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San Diego approves creation of rent relief program but not how to fund it
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San Diego approves creation of rent relief program but not how to fund it

San Diego City Council approved the creation of a rent relief fund Tuesday that could potentially help thousands of out-of-work renters. The...

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San Diego County extends moratorium on residential, commercial evictions
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San Diego County extends moratorium on residential, commercial evictions

San Diego County supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved extending the county's moratorium on evictions of residential and commercial renters in...

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Large housing development could replace industrial lot in southwest Chula Vista
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Large housing development could replace industrial lot in southwest Chula Vista

Approval of a 141-unit residential development proposed for an industrial lot likely will be the end of an era in southwest Chula Vista. Current...

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San Diego focused on boosting Palm Avenue, blighted gateway to Imperial Beach
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San Diego focused on boosting Palm Avenue, blighted gateway to Imperial Beach

San Diego has taken a key step toward transforming Palm Avenue, the city's blighted gateway to Imperial Beach, into a thriving corridor for...

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Oceanside OKs 6-story apartment building for downtown corner
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Oceanside OKs 6-story apartment building for downtown corner

Oceanside has approved a six-story building with ground-floor commercial space and 76 one- and two-bedroom apartments on the upper five floors for...

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SDSU gets preliminary OK from City Council to purchase Mission Valley site but deal won't close until July
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SDSU gets preliminary OK from City Council to purchase Mission Valley site but deal won't close until July

More than 18 months after voters endorsed the sale of the Mission Valley stadium site to San Diego State University, that sale was conceptually...

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Column: Labor issue looms in the background of SDSU Mission Valley agreement
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Column: Labor issue looms in the background of SDSU Mission Valley agreement

Several outstanding issues related to the sale of the city-owned SDCCU Stadium property in Mission Valley to San Diego State University appear to...

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City Council denies appeal for planned mixed-use development
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City Council denies appeal for planned mixed-use development

The Lemon Grove City Council last week denied an appeal from a resident trying to block development of a five-story, mixed-use building along...

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Commentary: Border restrictions are crushing San Ysidro businesses that have lost customers from Mexico
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Commentary: Border restrictions are crushing San Ysidro businesses that have lost customers from Mexico

What if you build it and they could not come? You open and no one walks in? This is the dilemma for businesses in San Ysidro, the southernmost...

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Editorial: Atkins' housing package has real potential
News 6 days ago
Editorial: Atkins' housing package has real potential

Fellow Democrats in the Capitol often dismissed former Gov. Jerry Brown's belief that sharply adding new housing was the single best way to address...

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El Cajon to dole out limited funds to go toward rental payments, utility bills
News 1 week ago
El Cajon to dole out limited funds to go toward rental payments, utility bills

Starting Tuesday, May 26, low-income El Cajon residents can get some relief from the city for paying rent and utility bills. The City Council...

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Program looks to support Santee businesses, residents during health crisis
News 1 week ago
Program looks to support Santee businesses, residents during health crisis

Santee is rolling out a program that it hopes will provide more relief and assistance to residents and businesses facing economic challenges...

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San Ysidro won't be open for business until the border is
News 1 week ago
San Ysidro won't be open for business until the border is

Stores throughout San Diego County are finally allowed to have customers inside for the first time since the pandemic forced them shut in mid-March...

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Commentary: Meet the frontline heroes in the fight against coronavirus, nonprofit workers
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Commentary: Meet the frontline heroes in the fight against coronavirus, nonprofit workers

It's 3 a.m. and Tony is in our parking lot walking laps with a homeless resident of our addiction treatment program, helping him overcome the...

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Commentary: A thriving community of female entrepreneurs finds success in San Marcos
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Commentary: A thriving community of female entrepreneurs finds success in San Marcos

As the economic development director for the city of San Marcos, I have the privilege of working closely with our local business community. Despite...

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Five-story apartment building to replace Oceanside's last strip club
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Five-story apartment building to replace Oceanside's last strip club

Oceanside has approved a five-story building with 306 apartments and ground-floor retail shops on a 5.3-acre site along North Coast Highway that...

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Commentary: On behalf of food and grocery workers, we kindly ask you do these three things
News 1 week ago
Commentary: On behalf of food and grocery workers, we kindly ask you do these three things

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 135 is a huge part of the San Diego community. We represent over 12,000 members at grocery and...

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Commentary: The highs and lows of working in a grocery store during the coronavirus pandemic
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Commentary: The highs and lows of working in a grocery store during the coronavirus pandemic

I have been working in the grocery business for over 24 years. I am a proud, active union member with United Food and Commercial Workers Union...

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Blindspot Collective brings neighborhood audio dramas to the Without Walls fest on Tuesday
News 1 week ago
Blindspot Collective brings neighborhood audio dramas to the Without Walls fest on Tuesday

Many San Diegans have avoided going stir-crazy in quarantine with daily walks around their neighborhoods. But have you ever wondered what's going...

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Community advocates applauded opening of COVID-19 testing site in southeast San Diego
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Community advocates applauded opening of COVID-19 testing site in southeast San Diego

Community advocates in southeast San Diego applauded the opening of a state-run COVID-19 testing site at the Tubman Chavez Community Center in...

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San Diego extends eviction moratorium another month
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego extends eviction moratorium another month

San Diego City Council voted to extended an eviction moratorium Tuesday designed to protect renters and small businesses struggling financially...

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San Marcos extends eviction ban through June
News 2 weeks ago
San Marcos extends eviction ban through June

The San Marcos City Council has voted to extend a temporary ban on evictions through June, in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The ban, originally...

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Advocates say canceling rent, mortgage payments during pandemic more helpful than delay of payment
News 2 weeks ago
Advocates say canceling rent, mortgage payments during pandemic more helpful than delay of payment

While the moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 pandemic provided initial relief, the question of how to pay that back rent...

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Mega Riverwalk project projected to have minor impact on Mission Valley traffic
News 2 weeks ago
Mega Riverwalk project projected to have minor impact on Mission Valley traffic

The long anticipated redo of Mission Valley's Riverwalk Golf Club into a $2.5 billion signature, live-work-play village - one that would introduce...

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Commentary: Santee is a place I know and love. My family has never experienced racism here.
News 2 weeks ago
Commentary: Santee is a place I know and love. My family has never experienced racism here.

Two recent incidents in Santee grocery stores involving individuals displaying racist behavior were shocking, appalling and unacceptable, and made...

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Commentary: Santee, my beloved hometown, must challenge racism. Here's what we can do.
News 2 weeks ago
Commentary: Santee, my beloved hometown, must challenge racism. Here's what we can do.

My family has lived in Santee nearly 50 years. Locals recognize my dad, Dave Nelson, as the "skinny Santa" with fair skin, white beard and brimmed...

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Readers React: Hillcrest growth strategy must be reconsidered
News 2 weeks ago
Readers React: Hillcrest growth strategy must be reconsidered

Re "S. D. launching new Hillcrest upgrade effort" (May 11): The Hillcrest community has provided extensive input to put an updated community plan...

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Chula Vista eases some regulations to help businesses stay alive during pandemic
News 3 weeks ago
Chula Vista eases some regulations to help businesses stay alive during pandemic

To help local stores survive the pandemic-driven recession, Chula Vista announced a series of business-friendly policies that will ease regulations...

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Newsom unveils rules governing how quickly California communities can reopen businesses
News 3 weeks ago
Newsom unveils rules governing how quickly California communities can reopen businesses

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new coronavirus safeguards and protocols for retail stores and workplaces eligible to reopen Friday and in the weeks...

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Are San Diego's retail stores actually reopening Friday?
News 3 weeks ago
Are San Diego's retail stores actually reopening Friday?

Gov. Gavin Newsom's Monday announcement about the reopening of some retail businesses by Friday had both shoppers and shop owners anticipating a...

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