Wells Fargo Foundation Donates $50,000 To Improve Mexican American Veterans Memorial

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SACRAMENTO–Among tall trees and nestled on a pillar stands El Soldado or as it has more recently been called, the Mexican American Veterans Memorial. This monument to the gallant and patriotic military service of Latino/Hispanic veterans is well on its way to receiving a much needed facelift thanks to the commitment from individuals and organizations […]

Milkshake Bar Opening To Donate Proceeds To Tony Hawk Foundation

SAN DIEGO–ShakeAway, the world’s largest Milkshake bar company and the original re-inventor of milkshakes, will be opening two new locations in La Jolla and Pacific Beach. Professional skateboarder and San Diego native Tony Hawk will be at ShakeAway, 723 Pearl Street, La Jolla, for a soft opening on July 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 […]

UC San Diego Health System Retains #1 Ranking

LA JOLLA–UC San Diego Health System remains among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 issue of “America’s Best Hospitals,” released this week. The magazine’s widely cited findings again placed UC San Diego Health System first in the San Diego metropolitan area and fifth in California, with national rankings in 11 […]

Oceanside Business Awarded CA Competes Tax Credit

OCEANSIDE–Sparsha USA, a new Oceanside company who manufactures transdermal patches, received an award from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development for the “California Competes” tax credits. This State business incentive program is managed by “Go-Biz” and will distribute $30 million in tax credits, on a competitive basis, to businesses that want to relocate […]

Union Bank, KPBS Honor San Diego LGBT Local Heroes

SAN DIEGO–In celebration of LGBT Pride Month and as part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, Union Bank, N.A., has partnered with KPBS to honor two remarkable  individuals as local heroes. The 2014 LGBT Pride Month honorees are: Rev. Canon Albert Ogle, president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, and Robert Gleason, chief executive […]

Civic San Diego Receives $23 Million Of New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

SAN DIEGO–The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the division of the United States Department of the Treasury tasked with administering the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program, announced today the recipients of the 2013 round of NMTC allocations. Civic San Diego (“CivicSD”) has received an award of $23 million. “This money will allow […]

Denny’s Host Collection Drive For Veterans

SAN DIEGO–For many, a life in the armed forces means a voluntary commitment to serving one’s county, but for the estimated 60,000-to-100,000 homeless veterans in the U.S. today, voluntary service can take on an entirely different – and newly hopeful – form. San Diego Denny’s kicked off their fourth annual collection drive for Veteran Village of San Diego’s (VVSD) Stand […]

Wells Fargo Honors Military And Veteran Communities With $50,000 Donation To Veterans Association

OCEANSIDE–In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, Wells Fargo and Company said today it is donating $50,000 to Veterans Association of North County (VANC).  The donation will support the construction of their 10,000 square foot resource center in Oceanside, allowing VANC to better serve the North County military and veteran communities.   “We are so grateful […]

Fitn Signs Strategic Partnership With AdBoom Group

SAN DIEGO–Fitn, a local fitness membership service where individuals can choose from various boutique studios whenever they want and at a fraction of the cost, announced today its strategic partnership with AdBoom.   The agency will invest in the company while driving as many as 6,000 new members locally, boosting Fitn revenues to triple digits within […]

Mark Pelley Named Vice President Of Construction Operations For Pardee Homes

Mark Pelley Named Vice President of Construction Operations for Pardee Homes.

SAN DIEGO–Mark Pelley has been named Vice President of Construction Operations for Pardee Homes’ San Diego region as announced by John Anglin, Senior Vice President, Construction and Purchasing. Pelley’s career with Pardee Homes has spanned more than 33 years, beginning in September 1980 as Assistant Service Manager for the company’s San Diego apartment portfolio. “Mark’s […]