August 4, 1992 |
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.
November 22, 1989 |
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.
July 9, 1991 |
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 |
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 |
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.