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Entrepreneur Adds Beauty, Wellness Opportunity to Her Ventures

RETAIL: Plans Complete Line of Hemp-Based Products Free of THCFor the last 20 years or so, Gina Champion-Cain has made a name for herself in San Diego, mostly in the real estate, hospitality and retail industries.

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.

Airbnb Hosts Earned Over $112M During Summer in San Diego

According to a press release, San Diego County was the second most visited location in California this summer, with Airbnb hosts earning a combined $112 million in supplemental income and welcoming approximately 482,400 guests from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

KAABOO Under New Ownership

According to a press release, Jason Felts, Virgin Fest founder and CEO, has acquired all of the KAABOO festival brand assets through the music festival arm of the Virgin brand.

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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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KAABOO Del Mar Festival to Move to Petco Park in 2020

According to a press release, the music, comedy art and culinary festival has reached a multi-year agreement with KAABOO, which will now be known as KAABOO San Diego.

San Diego International Airport Launches Baggage Nanny Service

Located at a staffed kiosk in Terminal 1 next to baggage claim turnstiles, Baggage Nanny is a first-of-its-kind on-demand concierge service, according to a press release.

SDBJ INSIDER: The Wait May Soon Be Over

Obalon Therapeutics Inc. announced Dr. Helmuth Billy as medical director for its first company-owned weight-loss treatment center.

Day Parties Offer Nightclub Experience

HOSPITALITY: Events Bring Customers to Commercial Venues

Day parties are not a novelty.

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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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United Crews Benefit From New SAN Satellite Base

Flight Attendants Can Now Start Their Day at San Diego

United Airlines’ San Diego-based flight attendants will now have less commute hours.

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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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Eateries Cement Community Connection Via Product Sales

DINING: Local Goods Get Promoted and, in the End, So Do the Restaurants

For years, restaurants have sold merchandise at their locations as a way to promote their brands.

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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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Port of San Diego to Launch Cruise Season, Offer New Cruises

This season, the Port of San Diego will have 104 cruise calls scheduled, up from 92 in 2018/2019.

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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