SD TRAVEL LEISURE

Airline Eyes Fall Start, Pending Environmental Approval

San Diego County officials are now evaluating an application from Carlsbad’s California Pacific Airlines to operate commercial service out of McClellan-Palomar Airport.

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More Victories Needed to Establish San Diego’s Sports Cred

TOURISM: Beach Games Give Something to Build On

Earlier this year, the Associated Press crowned San Diego the worst sports city in the country. But local groups like the San Diego Tourism Authority and the San Diego Sports Commission say the city shouldn’t be counted out just yet.

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Luna Fine Tunes Food, Décor as It Expands

DINING: Eatery Plans to Add 10 to 15 Locations in a Year

For Maria Pourteymour, co-founder and chief cuisine officer of San Diego-based Luna Grill Restaurants LLC, the love for good, simple yet high-quality food has been a tradition passed down through her family, from generation to generation.

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Gearbox Hits Right Composite Formulas

RETAIL: Sports Co. Cultivates Next Generation Of Players and Paddles

It was during his five-year stint in the United States military that Rafael Filippini, founder and president of Gearbox Sports, discovered the game — and the business — of racquetball.

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Frontier Announces New Flights from S.D. to Midwest and East Coast

The new destinations include Cleveland, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and Raleigh/Durham.

HMG Hospitality Names VP of Development

San Diego-based HMG Hospitality manages brands such as JW Marriott Hotels, Hilton Hotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, Wyndham Hotel Group, and Radisson Hotels.

Historic Streetcar Restaurant Re-Opens in Barrio Logan

El Carrito has an upgraded look and an updated menu.

Hollywood Casino Renamed Jamul Casino

San Diego Gaming Ventures LLC had managed and operated Hollywood Casino since its 2016 opening.

Qdoba Sees Opportunities For Talent, S.D. Stores

FOOD: Without Jack, Co. Will Ramp Up Staffing, Eye New Sites

Qdoba Mexican Eats has no plans to leave San Diego.

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S.D. Hopes ANOC World Beach Games 2019 Will Be First of Many Sports Events

The World Beach Games will take place in San Diego from Oct. 10-15.

Design-Build Team Celebrates Opening of New Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at San Diego International

Swinerton Builders announces opening of new Terminal Two Parking Plaza.

Stone Opens New Facility in Napa

Escondido’s Stone Brewing Co. announced on May 7 the official opening of its 9,500 square-foot restaurant and 10-barrel brewing facility in Napa, California.

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Southwest Looks to Offer Nonstop Flights From San Diego to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines intends to offer nonstop flights from San Diego to Hawaiian Islands.

Tourism, Craft Beer Confident in Having Customers’ Support

ECONOMY: Surveys Show Optimism Nearly Unchanged from 2017

San Diego craft brewers are still confident about the future of locally-made beer even as they worry about competition and market saturation.

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Ballast Point, EDC Team Up to Support Fund, Sell A Beer

ECONOMY: Creation Of Specialty Beer Hard To Swallow for Some

Ballast Point Brewing Co., which got its start in San Diego more than 20 years ago with a small group of homebrewers, is looking to give back to the city that gave the company a chance to grow.

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