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With a public market, mixed-use project on the horizon, National City hopes for a vibrant downtown
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With a public market, mixed-use project on the horizon, National City hopes for a vibrant downtown

A transformation is underway on the corner of East Eighth Street and A Avenue in downtown National City, where a building that's been vacant since...

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San Diego unemployment at 2.8%, near historic low
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San Diego unemployment at 2.8%, near historic low

San Diego County's unemployment rate in October was 2.8 percent with strong job growth across several industries, state labor officials reported...

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California housing shortage: Will money from tech companies make a difference?
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California housing shortage: Will money from tech companies make a difference?

Apple, Facebook and Google have committed billions to helping California solve its housing shortage. Unfortunately, as one New York Times writer...

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Longtime San Diego bookstore loses lease, may close
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Longtime San Diego bookstore loses lease, may close

After 26 years as one of San Diego's leading independent bookstores, Mysterious Galaxy may be forced to close soon. The store, which has been...

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Student petition over
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Student petition over "abysmal conditions" in SDSU housing gains 500 signatures

A change.org petition to refund students for "abysmal conditions" in one of San Diego State University's on-campus apartment complexes has garnered...

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Receiver wants to sell Gina Champion-Cain's vacation homes, restaurants to recoup losses in fraud case
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Receiver wants to sell Gina Champion-Cain's vacation homes, restaurants to recoup losses in fraud case

A court-appointed receiver in the Gina Champion-Cain federal fraud case is looking to sell several vacation homes, commercial properties and...

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Fashion Valley is getting a resort-style makeover
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Fashion Valley is getting a resort-style makeover

Fashion Valley is getting a face lift that its long-time operator hopes will entice shoppers to spend more time - and money - at the upscale mall....

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Planning Commission gives church approval to build on open space
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Planning Commission gives church approval to build on open space

A plan by Skyline Church in Rancho San Diego to build senior housing on nine acres of undeveloped property off state Route 94 was approved last...

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Donut Bar's expansion plans hit roadblocks amid three store closings
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Donut Bar's expansion plans hit roadblocks amid three store closings

More than a year after San Diego-based Donut Bar awarded franchises for nearly a dozen new locations, three stores already have closed, and yet...

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Community council to vote on vision for development in the College Area
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Community council to vote on vision for development in the College Area

A community group will decide Wednesday whether to approve a report that proposes a vision for growth and development in the College Area. The...

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Readers React: Your say: Gaslamp Promenade
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Readers React: Your say: Gaslamp Promenade

I live in the county, but we love to come Downtown to Little Italy as well as to the Gaslamp. My wife was a part of the original renovation of the...

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Target opens Spring Valley 'mini-store' in old Kmart building
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Target opens Spring Valley 'mini-store' in old Kmart building

Target is officially opening the doors to its newest small-format store in Spring Valley this Sunday, nearly a year since its first announcement....

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Cottonwood sand mine opponents step up efforts
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Cottonwood sand mine opponents step up efforts

Plans by a Los Angeles businessman and a local developer to turn Cottonwood Golf Club in Rancho San Diego into a 214-acre sand mining operation...

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Carlton Oaks Golf Course looking to renovate, add housing
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Carlton Oaks Golf Course looking to renovate, add housing

A developer is proposing to renovate the Carlton Oaks Golf Club and put hundreds of homes on a portion of the East County property. ALIKA LLC,...

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Why WeWork won't work
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Why WeWork won't work

WeWork (until WeDon't). The story of this business and its founder, Adam Neumann, is a classic tale of the "emperor has no clothes" on steroids. I...

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County to buy property near Carlsbad airport
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County to buy property near Carlsbad airport

San Diego County plans to buy three acres for $6 million to increase public safety in what's called the"runway protection zone" at the western end...

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Finally: National City is home to a coffee shop that isn't a Starbucks
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Finally: National City is home to a coffee shop that isn't a Starbucks

The vintage car parts for sale in a display cabinet near the entrance are the first indication Esquina Vintage and Coffee is not your average...

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Santee parks and open space focus of Fanita Ranch report
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Santee parks and open space focus of Fanita Ranch report

A sprawling housing development off Fanita Parkway near Santee Lakes that's been in the works since the city incorporated in 1980 continues its...

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City abandons plan to redevelop Inspiration Point in Balboa Park
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City abandons plan to redevelop Inspiration Point in Balboa Park

The city of San Diego's recently launched effort to lease - and generate revenue from - 25.5 acres of dedicated, mostly vacant parkland in the...

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SDSU significantly ups offer for Mission Valley stadium site
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SDSU significantly ups offer for Mission Valley stadium site

San Diego State University is now offering to pay $19.5 million more than before to purchase the city's Mission Valley stadium property. In a new...

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Grading planned for commercial properties at former Oceanside sand mine
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Grading planned for commercial properties at former Oceanside sand mine

Another phase in the development of Oceanside's El Corazon Park, the grading of 83 acres to create lots for industrial, commercial and office sites...

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From hunger to transportation, San Diego youth work on their own Bill of Rights
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From hunger to transportation, San Diego youth work on their own Bill of Rights

Food insecurity is an issue close to the heart of UC San Diego student Tyler Sepulveda. Growing up there were days where he might not have eaten if...

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Coronado's short-term rental case settled in court
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Coronado's short-term rental case settled in court

A property owner in Coronado has agreed to pay $10,000 to settle a lawsuit over apparent violations of the city's ordinance against short-term...

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San Diego may loosen rules for food trucks, granny flats, bars, homeless facilities
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San Diego may loosen rules for food trucks, granny flats, bars, homeless facilities

San Diego is proposing looser rules for food trucks, granny flats, child care centers, housing projects for the homeless, parking at entertainment...

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San Diego will soon have rent control. What renters and landlords need to know
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San Diego will soon have rent control. What renters and landlords need to know

Rent control is coming to San Diego County in 2020, and there is a lot for tenants and landlords to know. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation in...

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Red Fox reprieve: Steakhouse will now remain open past the holidays
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Red Fox reprieve: Steakhouse will now remain open past the holidays

The on-again, off-again closure of the Red Fox Steakhouse is on again - but not until January. The decades-old dining and drinking staple on El...

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National City, the county's second-oldest city, expands its list of historic properties
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National City, the county's second-oldest city, expands its list of historic properties

The City Council in National City last week designated 27 buildings as historic properties, adding to a list that creates a layer of review should...

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California's spiking gas prices should be investigated for possible fixing, says Gov. Newsom
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California's spiking gas prices should be investigated for possible fixing, says Gov. Newsom

Citing gasoline prices that can be 30 cents a gallon higher than those in other states, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday asked the state attorney...

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Seniors and youngsters learn together, build community through dance
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Seniors and youngsters learn together, build community through dance

Becoming a dancer was probably bound to happen for Liv Isaacs-Nollet, the daughter of two dancer-choreographers, and the granddaughter of a former...

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Readers React: Don't blame short-term vacation rentals for housing crisis
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Readers React: Don't blame short-term vacation rentals for housing crisis

Re "Put short-term rentals back on the market" (Oct. 16): The idea that putting very expensive properties near the beach back on the market could...

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