November 17th, 2014

SAN DIEGO – November 13, 2014 – As construction of the San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center nears its halfway mark, local businesses have been awarded construction contracts totaling $155 million and small businesses won a total of $60 million.Approximately 6,000 workers are employed on the project.To help achieve these numbers, airport staff hosted a briefing session for San Diego’s local and small business community about the opportunities on the $316 million project….

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October 14th, 2014

Kids photo Free October events

San Diego restaurants, museums and parks offer freebies for children all MONTH!!Thanks to the San Diego Museum Council, the San Diego Tourism Authority and Time Warner, kids will be admitted free at major museums, hotels and amusement parks throughout October. Kids Free San Diego is a program that offers deals at restaurants, local attractions and even surf lessons. Happening at the same time is Kids Free in October, which offers free admission for children 12 and younger to most local…

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October 7th, 2014

In his 10th year as president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, Dow looks at where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going In his more than 25 years in the travel and hospitality industry, Roger Dow has seen it all. From the high of reaching over 70 million international visitors to the low of the “Muffin Gate” scandal, he’s successfully navigated the waters of a shifting marketplace. And now, on the eve of his 10-year anniversary as head of the U.S. Travel Association, we thought…

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March 4th, 2014

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  March 4, 2014 – Nonprofit was granted $2.8 million to plan, but was not making progress. Balboa Park Celebration Inc., the nonprofit formed in 2011 to organize a yearlong celebration of Balboa Park in 2015, is closing up shop and returning all responsibility for the events to the city. The celebration was to mark the centennial of the Panama-California Exposition of 1915, which attracted millions to San Diego and put the city on the world map. The decision to disband was reached by…

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March 4th, 2014

 Hang on to your quarters, Mr. and Ms. Gaslamp-goer. It’s going to be a (more) expensive night.Beginning next month, parking meters in downtown San Diego’s restaurant-and-bar packed “Hospitality Zone” will be enforced between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., instead of the current dinner-friendly hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Notices are being posted this week. Warnings will be left on windshields through Feb. 28, and parking violators will receive fines beginning March 3.If…

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