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July 31, 1996 | JAMES FLANIGAN, TIMES SENIOR ECONOMICS EDITOR
The debates about economic growth at the Republican convention beginning here in 13 days will be narrow and short-term in contrast to the innovative ideas being tried in the city outside the Convention Center. San Diego is just completing an ambitious $4-million effort to link its city government, businesses, schools, hospitals and libraries on computer-telecommunications networks.
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NEWS
July 31, 1996 | JAMES FLANIGAN, TIMES SENIOR ECONOMICS EDITOR
The debates about economic growth at the Republican convention beginning here in 13 days will be narrow and short-term in contrast to the innovative ideas being tried in the city outside the Convention Center. San Diego is just completing an ambitious $4-million effort to link its city government, businesses, schools, hospitals and libraries on computer-telecommunications networks.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1992 | CHRIS KRAUL, SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUSINESS EDITOR
Without guaranteeing that any jobs will be saved, Hughes Aircraft and the city of San Diego announced formation of a task force Monday to create jobs for some of the 4,500 General Dynamics Convair employees who are likely to lose their jobs during the next year. At a press conference Monday at San Diego City Hall to describe their "unique civic-corporate partnership," Hughes Aircraft Vice Chairman Michael T.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1992 | CHRIS KRAUL, SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUSINESS EDITOR
Without guaranteeing that any jobs will be saved, Hughes Aircraft and the city of San Diego announced formation of a task force Monday to create jobs for some of the 4,500 General Dynamics Convair employees who are likely to lose their jobs during the next year. At a press conference Monday at San Diego City Hall to describe their "unique civic-corporate partnership," Hughes Aircraft Vice Chairman Michael T.
BUSINESS
November 22, 1989 | GENE YASUDA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Nichols Institute Substance Abuse Testing Laboratories of San Juan Capistrano is responding to increasing corporate demand for drug testing with the opening of a 17,000-square-foot facility in San Diego exclusively for business clients. Senior Vice President Gary Hibler said the San Diego center has been screening workers and job applicants for its client companies since July.
BUSINESS
July 9, 1991 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After failing in past attempts to attract prestigious science consortia, this city is pulling out all the stops in its bid to become the headquarters of a planned $1-billion fusion energy research project. For the first time in at least a decade of pursuing such projects, civic, business and university leaders from throughout California have joined together to back San Diego's bid.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Keeping pace with a proposed reduced military force, officials with the Navy's largest civilian employer in San Diego--the North Island Naval Aviation Depot--plan to cut their work force by one-fifth. "Over the last two or three years, the defense establishment and the Navy have become smaller and we will become smaller with them," said Mike Hammond, a spokesman for the facility.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 1992 | CHRIS KRAUL, SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUSINESS EDITOR
Thanks in part to a seasonal increase in student employment, San Diego County's jobless rate dipped to 7.3% in July, an improvement from the 8.1% rate the previous month, which set a nine-year high. Shrinkage in the county's employment base continued, however. Total workers on San Diego County payrolls in July declined to 963,100, a drop of 9,300 from the 972,400 that were employed in June.
BUSINESS
July 9, 1991 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After failing in past attempts to attract prestigious science consortia, this city is pulling out all the stops in its bid to become the headquarters of a planned $1-billion fusion energy research project. For the first time in at least a decade of pursuing such projects, civic, business and university leaders from throughout California have joined together to back San Diego's bid.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Keeping pace with a proposed reduced military force, officials with the Navy's largest civilian employer in San Diego--the North Island Naval Aviation Depot--plan to cut their work force by one-fifth. "Over the last two or three years, the defense establishment and the Navy have become smaller and we will become smaller with them," said Mike Hammond, a spokesman for the facility.
BUSINESS
November 22, 1989 | GENE YASUDA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Nichols Institute Substance Abuse Testing Laboratories of San Juan Capistrano is responding to increasing corporate demand for drug testing with the opening of a 17,000-square-foot facility in San Diego exclusively for business clients. Senior Vice President Gary Hibler said the San Diego center has been screening workers and job applicants for its client companies since July.
BUSINESS
October 4, 1988 | CHRIS KRAUL, San Diego County Business Editor
Smarting from a slowdown in defense contracts, San Diego's economy last year registered its first decline in manufacturing output since 1971, a 5.9% drop to $11.4 billion. The decline came despite a robust 6.8% increase in San Diego's gross regional product-- the sum total of local economic productivity--to $42.1 billion, according to a study by the Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce. The local economic growth exceeded the national rate.
BUSINESS
December 10, 1986 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
The Jan. 31, 1988, Super Bowl will pump at least $141.2 million into the San Diego County economy if the annual National Football League championship game involves teams from outside Southern California, according to a study released Tuesday by the San Diego Super Bowl Task Force. In addition, the county will "benefit substantially . . . from exposure to millions of potential vacationers throughout the world," according to the economic impact report prepared by CIC Research Inc.
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