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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Martial Arts Academy Helps Students with Coordination, Focus and Self-Esteem
Driving along Miramar Road after he was laid off from his job of nearly three years at Qualcomm a little more than 25 years ago, Tom Thai wasn’t sure what the future would hold. But as he headed home from Sorrento Valley on that day in March 1996, Thai had to pass the martial arts studio.
RJS LAW is sponsoring billboards to spread the word about four social service and community organizations in San Diego County: Noah Homes, Curebound, Walden Family Services and Girl Scouts San Diego.
Catering to Hillcrest’s ‘In’ and ‘Out’ Crowd
Native San Diegan Paris Quion, who started her career in the Hillcrest LGBTQ community as an entertainer and volunteer, is now general manager of one of the area’s top restaurants.
MEDIA: InnoVision Rolls Out New Hispanic Division; Notches 110% Growth
As he celebrates a decade in business and rolls out a new Hispanic division, InnoVision Founder and CEO Ric Militi is the calm in the eye of the creative storm. Or at least he tries to be.
NONPROFITS: Taking A Closer Look at San Diego’s Childcare Needs
Two reports commissioned by local nonprofit The San Diego Foundation and shared in April shed light on a continuing challenge for working parents: How to best navigate in an era in which the affordability and availability of childcare in San Diego County is a growing challenge.
EDUCATION: USD Real Estate Students Figure Out Highest and Best Use for Premium Site
A team of eight undergraduate real estate students at the University of San Diego’s Knauss School of Business took on the challenge of redesigning a San Diego shopping center — at least on paper — and took first place in the 2022 NAIOP University Challenge.
EDUCATION: Burnham-Moores Center Award Is Annual Memorial to Daniel Woodruff
The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego’s Knauss School of Business announced this month that Nicholas (Nick) Bost, a member of the class of 2022, is the recipient of the Daniel B. Woodruff Memorial Scholarship.
RESTAURANTS: Business ‘A Labor of Love’ for Old Friends
Best friends going into the restaurant business together can be a recipe for disaster. But that has not been the case for Tommy Nguyen and Wilson To, co-founders of local restaurant Cross Street Chicken and Beer, which has three locations around San Diego.
RESTAURANTS: Phan Sisters Create Food Fusion
At first glance, it might seem odd that Kingfisher Cocktail Bar & Eatery, a restaurant that opened in January in Golden Hill, marries the culinary styles of two quite diverse countries, partnering ingredients favored by chefs from France and those from Vietnam.