Mayor likes what he sees, just doesn't see enough

Mayor likes what he sees, just doesn't see enough
He can envision the building, with its ground-level shops and other attractions, fitting into the master plan for downtown. “I thought some of the design elements were very creative,” Faulconer said Friday. But he's like most other people, too, in that …
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Living high
And it added attractions such as a golf course and cottages, which drew in younger retirees. One of the Manor's biggest draws is its broad assortment of activities for residents. … Whether they ended up at the Manor, many retirees discovered the …
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SeaWorld withdraws plans for orca tank project
SeaWorld, in a letter to the California Coastal Commission this week, reaffirmed its intent to no longer enlarge the killer whale tanks at its San Diego park. Although the commission last year approved a $ 100 million proposal to double the volume of …
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Latest San Diego Attractions News

As 'Force Awakens' winds down, 'Avatar' remains supreme
It has already made the Walt Disney Co. heaps of cash and it has set the franchise up to reap oodles more in merchandising, theme park attractions and sequels. But even the most colossal hit of the decade — one with all the firepower of arguably the …
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Providence restaurant makes Yelp's Top 100 places to Eat list
75 on a list dominated by California restaurants located along the vast coast from San Francisco to San Diego. It's the third year Yelp, the website and app that allows diners to review and rate businesses, has produced the list, which is a mix of hole …
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The Most Affordable Spring Break Destinations
… since last year, there are a few cities that stood out as the most wallet-friendly over the entire nine-week period: Cancun (a whopping 45 percent cheaper than it was in 2015), Panama City Beach (11 percent cheaper), and San Diego (6 percent cheaper).
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Witn San Diego's home prices high, Escondido is luring more buyers

Witn San Diego's home prices high, Escondido is luring more buyers
Home to the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park and the California Center for the Arts, as well as several local vineyards and breweries, Escondido draws tourists and residents with its vibrant mix of restaurants, art galleries and local activities. The …
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Cuba To Launch Broadband Home Internet Project
State telecommunications company ETECSA said it would allow Cubans in Old Havana, the colonial center that is one of the island's main tourist attractions, to order service through fiber optic connections operated with Chinese telecom operator Huawei.
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JetBlue adds two new cross-country routes
For the airline's other new route, JetBlue says it will be the only carrier to fly nonstop between Fort Lauderdale and San Diego. Once the service begins, JetBlue will fly to three destinations from San Diego; Boston and New York JFK are the others.
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Houston Zoo surpasses previous attendance record

Houston Zoo surpasses previous attendance record
This new attendance peak also nudges the Houston Zoo into an elite group as it is now the second most-visited zoo in the country that charges entrance fees, with attendance only exceeded by the San Diego Zoo. Over the past 12 months, the zoo has also …
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Disneyland to close multiple attractions in January to build 'Star Wars' land

Disneyland to close multiple attractions in January to build 'Star Wars' land
Meanwhile, attractions along the Rivers of America will be temporarily closed once the operating day on January 10 ends. These include the Mark Twain Riverboat and Sailing Ship Columbia, Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, Davy Crocket Explorer …
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Tennessee tourism officials tout 2016 events and attractions
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is highlighting several destinations in the upcoming year. The top events and attractions include: —The Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg kicking off its 150th anniversary …
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Essential California: NFL looks to Inglewood
“The depiction shows the north bank of the Rivers of America and the elevated trestles that will carry the Disneyland Railroad. But the rendering does not show what hard-core Star Wars fans really want to see: The attractions at the new Star Wars Land …
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Families of San Bernardino shooting victims just trying to get back to a 'new
Despite heavy hearts, they stayed upbeat while strolling the grounds and riding the attractions. Families of the people slain in the worst terrorist attack since 9/11 are at varying stages of the recovery process. Some have … Aurora Godoy couldn't …
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San Diego Attractions Beef Up Security for Holiday Season

San Diego Attractions Beef Up Security for Holiday Season
San Diego's top attractions are beefing up security for the holiday season and officials say they are working with law enforcement on the most effective security approach. Officials with SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland and the San Diego Zoo all declined …
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Disneyland to close some attractions to build 'Star Wars' land
To make way for "Star Wars," Disneyland is about to launch its largest expansion ever, which means shutting down a significant chunk of the Anaheim theme park. In January, 10 attractions and eateries will close — some temporarily, some permanently …
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Jim Stodola: San Diego a bright break from stormy North Texas
Tijuana, Mexico, is only three miles south of San Diego Bay. You know from previous columns that I have praised my wife for all the preparations she makes for us. Before we get on to all the attractions, I have to tell you something else. Because of my …
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