Home Depot Foundation Commits $700,000, Supplies And Volunteer Assistance To Gulf Flood Relief Efforts

ATLANTA–The Home Depot Foundation today announced relief grants totaling $700,000 for disaster assistance in Louisiana and other Gulf communities impacted by recent flooding. The financial contributions include $500,000 to the American Red Cross (ARC) as part of the company’s previous $1 million donation to the ARC, an additional $100,000 to Team Rubicon and $100,000 to […]

Barons Market Requests Proposals For Public Art in North Park Store

SAN DIEGO– Barons Market, a family-owned grocery store, requests proposals from local artists to create a public mural inside its premiere North Park location. The selected artist will craft lasting artwork on a four-sided column that visually represents the theme of “growing community through food and art.” Open to artists living in San Diego – […]

Trucept Inc. Files Second Quarter Report For 2016

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)– Trucept Incorporated has filed its second quarter report for 2016. The Company earned a net profit of approximately $1.6 million for the six months ending June 30, 2016. For the three-month period ending June 30, the company earned a net profit of $920,526. This is a 30 percent increase in profitability over the […]

61 Local Employers Recognized For Embracing Green Transportation Choices

SAN DIEGO–Sixty-one employers countywide are getting recognized with Diamond Awards due to their outstanding efforts to encourage workers to use environmentally sustainable transportation choices. The Diamond Awards administered by the SANDAG iCommute program, which provides a variety of commuter assistance and employer services to help reduce traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions. The number of […]

Qualcomm Signs 3G/4G China Patent License Agreement With vivo Communications

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–Qualcomm Incorporated Tuesday has entered into a new 3G and 4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with vivo Communication Technology Co., Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted vivo a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G WCDMA and CDMA2000 and 4G LTE (including “3-mode” GSM, TD-SCDMA and LTE-TDD) complete devices […]

SANDAG Offers Agencies, Organizations $7 Million Dollars In Competitive Grants

SAN DIEGO–Local agencies and community organizations throughout the county are invited to submit applications for $7 million in competitive grants that SANDAG is administering with the goal of improving transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The grants are made possible by two sources of funding: 1) TransNet, the regional half-cent sales tax which provides […]

Kleinfelder Names George Pierson As CEO

SAN DIEGO–The Kleinfelder Group announced today that George J. Pierson has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, effective September 6. “We are excited to have George join the Kleinfelder team,” said Rodger Johnson, Chair of Kleinfelder’s Board of Directors. “George brings experience gained from years of leading a multi-billion-dollar, global infrastructure […]

New Member Joins San Diego Hunger Coalition Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO– San Diego Hunger Coalition, which works to ensure that no one in San Diego County goes to bed hungry, announced that Bob Kelly has joined the organization’s board of directors. Kelly served as president and CEO of The San Diego Foundation for two decades and is a leading voice in San Diego philanthropy. […]

San Diego Unified Helps Small Local Business Participate In Its Construction Program

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Unified School District is committed to ensuring the small, disadvantaged and underutilized business have viable opportunities to participate in its construction program. To that end, the district recently hosted its 2016 Construction Expo at Kearny High School’s Stanley Foster School of Engineering, Innovation and Design (formerly Construction Tech Academy). The annual event […]

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 […]