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Puck Stops Here: San Diego Gets Hockey Team

SPORTs: Minor League Franchise Is Owned By The Anaheim Ducks

Hockey is coming back to San Diego this fall, and it can’t be too soon, judging from the response the team’s owners received since the deal was announced.

Business Calendar for Week of February 9, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 9, 2015, and beyond.

Airport Seeks Potential Developers of Parking Plaza

San Diego International Airport operators are seeking potential developers for the design and construction of a “high-level experience” public-use parking plaza.

Mayor Names Nine People to Study Football Stadium Issue

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer named nine people to a citizens’ stadium advisory group to figure out how to build a new home for the San Diego Chargers that would be a fair deal for taxpayers.

Business Calendar for Week of February 2, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of February 2, 2015, and beyond.

Anaheim Ducks to Relocate AHL Hockey Team to San Diego

The Anaheim Ducks said the National Hockey League franchise will purchase the Norfolk (Virginia) Admirals of the minor league American Hockey League and relocate the team to San Diego.

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San Diego County Hotels Get National Recognition

Several San Diego County hotels recently took national honors in annual rankings and designations by prominent hospitality and travel-related organizations.

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San Diego International Airport Set Passenger Record in 2014

San Diego International Airport served a record 18.7 million passengers during 2014, the highest total seen since 2007, officials recently reported.

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Brand USA Tourism Agency Shoots Promo Spots in San Diego

San Diego County sites were on the itinerary for a recent series of video shoots by Brand USA, a nationwide public-private partnership that promotes global tourism in the United States.

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Golf Tournament Gives San Diego a Shot at More Tourist Dollars

SPORTS: Broadcast Shows Some of the Area’s Inviting Charms

Next week’s Farmers Insurance Open Tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course, featuring two of the sport’s best players, Tiger Woods and local resident Phil Mickelson, should draw well over 40 million viewers to the CBS broadcast over the final two days, said Peter Ripa, the tournament director and executive director of the Century Club, the nonprofit sponsor for the event.

Business Events Calendar for Week of January 26, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of January 26, 2015, and beyond.

California Tribal Leaders to Discuss Gaming Industry's Future

Leaders of California Indian tribes that run casino and hospitality businesses will convene on the Rincon reservation outside Valley Center next month to discuss what’s next for their industry.

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront Ranks Among Top U.S. Meeting Hotels

Downtown’s Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel placed sixth in a recent national ranking of the nation’s top 100 group-meeting hotels by event management technology provider Cvent Inc.

Sycuan Band Elects Cody Martinez Chair of Tribal Council

The new year brought new leadership to the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, which runs the Sycuan casino and resort properties east of El Cajon.