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San Diego-Based Biotech Plexium Launches w $28 mil in Financing

San Diego Biotech Plexium Launches w $28 Million

San Diego-based today announced the launch of the company with the closing of a $28 million Series A financing. The financing was led by DCVC Bio and The Column Group, with participation from M Ventures, CRV, and Neotribe Ventures. The company’s proprietary platform, DELPhe, enables cell-based phenotypic screening of DNA-encoded libraries in nanoliter volumes.

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NABCEP and Intersolar North America Partner to Bring Installer-Contractor CEUs to San Diego in 2020

Intersolar North America, the first major solar + energy storage trade show event of the year, announced today a new partnership with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Eligible PV professionals will be able to attend the Intersolar North America expo hall for free at the San Diego Convention Center from February 4-6, 2020,… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Axos Bank Named Best Checking Account and Best Online Bank

San Diego’s Axos Bank Named Best Checking Account and Best Online Bank

San Diego – based Axos Financial, Inc., parent of Axos Bank, announced today that Axos Bank has been named as having one of the “Best Checking Accounts” in America, as well as being one of the “Best Online Banks,” by personal finance website MyBankTracker.com. “We don’t charge monthly maintenance fees, we reimburse all ATM fees… Continue Reading

Blue Introduces Ember XLR Microphone for Professional Recording, YouTube Production, and Streaming

Blue Introduces Ember XLR Microphone for Professional Recording, YouTube Production, and Streaming

Blue, a 20-year innovator in audio technology and design, recently announced Ember, a premium, cardioid XLR condenser microphone designed for pristine capture of vocals and instruments. Ember is ideal for music applications like SoundCloud, capturing professional sound for YouTube video production, and live-streaming. Ember’s tight pickup pattern helps reduce room and background noise. Featuring premium components… Continue Reading

When I Met Ben & Jerry Dishing Out Samples in Pacific Beach

When I Met Ben & Jerry Dishing Out Samples in Pacific Beach

Not sure why, but this morning I was just thinking about the time in the mid-1980s when I met two hippies in Pacific Beach who were giving out free ice cream samples out of their old, blue milk truck. Their names were Ben and Jerry – Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. Ben and Jerry were/are… Continue Reading

San Diego-based Axos Bank to Acquire 25,000 Accounts,  $225 million in Deposits from MWA Bank

San Diego-based Axos Bank to Acquire 25,000 Accounts, $225 million in Deposits from MWA Bank

Axos Bank, the banking subsidiary of Axos Financial, Inc., announced that it has signed a deposit assumption agreement to acquire approximately $225 million of deposits, including approximately $194 million of checking, savings and money market accounts and $31 million of time deposits, from MWABank. Axos is not assuming any assets, employees or branches in this… Continue Reading

Apple to Build New Campus in Austin, Add Sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City

Apple to Build New Campus in Austin, Add Sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City

Major Expansion for Apple to Benefit Economies in Austin, Culver City, San Diego and Seattle:  Many Jobs to Be Added  Apple today announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin. The company also announced plans to establish new sites in… Continue Reading

Another Section of Cliff Collapses in Del Mar

Another Section of Cliff Collapses in Del Mar

Another section of cliff between the train tracks and the Pacific Ocean has collapsed into the sea.  It slowed down train service throughout the morning (we noticed that as the trains passed much more slowly through Del Mar) and took out a portion of a trail used by surfers to get to the beach. This… Continue Reading

San Diego Start-Up We Buy Fugly Houses Seeks Fixers All Over San Diego County

We Buy Fugly Houses Breaks into San Diego Fix and Flip Real Estate Market We Buy Fugly Houses (online at www.WeBuyFuglyHouses.re), a San Diego-based real estate start-up, is building out a nationwide real estate investors network, beginning with a focus on buying, remodeling and flipping houses, condos and apartment buildings all over San Diego County. Continue Reading

US Representative Darrell Issa’s Statement on Justice Kavanaugh

Oct 6, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, released the following statement on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. “The swearing in this evening of Justice Brett Kavanaugh brings… Continue Reading