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One Paseo is going back to the drawing board, and, with promises for community comment and support from a competing shopping center, Kilroy Realty Corp. will revise its mixed-use development to halve the amount of traffic in Carmel Valley through fewer stores and offices.

It's been almost 100 years since former president Theodore Roosevelt stood on the platform at the brand new Spreckels Organ Pavilion and made what he called "an earnest plea" to San Diego.

(AP) -- California state officials say one of the steel rods that anchors the Bay Bridge eastern span's tower to its foundation is fractured.

Robert “Jud” Warren has been named a project director at Atkins, a design, engineering, and project management consultancy. He will focus on sustaining and growing the firm’s water infrastructure business in Southern California, especially in San Diego.

Design activity in the western United States increased again in April to the highest level since December, according to the latest American Institute of Architects’ billings index released Wednesday.

(AP) -- The drought has many in California worried, but for a West Sacramento lawn painter, the water shortage has brought a boom in business.

When Albert Abel Frost bought a railcar load of maple wood flooring and sold it to his first customers in San Diego back in 1911, he may not have known he was laying the foundation for a family business that has lasted more than 100 years.

The 288,454-square-foot, four-building Towne Centre Technology Park in University Towne Centre market has been sold to a BioMed Realty Trust entity for $83.88 million, and the REIT is exploring a 200,000-square-foot addition at the existing site.

(AP) -- Dreams of a water park in Temecula have again been tabled after developers failed to complete a purchase of land for the property.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer's Chargers stadium task force Monday unveiled a plan for a new $1.1 billion stadium, combined with a $1.4 billion financing plan that includes $242 million in funds from the city and county of San Diego, but no money from new taxes.

Aquatera, an H.G. Fenton 254-unit apartment community that opened in 2009, is undertaking a solar energy installation that allows its residents to get 100 percent of their energy from the sun.

The Citizens Stadium Advisory Group has called for a news conference at 1 p.m. today to announce its financial plan to build a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers. This announcement comes two days earlier than expected.

The nonprofit St. Paul's Senior Services is nearing completion of a senior living residence and community in Chula Vista.

Tijuana will need 300,000 residential units and tens of millions of square feet of industrial, warehouse, office, retail and hotel development by 2025, according to Softec, a Mexico City-based demographic and real estate research firm.

It is somewhat of a quiet week for construction at municipalities, as several city planning groups or councils are not scheduled to convene.

Business and professional groups plan a range of events this week.

(AP) -- City analysts say short-term rentals via Airbnb are cutting into San Francisco's long-term rental housing market.

New products such as the Buttery Jack have boosted sales at San Diego’s Jack in the Box (Nasdaq: JACK), but the real secret to its success is real estate, according to Wunderlich Securities analyst Robert Derrington.

McDonald Property Group, an industrial development company headquartered in Newport Beach, has begun development on First Park at Ocean Ranch, a 237,276-square-foot industrial park in Oceanside.

CARLSBAD ó Dempsey Construction is handling the comprehensive office build-out for a new urgent care facility at the North Coast Medical Plaza, a multitenant medical office building at 6010 Hidden Valley Road in Carlsbad.

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