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San Diego-Based Torrey Holistics Awarded First Adult Use License by California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control

Torrey Holistics San Diego CannabisSan Diego based Torrey Holistics recently announced that California has chosen the collective to be the first approved Adult Use marijuana dispensary in the state. Thousands of businesses applied for the license prior to the state’s awarding of the first license yesterday. Granting of the license means that as of January 1st, 2018, Torrey Holistics will be legally permitted to temporarily sell marijuana to adults 21 years of age and over without the medical recommendation of a physician, as was previously required in California.  Continue Reading

United States House and Senate Urged by FreedomWorks to Keep Up Momentum

“Congress is one step closer to sending a pro-growth tax reform bill to the president’s desk. We know that there is a lot on the legislative agenda but urge the House and Senate to work out their differences quickly. The conference report should ensure that every income group gets a pay raise, protect pass-through businesses tax… Continue Reading

Ashford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) Program Proves Great Success

Ashford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) is designed to assist Ashford’s corporate partners in offering education options that can help them develop and retain their employees. The LDG program, when combined with a partner company’s tuition assistance program, allows eligible students to earn their degree without student loan debt. Students who are eligible for the… Continue Reading

Israeli Filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek to Teach at SDSU This Fall

Award-winning Israeli filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek will serve as visiting lecturers at San Diego State University this fall. Bergman and Ofek will be team-teaching at San Diego State from August 25 to December 18 through the Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program, which is bringing 13 prominent Israeli artists for residencies at top universities across the United States during the 2017-2018 academic year. Bergman… Continue Reading

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego-based Solar Gard  has announced it has appointed Kendall Combs as its new general manager of thin films. Through his previous role as marketing director, Combs gained an unrivaled understanding of the market and its customers, which allowed him to position himself as a leader with the capabilities and knowledge to help propel Solar… Continue Reading

AutoMobility LA Announces Magna as Sponsor for Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition

The Los Angeles Auto Show’s (LA Auto Show) AutoMobility LA recently announced that global automotive supplier Magna International Inc. will be a sponsor for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten). With Top Ten continuing to evolve, Magna International Inc. becomes the first company to sponsor the startup competition. “Our work with start-ups helps us stay at… Continue Reading

Lexus LC 500 Showcased in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

Lexus LC 500 Showcased in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

Just before the opening of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lexus and Marvel have announced a collaboration to pair the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC with Marvel’s dynamic Black Panther character in the highly anticipated film, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, slated to hit theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. Directed by Ryan Coogler, and starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael… Continue Reading

Experience the Taste of California Fresh at Costero California Bar + Bistro During Discover Los Angeles’ dineLA Summer Roadtrip July 14-28

Located conveniently inside the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, Costero California Bar + Bistro will be participating in Discover Los Angeles’ dineLA Summer Road Trip.  Known for Californian coastal takes on time honored American cuisine, Costero will be offering a three-course prix fixe dinner accompanied with a choice of white or red wine. The $39… Continue Reading

San Diego’s PriceSmart Announces June Sales; Also Announces Property Acquisition in Dominican Republic

PriceSmart, Inc. today announced that for the month of June 2017, net warehouse club sales increased 4.1% to $230.1 million, from $221.1 million in June a year earlier. For the ten months ended June 30, 2017, net warehouse club sales increased 3.1% to $2,429.2 million, from $2,355.4 million for the ten months ended June 30,… Continue Reading

The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

After an extensive remodel, iconic North County restaurant The Roxy Encinitas will celebrate its official grand opening with a special event to benefit the Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and The Seany Foundation on Tuesday, June 13, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Famous for its falafel burgers, The Roxy has been a fixture in… Continue Reading