackles Many Education Projects

Barnhart-Reese Construction — the successor to the long-time San Diego development firm of Douglas E. Barnhart Inc. — has nabbed three new contracts with a total worth of more than $29.5 million.

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Caliper Covers Give Drivers a Reason to Stop, Take Notice

RETAIL: Co. Has Licensing Deals, Expects 10% Growth in 2019

Before Mike Barland launched MGP Caliper Covers a little over a decade ago, there were two common practices for beautifying a car’s calipers.

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Changing Hydration from Guessing Game to a Science

BIOTECH: Device Applications Include Sports, Military

Debbie Chen can throw a punch. She began competing as an amateur Muay Thai fighter before she founded her hydration monitoring startup, Hydrostasis.

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Executive Q&A: Todd Jackson, CEO Jackson Design

Todd Jackson, president and CEO of Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) entered the remodeling business at age 20.

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Movie Theaters Can Be a Good Buy in Shaky Retail Market

Two Theaters Recently Sold in Region for $36.5M and $32.3M

Movie theaters are attracting investors to San Diego County looking for property that is immune from disruptions caused by e-commerce.

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Silvergate Names New CFO, and a New Director to Its Board

Crypto Currency Services Increased Its Customer Base

Silvergate Bank named a new chief financial officer Oct. 14.

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Connect All Graduates 13 Cos. From Its First Cohort

Access Trax Awarded $10,000, Plans to Make First Part-Time Hire

Connect All at the Jacobs Center’s first cohort of startups delivered their pitches recently.

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Plexium Takes in $28M Round

Long impeding drugmakers, entire classes of proteins have proven too difficult to target.

Northrop Grumman Partners with Local Colleges to Prime Talent Pipeline

Northrop Grumman will work with MiraCosta College and Palomar College to prepare students for careers in aerospace or defense.

San Diego and Oceanside Property Sold to MFL Properties For $4.2M

Two apartment buildings and a retail center sold

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Markstein Beverage Co. to Close

Markstein Beverage Co.'s closure follows the acquisition of "key Markstein assets" in September by Anheuser-Busch InBev. The terms of that deal were undisclosed.

Cutwater Tequila Proudly Took the Long Way to Market

BEVERAGE: Ten Years In the Making, Co. Tapped Traditional Methods, Experts

San Diego-based Cutwater Spirits has revealed its latest creation: the brand’s first tequila offering.

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The $51 Billion Military Asset

DEFENSE: San Diego’s Defense Role Brings a Giant Economic Impact

The Defense Department pumped an estimated $28.1 billion into the San Diego County economy.

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Rosie Network, Stella Labs Awarded $50,000 From SBA

Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Support Startups

Two San Diego business accelerators were each awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

Building Has Designs on Driving Interaction, Collaboration

DESIGN: Central Atrium And Even Center’s Stairs Bring People Together

Making space where researchers could casually bump into each other and get a peek at each other working was a big part of the design of Center for Novel Therapeutics.

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LifeCouple Keeps Couples Connected To The Relationship

Company to Charge for App, Plans to Also Develop A Job Health Feature

Sean Rones, a Carmel Valley-based entrepreneur, didn’t realize his relationship was out of balance until he found himself at the therapist’s office.

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