FINANCE

S&P 500 Futures Rise as Index Heads for Best Week in Two Months

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will move closer to erasing its losses for the month, after the Federal Reserve spurred its biggest two-day jump in three years.

FINANCE

Oil Rebounds From Five-Year Low as Saudi Comments Add Volatility

(Bloomberg) -- Crude prices in London and New York rebounded from the lowest closing levels since May 2009 as comments from Saudi Arabia’s oil minister yesterday added to the most volatile market in three years.

REAL ESTATE

Planners approve 194-unit North Park housing project

The San Diego Planning Commission voted Thursday to recommend city council approval of a 194-unit housing project in North Park that includes a larger density bonus than city code allows.

GENERAL

Phase two of historic San Diego Bay cleanup underway

FINANCE

Bumble Bee Seafoods acquired by Thai Union Group

GREEN

Sunrise Powerlink hits milestone in renewable energy carriage

BIOTECH

Stem-cell use gets EU boost as court sidesteps sci-fi fears

GENERAL

Chamber extends Sanders contract through 2017

ARTS

Revitalized SD Opera opens a varied season

GENERAL

SEAL-NSW Family Foundation names director

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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.

Oil Rebounds From Five-Year Low as Saudi Comments Add Volatility

(Bloomberg) -- Crude prices in London and New York rebounded from the lowest closing levels since May 2009 as comments from Saudi Arabia’s oil minister yesterday added to the most volatile market in three years.

S&P 500 Futures Rise as Index Heads for Best Week in Two Months

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will move closer to erasing its losses for the month, after the Federal Reserve spurred its biggest two-day jump in three years.

Economic Calendar | Dec. 19

Major Economic Releases

Construction on Little Italy public plaza set to begin Dec. 1

A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for Dec. 1 on a new 10,000-square-foot public plaza in Little Italy.

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In The News

Dec. 18, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, the second phase of the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay is now 12 percent complete, and the Planning Commission voted to recommend the City Council approve the Arizona Street development in North Park.

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.

Feature Videos

Citizens Business Bank's Paul Rodeno on opening SD branch

Dec. 15, 2014 -- George Chamberlin and Paul Rodeno, senior vice president at Citizens Business Bank, discuss opening a new branch in San Diego and talk about the types of businesses that Citizens Business works with.

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.

California

Arson caused $30 million downtown Los Angeles fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A fire that reduced an unfinished downtown apartment building to a block-long mountain of blackened wood was an act of arson that caused an estimated $20 million to $30 million in damage, the Fire Department announced.

State lawmaker pleads no contest after DUI arrest

Flames seen at Chevron refinery in Northern California

LA reviewing $4 billion people-mover for airport

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San Diego Entrepreneur

We applaud San Diego's entrepreneurs and their ventures as innovation drivers of our local economy.

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Newsmaker Videos

Maserati of San Diego

Jack Lorent, sales manager of Maserati of San Diego, talks about the history and heritage of Maserati and their newest, affordable model, the Ghibli.

Around Town

Kearny Mesa

Kearny Mesa

Kearny Mesa is a community in northeast San Diego known for its industrial parks, car dealerships and authentic Asian restaurants and markets.