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Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 08:21 AM PDT

Troubles in China Hit Qualcomm's Stock

Troubles in China Hit Qualcomm's Stock

China was the star of the show going into Qualcomm Inc.’s third quarter earnings report. Trade tensions, as well as slowing phone sales in China, had a chilling effect on the San Diego-based semiconductor...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 07:30 PM PDT

Since January, 5 New Hotels Have Opened in San Diego

Since January, 5 New Hotels Have Opened in San Diego

More hotels were built in California in the first six months of 2019 than ever before. San Diego County led the record-breaking pace, according to a report by Atlas Hospitality Group.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 08:37 AM PDT

Port Selects Co. for Chula Vista Bayfront Path Construction

Port Selects Co. for Chula Vista Bayfront Path Construction

The Port of San Diego has teamed up with 3-D Enterprises for the build-out of the Sweetwater Bicycle Path and Promenade Project for the Chula Vista Bayfront. According to a July 29 news release, the contract was...

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 08:05 AM PDT

California Utilities Agree to Fire Relief Fund

California Utilities Agree to Fire Relief Fund

All three of California's investor-owned utilities have agreed to pay into a new fund to cover costs from catastrophic wildfires caused by power company equipment.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 07:42 AM PDT

Philanthropist’s Gift to Fund Compassion Research at UCSD

Philanthropist’s Gift to Fund Compassion Research at UCSD

San Diego philanthropist Denny Sanford made a major gift to UC San Diego for research into the biology of compassion, the university said on July 22, adding that such research could help train future generations...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 02:16 PM PDT

Corvette Envy: Getting in the C8 Driver’s Seat

Corvette Envy: Getting in the C8 Driver’s Seat

You’ll soon see them on the road and may even decide to put one in your own garage – the newest Corvette.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

CA Dept. of Public Health Approves Robot Ice Cream Vendors

CA Dept. of Public Health Approves Robot Ice Cream Vendors

An unattended, robotic vending machine that serves frozen yogurt – toppings and all – in 60 seconds or less been approved by the California Department of Public Health.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 10:01 AM PDT

Independent Owners, Big Brand Drive UPS Store

Independent Owners, Big Brand Drive UPS Store

What began in 1980 as a convenient alternative to the post office, where people could ship packages and make copies, has grown into a multibillion-dollar network of more than 5,000 stores.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:29 AM PDT

In Age of Amazon, Kobey’s Swap Meet Looks to Ramp Up Events

In Age of Amazon, Kobey’s Swap Meet Looks to Ramp Up Events

In the face of online retailers like ebay and Amazon and big-box retailers like Target and Walmart, San Diego’s Kobey’s Swap Meet is reinventing itself in order to stay in the game.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 04:28 PM PDT

Tony Hawk Creates Craft Beer With Oceanside-Based Brewery

Tony Hawk Creates Craft Beer With Oceanside-Based Brewery

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has yet another trick up his sleeve: brewing craft beer.

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