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Westgate Hotel Opening New Fitness and Spa Facility

Operators of downtown San Diego’s upscale Westgate Hotel plan a Jan. 2 opening for AquaVie, a new $14 million fitness and spa facility adjacent to the property at 234 Broadway.

Jan. 30 Debut Scheduled for Dave & Buster’s in Carlsbad

Dallas-headquartered Dave & Buster’s Inc. plans a Jan. 30 opening for its new restaurant and entertainment center at the Shoppes at Carlsbad mall. It will be the second San Diego County location for the company, which currently operates a venue in Mission Valley.

Judge Rejects Realtor Groups' Motion to Dismiss Part of Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a motion by two San Diego-based real estate trade associations to dismiss a portion of an antitrust lawsuit filed against them by a third local real estate group.

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Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Names New General Manager

Operators of Hyatt Regency La Jolla have appointed Allan Farwell as general manager, leading all operations of the 417-room hotel.

USD Appoints Director of University’s Center for Peace and Commerce.

An assistant professor of operations management at the University of San Diego’s School of Business has been appointed director of the university’s Center for Peace and Commerce.

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Why a Bonus Pool Should Be Divided Equally

Given the recent talk about how the working class has been largely ignored and how the rich are getting richer, I think it’s my duty to speak out. I want to change the conversation and question the status quo.

Résumés Show New Associates at Brown Law Are Ready to Go

Dana C. Nicholas and Collette M. Tesauro are new associates at the Brown Law Group, a firm that specializes in all aspects of employment law and business litigation. Nicholas has expertise in insurance defense including employment claims, premises liability, products liability and personal injury. She has extensive experience in litigating cases from inception to trial preparation.

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National Pen Looks to Click With Its Buyer

MARKETING: But Co. Still Expects Some Autonomy

If corporate acquisitions really are the marriages they sometimes purport to be, is it a sign of infidelity when a recently purchased company indicates it wants to continue playing the field, so to speak?

S.D.-Based Remittance Company Launches Online Platform

San Diego-based remittance company Golden Money Transfer Inc. this week launched an online platform called Inyo.

San Diego Gas & Electric Gets OK for Upgrading O.C. Substation

San Diego Gas & Electric has won regulatory approval to spend $381 million rebuilding and upgrading a 1950s-era substation in south Orange County and replacing a transmission line that serves the facility.

Slater’s 50/50 Restaurants to be Sold

Scott Slater, whose University Heights eatery S&M Sausage and Meat closed last month, said this week he will sell his six-unit chain of Slater’s 50/50 restaurants, best known for burgers half-bacon and half-ground beef.

SDG&E Inks Deal to Convert Part of its Fleet into Hybrid Vehicles

San Diego Gas & Electric has arranged to buy systems for converting part of its truck fleet into plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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Frederick W. Pierce Named Chairman of SDSU Business College Board

A San Diego State University alumnus who runs a student housing company has been chosen to head the university’s College of Business Administration board of directors.

Startup Empyr Partners With Yelp

San Diego startup Empyr, which runs an online-to-offline ad marketing platform, has partnered with review website Yelp to allow the businesses listed on the site to offer users cash back discounts on in-store purchases.

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Anthony’s Fish Grotto Plans Jan. 31 Closing for San Diego Restaurant

Operators of Anthony’s Fish Grotto have announced a Jan. 31 closing for the iconic San Diego restaurant, after 52 years at its current Harbor Drive location and 70 years total on the downtown waterfront.