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Carlsbad’s PrAna Brand Sold to Columbia Sportswear for $190 Million

Portland-based Columbia Sportswear Co. announced it will acquire Carlsbad’s prAna clothing brand for $190 million in a cash transaction. PrAna will remain headquartered in Carlsbad, and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear, with CEO Scott Kerslake continuing to serve as chief executive officer reporting directly to Columbia president and CEO Tim Boyle. […]

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Brewer, Dumanis Air First TV Ads in District Attorney Race

Television advertisements in the campaign for San Diego District Attorney began airing Thursday for incumbent Bonnie Dumanis and challenger Robert Brewer. The parents of murder victims in high-profile cases talk about their interactions with in ads for Dumanis, who is running for a fourth term. Featured in the messages are Brent and Kelly King, the […]

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3rd Day of Strong, Hot Santa Ana Winds Forecast

For the third day in a row, strong and potentially damaging Santa Ana winds were expected to blow throughout much of San Diego County Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning — signaling winds strong enough to cause damage — for the valleys and mountains until 5 p.m., saying isolated gusts Thursday were likely […]

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Bay Park Residents Oppose Trolley-Related Development: ‘Leave Us in Peace’

Hundreds of Bay Park residents turned up Wednesday night to oppose high-density development along the planned extension of the San Diego Trolley system through their neighborhood. Ed Harris, the interim appointed council member for District 2, told the crowd that he shared their concerns about high-density development along the coast and had called the meeting […]