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San Diego region missing out on millions in state housing and transportation funding, report finds
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San Diego region missing out on millions in state housing and transportation funding, report finds

The San Diego region is missing out on millions of dollars in state money to help build affordable housing in urban areas served by walking, biking...

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Group looks to beautify Paradise Hills commercial center with trees
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Group looks to beautify Paradise Hills commercial center with trees

A beautification effort is under way to bring more trees to a small commercial center in the southern San Diego neighborhood of Paradise Hills. The...

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Mission Valley stadium site deal: Here are the outstanding issues
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Mission Valley stadium site deal: Here are the outstanding issues

With San Diego leaders set to consider a recently drafted agreement to sell the Mission Valley stadium site to San Diego State University, City...

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San Diego added 34,800 jobs in '19 and had fastest job growth in Southern California
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San Diego added 34,800 jobs in '19 and had fastest job growth in Southern California

San Diego County closed out the year with the fastest job growth rate in Southern California and a near-record low of 2.8 percent unemployment....

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9 former Gina Champion-Cain restaurants, including Saska's, now up for sale
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9 former Gina Champion-Cain restaurants, including Saska's, now up for sale

Many of the restaurants once owned and operated by Gina Champion-Cain are now up for sale as part of an ongoing effort by a court-appointed...

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Sears in Chula Vista is shuttering next month, leaving only 2 locations in San Diego County
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Sears in Chula Vista is shuttering next month, leaving only 2 locations in San Diego County

The Chula Vista Sears, one of the last remaining locations in San Diego County, is unloading all its stock as it prepares to shutter in February....

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Vista council OKs Avo Playhouse rethink
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Vista council OKs Avo Playhouse rethink

The way is now clear for a private developer to reimagine Vista's Avo Playhouse. The City Council last week unanimously approved an exclusive...

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UCSD, National City plan to work on opening a hub in the South Bay city
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UCSD, National City plan to work on opening a hub in the South Bay city

The University of California San Diego and the city of National City intend to collaborate on a plan to open an educational hub in the South Bay...

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From the Archives: Landmark discrimination case was fought here
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From the Archives: Landmark discrimination case was fought here

On this day in 1948 the United States Supreme Court decided that the state had violated the constitutional rights of Fred Oyama, a Japanese...

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San Diego seeks retired judges to choose redistricting panel
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San Diego seeks retired judges to choose redistricting panel

San Diego is seeking three retired judges to appoint a panel of local residents who will lead a once-a-decade effort to make sure the city's nine...

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Discount Tire store in downtown Escondido to be torn down, replaced
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Discount Tire store in downtown Escondido to be torn down, replaced

The popular and highly visible Discount Tire store in downtown Escondido at the corner of S. Escondido Boulevard and 2nd Avenue will be torn down...

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Developers wants to build 700 housing units next to Otay Landfill
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Developers wants to build 700 housing units next to Otay Landfill

A Chula Vista developer wants to turn 54 acres of undeveloped land next to the Otay Landfill into 700 housing units. That piece of land, located...

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San Diego County: More than 3,000 new apartments coming this year, with most outside of downtown
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San Diego County: More than 3,000 new apartments coming this year, with most outside of downtown

There might be fewer construction cranes downtown, but that doesn't mean the region's apartment frenzy has halted. Much of 2020's apartment...

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WorldBeat Cultural Center wants 25-year lease in Balboa Park
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WorldBeat Cultural Center wants 25-year lease in Balboa Park

Twenty-five years ago a woman transformed an abandoned water tower at the edge of Balboa Park into a cultural center that offers African drumming...

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Developer of 'poor door' apartment building in East Village threatens legal action over denial
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Developer of 'poor door' apartment building in East Village threatens legal action over denial

The developer of an apartment complex that drew criticism over its plan to separate low-income renters in a different building is threatening to...

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Eight local community colleges will offer legal services to undocumented students
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Eight local community colleges will offer legal services to undocumented students

Eight local community colleges, from Palomar and San Diego City to Grossmont and Southwestern, will be part of a pilot program offering free...

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NAVWAR redevelopment update: Navy, SANDAG hitting project milestones
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NAVWAR redevelopment update: Navy, SANDAG hitting project milestones

Four months in, a federal and regional government partnership to plan a county- and airport-serving transportation hub alongside a massive mixed...

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Broadway Heights lays wreath to commemorate MLK's birthday
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Broadway Heights lays wreath to commemorate MLK's birthday

Broadway Heights residents and students from nearby schools gathered on Wednesday to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a wreath...

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Proposed $900M San Diego housing bond gets key approval in 6-3 vote
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Proposed $900M San Diego housing bond gets key approval in 6-3 vote

A $900 million housing bond proposed for the November ballot took a key step forward Tuesday when the San Diego City Council voted 6-3 to declare...

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Panelists to discuss the ins and outs of community planning groups
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Panelists to discuss the ins and outs of community planning groups

Advocates will host a discussion on community planning groups on Wednesday in southeastern San Diego to spur more resident engagement in...

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Sharing his love of reading, one book at a time
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Sharing his love of reading, one book at a time

Dwaine Smith grew up in a home where reading was not the exception but rather the rule. "My mother and father encouraged me to read all the time,"...

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National City pet store to shut down to comply with judge's order
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National City pet store to shut down to comply with judge's order

Puppies slept, played and sat in their display cases as usual at National City Puppy on Friday, a day before the store planned to close pursuant to...

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SDSU's Mission Valley plan: Here's what happens next
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SDSU's Mission Valley plan: Here's what happens next

San Diego's City Council is scheduled to consider on Jan. 27 a near-final version of an agreement to sell 135 acres of the city's Mission Valley...

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Rent spike of 43 percent prompts low-income seniors to sue San Diego
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Rent spike of 43 percent prompts low-income seniors to sue San Diego

Eight low-income senior citizens are suing San Diego for allowing the rent to increase last September by more than 43 percent at their subsidized...

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Chula Vista sets out to collect taxes from short-term rentals
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Chula Vista sets out to collect taxes from short-term rentals

The city of Chula Vista has made progress in enforcing regulations that require short-term rentals to pay taxes, collecting more than $30,000 in...

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Mini Solana Beach development opens with luxury housing, retail and office
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Mini Solana Beach development opens with luxury housing, retail and office

A small, coastal development in Solana Beach's Cedros Avenue Design District with 26,407 square feet of high-end housing, retail and office space...

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One door closes, another opens for Barrio Logan art gallery La Bodega
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One door closes, another opens for Barrio Logan art gallery La Bodega

Just days before shutting the doors to the gallery they called home for six years, La Bodega Gallery owners announced they secured a new space in...

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Judge orders National City pet store to stop selling dogs
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Judge orders National City pet store to stop selling dogs

A pet store in National City will be forced under a court order to stop selling dogs pending the outcome of a lawsuit that alleges the store offers...

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Kids and seniors growing (more than plants) together in garden mentoring program
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Kids and seniors growing (more than plants) together in garden mentoring program

How did 'Joker' do in the Golden Globe nominations? At Golden Globes, '1917' upsets Netflix for best picture. Is Oscar next? At Golden Globes, ...

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Future Encinitas park gains name from Greek mythology
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Future Encinitas park gains name from Greek mythology

The city's soon-to-be-newest park has an official name, Olympus Park. Next comes the start of construction. "We are looking to start construction...

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