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Local animal shelter warns of possible coyote encounters as weather heats up
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Local animal shelter warns of possible coyote encounters as weather heats up

The Helen Woodward Animal Center warned San Diego County residents Thursday to watch out for coyotes as the weather gets warmer, an announcement...

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The lonely dogs and the disrupted workspace
News 3 weeks ago
The lonely dogs and the disrupted workspace

Dear Mediator: For the past six months, I have dealt with my neighbor's dogs barking all day long. I work from home and need to be able to focus. I...

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Another big coworking brand comes to San Diego with lease at UTC mall
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Another big coworking brand comes to San Diego with lease at UTC mall

San Diego could use more premium coworking space - at least that's the logic behind 6-year-old Industrious' foray into the region. The flexible...

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County education office concerned over Sweetwater schools' decision not to solicit bids on financial software contract
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County education office concerned over Sweetwater schools' decision not to solicit bids on financial software contract

The Sweetwater Union High School District is defying county officials' warnings by moving forward with a new financial management system without...

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Southwestern College approves $330,000 salary for HR executive, calls it 'hard to swallow'
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Southwestern College approves $330,000 salary for HR executive, calls it 'hard to swallow'

The Southwestern Community College board agreed Tuesday to pay its vice president for human resources a $330,000 salary, an amount that the...

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Southwestern College board to vote tonight on $330,000 salary for human resources executive
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Southwestern College board to vote tonight on $330,000 salary for human resources executive

Southwestern Community College is poised to pay its vice president for human resources a $330,000 salary, which would make her one of the highest...

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UC San Diego creating seventh residential college to handle explosive growth
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UC San Diego creating seventh residential college to handle explosive growth

UC San Diego expects to gain approval this week to add a seventh undergraduate residential college to its La Jolla campus to help the university...

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Hundreds gather near Poway synagogue in vigil against hate
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Hundreds gather near Poway synagogue in vigil against hate

An hour before a vigil held Sunday evening for slain Chabad of Poway member Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Mayor Steve Vaus said he wished he could've...

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From the Archives: 1929: Fox building opens on Broadway
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From the Archives: 1929: Fox building opens on Broadway

The Samuel I. Fox Building at Sixth and Broadway opened as a headquarters for Fox's Lion Clothing company- a men's clothing store - on April 30,...

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Skateworld supporters rally Sunday in advance of key City Council vote
News 2 months ago
Skateworld supporters rally Sunday in advance of key City Council vote

Supporters of the city's last roller skating rink held a rally Sunday afternoon to urge the San Diego City Council to reject a pending property...

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UCSD hikes rent on campus housing, angering graduate students
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UCSD hikes rent on campus housing, angering graduate students

UC San Diego on Tuesday hiked rent prices 3 to 6 percent on some of its largest residences, angering graduate students who say they were already...

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The paperless office: Save trees, lose productivity
News 2 months ago
The paperless office: Save trees, lose productivity

Dear Mediator: My employer, a nonprofit organization, has instituted a computer program called "Papersave." The goal is to reduce office paper...

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Lawsuit seeks to block accelerated utility undergrounding in San Diego
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Lawsuit seeks to block accelerated utility undergrounding in San Diego

A Kensington resident has sued to block San Diego's plan to speed up efforts to bury utility lines across the city, after years of delays and...

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County votes to study use of Hillcrest property for behavioral health services hub
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County votes to study use of Hillcrest property for behavioral health services hub

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to scrap the idea of private development on a vacant Hillcrest property in...

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Palomar College officials break down costs of $1M presidential office suite
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Palomar College officials break down costs of $1M presidential office suite

A nearly $1 million presidential office suite under construction at Palomar College's new library was the cheapest of several alternatives...

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Chula Vista goes all-in on granny flats
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Chula Vista goes all-in on granny flats

Chula Vista received more granny flat permit applications in 2018 than it did during a three-year span between 2014 and 2016. Since the city...

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Housing Commission sued over voucher policy; accused of perpetuating segregation
News 2 months ago
Housing Commission sued over voucher policy; accused of perpetuating segregation

A lawsuit filed against the San Diego Housing Commission argues that the value of Section 8 vouchers in the city is too low to adequately subsidize...

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Chula Vista's low-income housing project for Olympic athletes (and millionaire soccer players)
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Chula Vista's low-income housing project for Olympic athletes (and millionaire soccer players)

The newly built Deann and Al Baldwin Athlete Residences at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista. The newly built Deann and Al Baldwin...

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Developer withdraws plans for Warner Ranch development near Pala
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Developer withdraws plans for Warner Ranch development near Pala

Developer Ali Shapouri reviews plans for a large housing development proposed for the Pala area in his offices Wednesday. After 14 years the Warner...

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Third time a charm? New site eyed for water plant in Escondido
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Third time a charm? New site eyed for water plant in Escondido

Escondido may have found a new site for it's oft relocated recycled water treatment plant. Escondido may have found a new site for it's oft...

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Port of San Diego to manage National City Aquatic Center for city amid budget deficit
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Port of San Diego to manage National City Aquatic Center for city amid budget deficit

Will Drummond puts on a rowing demonstration during the Olympic Rowing Day at the National City Aquatic on June 18, 2016. Faced with a budget...

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Judge rules Prop. A proponents can't intervene in two housing lawsuits
News 3 months ago
Judge rules Prop. A proponents can't intervene in two housing lawsuits

A citizens' group of growth-control advocates will not be permitted to intervene in two housing-related lawsuits against the city of Encinitas that...

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On Fiesta Island, an endangered bird species faces tough odds to survive
News 3 months ago
On Fiesta Island, an endangered bird species faces tough odds to survive

Robert Slavey from Rancho Penasquitos was among the volunteers on Sunday who helped the San Diego Audubon Society on their restoration project. The...

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San Diego stadium: City needs to get fair price for Mission Valley land
News 3 months ago
San Diego stadium: City needs to get fair price for Mission Valley land

Letters to the editor and readers' opinions. ztecs players run on to the field before playing Sacramento State at SDCCU Stadium in September. (U-T)...

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A focus on the stories, food, music and culture of the Latino community at annual film festival
News 3 months ago
A focus on the stories, food, music and culture of the Latino community at annual film festival

, a local non-profit that also organizes the annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, which he also founded. A career organizing Latino film...

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San Diego granny flat program gets off on wrong foot
News 3 months ago
San Diego granny flat program gets off on wrong foot

Letters to the editor and readers' opinions. Re "S. D. aims for more granny flats" (March 8): The idea of the city, led by the city's Housing...

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Tiny Target opens in North Park
News 3 months ago
Tiny Target opens in North Park

The Target store at 3029 University Avenue in North Park soft opened to the public on Wednesday, March 13. San Diego's second miniature Target is...

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Rent control, again: When will California politicians get that it makes housing crisis worse?
News 3 months ago
Rent control, again: When will California politicians get that it makes housing crisis worse?

This file photo shows the San Francisco skyline. A 2018 study found that rent controls adopted decades ago led to fewer units being available and...

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Legal battle pits Horton Plaza owner against burger joint
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Legal battle pits Horton Plaza owner against burger joint

Horton Plaza park, pictured, is owned by the city and operated by Stockdale Capital Partners. The real estate investment firm bought the adjacent...

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Group of organizations will tackle domestic violence in San Ysidro
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Group of organizations will tackle domestic violence in San Ysidro

A $400,000 grant has helped launch a collaborative effort to prevent domestic violence in San Ysidro with the help of community liaisons and...

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