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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February 8th, 2014

Celebrating Black History Month“In Our Lifetime…” A Photo Exhibition Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights ActM.L. King Center at Bayview Baptist Church 6134 Benson Ave., San Diego, CA 92114 February 1st – 28th 2014 Please join us…February 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00 PM – Opening NightFebruary 2-28, 2014 – Exhibition Hours: Sat. 1:30-4:00 PM / Sun. 1:00-3:00 PM / Wed. 4:00-7:00 PM / Weekdays by appointment 1:00-4:00 PMFebruary 7, 2014, 12:00 Noon…

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December 18th, 2013

Airline Extends Schedule through June, Introducing Four New Daily Nonstop Travel Destinations from San Diego: New Orleans, Orlando, Seattle, and Portland, Ore.December 16 – Dallas, TX – Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) revealed four new daily nonstop travel destinations to citizens of San Diego today during the opening of the airline’s mystery gift that landed at Balboa Park last week. Todd Gloria, Interim Mayor of the City of San Diego, helped Southwest Airlines and local Rapid Rewards…

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October 10th, 2013

posted by MARIT OCTOBER 10, 2013 in EXPANSION, MEETING PLANNERS, NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTSToday, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously in approval of the San Diego Unified Port District Port Master Plan Amendment for the expansion of the San Diego Convention Center and Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Expansion. The approval stood as the last permitting requirement for the $520 convention center expansion project to move forward.Upon completion, the environmentally-friendly project…

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