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Comic-Con’s Arrival Sends Breitbard to Petco Park

The Breitbard Hall of Fame is relocating from Balboa Park to Petco Park to make room for a Comic-Con center, according to the Hall of Fame.

By SDBJ Staff March 16, 2017 2:23 p.m. share »

Alaska Airlines Adds Six New Routes

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines will begin rolling out daily flights to six new destinations from San Diego International Airport near summer’s end.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 15, 2017 5:23 p.m. share »

S.D.-Based FlyDive Continues to Soak Up the Competition

San Diego-based FlyDive has acquired Aquafly, an Austin, Texas-based company that rents and sells jetboards and jetpacks, trains athletes and produces water acrobatic shows.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 12, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

Developers Are Planning New Oceanfront Resort in Del Mar

Two Encinitas-headquartered development firms are in the process of acquiring 16 acres of prime oceanfront real estate in Del Mar for a proposed luxury resort.

By Lou Hirsh March 10, 2017 3:52 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of March 13, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 13, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 10, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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S.D. County Credit Union to Sponsor Holiday Bowl

San Diego County Credit Union, which sponsored the now-defunct Poinsettia Bowl game through its 12-year run, on Thursday announced it would sponsor the city's remaining bowl game, the Holiday Bowl.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 9, 2017 4:26 p.m. share »
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EDC Study: SoccerCity Would Generate $2.8B Annual Regional Impact

The mixed-use SoccerCity SD proposed for Mission Valley would have a $2.8 billion annual regional economic impact and generate more than 25,000 jobs, according to an independent analysis done by consulting firm AECOM for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.

By Lou Hirsh March 9, 2017 3:18 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of March 6, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of March 6, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 3, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

SeaWorld Entertainment Sees Continued Drops in Revenue, Attendance

Still facing declining attendance and revenue, the Florida-based parent of SeaWorld San Diego reported a net loss of $12.5 million for 2016.

By Lou Hirsh March 1, 2017 1:35 p.m. share »
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San Diego International Passenger Count Declined 2.5 Percent in January

Passenger traffic at San Diego International Airport dipped 2.5 percent from a year ago for the month of January, as the facility handled a total of 1.5 million arriving and departing travelers.

By Lou Hirsh February 27, 2017 11:01 a.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of February 27, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 27, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek February 24, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Jack in the Box Reports Q1 Net Earnings of $35.9 Million

Fast-food restaurant company Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), one of the largest corporations based in San Diego, reported net earnings of $35.9 million for the first quarter of its fiscal year, about 8 percent more than the $32.2 million in the same quarter the previous year.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 24, 2017 9:52 a.m. share »
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Who's Your Caddy? Golf Simulator Mixes Work, Play

Jenn Harris approaches the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, golf club in hand. With an aggressive swing she gives the ball a whap. The sharp noise of the contact echoes off the ceiling and the walls beside her. On the screen ahead of her, a brightly colored, computer-generated line shows the trajectory of the ball through the air of the iconic course.

By Brad Graves February 23, 2017 1:25 p.m. share »
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Manchester’s Mission Valley Plan Calls for Retaining Qualcomm Stadium

Developer Douglas Manchester’s vision for the Mission Valley site of Qualcomm Stadium calls for renovating rather than replacing the 50-year-old venue, and potentially adding a new arena to host an NBA team.

By Lou Hirsh February 23, 2017 1:22 p.m. share »
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Airpark Begins Its Approach

Local developer Metropolitan Airpark LLC is looking to begin construction later this year on a long-planned project that eventually will bring more than $1 billion in new aviation and commercial facilities to Brown Field Municipal Airport in Otay Mesa.

By Lou Hirsh February 23, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »