SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 75 percent interest in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel has been purchased by an Orange County-based hotel investment firm, which announced the transaction Tuesday in a quarterly financial report.
Sunstone Hotel Investors, of Aliso Viejo, reported that the transaction will bring the value of the 30-story, 1,190-room downtown hotel, which opened in 2008, to $475 million.
Sunstone owns 33 mostly upscale hotels operating under the Marriott, Fairmont, Hilton and Hyatt brand names.
Hilton Worldwide will continue to operate the hotel and own the remaining 25 percent.
The San Diego City Council on Monday by a 5 to 3 vote passed a polystyrene foam ban with one City Council member absent.
Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II must stand trial on charges that he raped an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003, a judge ruled Monday.
A woman was killed Monday when part of a towering eucalyptus tree fell onto her sedan as she was pulling out of a carport in Tustin amid gusty Santa Ana winds.
A 19-year-old man was behind bars Monday on suspicion of stealing a car at gunpoint and briefly kidnapping the car's driver after asking a man for a ride in Pacific Beach, police said.
San Diego State University's immediate past president on Monday endorsed Measure G, the SDSU West initiative on the November ballot.
Mother Nature put on quite the lightning show Friday night across San Diego and San Diegans captured it across social media.
Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity levels and high temperatures prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag fire warning Monday in San Diego County.
Spiny Lobster season has begun and locals from all over San Diego County can enjoy indulgent creations at Grant Grill downtown.
Temperatures Monday are warm, above average for the coast but below average at the desert. Santa Ana wind event will produce low humidity and gusty winds.
Authorities Monday publicly identified a 37-year-old Egyptian citizen found dead under potentially suspicious circumstances last week in the ocean off the coast of Mission Beach.