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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

The FAA to Discuss Proposed Airspace Changes at Local Meeting

San Diego International Airport officials will host an Oct. 6 public meeting in Point Loma, to discuss Federal Aviation Administration proposals for flight-path and other changes intended to improve airspace efficiency around Southern California airports.

Business Calendar for Week of October 5, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of October 5, 2015, and beyond.

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With Patagonia On Board, Co.’s Green Wetsuit May Catch On

SPORT: Yulex Corp. Gets Natural Rubber From Guayule Plant

San Diego is not only home to the first “green” surfboard made from algae, but it also claims a wetsuit made from desert shrubs. It smells like pine trees and eucalyptus, a far cry from that hot rubber smell of a neoprene suit left in the backseat of a surfer’s car.

Suja Juice Moving to Oceanside

Popular beverage company Suja Juice is moving from Miramar to Oceanside, and more than doubling its corporate space along the way, according to commercial real estate group Cushman & Wakefield.

Business Calendar for Week of September 28, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of September 28, 2015, and beyond.

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Coastal Panel Staff Recommends Approval of SeaWorld Whale Habitat Project

The staff of the California Coastal Commission has recommended conditional approval of SeaWorld San Diego’s proposed $100 million expansion of its killer whale habitat, called Blue World. SeaWorld officials are scheduled to present the project to the commission at its Oct. 8 meeting.

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Local Hotels Make Key Executive Hires

New executive management appointments were recently announced at hotels in San Diego, Carlsbad and Coronado.

Business Calendar for Week of September 21, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of September 21, 2015, and beyond.

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British Airways Plans New First Class Seating for San Diego Flights

British Airways has announced new first-class service between San Diego and London, as the carrier introduces a larger, four-cabin Boeing 777-300 to its local route. First-class availability takes effect on March 27, 2016.

Faulconer: Chargers Stadium Vote Still Possible Despite Deadline’s Passing

City and county officials remained hopeful that a future public vote could be held regarding a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers, after the passing of the Sept. 11 deadline for preparing a Jan. 12 special election.

Business Calendar for Week of Sept. 14, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of September 14, 2015, and beyond.

Hotel Del Owner Being Acquired For $6 Billion

Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc., which owns 17 high-end U.S. hospitality properties including Hotel del Coronado, has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of New York-based Blackstone Group, in a deal valued at approximately $6 billion.

BizAir Shuttle Halts Flights at Carlsbad Airport

TRAVEL: LA Flights Dragged Down Its Las Vegas Route

BizAir Shuttle has ceased flight operations from Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport to Los Angeles and Las Vegas, citing a lack of passenger demand since the services began in mid-June.

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Should It Stay or Should It Grow?

TOURISM: Vote Likely On Convention Center Expansion

A recent consultant’s study confirmed city and tourism officials’ assessment that the San Diego Convention Center likely needs a contiguous expansion to retain and attract big events — though a noncontiguous campus option has not been ruled out.

Port of San Diego's Cruise Season to Get Underway

Sept. 9 marks the start of the 2015-2016 cruise season for the Port of San Diego.