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No Olympic Torch for This Town in 2024

San Diego’s longshot effort to become the United States’ bid city for the 2024 Olympics ended June 13 when the U.S. Olympic Committee announced it had narrowed the field to four cities: Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

The Business Calendar for the Week of June 16, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of June 16, 2014.

Unmanned Aircraft Could Make $82B Economic Impact by 2025

Aviation: FAA Tasked to Open Commercial Airspace

Jill Meyers and the other managers at 3D Robotics Inc. share a love of flying and an enthusiasm for what the company’s small unmanned aircraft might do in the commercial space.

Unmanned Aircraft Could Make $82B Economic Impact by 2025

Aviation: FAA Tasked to Open Commercial Airspace To Unmanned Aircraft

Jill Meyers and the other managers at 3D Robotics Inc. share a love of flying and an enthusiasm for what the company’s small unmanned aircraft might do in the commercial space.

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SDIA Officials Preparing for Next Renovation

Airport: 3 Alternatives Being Proposed for Public’s Viewing and Consideration

Operators of San Diego International Airport are preparing for the next phase of renovations at the land-locked facility, where officials are looking to meet rising demand for passenger services through 2035.

SeaWorld 2013 Attendance Off 3% From 2012

TOURISM: Controversy Over Orcas Not Behind Drop, Co. Says

SeaWorld San Diego and its Florida-based parent company both saw visitor declines in 2013, even as revenue improved, going against a continued global trend of rising theme park attendance in an improving economy, according to the latest annual report by the Themed Entertainment Association and consulting firm AECOM.

Business Calendar for Week of June 16, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of June 16, 2014.

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SeaWorld Official Joins Convention Center Board of Directors

Marilyn Hannes is vice president of marketing for SeaWorld San Diego and SeaWorld’s Aquatica waterpark in Chula Vista.

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Music Society Buys La Jolla Retail Property for $9.8 Million

Music society plans to build a performing arts center.

San Diego Opera Beefs Up 2015 Offerings

The San Diego Opera adds to its 2015 lineup.

The Business Calendar for the Week of June 9, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled for the week of June 9, 2014.

MTS’ Taxi Role Seen As Fair By Cab Cos.

TRANSPORT: Drivers and Owners Clash on Other Issues

Taxi business representatives say they would welcome five more years of oversight from San Diego’s established taxi regulator, and they’re hoping the Metropolitan Transit System board will decide June 19 to grant a city request that it continue acting as the city’s cab regulator through 2019.

Business Calendar for Week of June 9, 2014

Some of the business events planned for the county for the week of June 9, 2014.

Voters Sink Propositions B and C

Maritime business interests got what they wanted June 3 as San Diego voters defeated Propositions B and C — and the changes they would have brought to Barrio Logan.

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Work Begins in Otay Mesa for Cross-Border Air Terminal

Ground has been broken on the Otay Mesa side on a $78 million cross-border terminal that will give local ticketed airline passengers access to the Tijuana airport on the Mexican side of the international border.