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Wounded Warrior Project Connects Veterans to Housing Benefit Resources

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Purchasing a house can be a daunting process, especially for those unsure about how to use home loan benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). During a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) program event, a group of injured veterans learned about getting the most from their benefits while connecting with fellow service members.

WWP staff teamed up with home loan specialists for the gathering. Warriors and guests learned about saving money and building equity as well as the importance of shopping around for realtors and lenders.

Ever since fellow combat veterans told him about the organization, Army veteran Pemberton Tran takes part in as many WWP outings as possible. The benefits seminar was useful, he said, because it allowed him to better plan for his future. Continue Reading

UC San Diego Receives $10.5 Million Gift Funds Center for Human Milk Research

Support from the Switzerland-based Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation will empower researchers to unravel the intricacies of human milk Breast milk is known to provide the best source of nutrition for newborns and infants, and for premature babies, it can be lifesaving. Yet much about the composition of human milk and what makes it so beneficial is… Continue Reading

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area Opens for the Winter Season

With new snow, Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area opened for the winter season this past Saturday, Nov. 26. Coincidentally, the resort opened last year for the season on Nov. 26, 2015 as well, which happened to be Thanksgiving Day. “We are excited to be open in November again this year on Thanksgiving weekend,” said… Continue Reading

Qualcomm Announces Launch of Bounty Program

San Diego – based Qualcomm Incorporated recently announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), is launching its vulnerability rewards program designed to expand collaboration with invited white hat hackers who improve the security of the Qualcomm Snapdragon family of processors, LTE modems and related technologies. The program is the first of its kind to be… Continue Reading

HiMirror, The World’s First Smart Beauty Mirror, Named CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

San Diego-based HiMirror, a consumer electronics brand of New Kinpo Group, a global electronics company, recently announced it has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Home product category. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade… Continue Reading

Dexcom Employees Foundation Awards First Grants to Diabetes Advocacy Organizations

The Dexcom One Step Ahead Foundation: A Dexcom Employees Foundation, has awarded its first grants to five public charity organizations dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Grants were awarded to the following organizations: the American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad (AYUDA), College Diabetes Network, DiabetesSisters, Riding On Insulin, and Type-1-Today/Children with Diabetes (CWD).… Continue Reading

Ashford University Named a Top 100 Minority Degree Producer by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

List recognizes the post-secondary institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students in the United States Ashford University has earned a spot on Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s list as one of the institutions identified as a “Top 100 Minority Degree Producer for graduating students with degrees in various disciplines including education.” The list… Continue Reading

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Welcomes Newest Class of Startups

 EvoNexus, pro-bono, non-profit technology incubator and hub for Southern California’s entrepreneurial and startup community, has announced its newest class of technology startups. EvoNexus has admitted 15 new startups to their southern California locations in La Jolla, Downtown San Diego and Irvine. The newly admitted startups will be joining a portfolio of 162 companies that have… Continue Reading

SmartDrive Named to Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 for Third Year in a Row

Attributes 197 Percent Growth to Accelerated Market Demand for Open, Integrated Video Safety and Transportation Intelligence Solutions San Diego – based SmartDrive Systems, which builds driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced it ranked 480 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences… Continue Reading

The Honest Kitchen Recognized as Top Workplace in America by Entrepreneur and Outside Magazines

San Diego – based 100% Human Grade Pet Food Company Ranks Highly Among the Entrepreneur360 and Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work Lists  The Honest Kitchen, maker of all-natural dehydrated pet foods, supplements and treats, is proud to announce its rankings as number 40 on Outside’s Best Places to Work 2016 and number 47 on… Continue Reading