GOVERNMENT

SANDAG approves funding for Wi-Fi pilot project on Rapid bus lines

The San Diego Association of Governments went forward on Friday with the approval of a $275,000 pilot program to bring Wi-Fi services to three new Metropolitan Transit System Rapid bus routes.

GENERAL

Workplace flexibility increasingly important

Offering employees options for when and where they can work has become increasingly essential to attracting and retaining young adults and working mothers, local business leaders say.

GENERAL

Terrorism Risk Insurance Act expiration could wreak havoc

The night before the U.S. government announced the Sony hack — which led to the cancellation of "The Interview" debut — was carried out by North Korean state actors, the U.S. Senate adjourned without reauthorizing the not widely known Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

REAL ESTATE

Genesee Executive Plaza sold

GENERAL

Average SD gas price down 13 cents

GENERAL

County unemployment holds at 5.8%

REAL ESTATE

Retail building in San Marcos on Center sold

REAL ESTATE

Encinitas finalizes $10M purchase of Pacific View property

GENERAL

Orexigen clears European hurdle

CONSTRUCTION

Design-Build Institute of America names new Western Pacific Region president

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Economic Calendar | Dec. 22

Major Economic Releases

Saudi Arabia Confident in Oil Rebounding on Global Growth

(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, is confident that crude prices will rebound with global economic growth boosting demand.

Sony Considers Options for Release of ‘The Interview’ Movie

(Bloomberg) -- Sony Pictures Chief Executive Officer Michael Lynton is looking for a new way to release the satirical film “The Interview” after U.S. theater chains refused to show it over threats of violence from hackers linked to North Korea.

Google Says Mississippi Sales Probe Amounts to Censorship

(Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. sued to block what it called overly broad demands by Mississippi in its investigation of online contraband sales, after accusing the state’s attorney general of doing Hollywood’s bidding.

Castros Would Profit From Cuba Trade, Senate’s Rubio Says

(Bloomberg) -- The Cuban military will benefit from President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with the Communist island nation, Senator Marco Rubio said.

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NAIOP has concerns about the expiring Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, and companies find success in offering flexible hours and workspaces.

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

Dec. 15, 2014 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

Special Reports

Young Attorneys - 2014

Join The Daily Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the eighth annual Young Attorneys honor.

US & World

Sony Considers Options for Release of ‘The Interview’ Movie

(Bloomberg) -- Sony Pictures Chief Executive Officer Michael Lynton is looking for a new way to release the satirical film “The Interview” after U.S. theater chains refused to show it over threats of violence from hackers linked to North Korea.

Survey: US gas prices fall 25 cents per gallon

Castros Would Profit From Cuba Trade, Senate’s Rubio Says

In latest TV spat, Fox News blocked from Dish Network

States trying to lure lawyers into rural practice

California

Storms expose rare fossils on Pacific Coast beaches

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The storms that struck California this month have led to the discovery of fossils on beaches and mountains along the Pacific Coast that date back anywhere from 5,000 to 10 million years, according to a news report.

Pilot injured in small plane crash near San Rafael airport

Design of suicide barrier for Golden Gate Bridge approved

Mountain lion removed from mobile home park

Police: 13-year-old saves sister from kidnapping

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Maserati of San Diego

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