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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.

Opening statements and several witnesses were heard Monday in the murder trial of Higinio Salgado, accused of killing San Diego architect Graham Downes, his boss at the time, in April 2013.

Little more than a month after officially taking office, Mayor Kevin Faulconer unveiled a $3 billion budget for San Diego that would include nearly $300 million, targeting improvements to sidewalks, roads, water lines, sewers, fire stations and other infrastructure improvements.

(AP) -- San Francisco landlords are offering longtime residents as much as $50,000 to move out and make way for higher-paying tenants.

San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital, working with Las Vegas-based development company Summit Homes, invested $18.3 million to build a 5-acre infill community in Las Vegas.

Meeting calendars are light this week on the construction front, as most municipalities are not slated to convene.

Algae biotechnology, real estate and M2M analytics are among the topics to be discussed this week by panels and organizations around San Diego.

Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million Pinnacle Towers high-rise apartment at 1443 Island Ave. has been halted because a drywall subcontractor is not licensed in California.

Petco Animal Supplies Inc. has paid a reported $33.08 million for a 303,000-square-foot industrial building at 10850 Via Frontera in Rancho Bernardo that it plans to transform and consolidate into its corporate headquarters.

Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million, 45-story Pinnacle Towers apartment highrise at 1443 Island Ave. in downtown San Diego's East Village has been halted because a drywall subcontractor was not currently licensed to work in California.

The Chula Vista City Council has approved a consultant to prepare zoning regulations for the University Park and Innovation District Sectional Planning Area, a new development in the Southeastern part of the city.

The seventh annual Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institutes’ Dealmakers of the Year Awards ceremony Thursday morning honored some of San Diego’s top firms, collaborations and individual movers and shakers of the past year.

Jury selection ended Thursday in San Diego Superior Court, paving the way for the trial of the man accused of killing well-known San Diego architect Graham Downes nearly a year ago.

(AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.

San Diego-based Cumming Corp., a project management and cost consulting firm, has opened an office in Durham, N.C. and hired Frank Pinto to serve as vice president of project management in the new office.

KCM Group, an owner's construction management and consulting firm based in San Diego, has added two seasoned professionals to support continued growth in the company. Joining the firm are Project Engineers Kevin Butts and Jeremy Sjodin.

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced Wednesday that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the airport two separate certifications for its Terminal 2 expansion.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Council President Todd Gloria on Wednesday broke ground on a $1.7 million street renovation project in Golden Hill, calling it a model for the type of project that Faulconer plans to include in the budget he will submit to the City Council next week.

(AP) -- Los Angeles saved 87 million gallons of water during last month's storms by turning off the hose.

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