Lara McCaffrey

Reporter

Email: lmccaffrey@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-634-4625 Extension: 3114

Recent Stories

Casino Is Changing Management and Changing Its Name

GAMING: Jamul Casino Reported to Be In Default on Loan

Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego announced earlier this month that it was transitioning management from Penn National Gaming Inc. to Jamul Indian Village Development Corp. (JIVDC). The transition means the casino’s name will change to Jamul Casino.

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Casinos Draw Players To the Other Tables

New Fresh, Flavorful and Foodie-Oriented Dining Options Play to Diverse Appetites

Many of the biggest San Diego County casinos are in various stages of large scale expansions and renovations. For some casinos, this means updated dining options that appeal to fast casual, gourmet, and chef-driven food trends.

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Sycuan Goes Extra-Mile for Transportation

Sycuan Casino revealed three new shuttle stops in March, as a part of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) naming rights agreement for the Sycuan Green Line.

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Craft Beer Can Lose Identity in Expansion

BREWING: Brand, Story and Taste May Not Travel Well

The sale of San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. may have come as a surprise to local craft beer consumers, but industry experts say it holds lessons for other brewers in understanding market forces and the complexities of expansion.

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Pot Tours Put Edibles, Education on Itinerary

TOURISM: Some Include Breweries, Pipe Production Site

Several cannabis tour companies have sprung up in San Diego County recently, filling a niche in the industry in an unexpected way.

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Parks Pick Their Strategies for Drawing Summer Visitors

TOURISM: SeaWorld Offers Thrills; Legoland Makes Hotel Stay Fun

SeaWorld, Legoland, the San Diego Zoo, and Safari Park San Diego theme parks have several new offerings lined up for the summer, peak season for these Southern California parks.

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Chula Vista RV Resort Approved

The Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners approved a new RV park on the Chula Vista Bayfront called Costa Vista RV Resort.

S.D. and Baja Leaders Convene in Mexico City

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City began Sunday.

Fox Rent A Car App Service Expands to San Diego

The FOXpress app allows consumers to make rental car reservations at any of Fox’s 20 corporate locations.

SeaWorld Could Face SEC Punishment

SeaWorld disclosed April 12 that it had received a Wells notice from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that recommended legal proceedings be brought against the theme park.

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