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Watkins Landmark Construction Proudly Debuts Its Indian Wells Tennise Garden Expansion at the BNP Paribas Open

Solana Beach, CA (March 3, 2014) – San Diego-based Watkins Landmark Construction is proud to debut its latest “landmark” project: the newly renovated and vastly expanded Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open, which begins today. Watkins Landmark Construction completed construction of a second stadium, Stadium 2, and a sizeable Site Expansion…

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Los Angeles Magazine: Dinner and a Show: Acrobats, Fashion and Music at a Birthday Party for Beverly Hills

by Kari Mozena Eating, along with watching acrobats, are two of my favorite things. Crustacean and The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce let me combine my loves the other night as the Chamber and Master Chef Helene An celebrated Beverly Hills’ 100th birthday. I should not be surprised; I’ve gone to many over-the-top parties at…

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Salk Professor And Leading Academics Announced As Pareto Biotechnologies’ Scientific Advisory Board

San Francisco, CA (February 13, 2014) – Synthetic Biology “2.0” start-up Pareto Biotechnologies announced today Dr. Joseph Noel, Dr. Michael Burkart, Dr. James Dumesic and Dr. Nancy Da Silva as members of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Led by industry veteran Michael Mendez, Pareto’s Chief Technology Officer, these distinguished board members are poised to make…

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Fit Athletic Club Acquires Two Former Club One Gyms, Significantly Expanding Its San Diego Presence

San Diego, CA (February 10, 2014) – Fit Athletic Club, located in San Diego and Houston, recently expanded its presence in the vibrant San Diego fitness scene with the acquisition of two former Club One fitness centers: Frog’s Solana Beach and Frog’s Carmel Mountain. Fit’s owner and CEO, Scott Lutwak, opened the first Fit Athletic Club…

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TakeLessons Acquires Betterfly, Becomes Nation’s Largest Online Marketplace for Lessons

February 5, 2014, San Diego, CA – San Diego-based TakeLessons (http://www.takelessons.com), an online marketplace that connects students of all ages with high quality, well-vetted instructors, today announced its acquisition of Chicago-based online lesson facilitator Betterfly. The addition of Betterfly’s extensive user database of students and teachers now positions TakeLessons as the world’s most comprehensive in-person and…

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UT San Diego: TakeLessons buys online marketplace rival

San Diego company aims to expand its online platform beyond music lessons by Mike Freeman San Diego-based TakeLessons, an online marketplace for connecting students with private teachers, said Tuesday it has purchased Chicago-based Betterfly for an undisclosed price. The move boosts TakeLessons’ base of customers, which stood at 500,000 students and teachers in 4,000 cities…

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Positioned to Lead the Future of Synthetic Biology, Pareto Biotechnologies Announces Michael Mendez at Chief Technology Officer

San Francisco, CA (February 4, 2014) – Pareto Biotechnologies announced today its appointment of Michael Mendez as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). “Synthetic biology needs a win, and Pareto’s novel platform has the ability to deliver,” said Mendez. “Our CEO, Jamie Bacher, has assembled the tools and the team required to take synthetic biology and…

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Origo Ventures Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Investment in Entrepreneurs

SAN DIEGO, California (January 29, 2014) – San Diego-based Origo Ventures, through its Chilean subsidiary Fen Ventures, has received a grant from the Chilean government’s investment entity CORFO in the amount of one million dollars to support Origo’s investment activities in Chile’s most promising startup companies. Origo Ventures is a leading early stage investor in…

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Experience East Meets West: Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce to Host Exclusive Beverly Hills Centennial Celebration Honoring the Lunar New Year

BEVERLY HILLS, CA–(January 22, 2014) – The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce will recognize both the City’s Centennial year and the Lunar New Year of the Horse, with its Experience East Meets West celebration. This year’s celebration, Experience East Meets West, will be held at newly renovated Crustacean Beverly Hills on Wednesday, February 5, from…

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7 Second Strategies Selected to Participate in the Tory Burch Foundation Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program for Early Stage, Women-Owned Businesses

PASADENA, CA (January 22, 2014) – 7 Second Strategies announced today that it has been selected to participate in the Tory Burch Foundation Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program for early stage, women-owned businesses. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a national five-year initiative focused on unlocking the growth and job creation potential of small…

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