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Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 20, 2015, and beyond.
DINING: Company’s Main Focus is on The National Chains
As the restaurant industry caters to the increasingly health-conscious consumer, tweaking menu items to reduce calories and promote super foods, a company in San Diego is making it easier to find the closest and healthiest spot for dinner.
SPORT: Stadium Said To Need a Pro Team To Be Viable Venue
The conversation over San Diego football in Mission Valley and a replacement for the aging Qualcomm Stadium has naturally focused on how to keep the Chargers in town.
Charger Girls and other California cheerleaders will soon be classified as employees opposed to contract workers, after Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a labor bill drafted by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego.
The San Diego City Council has approved spending $2.1 million to continue preparing an environmental impact report for a proposed Mission Valley stadium project aimed at keeping the San Diego Chargers in the city.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 13, 2015, and beyond.
TRAVEL: Season’s Average Daily Visitor Count Is 114,000
With 2015 now half over, tourism officials and economists say San Diego County is trending ahead of its performance a year ago — and also against rival tourism destinations — based on metrics including visitor counts and overnight hotel stays.
GAMING: Lineup to Include Noodle Bar, Rooftop Beer Garde
With its steel structure complete and other construction moving along, the company behind the Jamul casino announced the kind of features visitors will encounter when the venue opens its doors.
San Diego International Airport operators have scheduled an open house for July 14, the latest in a series of public meetings to gather input on long-term development at the facility.
SANDAG kicked off construction of transit stations at two spots in the middle of Interstate 15 — El Cajon Boulevard and University Avenue — with a ceremony on July 8.
Columbia Properties Inc. of Seattle has acquired the recently completed and opened Hotel Z, a new 96-room boutique hotel in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.
Property rental website Airbnb has seen a near tripling over last year for local reservations booked ahead of this year’s Comic-Con International, set for July 9-12 at San Diego Convention Center.
San Diego International Airport operators have given the go-ahead for ridesharing companies Lyft and Uber to begin operations at the airport, as part of a pilot program.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of July 6, 2015, and beyond.
Comic-Con International, the pop-culture mega-event that annually brings 130,000 people to the San Diego Convention Center, will be staying in San Diego through 2018, organizers and city officials announced.