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West Partners, a San Diego-area investment firm, completed a follow-on investment in NoteVault Inc. a San Diego-based provider of ivoice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industry.

David Umstot, co-founder and president of San Diego-based Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions LLC has become president of the Design-Build Institute of America Western Pacific Region for 2015.

(AP) -- Federal scientists say there is a 75 percent chance of average or above-average precipitation between January and the end of March for California.

A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for Dec. 1 on a new 10,000-square-foot public plaza in Little Italy.

The second phase of the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay, which will dredge about 100,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the bay floor, is about 12 percent complete.

California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has selected Cindi A. Christenson, CSLB chief deputy registrar, to serve as the board’s new registrar of contractors, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

A milestone in the use of San Diego Gas & Electric's Sunrise Powerlink was announced Thursday, as the utility reported that more than 1,000 megawatts of renewable power is now being delivered to the county through the transmission line.

San Diego-based Sullivan Solar Power has become the fourth, and largest, solar energy firm to receive company-wide accreditation in the nation from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, according to a Sullivan release.

(AP) -- Authorities say thousands of rods and bolts on the new Bay Bridge eastern span are secure and should remain in place.

The San Diego Community College District recently celebrated the grand opening of the new San Diego City College Arts & Humanities and Business & Technology buildings.

Design activity continues to grow in the West but at a slower pace than in recent months, according to the November numbers from the American Institute of Architects' Architecture Billings Index released Wednesday.

(AP) -- A San Francisco supervisor wants to make sure new housing developments in the city don't push out live music venues.

In a Dec. 11 story titled “24 landscape architecture projects honored,” NK Mbaya was incorrectly included in the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ President’s Award. Spurlock Poirier was the sole recipient of this honor.

Design firm Ware Malcomb announced Tuesday it has participated in the 15th annual Baja Challenge by building homes for needy families in Mexico.

(AP) -- California officials are worried that recent rains will give people an excuse to abandon water-conservation efforts designed to fight the state's long drought.

Ballpark Village LLC, a partnership between JMI Realty and Lennar Corp., has announced its retention of C. Spengler Strategies to provide environmental and construction consulting services for its Ballpark Village project in downtown San Diego.

Caltrans announced late last week the allocation of more than $254 million from the California Transportation Commission toward the construction of 41 transportation projects, including $3.4 million for locally-administered Active Transportation Program projects that encourage biking and walking.

The final phase of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry project received more than $216 million of funding in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of fiscal year 2015, approved by Congress on Dec. 9.

(AP) -- The owner of a Maine Christmas tree farm said customers are taking advantage of his business' honor system by stealing trees and wreaths.

In Del Mar on Monday, the City Council is scheduled to have an open forum regarding the design and construction of a new City Hall/Civic Center project.

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