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Naming Rights Agreement Extended for Valley View Casino Center

Valley View Casino & Hotel and AEG announced a multiyear extension of the naming rights agreement for Valley View Casino Center at 3500 Sports Arena Blvd.

By Steve Adamek March 31, 2015 1:48 p.m.   Share

Business Calendar for Week of August 3, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of Aug. 3, 2015, and beyond.

Disney Promotions Take Detour Around S.D.’s Comic-Con

MOVIES: D23 Expo Seen as Better Bet for Creating Maximum Buzz

Disney didn’t pitch a single one of its upcoming Marvel or Pixar movies at San Diego’s Comic-Con International, opting instead to reveal them at its own fan fest, the D23 Expo, in Anaheim later this month.

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Watkins Landmark Tapped to Build Hotel at El Paseo

Carlsbad-based Watkins Landmark Construction has been awarded the contract to build a new Marriott Autograph Collection luxury hotel in Palm Desert’s upscale El Paseo shopping district.

Chargers Open Training Camp Thursday

The San Diego Chargers will open their training camp to the public on Thursday at their Kearny Mesa facility for what could be the team’s final season in San Diego.

San Diego Officials Update NFL on Stadium Planning

San Diego officials entered what they called “the fourth quarter” in the city’s bid to retain the San Diego Chargers, briefing NFL officials on Tuesday on local work being done on a proposed Mission Valley stadium.

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Legoland California Resort Adding Ninja-Themed Attraction

Legoland California Resort plans to add new theme area and ride based on the popular Lego Ninjago toys and cartoon series, with an expected debut in spring 2016.

Callaway Signs Schniederjans to Sponsorship Deal

Callaway Golf Co. said on July 27 that it signed 22-year-old Ollie Schniederjans to a sponsorship agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Business Calendar for Week of July 27, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 27, 2015, and beyond.

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Maritime Museum Launches Newly Built Replica of San Salvador

The Maritime Museum of San Diego recently launched a full-sized, functional replica of explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s 16th-century Spanish sailing ship, known as the San Salvador.

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Navy, Notre Dame to Play at Qualcomm in 2018

The U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Notre Dame will face off in a regular season football game at Qualcomm stadium in 2018, the San Diego Bowl Game Association said Wednesday.

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Cohn Plans Mid-August Opening for New Harbor Island Restaurant

Cohn Restaurant Group of San Diego has a mid-August opening planned for Coasterra, its new waterfront restaurant at Harbor Island.

Business Calendar for Week of July 20, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 20, 2015, and beyond.

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Serving Appetite for Healthful Restaurant Fare

DINING: Company’s Main Focus is on The National Chains

As the restaurant industry caters to the increasingly health-conscious consumer, tweaking menu items to reduce calories and promote super foods, a company in San Diego is making it easier to find the closest and healthiest spot for dinner.

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Aztecs, Bowl Games May Need New Home if Chargers Bolt

SPORT: Stadium Said To Need a Pro Team To Be Viable Venue

The conversation over San Diego football in Mission Valley and a replacement for the aging Qualcomm Stadium has naturally focused on how to keep the Chargers in town.

California Cheerleaders Win Classification as Employees

Charger Girls and other California cheerleaders will soon be classified as employees opposed to contract workers, after Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a labor bill drafted by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego.