Scam Diego Entries for February, 2010

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Local Lead Indicators Continue Rising

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, compiled by Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, continued to ...

Union Charges U-T Owner with Unlawful Surveillance

Local 546-M of the Graphic Communications Conference of the Teamsters union yesterday (Feb. 24) filed a complaint with the National ...

Local Housing Values Up, but Pace of Gain Slowing

San Diego County housing values rose 0.1% from November to December, according to the Standard & Poor/s Case-Shiller Home Price ...

Senturia's News Network Raises $3.18 Million

U.S. Local News Network, parent of San Diego News Network, an online publication, has raised $3.18 million from investors, according ...

"Healthy" Expansion? For Whom?

The National Association for Business Economics will release today a poll of economists who say a recovery is firmly on ...

Journal Mentions San Diego in Chapter 9 Story

The Wall Street Journal of today (Feb. 18) has an excellent story on Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcies. It focuses on ...

Sequenom Stock Soars on Fetal Sex Test

Stock of biotech Sequenom jumped 16.37% to $5.26 today (Feb. 16) as the company launched its fetal test for sex ...

JP Morgan Will Buy Part of Sempra Trading Business Tuesday

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today (Feb. 15) that JP Morgan Chase is expected to announce as early as ...

U-T Names Online Specialist as Editor

The Union-Tribune today (Feb. 11) named Jeff Light as editor, replacing Karin Winner, who retired at the end of last ...

Gin's Lead Indicators Strong in December

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, published monthly by Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, are ...

Isis Cholesterol Drug Disappoints; Stock Plunges

Stock of biotech Isis Pharmaceuticals plunged 18.66% to $8.98 today (Feb. 10) as news about its experimental new cholesterol drug, ...

Surprise: Union-Tribune Solicits Employee Suggestions

The Union-Tribune has instituted an employee suggestion program that includes cash bonuses. Under the old Copley regime, management was militaristic; ...

News Mixed in Unemployment Report

The U.S. lost 20,000 jobs in January, according government statistics released this morning (Feb. 5). Economists had expected a gain ...

Biotechs Take a Beating

On a grim day in which the stock market plunged about 3%, local biotechs got hammered even more. Neurocrine Biosciences ...

Roski Catching Flak for Political Gifts

Money talks, but why must it nauseate? In October, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill clearing away legal and environmental ...

Luna, Constantin Generated Controversy in San Jose

The San Jose Mercury News on Jan. 31 reviewed the local controversies that led to Eduardo Luna and Chris Constantin ...

SEC Cocks an Eyebrow at Bobby Vassallo Again

The Securities and Exchange Commission will be examining Alfred Louis "Bobby" Vassallo again. In August of 2005, the commission entered ...

League Cites Establishment in Bid for Longer "Strong Mayor" Trial Period

The League of Women Voters will use arguments once advanced by quintessential establishment members when it asks the city council's ...

Will Leap Leap into Arms of Rejected Suitor?

Wall Street is abuzz with rumors that Leap Wireless may go to the altar with MetroPCS Communications, a suitor it ...