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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.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 08:29 AM PDT

San Diego Airport Seeks 3rd Party to Oversee Innovation Lab

San Diego Airport Seeks 3rd Party to Oversee Innovation Lab

The San Diego International Airport is on the hunt for a third-party operator (an individual or a firm) to take over its “innovation lab,” which the airport launched earlier this year.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 01:11 PM PDT

Surftech to Partner With Co. That Makes Algae Foams

Surftech to Partner With Co. That Makes Algae Foams

Materials development company BLOOM, which makes flexible foams using algae harvested from freshwater sources, announced it has partnered with Carlsbad-based manufacturer Surftech to offer paddle boards with...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 06:13 AM PDT

City Council Approves Measures to Tackle Housing Crisis

City Council Approves Measures to Tackle Housing Crisis

The San Diego City Council approved a package of housing reform measures to tackle the local housing crisis Monday--a day the city had declared as Housing Action Day.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM PDT

California June's Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4.7 Percent

California June's Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4.7 Percent

The state's unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in June, unchanged from the previous month.

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