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After nearly a full day of deliberation Tuesday, the jury in the trial of Higinio Salgado — accused of killing prominent San Diego architect Graham Downes — did not reach a verdict.

Up to 85 percent of San Diego County's new residential units over the next 20 to 30 years will be multifamily housing, said Alan Nevin, Xpera Group director of economic and market research.

Sentences were handed down Tuesday to two defendants who had pleaded guilty to reduced charges in the ongoing pay-for-play criminal corruption case involving many South Bay-area school officials.

Bumble Bee Seafoods has moved into its new corporate headquarters in the historic Showley Brothers Candy Factory building adjacent to Petco Park downtown.

(AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have changed their plans for building a new 18,000-seat venue in San Francisco.

San Diego-based Affirmed Housing Group will celebrate the grand opening of Lotus Garden Apartments in Los Angeles this Thursday.

(AP) -- California air quality officials are considering giving small trucking operations more time to comply with new rules to clean up diesel emissions.

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 the 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.

San Diego's job market outpaced state and national averages last month, thanks to relatively strong hiring in construction sites, hospitals and research laboratories.

Closing statements in the murder trial of 32-year-old Higinio Salgado, accused of killing architect Graham Downes, are expected to be given on either Monday or Tuesday.

(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.

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