Sears Holdings Details Progress On Restructuring Program

Hoffman Estates, IL.(PRNewswire)– Sears Holdings Corporation Friday provided an update on its strategic restructuring program, including incremental actions to increase its annualized cost savings target to $1.25 billion from $1.0 billion. In addition, the company provided an update on its efforts to enhance its liquidity and financial flexibility. “Earlier this year, we initiated a strategic restructuring program […]

Small Business Administration To Kick Off National Small Business Week

WASHINGTON–The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Administrator Linda McMahon announced that this year’s National Small Business Week will be held from April 30 to May 6, 2017. McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners from around the country. She will then continue […]

SDG&E Reports Highest Level Of Diverse Business Enterprise Spending In Company History

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–In March, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) reported that the company achieved the highest level of spending with diverse businesses in the company’s history. In 2016, SDG&E purchased 43 percent, or nearly $619 million, of goods and services from diverse suppliers. This also marks the fourth consecutive year that SDG&E’s supplier diversity spending […]

San Diego Company Submits Response To DHS Border Wall Request For Information

POWAY–(PRNewswire)–Single Eagle Inc., which does business as Concrete Contractors Interstate (CCI), a structural and decorative concrete specialist, has submitted a response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s request for information on the design of the government’s proposed border wall. The Poway-based concrete company is one of numerous San Diego companies expected to bid on […]

Sycuan Casino Breaks Ground On $226 Million Hotel And Resort Expansion

SAN DIEGO–The Sycuan Tribal Council Tuesday joined more than 300 VIP guests at Sycuan Casino for a groundbreaking ceremony of the casino expansion. Sycuan Tribal Council Chairman Cody Martinez and Sycuan Casino General Manager John Dinius unveiled the expansion plans with a slide presentation on a giant screen. The Sycuan Casino organization has started construction on its $226 […]

Union Bank Donates To Defy Ventures To Launch New Program At Donovan Correctional Facility

SAN DIEGO– As part of its ongoing commitment to support the San Diego community, The MUFG Union Bank Foundation donated $50,000 to non-profit Defy Ventures to bring its highly successful “CEO of Your New Life” (CEO YNL) program to the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. Recently launched with a kickoff event for volunteers and more […]

Dinsmore San Diego To Host 2017 Employment Law Update

SAN DIEGO–Dinsmore and Shohl LLP, a national full-service law firm, will host its 2017 Employment Law Update to educate California employers on new labor and employment laws effective in 2017. The presentation will take place on March 2 at 600 West Broadway, 2nd Floor in downtown San Diego. Attendance at the event is complimentary, with registration and […]

Local Businesses Show Support For Family And Medical Leave Bill

SAN DIEGO–Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep Rosa DeLauro reintroduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, which creates a universal, gender-neutral paid family and medical leave program. Members of Main Street Alliance of San Diego, part of a national network of small business coalitions working to build a new voice for small businesses on […]

Bike Coalition Hires Two New Bike Advocates

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Bike Coalition, the only countywide organization advocating for the rights of all people on bikes, announces Skii Fleeton-Essenfeld as its project coordinator in Chula Vista and Chelsea Hunter as its project coordinator in Carlsbad. As residents of their respective job territories, Fleeton-Essenfield and Hunter bring years of historical neighborhood knowledge and […]

La Mesa Unveils Community Profile To Continue Economic Growth

LA MESA–The City of La Mesa unveiled a new community profile that encourages business growth in the City. The profile showcases key information for business owners, including details about the City’s economic development programs, recent and ongoing public infrastructure projects and important contacts. “The City Council and I are committed to supporting businesses and future […]