Mariel Concepcion

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Carnival Miracle to Make 13 Homeported Journeys From San Diego

ECONOMICS: Cruise Line’s Local Impact To Reach $26 Million

Seven years since it last departed from the Port of San Diego, Carnival Cruise Line launched its winter schedule.

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There May Be Gold in Those Kids’ Goals

App Creator Sees Room For Expansion to Include Books, Possible TV Shows

Seven years after founding BottomZz Up, a potty-training product via her multimedia production company eCubed Designs LLC.

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SpringBoard West Taps Into Music And Mentorship

Band Bootcamp Gives Artists a Learning Experience

SpringBoard West music fest was founded in 2012 and which takes place annually in Ocean Beach.

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Restaurateur, Investor Thrives in Times of Change, Challenge

LEADERSHIP: Diverse Pursuits All Lead Back To Great Work Ethic

San Diego businessman James Langley wears many hats.

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Carlsbad Flights Connect Skiers to New Mexico Slopes

Region Has Both Outdoor And Cultural Attractions

Taos Air launched out of Taos Regional Airport last year by Taos Ski Valley Inc. in New Mexico, now offering direct flights.

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Jamul Casino Revamps Loft 94 Restaurant, Now Asian-Inspired

According to a press release, the upstairs terrace restaurant, now named Loft 94: Yakitori, Noodle, Craft, has new outdoor yakitori grills, new furnishings, craft cocktails and specialty noodle options like ramen and pho.

Smokin J’s BBQ to Open First Restaurant in San Diego

According to a press release, Smokin J’s BBQ will be located at 14053 Midland Rd. in Old Poway Village and will be open Thursday and Friday from 11am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 8pm.

QDOBA Up for Potential Sale, Bloomberg Reports

According to a Bloomberg report, Apollo Global Management Inc. is exploring a sale of QDOBA Restaurant Corp. that could be worth up to $550 million, including debt.

Urban Plates Expanding as Revenue Reaches Nearly $54 Million

DINING: Vegan and Plant-Based Offerings Carefully Planned, Executed

Urban Plates is a chef-driven, fast-casual restaurant chain with 18 eateries and three in San Diego County.

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Cos. Find Giving Back Pays In Many Ways

Pure Project Uses 1% for the Planet To Connect With Causes

Boochcraft. Charlie & Echo. Mamma Chia. Everyday California. Pure Project brewing. These are a handful of the dozens of San Diego-based companies to join 1% for the Planet.

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