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Southwest to Expand Flights to California

Southwest to Expand Flights to California

Southwest Airlines announced that it plans to launch multiple new routes from California next year.
On March 10, 2018, Southwest will begin new non-stop service to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico from both San Jose and Sacramento, California. Also on that date, the carrier will launch flights to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from San Diego.
Beginning April 8 of next year, the airline will offer daily non-stop flights from Sacramento to Austin and St. …

Alaska Airlines Links San Jose with Austin and Tucson

Alaska Airlines Links San Jose with Austin and Tucson

Alaska Airlines announced the beginning of new daily, non-stop service to Austin, Texas and Tucson, Arizona from San Jose, California on Monday.
Flights to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport depart at 8:45 a.m. and arrive at 2:05 p.m. Return flights to San Jose International Airport depart at 3 p.m. and arrive at 4:53 p.m.
Flights from San Jose to Tucson International Airport are scheduled to depart at 5:33 p.m. and arrive at 7:45 p.m. …

Starwood Capital Group to Rebrand West Hollywood Hotel

Starwood Capital Group to Rebrand West Hollywood Hotel

Starwood Capital Group announced the acquisition of the Jeremy Hotel in on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California and plans to rebrand it into the 1 West Hollywood.
The Jeremy, which will open next month, will have 286 guestrooms, including 50 suites. A pool and fitness center will also be located on the premises.
The hotel will have approximately 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of meeting and event space, as well …

Frontier to Add Flights to 21 New Cities

Frontier to Add Flights to 21 New Cities

Frontier Airlines announced that it plans to begin service to 21 new destinations by the end of this year, with 85 new routes. Many of the new destinations will be served from Denver, the airline’s largest hub.
Sixteen of the new cities served will be destinations that Frontier previously offered flights to at various points in the past. These include Albuquerque, New Mexico; Boise, Idaho; Calgary, Alberta; El Paso, Texas; Fargo, …

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Completes Large-Scale Renovations

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Completes Large-Scale Renovations

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the completion of extensive renovations at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands in northern California.
The hotel’s 38 guestrooms and ten suites were all redesigned, with new color schemes, heating, and furnishings.
The hotel’s restaurant, California Market at Pacific’s Edge, was expanded and outfitted with an outdoor deck, as well as a new communal table constructed from a Monterey cypress tree trunk. A new menu was also implemented.
The property’s …

Judge Approves Settlement for VW Dieselgate 3.0-Liter Vehicles

Judge Approves Settlement for VW Dieselgate 3.0-Liter Vehicles

Volkswagen announced a resolution for the Dieselgate lawsuits concerning its 3.0-liter diesel-powered vehicles.
Judge Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted final approval to the settlement agreement between the beleaguered automaker company and private plaintiffs on Wednesday.
The settlement will resolve outstanding civil claims concerning around 78,000 3.0-liter V6 diesel-powered vehicles in the United States.
Judge Breyer also approved three consent decrees and orders …

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Mexico City from three California cities, namely San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, this year.
On August 8, the carrier will begin daily flights between Los Angeles and Mexico City, which are slated to depart Los Angeles at 8:18 a.m. and arrive in Mexico City at 1:55 p.m. Return flights will depart at 5:25 p.m. and arrive at 7:25 …