A Perkins Elementary School student practices his speaking skills with his teacher in the classroom. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz Grappling with multimillion-dollar budget cuts has become the norm for San Diego Unified School in recent years, and the next two years will be no different. The district expects to have to cut $41 million for the 2019-2020 school year. But chief business officer Greg Ottinger told the board of trustees in June that because the amount the district must cut is the same average amount the district’s operating costs are rising annually, that’s evidence the district is being a good steward of public money. “With these numbers being consistent, that would signal the fiscal responsibility and not overspending. It’s simply us keeping pace with the increased costs that we are facing,” Ottinger told the board June 19. Ottinger singled out five areas of growing costs that are largely outside the district’s control: “These are … [Read more...] about The Big Costs Driving San Diego Unified’s Looming Shortfall
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Humanized Model Expansion Program begins with PD-1, CTLA-4, and CD137 Models SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Bioscience, a global drug discovery and development services company providing translational platforms to advance oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research, extends its existing portfolio of humanized drug target models (HuGEMM™) to its San Diego facility. This service offering expansion to the San Diego site will begin with humanized PD-1, PD-L1, CTLA-4, OX40, CD137, PD-1/PD-L1, and PD-1/CTLA-4 targets. Additional HuGEMM™ models will follow later this year to help advance development of immuno-oncology (I/O) drugs. The expansion of this novel translational platform to CrownBio’s San Diego laboratory makes it more accessible to both the North American and worldwide research community. CrownBio provides the biopharmaceutical research community with innovative preclinical platforms to evaluate … [Read more...] about CrownBio Expands Novel Humanized Models for Targeted Immunotherapy Development to San Diego, CA Research Center
Providing Cultural and Linguistic services in healthcare REACH-reaching diversity & Champions for Health partner to make The Community Interpreter® available in San Diego for bilinguals to learn about interpreting it's interactive; it's fast-paced; it's fun!!”— Rosanna BalistreriSAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES, July 25, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Anyone entering a new community unable to speak the language knows the struggles of language barrier when doing everyday things like interacting with healthcare providers, or teachers in their children's schools, setting up banking or even buying groceries. Now there is an opportunity for those who have gained strong proficiency in English and another language to help others through the same struggles they experienced. REACH- reaching diversity, in sponsorship with Champions for Health, the non-profit foundation of the San Diego County Medical Society, is inviting those with strong bilingual skills to register for The … [Read more...] about Join the 40-hour The Community Interpreter® Program in San Diego, CA!
By Erik Pedersen | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: July 9, 2018 at 8:32 am | UPDATED: July 9, 2018 at 8:32 am Comic-Con 2018 is almost upon us, and there’s no better way to get yourself pumped up to enjoy the fun than to remember what a good time was had last year. We were there, capturing the highpoints that included some excellent cosplay, a jet-pack flying man, a marriage or two and more. Related: 18 San Diego Comic-Con 2018 events you can enjoy without buying a badge Need a refresher? Check out some of the most memorable moments from last year’s convention! Day three of Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA., Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Staff photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Southern California News Group) Todd Schmidt and Kristen Hatcher, both of San Diego, walk the floor during day two of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG) SoundThe … [Read more...] about San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is coming: See photos of the best moments from SDCC 2017
Dan Shea, left, and Peter Seidler in one of the tents erected to house some of San Diego’s homeless population. (Photo by Jamie Lytle Scott) Join the Campaign to Help the Homeless Two years ago, Peter Seidler, majority owner of the San Diego Padres, asked businessman Dan Shea, owner of Donovan’s restaurants, to join him in a humanitarian campaign to help solve the plight of the homeless in San Diego. Today, as a result of that initiative, large, industrial-sized tent structures have been placed in areas of the city to house the homeless, and a growing number of groups and organizations have come forward to provide services for them — food, medical, dental and health care — as well as mobile veterinary services for those who have pets. More needs to be done, of course, and that’s why Seidler and Shea put together a group of seven business and civic leaders who meet weekly to find solutions to one of San Diego’s most pressing social problems. Neither … [Read more...] about Daily Business Report-April 23, 2018, San Diego Metro Magazine