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S.D.’s First ‘Open House’ Is Ticket To Show of Architectural Splendor

San Diego buildings will join famous edifices in New York and Chicago as the city hosts its first Open House Worldwide event next year.

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Moderation Guides Company and Cuisine

DINING: Luna Grill Expands Steadily in Familiar Markets

Healthy — or at least relatively healthy — continues to reign at U.S. restaurants, where diners increasingly look to minimize the junk food intake while keeping the tab around $12 or less.

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Local Service to Baltimore

Alaska Airlines will offer new daily nonstop service between San Diego and Baltimore starting March 15, the carrier announced.

City Approves $79M Overhaul of Balboa Park’s Central Plaza

The San Diego City Council has approved a $79 million overhaul of Balboa Park’s central Plaza de Panama, slated to create more than six acres of vehicle-free parkland, gardens and plazas.

Business Calendar for Week of November 14, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of November 14, 2016, and beyond.

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Voters Hand Chargers and Developers Defeat at Ballot Box

POLITICS: Measures A, B, C and D Fail; Team Ponders Its Next Move

San Diego Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said the team was mulling its options after city voters firmly rejected a proposed hotel tax hike — Measure C — intended to finance a dual-purpose, $1.8 billion downtown stadium with convention facilities.

Chargers Mull Next Step After Defeat of Stadium Measure

San Diego Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said the team is mulling its options, after city voters firmly rejected a proposed hotel tax hike – Measure C -- intended to finance a dual-purpose downtown stadium with convention facilities.

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Erik Greupner Appointed COO by San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres has promoted its general counsel and executive vice president of business administration to become chief operating officer.

Business Calendar for Week of November 7, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of November 7, 2016, and beyond.

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Veterans Scratching Entrepreneurial Itch

WORKFORCE: Resources Assist in Career Transition

L.J. Eastmead left the U.S. Marine Corps with two anchors – a young son and a husband on active duty. But her career was adrift.

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Convention Center Names New Chief Business Development Officer

Operators of the San Diego Convention Center have hired Mohsen Khaleghi to serve as the facility’s new senior vice president and chief business development officer.

Business Calendar for Week of October 31, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of October 31, 2016, and beyond.

San Diego Hotels Posting 2016 Gains in Revenue, Other Key Metrics

San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 4.6 percent from a year ago in 2016’s January-to-September period, topping $2.08 billion, according to the latest monthly data from industry research firm STR.

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San Diego Airport Passenger Traffic Up 3.4 Percent So Far in 2016

Passenger traffic at San Diego International Airport rose 3.4 percent from a year ago in the first nine months of 2016, topping 15.5 million, according to the latest monthly data from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

National Funding Will Be Title Sponsor of Holiday Bowl

San Diego-based alternative lender National Funding has signed on as title sponsor of the upcoming Holiday Bowl for the second year running.