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Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 08:43 AM PST

Updated 'Predator' Aircraft Makes Virgin Flight

Updated 'Predator' Aircraft Makes Virgin Flight

A new, larger model of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.’s Predator C Avenger aircraft made its first flight on Oct. 27, the company said Nov. 10.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 08:45 AM PST

Local Startup Raises $3.7M in Equity Funding

Local Startup Raises $3.7M in Equity Funding

SolidOpinion Inc., a technology startup with split headquarters in San Diego and New York, has raised $3.7 million in equity funding, according to a regulatory filing.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 at 02:48 PM PST

New Hardware Store Opens in Oceanside

 New Hardware Store Opens in Oceanside

A new hardware store has opened in San Diego’s North County, led by two Oceanside residents.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 at 01:35 PM PST

USS Midway Foundation Awards $210K in Grants

USS Midway Foundation Awards $210K in Grants

The newly formed USS Midway Foundation announced its first charitable grants – awards totaling $210,000 to a 10 local organizations supporting veterans, active-duty military families and law enforcement.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 at 11:35 AM PST

New Homes Planned after $2.75M Land Buy in Encinitas

New Homes Planned after $2.75M Land Buy in Encinitas

BM Family Trust of San Diego has purchased a 1.67-acre residential land parcel in Encinitas for $2.75 million, with plans to develop four single-family homes, according to brokerage firm Colliers International...

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 07:46 AM PDT

Luna Grills Gets $30M in Financing for Growth

Luna Grills Gets $30M in Financing for Growth

Operators of the San Diego-headquartered Luna Grill restaurants have secured nearly $30 million in financing to aid its ongoing growth strategy. The fast-casual eatery has 29 current locations, with another...

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 10:40 AM PDT

Local Startup Releases Augmented Reality App

Local Startup Releases Augmented Reality App

A stealthy ex-Googler who moved his small startup to San Diego earlier this year has finally stepped out of the shadows with a new augmented reality app and a $2 million seed round.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 08:03 AM PDT
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By Monica Garske

New Poké and Tiki Spot to Open in PB

It’s about to get tropical in Pacific Beach as two new dining and drinking spots...View gallery

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Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 08:30 AM PDT

Local Home Prices Up 5.9 Percent

Local Home Prices Up 5.9 Percent

San Diego County home prices rose half a percent in September and are expected to register nearly as big an increase (0.4 percent) in October, according to a Nov. 1 report by Irvine-based financial information...

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 08:22 AM PDT

Navy Awards $83M Contract to NASSCO

Navy Awards $83M Contract to NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO received a U.S. Navy contract to provide depot-level maintenance to the USS Boxer.

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