Four SD companies get $64 million in defense contracts

Four local companies earned a total of $64 million in Department of Defense awards this week.


Civic San Diego advances allocation of $15M in tax credits

In the midst of increased scrutiny and recent high-profile resignations at Civic San Diego, the agency’s board members voted this week to advance the process to allocate more than $15 million in federal tax credits to two projects.


County to consider implementing Laura's Law for mental patients

Laura's Law — which permits courts to order outpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness — may have its last chance Tuesday to be implemented in San Diego County.


Although mostly built out, Vista still busy with numerous small projects


PwC's VC report shows 50% surge in late-stage investment


Industrial building in Vista on Oak Ridge sells


Gas prices decrease for six weeks


County unemployment dips to 5.1%


Regen BioPharma adds 3 to board


Motel site on Hotel Circle in MV sold again

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State releases draft water conservation regulation for public comment

The State Water Resources Control Board released on Saturday its draft emergency regulation for executing Gov. Jerry Brown’s April 1 order calling for mandatory statewide water conservation of 25 percent.

Although mostly built out, Vista still busy with numerous small projects

Out of 14 million square feet of industrial space within Vista's business parks, about 6 percent is vacant, the city economic development director said.

California turns to solar as hydropower drops

California, expecting the lowest hydroelectric generation in a decade, will lean on solar and natural gas-fired power to get through spring and summer months when demand typically peaks.

SD companies earn $20M in Cal Competes tax credits

San Diego companies claimed nearly a third of the $69 million in tax credits doled out in the most recent round of the California Competes Tax Credit program.

Pushing against conventional wisdom about REITs

NEW YORK — Are real estate mutual funds going to see a price drop?

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Apr. 17, 2015, 5:00 p.m. -- Civic San Diego directs $15 million in tax credits to two projects, and George Chamberlin argues for harsher punishments to those who sell unsuitable investments to baby boomers.

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

April 14, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

Feature Videos

Innovation space, new labs open at USD engineering school

The opening of the Cymer Ideation Space and Donald's Garage on April 10 signaled the completion of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering's first phase of growth. The school plans to increase its undergraduate enrollment, add a master's program and continue to expand its physical footprint in the coming years.

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Real Estate Trends - Spring 2015

Explore the latest industry trends, issues and market predictions.


Advocate wants $648M payout for 'inappropriate' nuke pact

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A state advocate wants two Southern California power companies to return at least $648 million to their customers because of evidence of “inappropriate conversations” involving the state's top utility regulator in a deal that divided nearly $5 billion in costs from the demise of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Kamala Harris seeks to reduce built-in biases among police

Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

250 native elk die inside fenced area at California seashore


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Interview with Cessna's Russ Meyer

Russ Meyer, chairman emeritus of Cessna, visits Jet Source, Inc. in Carlsbad to check out the display of a Citation X Elite aircraft, which was designed by Cessna.

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Founded in 1870 by John North and a group of Easterners who wished to establish a colony dedicated to furthering education and culture, Riverside was built on land that was once a Spanish rancho.