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Hotel Management Company to Lay Off up to 90 in San Diego

San Diego-based Hotel Managers Group LLC plans to lay off up to 90 workers effective Aug. 15, according to a company filing with the California Employment Development Department.

By Lou Hirsh July 21, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of July 24, 2017

Some of the events planned in the county for the week of July 24, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek July 21, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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Comic-Con 2017: Everybody Wants In

As with past years, the 2017 edition of Comic-Con International kicked off July 20 with the most common sight seen in and near the San Diego Convention Center: people waiting in lines.

By Lou Hirsh July 20, 2017 4:13 p.m. share »
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San Diego Mansion Housing Hotel Sold for $3.85 Million

Irvine-based Limelight Investments LLC has purchased the historic mansion housing the Britt Scripps Inn in Bankers Hill for $3.85 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh July 17, 2017 2:58 p.m. share »

No Identity, Secret or Otherwise, Revealed Yet for Upcoming Comic-Con Museum

Forgive Comic-Con International organizers for being a little pre-occupied at the moment, seeing as they’re quite busy gearing up for their annual mega pop-culture fest running July 20-23 at San Diego Convention Center.

By Lou Hirsh July 17, 2017 11:57 a.m. share »

NTN Buzztime Appoints 2 Independent Board Members

Carlsbad-based NTN Buzztime Inc. said it has named two new independent directors to its board.

By Brad Graves July 14, 2017 11:26 a.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of July 17, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of July 17, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek July 14, 2017 10:44 a.m. share »

Former El Cajon Police Station Site to House Hampton Hotel, In-N-Out Burger

The former site of an El Cajon police station will be redeveloped to include a Hampton by Hilton hotel, a new location of In-N-Out Burger and other adjacent retail, following the city council’s recent approval of the project at 100 Fletcher Pkwy.

By Lou Hirsh July 13, 2017 2:23 p.m. share »
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Tired Superheroes, Hungry Zombies Are Economic Assets for S.D.

These days, the ripple benefits of Comic-Con International, the largest convention held annually in San Diego, extend well beyond the exhibitors seeking to impress the 130,000 attendees, or the hoteliers selling thousands of rooms to those pop culture devotees every July.

By Lou Hirsh July 13, 2017 1:31 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of July 10, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 10, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek July 7, 2017 10:44 a.m. share »
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Lemon Named General Manager at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Jamie Lemon has been named general manager of Rancho Bernardo Inn, overseeing all operations of the luxury golf resort and spa at 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive.

By Lou Hirsh July 6, 2017 1:49 p.m. share »
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Hotel Del Coronado Joins Hilton’s Curio Collection After Management Change

Its name will not be changing, but the iconic Hotel del Coronado by month’s end will be operating as a Curio Collection by Hilton property, following a management switch to Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

By Lou Hirsh July 6, 2017 11:32 a.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of July 3, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 3, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek June 30, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Comic-Con to Stay in S.D. Through 2021

Comic-Con International will remain in San Diego through 2021.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 30, 2017 10:48 a.m. share »

SeaWorld Entertainment Releases Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., a theme park and entertainment company, released its inaugural 2016 Corporate Responsibility report providing an overview of its operations that the company says support its mission to provide experiences that matter, inspiring people to protect animals and the wild wonders of the world.

By Steve Adamek June 27, 2017 4:54 p.m. share »