Mariel Concepcion

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Banner Year for Bumble Bee

MANUFACTURING: Revenue Surpasses $1B

In spite of the pandemic - or possibly as a result of - Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, had a banner year last year, according to the company.

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San Diego Museum Council Names Bob Lehman New Executive Director

Lehman was previously the executive director of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus and the director of marketing and sales of the Phoenix Theater Cultural Center in Indianapolis.

Airport Launches Daily Nonstop Flights to Santa Barbara Via Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is the only airline to offer nonstop service between the two destinations.

Plant Power to Double Locations

Revenue Up from $1.1M in 2017 to $14.5M in 2020

Plant Power Fast Food, the Escondido-based vegan fast food chain with eight locations, plans to nearly double its number of stores as well as its revenue by 2022.

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CH Projects to Launch Downtown Members-Only Club

HOSPITALITY: The Reading Club Will Open in September at the InterContinental

Consortium Holdings, better known as the restaurant and bar group CH Projects, will soon premiere its most innovative project yet.

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San Diego Changes Terminal Street Directions

TRANSPORTATION: Cross Border Xpress Request Approved

Cross Border Xpress (CBX) recently received approval from the City of San Diego’s Planning Commission to convert city streets within the 64-acres satellite airport terminal to private streets.

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Dr. Bronner’s Makes Dark Chocolate Bars

Ethical Line to be Available Nationwide This Summer

Dr. Bronner’s, the Vista-based natural soap maker, is trying its hand at sweet confections.

Convention Center Preps for August Reopening

TOURISM: Approximately 70 Events Scheduled Through June 2022

The San Diego Convention Center Corporation, which halted meetings and conferences last March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is readying to reopen.

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“Say Their Names” Memorial Exhibit Opens July 10

Located at the M.L. King Promenade at the New Children’s Museum Park, the memorial features 200 photos of Black victims whose lives were lost due to racial injustice.

Mainly Mozart Announces 33rd Annual All-Star Festival Orchestra Festival

The All-Star Festival Orchestra will feature five concerts featuring members from prestigious orchestras and works ranging from Mozart to Beethoven to J Haydn.

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