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Callaway Is Game for Apparel, Gear Market

SPORT: Golf Still Strong Suit, While on Acquisition CourseCallaway Golf Co. is taking a shot.

Pechanga Sports Arena Naming Rights Approved

The city will receive approximately $40,000 per year from the Naming Rights Agreement, or approximately $63,000 if the term expires in 2020.

Finding Some New Favorites

From new coffee shops to a new mezcal (or mescal) bar and tasting room, San Diego continues to grow its food and beverage scene with a bushel full of openings starting this holiday season through 2019.

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Making Some Changes

Although definitely not new to the neighborhood, some others around town are getting some pretty noteworthy facelifts.

Airport Authority Sees a New Terminal 1 Helping Land Business, Cut Traffic, Make Impression

Planning is underway for up to $3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1 building, construction of a new road onto and off the property, more parking and an additional taxiway for commercial airliners, as well as a new administration building.

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San Diego Convention Center’s Bigger Bay Boom: A $1.1 Billion Impact

The economic impact of the San Diego Convention Center is anything but small.

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Hotel’s Holiday Spirit Makes For Good Cookies and Numbers

More and more, businesses are turning to immersive entertainment events — mostly through the holiday season — versus traditional billboards and radio ads to drive traffic to and grow revenue for their properties. For the last three years, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel has also jumped on that sleigh.

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Marrow Fine to Have a Dazzling Debut at One Paseo

What started as a passion project in 2016 for corporate-executive-turned-designer Jillian Sassone is now a full-blown craftsman jewelry business. Today, Marrow Fine boasts clients like reality star and designer Lauren Conrad, Natalia Cordova Buckley from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Coco, Karrueche Tran from TNT’s Claws and San Diego Business Journal’s very own life sciences and health care reporter, Jared Whitlock.

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California Is Leading Way on Drone Policies

California was one of 10 states selected to participate in a new federal program that promises to bring drone policies into the 21st century, and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department is already testing drones that could help combat fires.

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San Diego’s Moxy Hotel Opens

Developed with San Diego-based J Street Hospitality and Azul Hospitality Group, Moxy San Diego is a nine-story, 126-room, millennial-minded boutique hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

Changing Tastes, Millennial Market, New Laws Put Distillers in Good Position

Millennials, roughly ranging in age from 21 to 34, may seem relatively young and inexperienced in comparison to baby boomers.

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Lab Gives Startups Direct Route to Airport

TRAVEL: Incubator Looks to Help Cos. and Airports Tap Innovation

A small crowd filed in between the baggage claim and ticket desks at the San Diego International Airport. It wasn’t part of the airport’s annual Thanksgiving rush, but arrived instead to watch five startups deliver their pitches.

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Business Events Calendar for Week of November 26, 2018

Business events scheduled in the county.

Restaurant Chain Wants Each Eatery to Have Its Own Flavor

DINING: Food, Art and Welcoming Environment Make an Impression

When San Diego-bred brothers Alex and Eric Adler first had the idea of opening a Mexican-inspired restaurant almost a decade ago, their immediate inclination was to create an upgraded version of the traditional Southern California hole-in-the-wall taco shop.

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Local Startups in Airport Innovation Lab Tackle Parking and Baggage

The San Diego International Airport is looking to make parking, and hauling luggage between trips, less of a pain. Its new Airport Innovation Lab graduated its first cohort of startups Nov. 14, all of which focused on improving one of these two pain points.

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