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San Diego's Scene & Small Business Spotlight: April 17-22

A look at some top stories of the week from San Diego’s scene and the small businesses that impact America’s Finest City

From a couple of local entrepreneurs who invented a spill-proof wine glass to new details in the development of a waterfront RV park in Chula Vista, here’s a look at some of the stories that shaped our Local Business Spotlight and San Diego's Scene this week.

‘Sharks’ to Evaluate Spill-Proof Wine Glass
As reported by San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ), on Friday’s episode of television’s “Shark Tank,” two San Diego-based businesswomen will pitch their idea to celebrity investors: Goverre, a spill-proof, portable wine glass.

Port District Chooses Developers for Chula Vista Waterfront RV Park
This week, the SDBJ reported that the United Port of San Diego has selected the companies that will develop the destination recreational vehicle park dubbed "Costa Vista" on the Chula Vista bayfront. The project will feature amenities such as 267 RV stalls, pedestrian walkways, a clubhouse with a café, swimming pool, fitness center and more.

Business Owners Turn Graffiti Into Murals in Paradise Hills
In an effort to beautify the Paradise Hills community and curb vandalism, business owners Jayrell Ringpis and Dianne Manansala, along with other volunteers, are transforming graffiti into murals. Their colorful work has started along Paradise Hills Road, which is home to the couple’s ice dessert shop, Snoice SD. Ringpis and Manansala told NBC 7 they want to shine a more positive light on their community, which is often considered one of the rougher parts of San Diego County.

Things to Do at Balboa Park
Spanning nearly 1,200 acres, Balboa Park is one of San Diego’s most recognizable landmarks. Here, we take a look at a few of the many ways to enjoy Balboa Park – from free concerts and hiking trails, to vibrant art and bloom-filled gardens.

Bebe to Close All Stores in San Diego County
Clothing retailer Bebe plans to close all of its brick-and-mortar stores by the end of next month, including four locations in San Diego County. Rumor has it the company plans to shift to an online-only model.

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