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Naming Rights Agreement Extended for Valley View Casino Center

Valley View Casino & Hotel and AEG announced a multiyear extension of the naming rights agreement for Valley View Casino Center at 3500 Sports Arena Blvd.

By Steve Adamek March 31, 2015 1:48 p.m.   Share

USOC to Transfer Training Center to City of Chula Vista

The U.S. Olympic Committee will transfer its training center to the City of Chula Vista after concerns the USOC was losing money on the center.

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San Diego Company Tapped to Manage Two Carlsbad Hotels

San Diego-headquartered RAR Hospitality has assumed management of the Holiday Inn Carlsbad and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, following an agreement with the hotels’ owner, Alps Group of Hotels.

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Chargers Appoint Maas as Advisor on Stadium Funding Initiative

The San Diego Chargers have appointed Fred Maas, the former chairman of San Diego’s Centre City Development Corp., to advise team owner and Chairman Dean Spanos on an upcoming citizens’ initiative to approve funding for a new football stadium.

Business Calendar for Week of February 8, 2016

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of Feb. 8, 2016, and beyond

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CH Projects Opening New Steakhouse in Little Italy

San Diego-based hospitality venue operator CH Projects plans to open a new Little Italy steakhouse called Born & Raised in late summer of 2016. The venue will debut at 1909 India St. after a $2.5 million renovation of the building that is currently underway.

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Unified Effort Needed For a New Stadium

DEVELOPMENT: Leaders in Various Sectors Must Step Up

San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos recently announced his willingness to stay in town for at least 2016 and return to negotiations on a new local stadium, deemed by some as a key break in a months-long impasse between the team and government leaders.

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Co. Tests the Waters With Brewery Igniter

PROPERTY: H.G. Fenton Plans Additional Facilities

Thanks to the newly opened microbrewer’s unusual space arrangements in Miramar, co-founder Mat Robar estimates that his eco-themed Pure Project has saved a lot of green in startup costs — at least $100,000 — and shaved six to 12 months off the traditional launch timetable for a craft beer maker.

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Reading Cinemas Closes Gaslamp Quarter Location

Reading Cinemas has closed its 15-screen movie theater in the Gaslamp Quarter, after eight years in operation at 701 Fifth Ave.

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Local Company Buys Marriott in Carmel Valley for $80.5 Million

San Diego-based Southwest Value Partners has acquired the 284-room Marriott San Diego Del Mar hotel in Carmel Valley for $80.5 million, according to the buyer.

Foundation, City to Fund $3M Renovation of Lyceum Theatres

Horton Plaza Theatres Foundation and the City of San Diego will fund the $3 million revamp of the Lyceum Theatres’ public spaces over the course of a year.

Chargers to Play in S.D. for 2016; More Negotiations Planned

The San Diego Chargers will remain in San Diego for the 2016 season, team owner and Chairman Dean Spanos announced Jan. 29.

Business Calendar for Week of Feb. 1, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of Feb. 1, 2016, and beyond.

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Lodge at Torrey Pines Plans $2.5 Million Restaurant Renovation

Operators of The Lodge at Torrey Pines plan a $2.5 million renovation of the luxury resort’s casual restaurant The Grill, located adjacent to the city-owned Torrey Pines Golf Course.

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San Diego International Airport Tops 20 Million Passengers for 2015

San Diego International Airport in 2015 served more than 20 million passengers for the first time in its 88-year history, airport officials announced.

Business Calendar for Week of January 25, 2016

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of January 25, 2016, and beyond.