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Alaska Airlines has expanded its service to the Hawaiian Islands with new nonstop service between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii.


Palm Beach, Fla.-based Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) says it has acquired the 240-room Residence Inn San Diego Downtown-Gaslamp Quarter for a reported $90 million or $375,000 per room.

If you don’t feel like leaving the house or can’t escape the office to pick up lunch, a new tech company says it can have a hot meal sent to your doorstep in just 15 minutes.


Here’s the latest news on some long-term projects happening around the county. Projects are listed by estimated cost.

Before San Diego International Airport’s $900 million Green Build was completed in August 2013, the Regional Airport Authority began planning the next big changes.

About eight months from now, the city plans to unveil a new downtown attraction with the Horton Plaza redevelopment. New, of course, can mean different things. In this case, it's more like taking a constantly remodeled vintage car, returning it to what it was at its beginning, and parking it in a nicer garage with all the bells and whistles.

When Dan Malcolm, chairman of the Port of San Diego’s board of commissioners, opened a hearing on whether to build a gigantic Ferris wheel along the waterfront, he told his fellow commissioners that they were about to have “a little bit of fun.”

As San Diego heats up this spring and summer, so too will a variety of enterprising dining, dancing and event venues. Large in scale and backed by big names, the latest entrants to San Diego’s hospitality scene will offer international flavors and stunning vistas.

The Port of San Diego sent out a request last summer for qualifications on its plan with the city of Chula Vista to build a hotel and convention center along Chula Vista's bay front, a major component of the city's Bayfront Master Plan. A "whopping" response was received, "but it turned out to be a good one," Chula Vista City Manager Gary Halbert said recently.

San Diego County's reputation as one of the nation's top beer-making centers should be burnished in the next couple of months, as the region opens its 100th brewpub, with dozens more potentially in the pipeline.

Project Design Consultants, a local multiservice design firm, is headquartered in downtown San Diego and provides civil engineering, surveying, planning and landscape architecture services. Founded in 1976, PDC has been part of the local region for almost four decades and has worked on more than 90 projects throughout the downtown area.


Ameranth Inc. announced Friday that it has received an official 'Notice of Allowance' from the U.S. Patent Office for a new, strategic patent in its family of mobile and web data synchronization patents.


The Eastern Shore of Chesapeake Bay in Maryland was settled only a few years after the establishment of the Virginia colony at Jamestown in 1607. Because of this region’s isolation from the mainland until bridges and tunnels were built in the mid-20th century, the land still retains a colonial environment.

Tech startups and taxi companies have been warring over the dollars of San Diego's stranded commuters for the past two years, and a new company just announced its plans to enter the fray -- but this time, it's not a Silicon Valley Goliath.


Escondido-based Realty Income Corp. reports that it invested $1.4 billion in 506 existing properties and properties under development last year.


Balboa Travel, a corporate travel management company since 1969, has announced the promotion of John Cruse to chief operating officer.

San Diego’s armchair travelers have the chance to meet TV hosts and travel writers at this weekend’s Travel & Adventure Show at the San Diego Convention Center.


Restaurant chains last month posted their highest same-store sales and customer growth rates in six years, according to a report released Wednesday by Black Box Intelligence, based on sales at more than 20,000 restaurant units.


Virgin America will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport, effective Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Faced with half a dozen competing proposals for giant Ferris wheels or a sky tower along the downtown waterfront, the Port of San Diego board of commissioners on Tuesday afternoon decided to speed up its long-term planning process to clear the way for developments in specific areas.

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