U.S. Settles With Trader Joe’s To Reduce Ozone-Depleting, Greenhouse Gas Emissions At Stores

WASHINGTON–The national grocery store chain Trader Joe’s Company has agreed to reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 of its stores under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. Under the settlement, Trader Joe’s […]

Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu In China

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–Qualcomm Incorporated announced that it has filed a complaint against Meizu in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court. The complaint requests rulings that the terms of a patent license offered by Qualcomm to Meizu comply with China’s Anti-Monopoly Law, and Qualcomm’s fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory licensing obligations.  The complaint also seeks a ruling that the […]

Nordstrom To Close Horton Plaza Store

SAN DIEGO–Nordstrom this summer plans to close its Horton Plaza Store in San Diego, retail reps said Thursday. Originally opened in 1985, the store will serve customers through August 26. “We’ve been in business at Horton Plaza for 31 years and we’ve loved serving our customers here. These are always tough decisions to make, but […]

Job Training Assistance Helps Workers Displaced By Foreign Trade

WASHINGTON–A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor shows 74 percent of workers displaced by foreign trade return to work three months after receiving benefits and services provided through the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers program. At the six-month mark, more than 92 percent remain employed. These findings are included in the Trade Adjustment […]

Oster and Associates Expands its Staff

SAN DIEGO–Oster and Associates announce the addition of Bianka Rubio to its account management team. She recently joined the San Diego-based full-service branding and public relations agency, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Located in Hillcrest, the agency features a client roster that includes local and national organizations in the agriculture, engineering, hospitality, […]

Freedom Boat Club Of San Diego Hosts Grand Opening Dock Party To Celebrate New Location

SAN DIEGO—Freedom Boat Club of San Diego, a members-only boat club that provides members access to a fleet of quality boats, located in Mission Bay, said today their expansion to Cabrillo Isle Marina on Harbor Island. To celebrate the new addition, the club will host a grand opening event on Saturday, June 4, from 2 p.m. […]

Surfrider San Diego, Coronado Brewing Team Up To protect Oceans And Beaches

CORONADO–You can’t think of Coronado Island without the image of pristine beaches and amazing ocean views coming to mind. Since 1996, the island’s namesake brewing company has been producing award-winning suds and embodying the island lifestyle. It was only fitting that Coronado Brewing would team up with the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter to […]

Mercedes-Benz Returns As Presenting Partner For Kaaboo Del Mar

SAN DIEGO–Mercedes-Benz USA will be returning as the official 2016 presenting partner for KAABOO Del Mar’s annual event. The Mercedes-Benz Dealers of San Diego County who, have four convenient locations in Carlsbad, El Cajon, Escondido and San Diego, have entered into a multi-year partnership with the three-day “mix-perience.” “Mercedes-Benz is proud to be the Official Presenting Partner […]

Local Restaurants To Donate A “Dollar-A-Dish” To Feed Local Children Living In Poverty

SAN DIEGO–Throughout the month of May, San Diego County restaurants are joining together to support the annual “Dollar-A-Dish” campaign benefiting the San Diego Food Bank’s Food 4 Kids Backpack Program. Participating restaurants select one best-selling, signature dish and donate $1 to the program every time that dish is sold. The Food 4 Kids Backpack Program […]

Chef James Montejano Joins Cardiff Seaside Market As Executive Chef

SAN DIEGO–Having elevated La Valencia Hotel to a regional food destination the past two years, “People’s Chef” James Montejano will lead the rebranding and expansion of Cardiff Seaside Market when he joins the company as Executive Chef this May. Montejano will reimagine the market’s ready-made food section for health-conscious eaters, adding plant-based, paleo and gluten-free […]