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Union Bank Hosts Discussion on Improving Access to Capital

FINANCE: Acquisition by U.S. Bank May Bolster Community Programs

A recent panel discussion hosted by Union Bank at the Hotel Del Coronado explored the causes of and solutions to inequities in banking for marginalized communities.

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Pilot Program Reduces Bill for Highest-Cost Patients

HEALTHCARE: Presidium Health Teams with CHG for Concierge Care

To improve outcomes for the most challenged residents in our communities, San Diego-based Presidium Health is taking on the 1%.

The Authentic Taste of Guam – in San Diego

Smack’n Guamanian Grill Pays Homage to Founder’s Family

The offerings at one of the only restaurants in San Diego offering Chamorro food – the ethnic, authentic taste of Guam – may indeed be good enough to make you smack your lips.

Carlsbad Chamber Names TCMC Large 'Business of the Year'

Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC) was named 'Business of the Year' in the Large Company category at the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce's 2022 CBAD Awards, held earlier this month (May 20) at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa.

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Radicle Science Retools Clinical Trials for Wellness Products

HEALTHTECH: Company Founded to Address Cannabis Efficacy Testing

Wellness products like CBD oil or valerian root are used by millions of people for various health benefits, but official proof of their effectiveness has long been a frustration of producers and consumers alike. San Diego startup Radicle Science has come up with a solution.

Helix Water District Helps Customers Avoid Price Spikes

UTILITIES: East County Water Provider Renews Contract with Calpine

Helix Water District recently renewed its electricity purchasing contract with San Diego-based Calpine Energy Solutions, helping the district lock in prices for its more than 275,000 customers in East County through the end of 2030.

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Tofu House Menu As Varied as its Customers

Soybean Curd is Not Just for Vegetarians

Although there are several plant-based items on its menu, and its name brings for many an immediate connection to vegan food, Tofu House is not a vegetarian restaurant.

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Home Prices Reach a Mind-Blowing $1M

The median price of a single-family home in San Diego County reached $1 million in April, according to the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors.

Pacific Beach Apartments Sold

A pair of Pacific Beach apartment buildings have been sold for $8 million.

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Chula Vista Apartment Project Sold

A Chula Vista apartment complex has been sold for nearly $2.9 million.

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Gov. Newsom Appoints Jason Paguio to State Commission

Asian Business Association San Diego (ABASD) President and CEO Jason Paguio has been appointed to the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Little Italy Building Sold

A Little Italy apartment and office complex has been sold for nearly $3.2 million. Ali Hasoun bought the two-story complex at 720 and 722 W. Juniper St.

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St. Paul’s Nets Big Donation

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St. Paul’s Senior Services has received a $500,000 donation from Community Congregational Development Corp (CDCC) that will help fund renovations to St. Paul’s Manor, an independent living community in Banker’s Hill.

Developing Some Art and Sole

SMALL BUSINESS: Young Entrepreneur Part of Major Sneaker Launch

Creating a sneaker for a major company has been a goal of San Diego native Ben Gass for several years.

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Making the Link to Technology More Fun

Robolink Drones, Robots Get Kids Ready for the Workforce

Hansol Hong said when he was a young boy growing up in South Korea, he wasn’t exposed to the kind of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) learning that he wished he had been – learning that was also fun.

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New York Investment Firm Ups Office Investments in San Diego

A New York real estate firm is so confident in San Diego’s appetite for office space that it has bought two buildings in the past three months with more to come.

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El Cerrito Apartment Building Sold

An El Cerrito apartment building has been sold for $3.1 million. WSC Investment Partners, LLC bought the building at 4526-28 56th St.

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South County in Midst of Development Boom

REAL ESTATE: $1.35B Bayfront Project is Centerpiece

South County is in the midst of an economic boom that shows no signs of easing, although rising interest rates have caused a few jitters.

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Castillo Named CEO at San Diego Food Bank

NONPROFITS: Longtime CFO Takes Helm at Key Support Agency

Casey Castillo has been named the new CEO at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. Castillo, 45, the organization’s longtime chief financial officer, had been serving as interim CEO at the Food Bank since Jim Floros stepped down in July 2021.

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ADF Tops $1B in Loans

FINTECH: Serving the ‘Underestimated’

This month, Applied Data Finance, LLC (ADF) announced a milestone – more than $1 billion in loans originated or facilitated by its AI-powered analytics platform.