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Airport Moves On to Next Big Ticket Items

TRAVEL: Terminal 1 Plans, Access Upgrades Considered

The recent $1 billion wave of improvements at San Diego International Airport boosted sustainability, streamlined vehicle traffic and security, and significantly upgraded concession offerings at Terminal 2 West.

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Cohn Restaurant Group Opens Coasterra at Harbor Island

Cohn Restaurant Group recently opened Coasterra, the San Diego-based company’s new $15 million venue at Harbor Island.

Business Calendar for Week of August 17, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of August 17, 2015, and beyond.

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Add Leadership Moves To Petco IPO Rumors

RETAIL: Co. Isn’t Talking as It Moves Into New Headquarters

Petco Animal Supplies Inc. recently announced changes to its leadership, including the addition of chairman duties to the job of CEO Jim Myers.

Port Commissioners Keep Anthony’s In Running for Longtime Waterfront Site

San Diego port commissioners have decided to keep the iconic Anthony’s Fish Grotto in the mix of finalists vying to set up shop on the North Harbor Drive site occupied by Anthony’s for the past five decades.

Event Tech Firm Ranks San Diego 4th Among U.S. Meetings Destinations

San Diego placed fourth among U.S. cities in the latest annual ranking of the nation’s top 50 meetings destinations, compiled by event management technology provider Cvent Inc.

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Westfield Group Plans 10-Screen Movie Theater at Escondido Mall

Mall operator Westfield Group plans to add a 10-screen movie theater and adjacent pedestrian plaza at its Westfield North County property in Escondido, according to the city manager’s office.

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City Pushes New Stadium Finance Plan, Aims for January Vote

City and county leaders have put forward a revised financing plan, renderings and draft environmental impact report for a proposed Mission Valley stadium, aiming for a January public vote contingent on the San Diego Chargers returning to negotiations.

Jack in the Box Stock Falls Despite Healthy Q3 Earnings

Shares of Jack in the Box Inc. fell 7 percent over two days, despite the San Diego-based restaurant chain reporting better-than-expected third quarter earnings late Aug. 5.

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Loews Names Clancy as Managing Director of Coronado Resort

New York-based Loews Hotels & Resorts has appointed Sean Clancy as managing director of Loews Coronado Bay Resort, heading all operations at the 439-room property.

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SeaWorld Entertainment Reports Declines in Revenue, Attendance

The Florida-based parent company of SeaWorld San Diego saw continued declines in revenue and attendance in its second quarter ending June 30, as adjusted net income from its U.S. theme parks dropped 50 percent from the year-ago quarter.

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Port Staff Recommends 2 Finalists for Anthony’s Fish Grotto Site

Unified Port of San Diego staff have recommended that the port district enter into negotiations with two locally based finalists – Brigantine Inc. and Sunroad Enterprises -- to potentially replace Anthony’s Fish Grotto when its downtown restaurant lease expires.

Business Calendar for Week of August 10, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of August 10, 2015, and beyond.

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High-End Hotel Properties Up Ante on Luxury

TRAVEL: Downtown Arrivals May Pressure Others Into Renovations

Luxury hoteliers appear to be reaping the biggest returns in a healthy local and national tourism economy, and observers say the roster of new hotels on tap for downtown San Diego could significantly raise the posh quotient in places including East Village and the Gaslamp Quarter.

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.