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SEA180 looking good at Pier South

Imperial Beach hotel project houses a winner

The Cohn restaurant empire has seen more successes than setbacks in recent memory, and landing the restaurant spot at Imperial Beach’s Pier South Resort fits smartly into the former category. SEA180 — so named for ...

Pio Pico power plant approved for Otay

"SDG&E is not interested in updating its archaic business models."

Environmental health activists on February 6 decried the approval of the Pio Pico power plant by the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco the day before, saying that the fossil-fuel-burning plant isn't needed and ...

San Diegan charged with prime bank scam in Alabama

Brandon Colker out on $100,000 bond

San Diegan Brandon Colker turned himself in to the Baldwin County, Alabama, sheriff's department on Wednesday, February 5. A grand jury has charged Colker with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one ...

New York water in Coronado pizza

Village Pizzeria ships in New York water for pies made in Coronado

“It’s a huge expense financially and environmentally it’s a disaster, but nine out of 10 people prefer it,” says David Spatafore, owner of two Village Pizzerias in Coronado. The “it” he is referring to, is ...

Manchester puts last-minute money into race for mayor

Media champion of GOP's candidate kicks in additional $20,000

Business at U-T San Diego may not be as good as expected, according to a February 6 company memo, but its publisher, La Jolla real estate developer and hotel magnate Douglas Manchester, has come up ...

Beer of the Week: Karl Strauss 25th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Doppelbock

Celebrating a quarter-century of San Diego craft brewing

How does a modern day San Diego brewing business go about celebrating a quarter-century of continual operation? It’s a daunting task and there is no blueprint for it, as none of our county’s 70 brewing ...

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