REAL ESTATE

Wage lien bill moves quickly; CAR promises fight

A state Assembly bill that would allow employees to file wage liens against commercial and some residential property is moving through the state Legislature, but AB 2416 won't be approved without a fight.

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Food companies cross the country to make homes in Oceanside

They don’t call it Oceanside for nothing. It was the city’s sea breezes and temperate climate, at least in part, that lured two prominent food companies from across the country.

REAL ESTATE

Housing volume sold in July down year-over-year

The July housing market saw a slight dip in detached median prices from June, though still up from July 2013, but a significant decrease in the number of units sold from a year ago for both detached and attached homes. Single-family attached sold units were slightly higher than last month.

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Southwestern College receives $2.475M to improve completion rates for Latinos

REAL ESTATE

Oceanfront restaurant property in Encinitas sold

GENERAL

Six weeks of gas price drops bring relief

GOVERNMENT

State Sen. Hueso arrested on suspicion of DUI

TECHNOLOGY

Peregrine Semiconductor shares soar on sale news

GOVERNMENT

Harassment suit filed against ex-San Diego mayor

REAL ESTATE

Realty Income has second-highest REIT return

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Land sale OK'd for SD Malkin resort in Oceanside

The Oceanside Economic Development Commission this month approved a $1.5 million land sale to SD Malkin Properties for a two-hotel resort. This and an expected $13.5 million city subsidy will take the project closer to fruition — although financing is still being worked out.

Old debts, bad collectors and knowing your rights

If you only read one thing this weekend, it should be Jake Halpern’s book excerpt “Paper Boys: Inside the dark, labyrinthine, and extremely lucrative world of consumer debt collection” in the New York Times Magazine. It describes the colorful, seamy, more-than-borderline-dishonest world of firms that collect old debts.

Atlantic City fears empty casinos will be eyesores

Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.

West sees large spike in design activity in July

Design activity in the West made a huge leap from negative to positive in July, according to the latest American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released on Wednesday.

Wage lien bill moves quickly; CAR promises fight

A state Assembly bill that would allow employees to file wage liens against commercial and some residential property is moving through the state Legislature, but AB 2416 won't be approved without a fight.

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Aug. 22, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, AB 2416 would allow employees to file wage liens against property but won’t be approved without a fight, and the NSDCAR HomeDex report showed home sales were significantly lower in July than a year ago.

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Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript presents SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

California

Many without residency proof could lose Obamacare

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- About 100,000 Californians who haven't yet proved their citizenship or legal residency in the U.S. face losing their health care coverage this fall, state officials said.

HOA fines for lawn removal

Fitbit to stop selling data without consent

Senate rejects banning microbeads in cosmetics

Passengers leave trove at San Francisco airport

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Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special August 28 print publication features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

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Ted Bumgardner, president of Xpera Group, discusses the many different support services the company offers to the construction industry, including forensics, construction management, quality assurance and more.

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