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Opening Doors for Student Startups

EDUCATION: Pitching, Funding And Teamwork Put to the TestSome business ideas start in the lab. Others begin in dorm rooms. And a growing number of universities are offering programs that help students translate these ideas into startups.

SAN Earns Level 3+ Carbon Neutral Rating

According to a press release, SAN joins Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in reaching carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide.

Company Opens the Door to Easier Overseas Hiring

WORKFORCE: Laws, Benefits And Payroll Are Taken Care of

Most fast-growing startups will reach a point where they want to expand overseas, whether it’s to open a new sales office or hire a team of developers.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Completes $21 Million Renovation

According to a press release, the renovation was managed by JLL’s Project and Development Services group on behalf of property owner Pebblebrook Hotel Trust.

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Urban Plates Appoints New CMO

According to a press release, Greer previously worked as head of marketing for Xperience Restaurant Group/Real Mex Restaurants, as well as at Bloomin’ Brands for Outback Steakhouse, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and General Mills.

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Hakkasan Group To Close Its Searsucker Del Mar

Eatery Is Closing After Six Years; It Faced Competition From One Paseo

According to a WARN filing by Hakkasan Group, which owns Searsucker Del Mar as well as a Searsucker location downtown and another in Las Vegas.

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Restaurant Group Finds It’s Time to Make Some Changes

One Site to Be Redone; New Eatery Set for Mission Hills

Trust Restaurant Group is a Hillcrest-headquartered company behind Mission Hills’ Fort Oak, Trust Restaurant in Hillcrest and Hundred Proof Cocktail Bar, located in University Heights,

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Factory Farms Not On Crack Shack’s Chickens’ Bucket List

Eatery Makes Case for Free Range Chickens Being Better for Birds and Diners

While Popeyes, Chik-fil-A and Wendy’s battle it out for the best chicken sandwich throne, a local gourmet fried-chicken eatery has joined the conversation.

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An Appetite For Creativity

Basile Studio Pairs Various Genres To Create Original Dining Atmospheres

Morning Glory, Born & Raised, Raised by Wolves, Soda & Swine and Polite Provisions. The above-mentioned are not only some of San Diego’s hottest food and beverage spots.

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Nestle USA to Close National City Location

The site is projected to close by Dec. 31.

Chain Assembles Leadership Team To Move Eateries Forward

From Marketing to IT, Plan Is For Big Changes

Three years after filing for bankruptcy and being acquired shortly after by a private equity firm, San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurants LLC continues to ramp up its C-suite.

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Searsucker Del Mar to Close

According to a WARN filing by Hakkasan Group, which owns Searsucker Del Mar, 43 employees will be laid off.

Restaurants Are Special Ingredient In Kearny Mesa Plan

PROPERTY: Businesses Envision a Live-Work and Play Destination

In the last three years, Kearny Mesa, specifically Convoy Street, has seen a surge in high-end restaurant openings.

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Escondido Assisted Living Center Sold

New York investor purchased property

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Garden Fresh Restaurants Hires New Chief Marketing Officer

NIcole Bushnell formerly worked as VP of marketing at Luna Grill restaurants for the last four years, according to a press release.

SEC Accuses San Diego Real Estate Investor of $300M Fraud Scheme, Freezes Assets

The SEC seeks for Champion-Cain and ANI to repay any allegedly ill-gotten gains as well as prejudgment interest and monetary penalties.