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Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of April 18, 2016, and beyond.
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., was established in 1846 for “the increase and diffusion of knowledge” and is administered by the United States government. Its collection consists of more than 138 million objects, artworks, and specimens in what is the world’s largest museum and research complex — 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.
TOURISM: Wine Pub Gets Boost in Business, Reputation
Traveling along a one-lane dirt road in Baja California, Mexico, Sandy Hanshaw thought there couldn’t be anything out there. Instead, she found a business opportunity in the vineyards of Valle de Guadalupe.
TRAVEL: Six-Year-Old Airline Still Waiting to Be Cleared for Takeoff
At age 95, the founder of the fledgling — though yet to fly — California Pacific Airlines remains adamant that the region needs a North County alternative to the landlocked San Diego International Airport for commercial air service.
TOURISM: Stadium, Lawsuit Could Affect Funding
Hoteliers and other advocates for the San Diego Tourism Marketing District were not happy in 2013 when Mayor Bob Filner began his brief and controversial tenure by choosing not to renew what was at that time a five-year-old program intended to support local visitor programs.
San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Falcouner and Tijuana Mayor Jorge Astiazarán will welcome more than 50 world leaders to San Diego on April 14 for an innovation and investment tour.
A settlement reportedly is in the works over the fate of San Diego’s Tourism Marketing District, which is the subject of a pending lawsuit and targeted for elimination in a citizens’ coalition’s proposal to raise the city’s hotel taxes by 5 percent. However, the city attorney said he had no knowledge of any settlement.
Las Vegas-based airline Allegiant recently began new non-stop service between Stockton and San Diego International Airport.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of April 11, 2016, and beyond.
Like many native San Diegans, I would like to see the Chargers remain in San Diego, but not at any price. It needs to make sense.
DINING: Solid Fundamentals Back the Innovative Concept
A small boy looks on in amazement as he receives his dessert: a colorful, dome-shaped meringue shell filled with gelato, cream and fresh berries, topped with rainbow sprinkles and a chocolate sauce stick, and wrapped in a cloud of dry-ice smoke.
Developers planned an April 7 formal opening for the first dual-branded Marriott hotels on the former site of the Lane Field ballpark in downtown San Diego, part of a larger mixed-use project now known as BRIC.
Alternative lender National Funding is the latest sponsor of the San Diego Padres, the financial technology company said Wednesday.
The San Diego Tourism Authority’s board chairman has issued a statement opposing the San Diego Chargers’ proposal for a combined downtown stadium and convention facility, citing clients’ preference for space contiguous to the existing convention center.
A former SeaWorld San Diego manager has been arraigned on wire fraud charges, after allegedly embezzling more than $750,000 while working as a show producer at the marine park.