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Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of May 2, 2016, and beyond.
San Diego International Airport saw passenger traffic rise 3 percent in March over the same month of 2015, as the facility handled more than 1.7 million arriving and departing travelers.
TECH: Audio-Video Co. Is Hands On and Subcontractors Off
Walk into any large public venue in San Diego and it’s likely Pete Spencer had a hand in designing and installing its audio-video system.
Ballot: Chargers Field Fan Favorites; Other Side Submits Signatures
Two separate campaigns -- aimed at financing a future new downtown San Diego Chargers stadium, expanded convention facilities and possibly post-Chargers civic upgrades in Mission Valley – picked up significant momentum over the past 10 days.
A citizen group seeking to raise San Diego’s total current hotel taxes by 3 percent, to 15.5 percent, said it has gathered 100,845 voter signatures for an election measure targeted for the November ballot.
The San Diego Tourism Marketing District has named hotel industry veteran Brian Hughes as the organization’s new executive director.
An affiliate of Anaheim-based Marwaha Group Inc. has acquired the 94-room TownePlace Suites hotel in Vista for $15 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
The City of San Diego has positioned itself as a national leader by becoming the largest city in the U.S. to commit to 100 percent clean energy on the heels of the landmark agreement in Paris in 2015.
SPORT: Teams Ranks 2nd In League Attendance
Even as Chargers fans gear up for an election battle to keep the football team in San Diego and the Padres struggle to come back from record-setting early-season futility, there is a bright spot in professional San Diego sports:
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of April 25, 2016, and beyond.
The San Diego Chargers have released renderings of a proposed downtown hybrid stadium and convention facility, ahead of the official start of a signature-gathering drive to place the $1.8 billion project before city voters in November.
SeaWorld San Diego has notified the California Coastal Commission that it is dropping plans for a $100 million expansion of its orca habitat, following an earlier decision by its parent firm to discontinue whale breeding at all of its marine parks.
Hilton Worldwide has named Tracy Walker as area general manager for the San Diego region, with duties that include direct oversight of the 1,190-room Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel.
Talks are continuing on a potential settlement of a citizen group’s lawsuit related to the funding mechanism for the San Diego Tourism Marketing District.