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Lodge at Torrey Pines Plans $2.5 Million Restaurant Renovation

Operators of The Lodge at Torrey Pines plan a $2.5 million renovation of the luxury resort’s casual restaurant The Grill, located adjacent to the city-owned Torrey Pines Golf Course.

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San Diego International Airport Tops 20 Million Passengers for 2015

San Diego International Airport in 2015 served more than 20 million passengers for the first time in its 88-year history, airport officials announced.

Business Calendar for Week of January 25, 2016

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of January 25, 2016, and beyond.

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S.D. Tourism Authority Launches $10 Million Spring-Summer Campaign

The San Diego Tourism Authority is launching a $10 million multimedia campaign for the spring and summer seasons, targeting several major cities in the U.S., United Kingdom and Canada.

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Anaheim Sees the Writing on the Hall, Expands

TOURISM: City Wants to Keep Carlsbad Group’s Convention

The Anaheim Convention Center is expanding its exhibit halls to 1 million square feet.

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John Dinius Made Permanent General Manager at Sycuan Casino

Sycuan Casino named John Dinius to its general manager post permanently, the organization announced on Jan. 21.

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Solana Beach Company Is Making Waves Around the World

SPORT: Co. Brings Surf To Malls, Resorts, Opens New Sales Channel

Where can a person surf in 85-degree water and vote in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary? It really is New Hampshire.

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Chargers Cloud Direction for Downtown

PROPERTY: Convention Center Decisions Still To Be Made If Team Leaves

A San Diego Chargers stadium and an expanded convention center have been seen as competing downtown priorities for the past half-decade, both struggling to gain mass support.

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Padres Pitch to Mexican Fans

SPORTS: Team Fields Efforts To Expand Mexico Fan Base

The San Diego Padres are stepping up their outreach efforts into northern Mexico, hoping to increase the fan base with games played in Mexico and an expanded bus program between Tijuana and Petco Park.

SeaPort Airlines Discontinues Service to San Diego

SeaPort Airlines, a Portland, Ore.-based carrier with routes in eight U.S. states and Mexico, announced that it was discontinuing service to nine destinations in California and Mexico, including San Diego.

Rams Owner Kroenke Borrowing $1 Billion to Finance Stadium Project

Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke is borrowing roughly $1 billion from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to finance his planned stadium project in Inglewood scheduled for a 2019 opening, according to SportsBusiness Daily.

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Hotel Proposed for Site of Scuttled Convention Center Expansion

Local developers The Robert Green Co. and Fifth Avenue Landing LLC are proposing an 831-room, $270 million hotel, slated for the downtown waterfront site where an extensive expansion of San Diego Convention Center was previously proposed.

Business Calendar for Week of January 18, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of January 18, 2016, and beyond.

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NFL Decision Gives Bolts Option to Stay

SPORT: Will ‘New Chapter’ Be Same Story or Fresh Start?

City and county officials say San Diego has the opportunity for a “fresh start” in its quest to keep the San Diego Chargers in town after NFL owners voted down the team’s proposed relocation to the Los Angeles suburb of Carson.

City Aims to Restart Talks as NFL Leaves Chargers’ Fate in Limbo

City and county officials said San Diego now has the opportunity for a “fresh start” in its quest to keep the San Diego Chargers in town after NFL owners voted down the team’s proposed relocation to the Los Angeles suburb of Carson.