FISHING: Awarded Grant To Promote Consumption Of Wider Selection of Fish
One fish, two fish .... The Dr. Seuss storybook title pretty much sums up how Dave Rudie came across his latest fish discovery: opah.
For Solana Beach resident, Sheila Olinger, the convenience of flying out of an airport that is smaller, closer to home and has $5 all-day parking made taking the first-ever California Pacific Airlines flight Nov. 2 from Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport a no-brainer.
25-year-old Adler is the only local entrepreneur to make the list this year.
The 13-page review shows the local wine industry generated $50 million in overall economic impact, a $19.6 million increase from 2016.
Starting in January, Petco will remove dog and cat foods and treats with artificial ingredients from store shelves and e-commerce.
Shortboard surfing, 3X3 basketball, beach handball and individual kata have all hosted qualification events already.
It was shortly before the Great Recession of 2008-2009 that Tracy Zemke, founder of Personal Touch Dining catering company, switched her business’ focus from corporate events to weddings.
The temporary closure will affect approximately 115 employees, although Phil’s is offering limited opportunities to work at other locations.
The Helping Heroes annual campaign will help cover training and placement of former shelter dogs with veterans with physical and emotional disabilities like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The positions being eliminated are in areas including IT, finance & accounting, supply chain, and in the human resources and legal departments, company spokesperson Brian Luscomb said.
The store, located in Santa Margarita Towne Center, marks the seventh stand-alone mattress location following the success of previous stores.
During an exclusive hard-hat tour in October of the then soon-to-be-opened $10 million Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse at the InterContinental San Diego hotel in downtown, general manager Michael Manoocheri stated: “There are steakhouses in every corner in this area, but, we hope to stand out by the ambience we’ve created.”
For Marco Terenghi, chief commercial officer of Olli Salumeria, making salami for the Oceanside-based company is like a scientific experiment for general relativity.
Ever have a taste for a whisky on the rocks while searching for your shirt size in a store rack? Or the desire to have a rum-and-Coke cocktail while at a shopping center common area?
Early October, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved the McClellan-Palomar Airport master plan update. The 20-year plan includes: installation of an engineered materials arresting system at both ends of the runway at the Carlsbad airport; shifting the runway to the north by 123 feet to increase the separation distance between the runway and the taxiway; and extending the runway, possibly in phases, by up to 800 feet for a maximum of 5,700 feet.
The New York-based hedge fund said it had trimmed its holdings in Jack in the Box, down to 1,831,007 shares from 2,050,325 shares during the second quarter.
The Trump administration’s 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which, among other provisions, allows private jet buyers to write off the full amount of their new or newly-purchased pre-owned airplane’s cost on their tax return, is prompting the nation’s wealthiest to drop large wads of cash for their own exclusive winged-digs.
Located adjacent to America’s Cup Harbor, the 92-room The Monsarez, currently Hotel Point Loma, draws on Portuguese influences with a mid-century modern feel.
RETAIL: Architectural Finishes Co. Sources Material Around the World
The Miramar headquarters for DuChateau, a lifestyle brand that specializes in manufacturing high-end architectural finishes, including various types of flooring and wall coverings, looks nothing like a conventional warehouse and every bit like a modern-day rendering of a royal palace.
Duck Donuts in Encinitas. Dog Haus Biergarten in Vista. Surf Rider Pizza in La Mesa. North Italia in Fashion Valley.
Mixed-use development, One Paseo, based in Carmel Valley and slated to open spring 2019, will welcome three new retailers to the community: the first-ever brick-and-mortar shop from local jewelry designer Marrow Fine; New York-based, family-owned, beach-inspired clothing store Faherty; and San Diego’s Pigment, which sells unique gifts, flora and furniture.
The project is twofold, with one part focusing on broadening the appeal of opah, or "moonfish," and the second to develop new culinary markets for species being discarded by U.S. Pacific Highly Migratory Species fisheries in Southern California.
The body had a choice: Repeal the new restrictions or have voters weigh in.
The partnership allowed the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, which is hosting the event, to enhance the marketing efforts for the college football game in hopes of drawing a record number in attendees.
The funding will go towards research, led by LJI professor Stephen Schoenberger to improve immunotherapeutic treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.
A third of the homes will be made available to adults with autism, Down syndrome and other disabilities, while the remainder will be up for purchase to anyone wanting to live within the inclusive community.
DINING: Profits Stay In-House; Beer Could Sell in Liquor Stores
For a little over two decades, Brigantine Restaurant Corp., founded in 1969 in San Diego, had collaborated with Pacific Beach-based Karl Strauss Brewing Co. for the creation of its house beer, Brig Brew.
TECH: Platform Gives Outlets Real Time Data And Action Plans
As the digital retail space continues skyrocketing, Herofi, a marketing automation platform focused on physical stores, is hoping to get brick-and-mortar outlets on the same playing field as the Amazons of the world.
San Diego-based Jack in the Box Inc. franchisees want chief executive officer, Leonard “Lenny” Comma, and the current leadership team out following a vote of “no confidence” that took place during its annual meeting in July.
DINING: Capital Facility Is Expected to Fund 25 More Locations
While some local fast-casual restaurants owners may be scratching their heads trying to keep cost downs as the minimum wage continues to go up, Saad Nadhir, co-founder of San Diego-based Urban Plates, isn’t too worried.
MARKETING: Boutique Firm Does Multimedia, Innovation
Earlier this year, when the University of Notre Dame was looking to hire a company that could help with its unique marketing and multimedia initiatives, the Indiana-based university didn’t tap major players in the collegiate world like IMG College or Learfield.
Before joining Petco, Tichy worked with Walmart, Target and Best Buy and, most recently served as President of Sales at Confie, a privately-held national insurance company.
DINING: Wage Increases Cited; Responses Include Job Cuts
Overall labor costs continue to increase in California.
Gaslamp District Media, a San Diego-based marketing, events and promotional agency, has been tapped to work with Music Box concert venue and event space. Its first collaborative event took place in early October by way of the West Coast Oktoberfest. That event was held in more than 55,000 square feet of space in Little Italy and featured live musical acts, an array of street food vendors and themed contests, among other activities and entertainment.
The San Diego International Airport creates nearly $12 billion in economic impact for the region annually, according to a study conducted by the airport.
San Diego craft brewers generated about $802 million in revenue for 2017, up from $638 million during 2016.
Patrick Edd has been named Chief Executive Officer and will remain company president.
Starting on Oct. 22, Bonfilio will be based at Petco’s National Support center in San Diego.
For the four weeks ended Sept. 30, comparable net merchandise sales for the 39 warehouse clubs open at least 13 1/2 full months decreased 1.7 percent, compared to the same four-week period last year.
Mary Cheeks was named new president and general manager of the property.
The 162-room, seven-floor Marriott Tribute Portfolio Hotel will be converted from the Army-Navy YMCA building in downtown San Diego.
For those interested in testing the CBD and THC waters past smoking a joint or vaping, the San Diego cannabis market continues to expand with offerings that run the gamut from libations to caffeinated drinks to munchies — no pun intended.
BREWING: Growth Puts Emphasis on Brands, Names
When Elvin Lai, co-founder of San Diego-based Abnormal Beer Co., had a chance conversation with Nick Floyd, co-owner of Indiana-based 3 Floyds Brewing Co., in 2017 during the Copenhagen Beer Festival in Boston, he thought the trademark misunderstanding between them had been resolved.
Early September, California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have allowed breweries to give up to five cases of free branded glassware to bars or other beer retailers. According to Brown, this freebie would give an “unfair advantage” to large beer manufacturers, as the little guys probably don’t have the funds to do the same.
Can modern, swanky interior designs help put millennials in front of those slot machines?
2018 Best Places to Work Winners: Small Employer Category (15 - 49 U.S. Employees)
SOFTWARE: Co. Pursues Innovation and Challenge While Keeping Things Fun
FOOD: National, International Expansions Add to Revenue
When a then 16-year-old Starr Edwards decided to go vegan almost 15 years ago, unimpressed by vegan-friendly options on the market at the time, she put her chef hat on and set out to make her own creation.