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The Oceanside Economic Development Commission this month approved a $1.5 million land sale to SD Malkin Properties for a two-hotel resort. This and an expected $13.5 million city subsidy will take the project closer to fruition — although financing is still being worked out.

“Family is a key word when you're talking about Poway. It's a very, very family-friendly community...from our concerts at the lake in the summer to the Christmas in the Park in December, there's always something every season for a family to do.” – Steve Vaus, longtime Poway resident, mayoral candidate and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter.

San Diego-based R.A. Rauch & Associates Inc. has been named to manage Gotham Management's historic Keating Hotel at 432 F St. in the Gaslamp Quarter.

Hacienda de Vega, a popular Mexican restaurant inside a 1930s-era adobe home in Escondido, is adding a second location, this one in Carlsbad. The new restaurant will be in the heart of the Carlsbad Research Center, about a half-mile from Bressi Ranch, and is scheduled to be open by late October.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., stung by falling attendance and criticism over its treatment of killer whales, will build new habitats for the animals at its theme parks.

SeaWorld says it will build new, larger environments for killer whales at its theme parks, including SeaWorld San Diego, and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild.

Ramona is a rural, unincorporated community in central San Diego County of about 35,000 people situated in a picturesque valley. Accessible by two scenic highways, the town boasts but one major through-street -- its eucalyptus tree-lined Main Street -- which also serves as its commercial heart. Ramona is billed as “The Valley of the Sun.”

The city of Temecula Community Services Department is presenting a series of classic films, showing outdoors in the park on Saturday nights during the month of August.

After about three decades of planning, what could be the first ground-up project in the Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan has been delivered to the city's planning department.

Marathons, triathlons and other endurance events generated $64.1 million in total economic impact in San Diego County last year, according to a report released Monday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR).

Brand design firm MiresBall has completed rebranding, including new signage and redesigns for the staff uniforms, website and logo redesign, for San Diego-based Brigantine and Miguel's Cocina restaurants.

Business and professional groups are scheduling a slew of social events this week. Mixers, potlucks and luaus are on the agenda.

The adventure of 19th-century whaling days is still alive in spirit among the historic islands off Cape Cod, Mass. Once the whaling capitals of the world, Nantucket and New Bedford preserve the romance and hardships of the young men who went to the sea.

There have been major shifts in San Diego’s hospitality industry in the first half of 2014, with new ownership stakes in where to dine, vacation and celebrate. Controversy over one of the city’s biggest visitor attractions and plans for the Balboa Park centennial also dominated headlines.

A cease and desist letter was issued Friday to prevent the Salt Lake City Comic-Con convention that is scheduled next month from using Comic-Con in its name.

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love — after navigating crowds and waiting in line.

Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.

When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. announces 12 artisan food and wine experiences in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.

Stone Brewing Co. has a announced plans to open a production brewery and restaurant in Berlin, Germany.

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