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Padres Replacing Video Scoreboard

The San Diego Padres are replacing the outmoded video scoreboard in left field as part of ongoing improvements to Petco Park promised when its new ownership team took over two years ago.

$10 Million Indoor Skydiving Facility Planned in Mission Valley

Austin-based iFly Holdings LLC has announced plans for a $10 million entertainment facility in Mission Valley, with high-powered wind tunnel systems providing an indoor skydiving experience.

The Business Calendar for the Week of November 3, 2014

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of November 3, 2014, and beyond.

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Rancho Valencia Resort Rates High Among Conde Nast Readers

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, a luxury property spanning 45 acres in Rancho Santa Fe, was recently named the top resort in Southern California, No. 6 in the U.S. and No. 25 globally in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Hyatt Place Hotel in Vista Sells For $22 Million

An entity recorded as HP Vista LLC has purchased the 150-room Hyatt Place hotel in Vista for $22 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

New Nightclub Slated for Stingaree Site

The San Diego nightclub scene is about to say goodbye to an old favorite and hello to a fresh face.

Business Calendar for the Week of October 27, 2014

Some of the business events in the county planned for the week of October 27, 2014 and beyond.

Alaska Airlines Adds Nonstop Flights to Kona, Hawaii

Alaska Airlines said it is adding new nonstop flights from San Diego to Kona, Hawaii, starting March 5.

Port Selects Company to Negotiate on Chula Vista Bayfront Hotel Development

The board of Port Commissioners announced the selection of RIDA Development Corp. to enter negotiations to develop a destination resort and convention center on the Chula Vista Bayfront.

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Manchester Grand Hyatt to Open Marilyn Monroe Branded Spa

The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego plans to open a Marilyn Monroe Spas facility.

Mid-Coast Trolley Project Gets a Key Environmental Approval

The Federal Transit Administration signed a key document approving the environmental review of the Mid-Coast Trolley Project.

Business Calendar for Week of October 20, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of October 20, 2014.

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Hilton Plans New Canopy Hotel in Downtown San Diego

Virginia-based Hilton Worldwide has a large new tower-style hotel planned for East Village, as part of a national rollout of a new upscale brand called Canopy by Hilton.

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Spirit Airlines Plans New Local Nonstop Service to Denver

Florida-based discount carrier Spirit Airlines plans to offer new daily nonstop service from San Diego to Denver starting Jan. 5, 2015.

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Surf Air Expanding Private-Member Service to Carlsbad

Surf Air, a private-membership airline using small aircraft, plans to begin service to McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad on Nov. 18.