SD TRAVEL LEISURE

San Diego’s Kimpton Hotel Palomar Gets New Restaurant

A new restaurant, Curadero, has opened in downtown San Diego’s Kimpton Hotel Palomar as part of a renovation project.

New San Diego Lacrosse Team Selects Sea Mammal Mascot

The San Diego Seals, the city's new National Lacrosse League team, plans to make its debut roughly a year from now.

Bluewater Grill Opens In Carlsbad

Bluewater Grill has opened a Carlsbad restaurant in a redesigned and expanded space.

S.D. Approves $160 Million Legacy International Center

The proposed $160 million Legacy International Center in Mission Valley has been approved by the San Diego City Council.

Stability for Cruise Biz Part of Port Energy Plan

TRAVEL: A Big Energy Rate Hike Could Sink Sector Growth

The Port of San Diego and SDG&E embarked on a proposed energy management plan that looks to shield cruise ships from a potential five-fold increase in power costs, among other big goals.

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Casinos’ Upgrades Aim For Winning Reputations

GAMING: Expansions, Amenities Create a Buzz

Tribal businesses in the region are investing more than $1 billion in new facilities and upgrades to their casinos, all in an attempt to get more of the gambling enthusiast’s dollar.

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The Business Calendar for the Week of October 23, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of October 23, 2017, and beyond.

Valley View Casino Announces $50 Million Expansion Plans

Valley View Casino & Hotel northeast of Escondido announced plans to expand, on Oct. 17.

Schubach Aviation Is Assisting People in Evacuating From Puerto Rico

A small part of the relief effort for hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico is being coordinated in Southern California, on the second floor of a hangar building at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad.

Tourism Marketing District Taking Applications for Grants

Sponsors of tourism-related events and programs within the City of San Diego can apply for funding from the San Diego Tourism Marketing District starting Oct. 24.

Comic-Con International Names Executive Director of Balboa Park Exhibit Space

Comic-Con International announced the selection of Adam Smith as its executive director of the year-round Comic-Con meeting and exhibit space in Balboa Park.

Marriott Residence Inn Chula Vista Is First Hotel to Open in Otay Ranch

The Marriott Residence Inn Chula Vista, built by Baldwin & Sons in Otay Ranch, opened to the public Oct. 13 with a formal grand opening slated for Oct. 19.

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King and Queen Cantina Opening on Kettner Blvd.

A San Diego branch of an Orange County’s Tempo Urban Kitchen is opening at 1490 Kettner Blvd. King and Queen Cantina, owned and operated by Jorge Cueva, will feature a Mexican Modern cuisine.

Business Calendar for Week of October 16, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of October 16, 2017, and beyond.

Two Mira Mesa Hotels Sell for $25.17M

An affiliate of San Diego-based Excel Hotel Group has purchased two neighboring hotels in Mira Mesa for $25.17 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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