GENERAL

County unemployment rate drops to 6.2%

The state and county unemployment rates both fell from last month and last year, to 7.4 percent across California and 6.2 percent in San Diego County.

GENERAL

10 weeks of gas price drops brings more than 40 cents of relief

Ten weeks of declining gas prices have brought local average prices within 20 cents or less of their lowest levels of the year.

BIOTECH

Lpath announces $12.5 million registered direct offering

Lpath Inc. (Nasdaq: LPTN) announced Friday that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell 3,605,042 registered shares of common stock and 3,605,042 unregistered warrants in a registered direct offering.

HEALTH

Merck teams with celebrity chef to help Hispanics with diabetes

DEFENSE

USS Recruit restoration aimed to make old trainer ship-shape

GENERAL

SD poverty rate rises to 15.8%

REAL ESTATE

Murphy Development buys Scripps Ranch land for $28 million

REAL ESTATE

Panel probes affordable housing problem

REAL ESTATE

NSDCAR: SFA median price up, SFD down, in August

LAW

Hahn Loeser & Parks adds pair of attorneys

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Rental market here to remain tight despite new construction

Even with increasing rents and new construction, San Diego County apartment vacancies will remain tight, according to reports by commercial real estate brokers Cassidy Turley and Marcus & Millichap.

Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.

Amazon and eBay should watch their backs.

Reasons for historically terrific apartment returns

The earlier article mentioned the basic advantages that are common to all income properties: leverage, inflation protection, equity build up, cash flow, tax shelter, etc.

County unemployment rate drops to 6.2%

The state and county unemployment rates both fell from last month and last year, to 7.4 percent across California and 6.2 percent in San Diego County.

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Advance With Equity Indexes at Records

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures rose, signaling equities may extend a record, amid continued investor optimism that interest rates will remain low even as data suggest the world’s biggest economy is strengthening.

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In The News: Early Edition

Sept. 19, 2014, 12:00 p.m. -- In local news, Lpath Inc. announced Friday a $12.5 million registered direct offering to fund research and development, and the average price of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego declined 4 cents in the last week.

Special Reports

Holiday Planning Guide - 2014

The holidays will be here before you know it. Find ways to plan a company party this year that will increase morale and save money -- without scrimping on fun -- with our holiday planning guide.

US & World

US stock market turns mixed after Alibaba debut

NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market drifted in afternoon trading as Wall Street watched Alibaba soar in its public debut. The Standard & Poor's 500 index wavered above the record level reached the day before but remains on track to turn in its best weekly gain in a month.

WTI Crude Falls for Third Day on Dollar Strength as Supply Rises

Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August

Apple’s Bigger IPhones Debut in Europe, U.S. to Long Lines

Fisher Says Alibaba IPO Selling Into ‘Rich’ Stock Market

California

HOAs barred from requiring luscious landscaping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to prohibit homeowners associations from banning drought-resistant landscaping to save water.

Law makes earthquake insurance more understandable

Democratic lawmaker offered deal on DUI charges

PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says

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