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PAC-MAN Second Inductee into Comic-Con Museum Character Hall of Fame

PAC-MAN joins Batman, who was the first character inducted and launched the Museum Character Hall of Fame in 2019.

Big Table Helps Hospitality Workers

Non-Profit Has Aided 602 Restaurant And Hotel Employees Since COVID-19

Birch Aquarium Adds Outdoor Activities, Will Remain Open

To continue to serve the community, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography will add a handful more outdoor activities and will remain open during this second COVID-19 wave.

Michelin Guide Recognizes Five San Diego Restaurants

DINING: Morning Glory, Tuetano Taqueria, Sushi Tadokoro, Soichi Sushi, Dija Mara Make Discoveries List

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Airport on Road To Recovery

TRAVEL: Passenger Numbers Up 468.08%

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Alila Marea Hires Chef Claudette Zepeda

Will Run Culinary Efforts At the Encinitas Beach Resort

Southwest Airlines Adds Flight to Honolulu from SAN

The flight, from the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, marks the first time Southwest provides daily, nonstop service from SAN to Hawaii.

Wonderspaces Returns to San Diego

Virtual Reality Pop-Up Event is Taking Place at Liberty Station

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Raising the Profile of the Museum of Art

LEADERSHIP: In 10 Years, Velasquez has Increased Museum’s Collection by 2,560 Pieces

Roxana Velasquez is a force to be reckoned with in the world of art.

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Malibu Farm to Open Spring 2022

New Seaport Village Restaurant Owned by Actor John Stockwell

Seaport Village has announced a new tenant as part of the Port of San Diego’s multi-year revitalization project: Malibu Farm LLC, a farm-to-table concept.

Balboa Art Conservation Center Names New Executive Director

Gomez Franco will replace Janet Ruggles, who retired at the end of 2019 after 37years with BACC. Gomez Franco will start in early December.

Two Adjacent Hotels to Open in Oceanside in 2021

HOSPITALITY: $180M Project Will Add 387 Rooms and 400 Jobs

The city of Oceanside is about to get a major hospitality upgrade. The Mission Pacific Hotel and The Seabird Resort, two adjacent oceanfront properties, are scheduled to open spring 2021.

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Holiday Bowl Canceled for 2020

Over the last decade, the Holiday Bowl has averaged $31 million in economic impact and more than 28,000 hotel room nights annual for San Diego.

Airbnb generated nearly $700M for San Diego in 2019

The figures are based on internal Airbnb data and a 2020 survey of guests that booked a stay or activity in San Diego last year.

Convoy Pan Asian District in Line for Formal Recognition

The city of San Diego is poised to designate a dining and shopping destination in Kearny Mesa as the Convoy Pan Asian Business Innovation District.

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