Mariel Concepcion

Staff Reporter

Email: mconcepcion@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-277-6359 Extension: 3114

Recent Stories

Jack in the Box Exploring Possible Sale

The Board of Directors, management and legal team and financial advisers have yet to make an official decision as to which direction the company will go in or what timetable it is considering, but the company did say it has had discussions with potential buyers.

San Diego International Airport to Close Economy Lot

According to a press release, the closure will make way to a brand new employee parking lot as a result of the loss of the existing employee parking due to construction of a new stormwater infiltration system.

For Burger Lounge, Product and Preparation Should Only Make It Look Easy

The acronym is K.I.S.S. Or, “keep it simple, stupid.” But, simple doesn’t necessarily mean easy. Just ask Burger Lounge’s President and CEO J. Dean Loring.

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California Pacific Airlines Adds Spare Aircraft to Carlsbad Operation

According to Ryan DiVita, the company’s director of sales and marketing, the airline will also add a spare aircraft, to be parked at Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport, starting at the end of the year as a precaution for the future.

Baked in the Sun to Close

According to a WARN filing, the company will be permanently closing starting Jan. 26, leaving 211 without jobs.

Senior Living Co. Taps Forbes’ Program To Upgrade Its Service to Luxury Level

Kisco Senior Living doesn’t want to be the traditional, medical-facility-like convalescent home. Instead, the Carlsbad-headquartered family-owned company, with 20 locations throughout the country, hopes to be in a category with five-star hotels.

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Local Owners Are Hands-On With Crafting Version of Queen Bee Market

Fun fact: Did you know that the Queen Bee Market, the bi-annual two-day shopping event that features handmade items from more than 100 local and national artisans and is held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, is owned by two San Diego-based sisters?

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SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. Says DOJ Ending 'BlackFish' Probe

According to the SEC filing by SeaWorld, the U.S. Justice Department notified the company that it has decided not to take actions against the company.

San Diego Strike Force, Pechanga Arena Announce Indoor Football League Arrival

According to a press release, the San Diego Strike Force will play at the Pechanga Arena San Diego, formerly known as the Valley View Casino Center, beginning in late February, when the 2019 IFL season launches.

Entrepreneur Won’t Let Eco-Opportunity Go to Waste

Last year after a holiday dinner, Marina Qutab’s father asked her what she hopes her legacy would be.

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