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FS Design Redoing Interiors at Palomar Medical Center

HEALTHCARE: Revamped Decor Focuses on Patient Comfort

Cold, sterile maybe even scary used to be words that might come to mind in describing a traditional medical center or outpatient clinic. Now, try warm, inviting, even comfortable.

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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Names New Managing Director

HOSPITALITY: Veteran Exec Randy Zupanski Takes Helm at Fabled Carlsbad Resort

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad has named veteran hotelier Randy Zupanski as its new managing director.

AMR Tabs Kevin Mercer to Lead San Diego County Region

HEALTHCARE: Will Oversee More Than 700 EMTs, Paramedics, Dispatchers

Kevin Mercer, who began his career with American Medical Response (AMR) as a field paramedic 27 years ago, has been named the company’s new director for the San Diego County/Imperial County region.

Former Marine Makes Boxing Accessible

RECREATION: Boutique Solana Beach Club Spotlights ‘Sweet Science’

Austin Steimle started boxing when he was a teenager on a high school boxing team in Cincinnati. A former Marine, Steimle never boxed professionally but has retained his passion for the sport.

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‘Soft-in-the Center’ Cookie Co. Continues to Grow

Revenue at The Cravory Projected to Rise by 60% in 2022

The Cravory, a Poway-headquartered cookie company that has handcrafted over 5,000 unique flavors to date, continues to see sales surge.

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Clique Hospitality Expands SD Footprint

HOSPITALITY: Joya Organic Kitchen to Open in La Jolla Next Month

Clique Hospitality, the Las Vegas-based restaurant and nightlife hospitality group, is expanding its San Diego footprint.

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LevitZacks Names 4 New Shareholders

Certified Public Accounting firm LevitZacks has named four new shareholders. They are Anju Agrawal, Bryan Carpenter, Nick Palmer and Steve Root.

$1.79 Billion Sempra Deal

ENERGY: Abu Dhabi to Ink Infrastructure Pact

Sempra (NYSE: SRE) announced on Dec. 21 that it plans to sell a noncontrolling, 10% stake in its Sempra Infrastructure Partners business for $1.785 billion. The prospective buyer is the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

Sheraton San Diego Completes First Phase of $88M Renovation

Work Focuses on Accommodating Hybrid Meetings

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, a waterfront resort on the San Diego harbor, has completed the first phase of an $88 million renovation.

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Tourism Authority Announces First Cohort for Accelerator

Selection of 10 Participants Reflects Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

The San Diego Tourism Authority has selected the first cohort for its diversity, equity and inclusion tourism accelerator.

Hotel Planned in Rebounding Market

Home2 Suites by Hilton Set to Open in San Marcos by 2023

A Mission Valley hotel developer and operator is planning to build a 110-room hotel in San Marcos in a hospitality market that is quickly recovering from the 2020 downturn caused by the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Sempra to Sell 10% of Infrastructure Business for $1.79 Billion

Sempra (NYSE: SRE) has plans to sell a noncontrolling, 10% stake in its Sempra Infrastructure Partners business for $1.79 billion. The buyer is the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

Bravo-Karimi Named Managing Partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo

San Diego-based law firm Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest certified-women-owned law firms in California, has elected Carolina Bravo-Karimi as managing partner.

San Diego Symphony CEO Named Top 30 Professional of the Year

Titled “The Pandemic: Meeting the Moment,” the award was presented to performing arts industry professionals who navigated through COVID-19 with creativity, dedication and resilience, according to the organization.

Ingenium Acquires WSR to Expand Consulting Services

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Escondido Firm Handles Hazardous, Radioactive Waste

Waste management services provider Ingenium has acquired WSR Environmental and Safety Management (WSR) in a deal announced Dec. 2.