GENERAL

Maritime industry booming, but hurdles lie ahead

The maritime industry in San Diego generates upward of $14 billion in direct revenue a year and employs 46,000 people, but local businesses and leaders from the South Bay say this sector isn’t as well known or understood as it should be.

LAW

Court paves way for Balboa Park redo

A state appellate court on Thursday cleared the way for San Diego to reshape the roads and parking lots at Balboa Park, overturning a two-year-old ruling that had blocked a redesign proposed by Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs and the Plaza de Panama Committee that he headed.

GENERAL

Convention Center won't extend bayfront lease

The San Diego Convention Center Corp. voted Thursday not to move forward with a deal to extend its lease on a site previously seen as necessary for a contiguous expansion of the facility.

CONSTRUCTION

April brings little change with future building contracts

HOSPITALITY

New ridesharing service takes off at San Diego Airport

GREEN

CSE to administer new rebate program in Connecticut

GENERAL

County leading economic indicators up in April

GOVERNMENT

$1.3 million in property tax refunds available to claim

REAL ESTATE

Retail in Hillcrest on Fifth sells

REAL ESTATE

Apartment in Golden Hill on C Street sells

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Bad busing proposal brings out the best in Israel

Israelis were treated once again last week to the terrible optics of Benjamin Netanyahu's government making a controversial statement about Arabs, then backpedaling quickly in the face of domestic and international outrage, and then having to try to clean up the mess.

China learned industrial espionage from the West

The U.S. Justice Department last week charged six Chinese scientists for stealing trade secrets and engaging in industrial espionage on behalf of China.

It's small stuff that wrecks presidential runs

U.S. presidential campaigns usually aren't sunk by major policy mistakes or the attacks of an opponent. They result from self-inflicted, unforced errors.

Sierra All Terrain does it all for serious truck enthusiasts

Trucks aren't bare-bones workhorses anymore and GMC's new Sierra HD All Terrain pickup proves it.

County leading economic indicators up in April

The USD Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate's Index of Leading Economic Indicators for San Diego County rose 0.9 percent to 138.9 in April, up from March's reading of 137.7.

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-finalist: Jody Watkins

May 19, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin talks with Jody James Watkins, president and CEO of Watkins Landmark Construction, about his unique projects such as the Indian Wells Tennis Garden stadium, and being a semifinalist for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.

US & World

Stocks decline before GDP growth data amid Greece concerns

U.S. stocks slipped, with benchmark indexes trimming their best monthly gains since February, before data Friday that may show the economy contracted in the first quarter while investors watch for progress on Greek debt talks.

U.S. Benchmark Crude Oil Futures Reverse Losses to Closer Higher

US jobless aid applications rose last week; total still low

Pending US home sales jump to strongest level in 9 years

Carter seeks ways to improve Iraq training, equipping

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