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Loews Names Clancy as Managing Director of Coronado Resort

New York-based Loews Hotels & Resorts has appointed Sean Clancy as managing director of Loews Coronado Bay Resort, heading all operations at the 439-room property.

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SeaWorld Entertainment Reports Declines in Revenue, Attendance

The Florida-based parent company of SeaWorld San Diego saw continued declines in revenue and attendance in its second quarter ending June 30, as adjusted net income from its U.S. theme parks dropped 50 percent from the year-ago quarter.

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Port Staff Recommends 2 Finalists for Anthony’s Fish Grotto Site

Unified Port of San Diego staff have recommended that the port district enter into negotiations with two locally based finalists – Brigantine Inc. and Sunroad Enterprises -- to potentially replace Anthony’s Fish Grotto when its downtown restaurant lease expires.

Business Calendar for Week of August 10, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of August 10, 2015, and beyond.

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High-End Hotel Properties Up Ante on Luxury

TRAVEL: Downtown Arrivals May Pressure Others Into Renovations

Luxury hoteliers appear to be reaping the biggest returns in a healthy local and national tourism economy, and observers say the roster of new hotels on tap for downtown San Diego could significantly raise the posh quotient in places including East Village and the Gaslamp Quarter.

Business Calendar for Week of August 3, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of Aug. 3, 2015, and beyond.

Disney Promotions Take Detour Around S.D.’s Comic-Con

MOVIES: D23 Expo Seen as Better Bet for Creating Maximum Buzz

Disney didn’t pitch a single one of its upcoming Marvel or Pixar movies at San Diego’s Comic-Con International, opting instead to reveal them at its own fan fest, the D23 Expo, in Anaheim later this month.

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Watkins Landmark Tapped to Build Hotel at El Paseo

Carlsbad-based Watkins Landmark Construction has been awarded the contract to build a new Marriott Autograph Collection luxury hotel in Palm Desert’s upscale El Paseo shopping district.

Chargers Open Training Camp Thursday

The San Diego Chargers will open their training camp to the public on Thursday at their Kearny Mesa facility for what could be the team’s final season in San Diego.

San Diego Officials Update NFL on Stadium Planning

San Diego officials entered what they called “the fourth quarter” in the city’s bid to retain the San Diego Chargers, briefing NFL officials on Tuesday on local work being done on a proposed Mission Valley stadium.

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Legoland California Resort Adding Ninja-Themed Attraction

Legoland California Resort plans to add new theme area and ride based on the popular Lego Ninjago toys and cartoon series, with an expected debut in spring 2016.

Callaway Signs Schniederjans to Sponsorship Deal

Callaway Golf Co. said on July 27 that it signed 22-year-old Ollie Schniederjans to a sponsorship agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Business Calendar for Week of July 27, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 27, 2015, and beyond.

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Maritime Museum Launches Newly Built Replica of San Salvador

The Maritime Museum of San Diego recently launched a full-sized, functional replica of explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s 16th-century Spanish sailing ship, known as the San Salvador.

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Navy, Notre Dame to Play at Qualcomm in 2018

The U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Notre Dame will face off in a regular season football game at Qualcomm stadium in 2018, the San Diego Bowl Game Association said Wednesday.