GENERAL

On the Agenda: Private equity, online real estate and awards on tap

Business and professional groups will hold a range of activities this week.

WATER

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.

DEFENSE

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.

GOVERNMENT

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

GOVERNMENT

County to consider implementing Laura's Law for mental patients

REAL ESTATE

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

FINANCE

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

REAL ESTATE

Industrial building in Vista on Oak Ridge sells

GENERAL

Gas prices decrease for six weeks

GENERAL

County unemployment dips to 5.1%

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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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BUSINESS NEWS VIDEOS

In The News

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.

Special Reports

Real Estate Trends - Spring 2015

Explore the latest industry trends, issues and market predictions.

California

Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.

San Francisco marks anniversary of 1906 earthquake

Body of motorcyclist found 6 days after he fell off bridge

2 dead, 2 missing after boating accident off NorCal coast

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Newsmaker Videos

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.

Around Town

Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe

From land owned by the Santa Fe Railroad to becoming a choice location for the privileged, Rancho Santa Fe’s early history changed drastically. But for the past 90 years, it has remained an exclusive residential community with homes situated on expansive lots, offering its well-heeled residents privacy, peace and quiet.