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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM PDT

American Medical Response To Be Acquired in $2.4B Deal

American Medical Response To Be Acquired in $2.4B Deal

American Medical Response, or AMR, which provides ambulance services in San Diego and across the country, will be acquired under a $2.4 billion cash deal announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 08:40 AM PDT

Despite New Attractions, SeaWorld Struggles With Attendance

Despite New Attractions, SeaWorld Struggles With Attendance

Still struggling with attendance issues, the parent company of SeaWorld San Diego reported a slight gain from a year ago in revenue for its second quarter ending June 30 but posted a net loss for both the second...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:26 AM PDT

San Diego Gets OK to Continue Running Wastewater Plant

San Diego Gets OK to Continue Running Wastewater Plant

"This is huge for San Diego" - San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:25 AM PDT

Garden Fresh Restaurants Acquired in New Deal

Garden Fresh Restaurants Acquired in New Deal

San Diego-based restaurant chain Garden Fresh Restaurants Corp., parent of Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes, has been acquired by Perpetual Capital Partners and CR3 Capital, an investment affiliate of CR3...

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 01:30 PM PDT

Biotech Firm Breaks Ground on $100M Campus in Miramar

Biotech Firm Breaks Ground on $100M Campus in Miramar

San Diego-based Biotech firm BioLegend Inc. has begun work on a new campus in Miramar, with an expected project cost of more than $100 million.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 09:31 AM PDT

15 Companies to Get $10K in Grants for Efforts to Go Global

15 Companies to Get $10K in Grants for Efforts to Go Global

Fifteen local companies looking to get their goods and services into the hands of international customers have been selected to participate in MetroConnect, an export assistance program run by World Trade Center...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 08:05 AM PDT

Walmart to Launch Online Grocery Pickup at 4 Local Stores

Walmart to Launch Online Grocery Pickup at 4 Local Stores

Walmart is launching a new online grocery pickup service at four San Diego County stores starting on Aug. 2, allowing shoppers to pick up items they’ve ordered in advance online or through the company’s...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 08:59 AM PDT

Construction Begins on $52M Industrial Project in Oceanside

Construction Begins on $52M Industrial Project in Oceanside

Developer McDonald Property Group recently broke ground on a two-phase industrial complex within Pacific Coast Business Park in Oceanside. Company President Bruce McDonald said the estimated cost of the...

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 08:12 AM PDT

Pala Casino Plans $170 Million Expansion

Pala Casino Plans $170 Million Expansion

Pala Casino Spa & Resort unveiled plans for a $170 million expansion and renovation of its property.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 01:50 PM PDT

Mayors Meet to Discuss Fair and Open Trade Along US-Mexico Border

Mayors Meet to Discuss Fair and Open Trade Along US-Mexico Border

Several officials said each new job created in Tijuana creates a half of a job in San Diego.

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