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Tijuana to Get New NFL Team, San Diego Snubbed Again

The NFL (No Football League) has snubbed San Diego again.  Tijuana has been awarded new NFL franchise for 2018.  Stadium under construction and due for completion by September 2018

Tijuana businessman Jorge Hank Rhon, who owns Agua Caiente Racetrack, among many other businesses has apparently been successful in securing the NFL’s first team outside of the US.  There is no word what the new team will be called, but some are looking for this new team to be named The Ex-Chargers, The Cartel or Muy Caliente.

Neither Rhon nor Commissioner Roger Goodell could be reached for comment.

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs named Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

BT 2200 model named best of 50 kid-friendly headphones tested San Diego-based Puro Sound Labs BT 2200 headphones were named the safest and best headphones for kids through independent testing completed by The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by the New York Times. More than 50 types of headphones were tested in the study. The… Continue Reading

Bulletproof Laptop Bag Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS – Multi Threat Shield protects from various guns, knives; other weapon attacks Most laptop bags are not much more than a pocket with a strap attached for people to tote more gear around than they can carry in their hands. Not any more. The new MTS – Multi Threat Shield (MTS) bag looks like an… Continue Reading

Open House San Diego Enlivens City March 25-26

Citywide architecture and design event offers exclusive tours of San Diego’s best-known buildings – and several unseen places, too. The San Diego Architectural Foundation has announced its second Open House San Diego (OH! SD™) architecture and design event, taking place next weekend, March 25-26. This series of free tours and talks at locations citywide offers… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Peregrine Semiconductor Acquires Arctic Sand Technologies

Arctic Sand’s Disruptive Power Conversion Technology, Coupled with Peregrine’s Semiconductor Expertise, Will Accelerate Murata’s Vision to Revolutionize Power Electronics Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a Murata company and the founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator), recently announced the acquisition of Arctic Sand Technologies. An MIT spin-off, Arctic Sand designs and manufactures low-power semiconductors for use in DC-DC… Continue Reading

Be Ready For Any Adventure With Sprigs®’ JakRak™ ​Hands-Free Coat Carrier

The ultimate solution to carrying your coat on the go. Make life easier and your load lighter with Sprigs®’ patent pending JakRak™, the ​perfect solution for carrying your coat on the go. ​Made for any adventurer, this clever device is great for hikers, city commuters, event goers, travelers and even errand runners! The struggle is real when it comes to traveling with… Continue Reading

ChicExecs: Setting The New Standard For Small-Sized Companies Entrepreneurs create a company culture worth recognizing

Take a walk into ChicExecs San Marcos HQ and you’ll be welcomed into a space brimming with inspiration and creative brainpower. The sun shines through the glass windows and casts a light on the focused faces of the Chic team, hustlin’ hard at their wonderfully white desks. Overflowing with an essence of beauty and elegance, the refined decor sets an… Continue Reading

Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants Raise an Additional $400,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Fight against Childhood Cancer

Shattering first-year tally, donations from guests, employees and partners lift restaurant company’s total support to $700,000 since 2016 Topping its successful first-year campaign by $100,000, Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes guests, team members, farmers and business partners have raised $400,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help kids battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases, owner Garden… Continue Reading

Poway’s Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO To Speak On Cannabis Industry Trends & Cannabinoid-Based Pharmaceuticals At Money Show Orlando

Poway-based Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that at The Money Show Orlando, Medical Marijuana, Inc., Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Stuart Titus, will speak to investors about cannabis industry trends and investment opportunities and how biotech companies are producing cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals that have the potential to improve the… Continue Reading