SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The Airport Authority will consider leases for 16 restaurants and 41 retail outlets at San Diego International Airport when it meets on Thursday, it was reported Saturday.
Local offerings under consideration range from beer and barbecue to Thai food. Phil's Barbecue, Stone Brewing Company, Saffron, Bankers Hill Bar and Restaurant and Pannikin Coffee, are among those looking to land space in the airport under three contracts, a local news source reported.
San Francisco-based High Flying Foods has been recommended to run eight food outlets at Lindbergh Field, the news source reported.
Still under review are proposals for food and beverage outlets in 26 locations that were bundled in four packages, which originally generated little interest from bidders because the locations were not as desirable. They were recently revamped to encourage more bidding. The Airport is expected to review bids by Sept. 1.
At the end of 2012, the airport's decades-long contract with HMS Host will expire, ushering in a new era in airport concessions.
Despite the warm weather, it wasn't hard to get into the holiday spirit in Tierrasanta on Saturday where military families celebrated Christmas.
Extremely hot weather in San Diego County's deserts is expected to persist Friday through early next week and temperatures in other inland areas will spike on Sunday.
A 30-year-old man who was hit by a car in San Marcos while jaywalking Saturday morning died in a hospital, according to San Diego County sheriff's officials.
A town hall meeting meant for veterans to share their experiences with civilians who haven't gone through combat is scheduled for Saturday in El Cajon.
A 12-year-old Oceanside boy who went missing from a Kaiser hospital in Irvine was found safe Saturday morning in Mission Viejo and turned over to a family member, according to Irvine police.
Two Subway sandwich shops in San Diego were robbed at gunpoint Friday, possibly by the same masked thief, authorities reported.
Home surveillance cameras captured two women stealing mail right out people’s mailboxes in a Rancho Penasquitos neighborhood this week.
Short-term lodging service Airbnb on Friday released a report about the $420 million impact it has on San Diego’s economy.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of San Diego's most treasured attractions - SeaWorld's Bayside Skyride. Since 1967, more than 20 million guests have soared above Mission Bay on its iconic gondolas.