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, […]

Tipped Workers Making An Average Of Over $21 Per Hour

SACRAMENTO–The California Restaurant Association released a study Wednesday, conducted by Capitol Matrix Consulting that reviews the hourly tip data for servers in California restaurants. The study concludes that servers make an average of $12.57 per hour in tips, bringing their current hourly wage to over $21 when added to the minimum wage. “Our study concluded […]

San Diego Housing Federation Honors 2015 Ruby Awards Winners

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Housing Federation has announced the 17 winners of its 2015 Ruby Awards, including honors for Lifetime Achievement and Housing Project of the Year.  As the county’s largest affordable housing recognition event, the Ruby Awards are given annually to honor the best people, projects and overall achievements during the past year. Winners […]

Sears Holdings Two Remaining Stores Included In Primark Lease Agreement

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.–(PRNewswire)– Sears Holdings Corporation late last year entered into lease agreements with Primark , a leading fashion retailer in Europe, for seven standalone stores in the Northeastern United States. The company previously named five locations and today announced that the two remaining stores will be located at Burlington Mall in Burlington, Massachusetts; and South Shore […]

Bridge Expert Sam Abraham Joins Kleinfelder

Sam Abraham

SAN DIEGO–Kleinfelder announced that bridge expert Sam Abraham has joined the company as a principal professional. In his new position, Abraham will provide technical and program management support on various bridge retrofitting and rehabilitation projects, with an emphasis on structural and geotechnical engineering, design, and construction management. He is based out of the company’s Denver, […]

Jack In The Box Foundation Donates $325,000 To Big Brothers Big Sisters

Box National Franchise Association; and Reza Khajavi, President of the Jack in the Box National Franchise Association. The Jack in the Box National Franchise Association again joined the Jack in the Box Foundation as co-title sponsor of the 25th annual Jack in the Box Charity Golf Tournament, which was held April 9-10 in Indian Wells, California. The event raised $325,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Photo: Business Wire

SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire)–The Jack in the Box Foundation announced a $325,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters, which will allocate a large portion of the funds to provide mentors to children from military families, including children of the deployed, children of the fallen and children of the wounded and disabled. Monies for the donation were […]

Armstrong Growers Acquires Do Right’s Plant Growers

GLENDORA–Armstrong Growers, a division of Armstrong Garden Centers Inc., has acquired the business assets of Do Right’s Plant Growers in Santa Paula, Calif. Do Right’s staff will now become part of the employee-owned, 126-year old company Armstrong Garden Centers brand. Armstrong Growers had outgrown its site in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. and looked for a […]