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Biopharma firm Poseida Therapeutics racks up $142 mln Series C

San Diego-based Poseida Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, has raised $142 million in Series C funding. Novartis Pharma AG led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: VC Deals

CleanSpark nets $20 mln

San Diego-based CleanSpark, a microgrid and custom electrical equipment company, has secured $20 million in funding. The investors were not named. Source: Press Release
Tags: VC Deals

Woman Holding Gun And Baby Threatens To Blow Up Church In San Diego: Police

Anna Conkey, a 31-year-old mother of two, is expected to face charges that include making criminal threats, police said.

Woman holding gun and baby terrorizes San Diego church, police say

A woman holding a baby and a gun terrorized a San Diego area church on Easter Sunday, police say.

Hedges, Padres beat Reds 4-3 to end 6-game losing streak

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Hedges homered and Wil Myers hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the four-run third inning for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak. Myers’ double to left off Tyler Mahle gave the Padres their first lead in a week. […]
Tags: Sports

Coachella 2019: Fans talk about Kanye West’s Easter Sunday Service

After thousands upon thousands of people flocked to the campgrounds of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, April 21, for Kanye West’s Easter Sunday Service, fans talked about the event, which was part spiritual service, part concert. “It was the highlight of the festival,” said Rachel Covarrubias, a 21-year-old from Salt Lake City who took an Uber from her AirBnB to see West Sunday morning. West’s typical Sunday Service sessions are invite-only, but Coachella opened up more t...
Tags: Music + Concerts, Things to do, Coachella Festival, Music Festivals, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories WDN

Coachella 2019: Photos of festival fashion and outfits from Weekend 2

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back at the Empire Polo Club in Indio for its 20th year. Our photographers scoured the field for the best, worst and strangest Coachella outfits we saw Weekend 2. We’ll be updating this gallery throughout the weekend. If you want to see more Coachella photos and stories, visit our Coachella page, follow our magazine on Flipboard or sign up for the Festival Pass newsletter to have updates delivered to you. Ismael “Izzy” Villanueva, of West Covin...
Tags: Music + Concerts, Things to do, Coachella Festival, Music Festivals, Photos And Videos, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories WDN

Coachella love: These couples talk first kisses, surprise proposals and romance at the festival

Dennis Alonzo and Mylan Truong Alonzo’s love story sounds like something out of a romantic comedy. Flash back to 2015: Both happened to attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with friends who had extra passes. Dennis, an actor and writer, had just moved to Los Angeles from Ohio a few weeks before. Mylan was living in Sacramento. The meet-cute moment happened when they ended up at the same Airbnb. Friendship soon turned into a relationship, which turned into marriage. Now, Dennis is ...
Tags: Music + Concerts, Things to do, Coachella Festival, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories WDN

Stacy, Pinky and Ella

In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed actor Stacy Keach for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). Stacy talked about his cleft lip and the step his mother took to make sure a bully never picked on him again. Stacy is currently in the CBS sitcom Man With a Plan. [Photo above of Stacy Keach courtesy of CBS] Here's the film's final scene with Keach and Jeff Bridges... And here's director John Huston being interviewed about the film... SiriusXM. If you mi...
Tags: Marc Myers

Dietrich’s HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Derek Dietrich heard the chatter from the dugout, with teammate Tucker Barnhart’s voice rising above the others. “He kind of goaded me into it,” Dietrich said. After being inserted into the game in the ninth inning as a pinch-hitter, Dietrich followed Barnhart’s advice and hit a two-run homer in the 11th […]
Tags: Sports

Dietrich’s pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Derek Dietrich hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the San Diego Padres 3-2 Friday night. Rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. opened the inning with an error, and Craig Stammen (2-1) allowed Dietrich’s homer two batters later. Tatis — who homered in the […]
Tags: Sports

Liability roundup

Ill-fated names: Londonderry woman sues over fall at Stumble Inn Bar and Grill [Jason Schreiber, New Hampshire Union Leader] After starting out as a “humanistic attorney,” lawyer in time comes to net $700,000/year “by sending San Diego workers’ compensation claimants to dirty medical providers” as part of spinal surgery scam that U.S. Justice Department said “cost insurers $500 million over a 15-year period.” [Jim Sams, Claims Journal] Lengthy , often done in close harness with contingent-f...
Tags: Uncategorized, Expert Witnesses, NYC, San Diego, Slip And Fall, Workers' Compensation

British sailor to mark 50th anniversary of circumnavigation

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the spring of 1969, three months before the moon landing, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston of Britain achieved the nautical equivalent of climbing Mount Everest when he became the first man to sail alone around the world nonstop. With GPS still in the future, the merchant seaman made his way around the […]
Tags: Sports

Hunter Posts Sham Video Of Him Hopping Border, Gets Called Out For Breaking Parole

Indicted congressman and vape enthusiast Duncan Hunter (R-CA) posted a video on Twitter of himself pretending to crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to show how easy it is. He then got called out for violating his parole, the Times of San Diego reported.  Hunter — previously best known for vaping in the House chamber — was indicted last year for using campaign funds for personal expenses. As part of his release on bail, Hunter and his wife are not allowed to leave the continental Unite...
Tags: News, Border, Border Wall, Duncan Hunter, Nicole Lafond

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds’ 4-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Votto didn’t wait long to make an impact as the Cincinnati Reds’ leadoff batter Thursday night. Votto drove rookie Chris Paddack’s third pitch of the game over the fence in right-center field for his first career leadoff homer, sparking the Reds to a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Diego, Reds, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Joey Votto, Votto, Chris Paddack

West Coast utilities to figure out how to charge electric big rigs from Mexico to Canada

Thirty-three utilities from three West Coast states have launched a study to assess what it would take to install electric charging stations along the 5 Freeway for long-haul trucks traveling between the Mexican and Canadian borders, they announced Thursday. Although battery-powered medium- and heavy-duty trucks have barely begun on-road service in a few states, many manufacturers are testing additional prototypes that could expand their reach in one or two years, experts say. The largest utilit...
Tags: Transportation, News, Utilities, Climate Change, California, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, Environment, Los Angeles, Tesla, Edison International, Sport, West, Canada, Soccer

West Valley League baseball teams tune up in spring tournaments before final stretch of games

All six of the West Valley League schools have their spring break this week. All players had time off from school, but not from baseball. Birmingham, Chatsworth and Granada Hills Charter competed in the Durango Tournament in Las Vegas. Cleveland, El Camino Real and Taft played in the Lions Tournament in San Diego. Some teams flourished, some struggled. Granada Hills and Chatsworth each went 2-2 in the Durango Tournament. Both teams also beat Palo Verde, the defending Nevada state champion. The C...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Las Vegas, Nevada, Birmingham, Cleveland, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Durango, Cavs, Taft, Carlsbad, Oxnard, San Fernando Valley

Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave dispute

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast. KNSD-TV says Paul Konen was convicted Thursday in San Diego and could now face up to seven years in prison. Prosecutors say Konen attacked surfer Kevin […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, San Diego, Oddities, Southern California, Kevin, KNSD TV, Konen, Paul Konen

Remains of twin fetuses found at San Diego treatment plant

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say the remains of twin human fetuses have been found at a San Diego wastewater treatment plant and police are trying to find the mother. Police were called to the plant on Harbor Drive on Thursday after the remains were found. Police homicide detectives are calling the deaths suspicious although […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, San Diego, Harbor Drive

6 turbo-charged ideas for boosting your home purchasing power

What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take. Rate news summary From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey: The 30-year fixed rate rose for the third consecutive week, averaging 4.17%, up 5 basis points from last week. The 15-year fixed rate averaged 3.62%, up 2 basis points from last week. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 3.5% decrease in loan application volume from the previous week. Bottom line: Assuming a borrower gets the average 30-ye...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Social Security, Va, San Diego, Mortgage, Ira, Orange, Freddie Mac, FHA, Laguna Niguel

Microsoft delves deeper into IoT with Express Logic acquisition

Microsoft has never been shy about being acquisitive, and today it announced it’s buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at controlling the growing number of IoT devices in the world. The companies did not share the purchase price. Express Logic is not some wide-eyed, pie-in-the-sky startup. It has been around for 23 years building (in its own words), “industrial-grade RTOS and middleware software solutions for embedded and IoT d...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Enterprise, Microsoft, Tech, San Diego, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Iot, George, Sam George, RTOS, Express Logic, William E Lamie, Azure Sphere Azure Digital Twins

4 Reasons Why Your Blog is Struggling to Find an Audience

We live in a time where it seems like everyone and their mother runs a blog. In the United States alone, it’s estimated that there will be nearly 32 million bloggers by 2020! Whether it’s corporate business owners, food bloggers, fashion gurus, movie commentators, etc., anyone can write blog posts that can potentially be seen by the masses.  While so many hopeful bloggers have grand plans for what they will write about, many struggle with the crucial task of getting people to visit the ...
Tags: Google, News, Advertising, Seo, Google Analytics, United States, San Diego, Blogging Tips, Kevin, E2M Solutions Inc, Kevin Svec

Stagecoach 2019: Smoked meat gets star status in the food lineup

The Stagecoach Country Music Festival has a finger lickin’ good thing going with Guy Fieri’s Stagecoach Smokehouse. Since its first year in 2007, the festival at Indio’s Empire Polo Club has always had barbecue. But it wasn’t until last year that it put the ribs and tri-tip in an attractive tent with a few TV stars. Suddenly it wasn’t picnic food. It was an event. “Sometimes people don’t know what they want until you present it in a way that makes sense for them,” said culinary director Nic Adle...
Tags: Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Dallas, Coachella, Stagecoach, Guy Fieri, Snoop Dogg, Southern California, Marshall, Guy, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles San Francisco, Trejo

Arenado homers on 28th birthday, Rockies beat Padres 8-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered for the third straight game — a two-run shot on his 28th birthday — and Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings for the Colorado Rockies, who beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 Tuesday night for a two-game sweep and their first three-game winning streak of the season. Gray […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Diego, San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Padres, Jon Gray, Nolan Arenado

Judge: US can probably identify separated families sooner

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge says it appears the Trump administration can identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border in less time than the one to two years it wants. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said Tuesday that he was reluctant to impose deadlines and asked lawyers […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Nation, San Diego, Trump, Dana Sabraw

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple and Qualcomm have settled their royalty dispute, the companies said on Tuesday. From a report: The settlement includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm as well as a chipset supply agreement, suggesting that future iPhone may use Qualcomm chips. The two companies started proceedings in a trial in federal court in San Diego on Monday, which was expected to last until May. Both sides were asking for billions in damages. In November, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said that he believed that the...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Intel, Tim Cook, San Diego, Qualcomm, Ftc, Steve Mollenkopf

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apple and Qualcomm agreed to end a two-year legal battle over billions of dollars of technology licensing fees that had threatened to reshape the chipmaker’s business. Qualcomm’s shares jumped on the announcement. Apple will make a one-time payment to Qualcomm and the two entered into a multiyear-chip supply and licensing agreement, effective April 1, in which the iPhone maker will pay royalties to Qualcomm, the companies said Tuesday in a statement. All the litigation between the companies arou...
Tags: Apple, Business, Technology, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Qualcomm, Los Angeles County, San Jose California, U S Federal Trade Commission, Huawei Technologies Co, New York Apple, Apple Qualcomm

Radio: KLOS-FM 95.5 turns 50, goes on sale and will welcome back Mark and Brian for a day

Don Barrett’s LARadio.Com broke the news last week: As part of its 50th birthday, KLOS (95.5 FM) will feature a reunion broadcast of longtime morning team Mark and Brian on Thursday, April 25th from 3 to 7 p.m. Why that shift? Apparently, neither likes to get up early anymore. Station programmer Keith Cunningham told Barrett that “we’re stoked that Mark and Brian have agreed to get the band back together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of KLOS. If not for The Mark and Brian Show, KLOS may not ...
Tags: Mexico, Americas, Los Angeles, Sport, Power, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Brian, Espn, North Carolina, Jack, Anthony, Mark Thompson, Thompson, Klos

A Week In Moscow, Russia, On A $11,781 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Russia, Spain, Netflix, San Diego, Moscow, Metro, Moscow Russia, Keri Danielski, Ashan

Going Green: Homes with Solar Panels Sell for 4.1% More

Zillow helps homeowners understand the solar energy potential of their homes by providing a Sun Number for more than 84 million homes Seattle, WA – April 16, 2019 (PRNewswire) More than 80 percent of home buyers say energy-efficient features are important[i], a truth that’s reflected by data showing homes with solar energy systems fetch higher prices. A new Zillow® analysis shows homes with solar-energy systems sold for 4.1 percent more on average than others nationwide in the past...
Tags: Energy, Real Estate, New York, California, Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Radio, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, Cleveland, Zillow, Baltimore