Mariel Concepcion

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High-Tech Area Gets Innovative Restaurant Concept

DINING: Food Hall’s Variety May Be Big Draw In Sorrento Valley

Whisknladle Hospitality is a San Diego-based restaurant group behind La Jolla’s Whisknladle comfort food eatery.

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San Diego Zoo Launches Kids Channel in Sydney, Australia

According to a press release, San Diego Zoo Kids includes programs primarily produced for medical facilities, specifically pediatric patients.

Maternity Clothes Co. Gets Moms Onboard

RETAIL: Company Expects to Make $15.6 Million in 2019

Kindred Bravely is an Oceanside-based company that makes nursing and maternity clothes for new and expecting moms.

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Locals Put Down Roots in Hydroponics Farming

AGRICULTURE: With a Growing $8.1B Market, Farmers Create New Markets, Methods

According to a report released in May, the hydroponics market is estimated at $8.1 billion in 2019 and projected to reach $16 billion by 2025.

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Sycuan Appoints New General Manager

According to a press release, Robert Cinelli will hold the general manager post at the Sycuan Casino Resort starting Jan. 1, 2020.

Economic Impact of Local Wineries Put at $58.6 million

The "2019 Economic Impact of San Diego County Wines” report states there was a 9/7% increase in San Diego County wine industry jobs in 2018.

Company Tastes Success With Dehydrated Bone Broth

RETAIL: Portability Sells; Revenue Expected To Be $10 Million in 2019

According to Global Market Insights Inc., the worldwide bone broth market will be worth more than $2.8 billion by 2024.

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Chefs Connect Cuisines to Vegan Trend Developing New Options

DINING: Asian Restaurants Start With Advantage of Already Using Vegetables

While vegetables have traditionally been a predominant staple of Asian cuisine, along with rice and meat, it is only as of recent that they have become the chief ingredient.

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Pilot Program Puts Zero Emission Buses on Sustainability Route

CARB Goal Is to Have ZEB Fleets Replace Polluting Vehicles By 2040

On Oct. 19, 2017, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Board of Directors unanimously approved an 18-month Zero Emissions Bus (ZEB) pilot program.

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Hotel Karlan San Diego to Close

According to WARN filing made with the Employment Development Department, the 174-room Karlan Hotel will be permanently closing on Dec. 31.

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