SPORTS

Bowl games could have $31M economic impact

Although this year's Poinsettia and Holiday bowls are expected to draw fewer out-of-town visitors than last year, organizers say they hope to see at least $31 million in combined direct and indirect economic impact, with football fans filling hotel rooms and souvenir shops that might otherwise be empty this time of year.

REAL ESTATE

Haggen acquiring 25 Vons and Albertsons in SD

Haggen Inc., a Bellingham, Wash.-based grocery store chain, announced late Friday that it has agreed to acquire 146 stores, including 25 in San Diego County, as a result of the merger of the Albertsons and Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) chains.

REAL ESTATE

Motel on N. Coast Hwy. in Encinitas sold

The 51-unit motel at 1444 N. Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas 92024, has been sold for $5.1 million.

TECHNOLOGY

Kratos receives $72.3M Air Force award

REAL ESTATE

Apartment on Rex sold

GENERAL

Cubic Transportation Systems' president appointed to California Chamber board

DEFENSE

USS Peleliu returning to San Diego for last time

GENERAL

Smart growth grants available via SANDAG

GENERAL

NASSCO awarded $498M mobile landing platform project

CONSTRUCTION

West Partners completes follow-on investment in NoteVault

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Baseball may be Cuba deal's big winner

President Barack Obama's announcement that the United States would step toward normalizing relations with Cuba is pretty much a win for everyone involved -- including baseball fans.

Obama's immigration policy may hurt voting rights

President Barack Obama’s decision to grant temporary legal status to 6 million immigrants could end up haunting Democrats’ voter registration efforts, by fueling the Republican push for voter registration laws requiring proof of citizenship.

Europe decides that obesity is a disability

The decision by Europe's highest court that obesity can be a disability will only make a bad problem worse.

Mr. Market is giving lessons If You Attend Class

(Bloomberg View) -- Once again, the markets prove that nobody knows nuthin'.

President continues winning streak

Never before has a president experienced as severe an election drubbing as Barack Obama did in November, and followed it with such a politically triumphant six weeks.

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In The News

Dec. 22, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- San Diego’s business news has the USS Peleliu returning to Naval Base San Diego on Dec. 24 and our technology correspondent Phil Baker is out with his favorite gadgets for 2014.

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

Dec. 22, 2014 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

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.

US & World

Crude Oil Extends Fourth Weekly Decline Amid Global Supply Glut

(Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell, extending a fourth weekly decline on concern OPEC’s refusal to cut production will worsen a global glut.

US home resales in Nov. hit slowest pace in 6 months

FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

Caesar's Entertainment to buy affiliate

California

New plant life emerging in Colorado River Delta

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Scientists and environmentalists say a spring release of water has reversed a 13-year trend of decline in plant and wildlife in the Colorado River Delta.

Extremely high tides hit California coast

California Supreme Court nominee confirmed

2 men indicted in deadly California bank robbery

High winds subsiding in Southern California

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