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Boutique Gyms Ready to Compete for Bigger Market Share

FITNESS: Personal Service, Community Feel Attract MembershipSharon Camarillo, a Scripps Ranch resident, has typically worked out in the comfort of her home or sometimes at her local community club.

With Market Intelligence, Co. Hits the Beach Running

RETAIL: Sand Cloud Changed Business Plan to Maximize Growth

In the words of famous musician Jay-Z: men lie, women lie, numbers don’t.

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Alaska Airlines Launches Nonstop Service Between SAN and El Paso

The addition makes El Paso the 31st nonstop destination from San Diego offered by Alaska Airlines, according to a press release, and the third nonstop destination to Texas, joining Austin and Dallas Love Field.

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Pumping The Gas

TECHNOLOGY: Qualcomm Moves on Automotive Business as Smartphone Sales Slow

Look closely enough, and you might see Qualcomm Inc. testing self-driving cars on its Sorrento Valley campus. The San Diego-based chipmaker acquired a testing permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles in 2017, and converted a vacant parking lot into a roundabout to take its technologies out for a spin.

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San Pasqual Band of Indians Appoints New Tribal Business Committee

Stephen W. Cope is the newly elected chairman of the tribal Business Committee.

San Diego Makes Forbes’ Travel Guide’s 14 Top Destinations of 2019 List

According to the tally, revealed this week, the featured locations don’t just boast fun music festivals and a decent number of restaurant openings.

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Cellular Aquaculture Co. Seeks to ‘Grow’ Seafood

ENVIRONMENT: BlueNalu Puts A Biotech Twist on Catching Dinner

To satisfy the world’s growing appetite for seafood, one San Diego company is exploring laboratories rather than the ocean.

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Drinking, Prohibition Era Style, Fuels Speakeasy Lookalikes

DINING: Millennials’ Desire For Experiences Brings Them To Local Establishments Serving Alcohol In the Style Of When It Was Banned

While alcohol is completely legal today, speakeasy-style bars are making a comeback. From UTC’s Raised by Wolves to Kearny Mesa’s Realm of 52 Remedies to Noble Experiment located downtown, San Diego has seen a bunch of them pop up around the county lately.

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Kimberly Deverell Appointed to National Association of Music Merchant’s Board of Directors

In her new post, Deverell will serve a three-year term and provide guidance for the advancement of the music products industry.

Broken Yolk Owner Built Up a Breakfast Chain Empire

DINING: Restaurant Has 31 Locations; Owner Takes Active Role in Franchising

For John Gelastopoulos, faking it till he made it was key to the initial success of his restaurant, Broken Yolk Cafe.

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Port of San Diego Welcomes Two Inaugural Cruise Calls

As California’s third-busiest cruise port, the Port of San Diego is anticipating approximately 92 cruise calls and nearly 300,000 passengers in fiscal year 2019-2020.

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California Pacific Airlines Ceases Operations

In December, the airline suspended all January flights out of McClellan-Palomar Airport due to the nationwide pilot shortage.

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No Home Team Means No Visitors and Less Money Spent

TOURISM: Opposing Teams’ Fans Ate, Drank and Stayed at S.D. Establishments

On Sept. 8, 2017, just days before the Los Angeles Chargers opened their season at their new digs in that city, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in Mission Valley closed its doors.

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Urban Winery Finds Right Stomping Grounds

WINE: Key Locations, Hours, and Pricing All Cater to Customers

Adam Carruth, owner and winemaker of Solana Beach-headquartered Carruth Cellars, isn’t afraid to go against the grain.

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Executive Q&A: Brian Malarkey of Puffer Malarkey Collective

Chef Brian Malarkey doesn’t shy away from the spotlight.

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