Financial Guru George Chamberlin Talks Money At La Costa Retirement Community

From left, La Costa residents Marti and Frank Panarisi receive extra advice from financial expert George Chamberlain. Courtesy photo

CARLSBAD–Longtime San Diego financial guru George Chamberlin recently shared his thoughts on safe investments and investment strategies as part of a presentation by Scripps Encinitas Foundation at La Costa Glen continuing care retirement community in Carlsbad. The longtime host of KOGO AM’s “Money Matters” show and financial reporter on NBC7 San Diego, Chamberlin discussed strategies […]

Señor Grubby’s Holds 7th Anniversary Party To Benefit Warrior Foundation Freedom Station

CARLSBAD–Señor Grubby’s, one of north county’s most popular Mexican restaurants, will hold a 7th anniversary Party benefiting Warrior Foundation-Freedom Station, a San Diego-based nonprofit serving injured military heroes. The charitable event, held July 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at 377 Carlsbad Village Drive, will feature carnival games, a dunk tank, raffles, giveaways, and more to raise money […]

Two Team Members Elected To San Diego Ad2 Leadership Board

SAN DIEGO–Effective July 1, Oster and Associates employees Tyler Schirado and Aryana Aguiar will assume leadership roles on the Ad2 board of directors for the 2015-2016 term. Schirado will serve as Programs Co-Chair, providing event planning, coordination and publicity for the young professionals’ club. As an account executive at Oster and Associates, Schirado has been […]

Civic San Diego Receives $25 Million Of New Markets Tax Credit Allocation‏

SAN DIEGO–Civic San Diego (CivicSD) has received an award of $25 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury tasked with administering the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program. Recipients of the 2014 round of NMTC allocations were announced earlier today. “These tax credits […]

Union Bank Employees Volunteer To Build Habitat For Humanity Home

(L - R): Joe Carton, Senior Construction Superintendent, Habitat for Humanity, accepts a $15,000 donation from Union Bank Vice President, Employee Engagement Leader Cindy Molina and Managing Director and Head of Consumer Lending Jim Francis. The bank’s Consumer Lending Division contributed more than 400 volunteer hours to build houses in the new Elm Street Community in Escondido.

ESCONDIDO–To honor its commitment to give back to the community, more than 50 Union Bank Consumer Lending Group volunteers participated in a day-long home building event in San Diego Habitat for Humanity’s (SDHFH) Elm Street Community in Escondido on June 6. Union Bank is a sponsor of the Elm Street Community and has donated more […]

CA Restaurant Association Honors Local Eateries With Gold Medallion Awards‏


SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Chapter of the California Restaurant Association (CRA) hosted its 31st annual Gold Medallion Awards Banquet, San Diego’s most prestigious restaurant honors Monday at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in Mission Valley. This industry awards gala is a highly celebrated peer-to-peer awards dinner in San Diego, recognizing worthy and exceptional restaurants […]

San Diego Tour And Team Building Companies Merge

SAN DIEGO–Two of San Diego’s largest tour and corporate team building companies have joined forces. Where You Want to Be Tours (WYWTBT) and Out of the Ordinary (OOTO) have merged all operations. Both companies offer participatory events for corporate and leisure groups. Their events enhance corporate team building, problem solving and group collaboration through enlightening […]

FIT Bodywrap Appoints New Sales Manager

Denisse Ypina-Favela

SAN DIEGO–FIT Bodywrap, a San Diego-based company and leader in far infrared wellness technology, named Denisse Ypina-Favela sales manager to grow the company’s national sales network and manage sales strategy. Ypina-Favela comes with a wealth of sales experience in the beauty and technology industries. She joins the company as Sales Manager to continue FIT Bodywrap’s […]

San Diego Nonprofit Fresh Start Launches Smile Society‏

SAN DIEGO–San Diego nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts launches Smile Society, a monthly giving program that helps ensure continuing care for Fresh Start kids. With help from the local community, Smile Society’s goal is to raise $2,000 per month in monthly giving. Becoming a member on or before June 30 will make donors “Charter Members” […]

Oster And Associates Adds Hannah Martine To Its Firm‏

Hannah Martine

SAN DIEGO–Oster and Associates announced the addition of a new member to its public relations team. Hannah Martine recently joined the San Diego-based full-service branding and public relations agency that has been in operation since 1986. Located in Hillcrest, the agency boasts a roster of clients that includes local and national organizations in the accounting, […]