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The California Department of Transportation is planning to distribute $360 million over the next three years to projects that promote biking and walking, and San Diego municipalities are looking for a piece of this pie.

It's a short week on the construction front, as municipalities are either not scheduled to meet or have adjourned meetings.

Alec E. Schiffer has been appointed managing director for the Western Division of Trammell Crow Residential. He will be responsible for land acquisition and all phases of multifamily real estate development.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has reached an agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

A busy week is ahead for business groups, including events that will tackle issues of digital health and new stormwater requirements, as well as hold awards luncheons and mixers.

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of spring-run Chinook salmon are being released into the San Joaquin River, marking a major milestone in the federal plan to restore native fish populations to the state's second-longest river.


About 17 miles east of downtown San Diego is Spring Valley, the largest unincorporated community in the county. The Spring Valley community planning area encompasses about 11 square miles with a mix of single-family and multifamily residences, small, family-owned businesses and heavy industrial.

(AP) -- Two members of a San Diego County Native American tribe have filed suit to stop a planned $360 million casino, saying the bodies of deceased relatives were illegally exhumed at the site.

Approximately 1,100 acres in east San Diego County near the community of Jamul have been sold for $37.12 million, and will be developed into a master-planned community of up to 1,200 homes.

Higinio Salgado testified Thursday he was so intoxicated the night of architect Graham Downes' fatal beating that he doesn't remember a fight or if he caused Downes' death.

(AP) -- A hot sauce company accused of stinking up the atmosphere around its Southern California plant is being peppered with offers to relocate.


San Diego County's solar energy financing program for commercial properties known as property assessed clean energy, PACE, will be extended to homeowners after approval from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

Construction materials prices rose 0.5 percent in March and are up 1.1 percent from March of last year, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index.

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif.


The city of Murrieta is celebrating the completion of the Jackson Avenue/Ynez Road Connection Project with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at 5 p.m. on April 28.

Voted down by the San Diego Board of Supervisors four years ago, the Merriam Mountains plan is being resurrected, this time with fewer housing units -- and two other masterplanned developments in the county are underway.

More details emerged in court Tuesday of the beating that prosecutors say caused the death of well-known San Diego architect Graham Downes in April 2013.


Burkett & Wong Engineers has named Thomas Newsom as the firm’s new president and promoted two new principals.

A team of NewSchool of Architecture and Design students earned two out of five awards at the Cal Poly Design Village 2014 competition held April 11-13.


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