Hotelier Jack Giacomini, left, is partnering with former San Diego City Manager Jack McGrory and real estate executive Casey Brown to restore La Casa del Zorro. They say the secluded resort would make a great corporate retreat destination.

Hotelier Jack Giacomini, left, is partnering with former San Diego City Manager Jack McGrory and real estate executive Casey Brown to restore La Casa del Zorro. They say the secluded resort would make a great corporate retreat destination. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

They’re planning a May reopening for the posh, 42-acre desert property, shuttered for the past three years, with plans for at least $1 million in renovations and hopes of restoring its luster as a remote but luxurious getaway for VIPs and other solitude seekers since the 1940s...

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