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Port of San Diego Inks Two More Leases

With the two additions, it means 17 spaces are now filled since the Port began its revitalization project.

Co. Changes Plans for Theater Site

REDEVELOPMENT: Hotel Being Added to $350M Project

An Australian company - Caydon Property Group – has made significant changes to its plans to redevelop the former California Theater in downtown San Diego.

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Televisa XEWT Channel 12 Opens Studio in Seaport Village

MEDIA: First Spanish Language Broadcast Studio in Downtown San Diego

Last month, XEWT Channel 12, the station owned and operated by Televisa, opened its first-ever cross-border television studio on this side of the border.

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KLM Switches on Wi-Fi From Viasat

Dutch Airline to Provide Service on European Routes

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has begun offering in-flight Wi-Fi powered by Carlsbad-based Viasat on a limited basis, with plans to expand the service to more of its fleet.

Airport Cell Phone Lot Reopens

The temporary way-station will open on May 8 and offer approximately 100 parking spaces for drivers to wait for arriving passengers free of charge.

Fundraising Challenge

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has 11 San Diego leaders starting a 10-week fundraising challenge to honor local pediatric cancer patients.

Full Recovery in Overall Visitation Numbers Expected in 2023

TOURISM: Orange Tier Now Allowing Outdoor Events to Resume at Limited Capacity

With 70 miles of coastline and six beach regions, numerous tourist attractions and near perfect weather year-round, it is no surprise that tourism is a major economic driver for San Diego.

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Life Sciences Sector Will Be Key to Rebuilding Downtown

TOURISM: Bio Events to Increase Overnight and Day Visits

Tourism and technology are not mutually exclusive. In many ways they lean on each other, support one another.

Three Local Institutions Create Joint Waterfront Experience

The ticketed package brings together for the first time a bundled discounted access to the three iconic attractions.

Fairgrounds to Host Alternative Event

ENTERTAINMENT: Smaller Festival to Replace Annual County Fair

From June 11 to July 4, the Del Mar Fairgrounds will host HOME*GROWN*FUN, a smaller scale alternative to the typical Fair.

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Montgomery Field Upgraded

TRANSPORTATION: Airport Improvements to Benefit Business Travelers

A $10 million construction project has been completed at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport for Coast Flight that includes new hangars, a new flight school and fueling facility for private jets and prop planes.

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Fashion Week Readies For Hybrid Events

October Showcase Expecting 1,500 Online Viewers

After taking its events completely virtual in 2020 due to COVID-19, Fashion Week San Diego is making a return in a hybrid format.

Jamul Casino’s New CFO Brings Experience to Table

GAMING: Theresa Grady Has Spent 4 Years at Jamul, 14 Years in Casino Settings

Theresa Grady has been promoted to chief financial officer of Jamul Casino.

Museum of Photographic Arts to Reopen

As part of its mission to make art accessible to everyone, the Museum of Photographic Arts is offering guests the option to choose their admission price through the Pay What You Wish Program.

Hotel Renovation Building on Elegance and Grace

REAL ESTATE: Redevelopment Project to Focus on History and What Once Was

When it opened in 1946, Bob Hope was the first guest at the Historic Lafayette Hotel in North Park and Ava Gardner was among the many Hollywood luminaries of the era who stayed there.

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