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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 08:21 AM PDT

Nonprofit Joins City for $2.5M Program for Startups

Nonprofit Joins City for $2.5M Program for Startups

Local nonprofit Connect, San Diego’s oldest startup accelerator, has won a contract to partner with the city on a new publicly-funded accelerator program for startups.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:21 AM PDT

Gov. to Sign Bills Aiming to Fix California Housing Crunch

Gov. to Sign Bills Aiming to Fix California Housing Crunch

With one of the nation's most expensive cities as his backdrop, Gov. Jerry Brown will sign legislation Friday aimed at tackling California's growing affordable housing crisis.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:26 AM PDT

Chick-fil-A Opens in Sorrento Valley

Chick-fil-A Opens in Sorrento Valley

Chick-fil-A has opened its 12th restaurant in San Diego County.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:01 AM PDT

Science Lab Receives New Tools

Science Lab Receives New Tools

A school in the college area is about to open its new, state-of-the-art science lab from Northrop Grumman. NBC 7 Liberty Zabala reports.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 08:18 AM PDT

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens at SDSU

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens at SDSU

Dallas-based restaurant chain Dickey's Barbecue Pit plans to open a location Sept. 28 at San Diego State University.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 08:17 AM PDT

Scientist Gets $10.8M Grant to Study Treatment for Addiction

Scientist Gets $10.8M Grant to Study Treatment for Addiction

A local scientist has received a $10.8 million grant to pursue research that may result in a new class of medicine to treat cocaine and nicotine addiction.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 08:14 AM PDT

New Equity Investment Will Feed Luna Grill's Growth

New Equity Investment Will Feed Luna Grill's Growth

Luna Grill Restaurants LLC, the San Diego-based company that operates 38 fast-casual Mediterranean restaurants in two U.S. states, announced Sept. 18 that New York-based private equity fund PWP Growth Equity had...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 08:03 AM PDT

Kaiser Clinics Planned for 2 More San Diego Target Stores

Kaiser Clinics Planned for 2 More San Diego Target Stores

Kaiser Permanente in November will launch two additional Kaiser-staffed retail clinics in regional Target stores.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:33 AM PDT

150 Companies Launched by UCSD Rady School Students

150 Companies Launched by UCSD Rady School Students

Since the UC San Diego Rady School of Management graduated its first MBA class in 2006, the school's students and alumni have started 150 companies, the school announced Thursday.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:11 AM PDT

W Hotel to Run as Hotel Republic, With 3 New Dining Venues

W Hotel to Run as Hotel Republic, With 3 New Dining Venues

The former W hotel in downtown San Diego has undergone its second rebranding since late 2015 and will soon be operating as Hotel Republic San Diego, with three new dining venues from locally based The Patio...

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