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Pot Tours Put Edibles, Education on Itinerary

TOURISM: Some Include Breweries, Pipe Production SiteSeveral cannabis tour companies have sprung up in San Diego County recently, filling a niche in the industry in an unexpected way.

La Jolla Playhouse Appoints New Managing Director

Debby Buchholz has served as the general manager since 2002 and will assume her new position starting May 1.

Ballast Point Teams with EDC to Benefit Local Businesses, Entrepreneurs

Ballast Point said April 19 it’s crafting a specially-brewed beer to mark its partnership with the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

Fox Rent A Car App Service Expands to San Diego

The FOXpress app allows consumers to make rental car reservations at any of Fox’s 20 corporate locations.

SeaWorld Could Face SEC Punishment

SeaWorld disclosed April 12 that it had received a Wells notice from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that recommended legal proceedings be brought against the theme park.

Business Calendar for Week of April 9, 2018

Business events planned in the county for the week of April 9, 2018, and beyond.

Solving the Pilot Shortage Starts at Small Airports

Boeing estimates that more than 600,000 new commercial airline pilots are needed in the next 20 years; Airbus points out that only 200,000 have been trained since the dawn of aviation. When you find an issue on which these two aviation titans agree, it’s worth paying attention.

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A Dining Model For Changing Tastes

FOOD: Passion, Place And Variety Serve Food Hall Operations

With the success of Liberty Public Market and three more food halls planned, San Diego is seeing an expansion of a nationwide trend that appeals to both consumers and the restaurant industry.

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Town and Country To Be ‘Back in Play,’ Boosting Mission Valley

TRAVEL: Hotel to Be Tourist, Eco and Business Friendly

A dramatic $80 million redevelopment of the hotel resort is set to begin construction in the third quarter of this year.

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New Car Rental Service Comes to S.D.

Rental car service Silvercar expanded its service to San Diego April 2.

Company to Provide TSA Precheck at Liberty Station

IdentoGO will be enrolling travelers in TSA Precheck out of its mobile RV at Liberty Station starting April 9.

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Rooftop Cinema to Debut at Manchester Grand Hyatt

UK-based Rooftop Cinema Club opens at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego April 12.

Local Restaurants Added to Petco Park Dining Lineup

San Diego-based Buona Forchetta and Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill are part of the Petco Park food lineup beginning Opening Day, March 29.

Prepkitchen Gets a New Chief Culinary Officer

Award winning chef, Joseph Elevado, joins Prepkitchen as chief culinary officer.

San Diego to Frankfurt Nonstop Flights Begin

The inaugural flight from Frankfurt International Airport landed at San Diego International Airport March 22.

San Diego Bowl Game Association Gets New President

Del Lewis was named 2018 president and will preside over the SDCCU Holiday Bowl.

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