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Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of July 7, 2014.
TOURISM: Gondola System Could Carry Tourists to the Zoo
San Diego County officials are examining the viability of establishing something along the lines of an “aerial gondola” that would link downtown San Diego with Balboa Park, giving riders a panoramic viewing experience in the process.
Civic San Diego, which oversees development projects on behalf of the city of San Diego, has received more than $600,000 in a state grant to complete Southcrest Trails Park, in the southeast city neighborhoods of Southcrest and Shelltown.
Michigan-based Domino’s Pizza is in the process of hiring more than 200 new employees at 49 San Diego County locations.
Some of the business events in the county scheduled for the week of June 30, 2014.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla has completed a $12 million renovation that included a makeover of the hotel’s 417 guestrooms, lobby, public areas and meeting space.
Duty Free City plans a late July opening for a new upscale duty-free retail store in San Ysidro, the first of approximately 25 new U.S. locations slated to be opened by the Florida-based retailer at border crossings with Mexico and Canada.
Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurants of Newport Beach has a June 27 opening planned for Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill in Coronado, after recently acquiring and renovating the historic former Coronado Boathouse at Hotel del Coronado.
The California Public Utilities Commission warned rideshare companies early this month that they are not allowed to operate at the state’s major airports without airport permission.
The Breeders Cup World Championships, described as the Super Bowl of thoroughbred horse racing, is coming to the Del Mar Race Track in November 2017, the organization that puts on the races announced.
Job Nelson, the former chief of staff for San Diego City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf, was recently named chief policy adviser for the Port of San Diego.
The Elephant Bar in Rancho Bernardo was among 16 locations recently closed by the Costa Mesa-based restaurant chain, as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by its parent firm, S.B. Restaurant Co.
Local network television affiliate NBC 7 San Diego, which is owned by NBCUniversal Media LLC, has completed a $9.6 million acquisition of a Kearny Mesa office building, where it plans to relocate from its current downtown site.
San Diego International Airport has opened its first-ever meditation room, located post-security in Terminal 2.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of June 23, 2014.