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 […]

Domestic Estate Management Holds Conference In San Diego

GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich.–Leadership transforms potential into reality. As many of us have managerial responsibilities in our day-to-day lives, how do we successfully hone those management skills and qualities to transcend into strong leaders? For a start, you can attend the Domestic Estate Management Association’s (DEMA) San Diego Regional Leadership Conference on April 18 at […]

Scam Alert! Don’t Be Fooled

IRS Tax Scam – April 2015 “Don’t be Fooled, Phone Scams Continue to Be Serious Threat Nationwide.” The Internal Revenue Service warns senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of the latest schemes. Please read their full warning for more information. SCAM ALERT: Don’t Fall for Fake ‘Background Check’ Emails The District Attorney’s Office is […]

San Diego Laces Up For National Walking Day

L to R: American Heart Association San Diego Division Executive Director Jennifer Sobotka, San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, Union Bank Vice President Rana Sampson, American Heart Association San Diego Division Board Chair David S. Demian, along with American Heart Association’s mascot “Ticker,” kick off the National Walking Day celebration on April 1 at Horton Square.

SAN DIEGO–San Diego County employees and residents ditched their desk and laced up their sneakers on April 1 and joined the American Heart Association  (AHA) and Union Bank  in downtown San Diego’s Horton Square in celebration of National Walking Day. The AHA issued a challenge to San Diegans to take 30 minutes of their day to […]

Oceanaire Restaurant Hires New Executive Chef

San Diego Executive Chef Adam Gunderson.

SAN DIEGO–The Oceanaire restaurant has hired new Executive Chef Adam Gunderson to its San Diego location bringing with him a new, dynamite menu full of bold flavors, local ingredients and the freshest seafood in the city. Originally from Minnesota, Gunderson offers a unique style of cooking combining his Nordic heritage, French techniques, and American Regional […]

San Diego-Based Startup Piggyback Expands To Los Angeles, Silicon Valley

SAN DIEGO –Piggyback, a crowd shipping mobile application that enables users to find available drivers that are willing to pick up and deliver personal or commercial goods, expands services to Los Angeles and Silicon Valley in addition to operations in San Diego. Plans to develop operations in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley were initiated by […]