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(AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a 73-year-old woman from San Diego County has admitted that she took part in the rental of a warehouse where a cross-border drug tunnel was found.

The San Diego chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has recognized 24 regional projects and their landscape designers as the best of 2014.

Marko Medved has been named senior engineering manager in the San Diego office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, an infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, program construction management firm.

(AP) -- A San Diego County rancher has been convicted of smuggling people into the country illegally and will forfeit her 76-acre property to the U.S. government.

Despite new construction, a report stated that San Diego County's apartment vacancy rate has dropped to less than half of what the industry considers to be an optimum level.

After a freefall during the Great Recession, construction is once again helping drive job growth throughout California and will outpace hiring in other industries through the near future, according to the year-end UCLA Anderson Forecast released Wednesday.

(AP) -- Travelers who stay at San Jose homes rented out via the website Airbnb will soon pay the same taxes they would if they stayed at hotels.

During the 1973 oil embargo by the Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries against the United States, Air Force fighter pilots including Ric Davy could fly only seven hours a month. So Davy had some free time while stationed in England.

Project labor agreement opponents, who say the agreements reduce fair and open competition, seek to have charter cities retain an ability to not consider PLAs without fear of losing state funding.

Grossmont Union High School District said construction has been completed on a 22,780-square-foot physical education and sports complex facility on the campus of El Cajon Valley High School.

Rancho Bernardo-based BioMed Realty Trust (NYSE: BMR) reports that its Wexford Science & Technology subsidiary plans to add an additional 283,000 square feet of laboratory and office space in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C.

Three San Diego County-based landscape architecture firms were honored with Trophy Awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association at its annual convention last month.

A group that supports smart growth has given its backing to a 194-unit density bonus project that is set to go before the San Diego Planning Commission next week.

(AP) -- Plans being worked up in Salem call for Oregon's state Capitol to float if an earthquake occurs.

The second week of December brings quite a few public works projects being awarded to local contractors at various municipalities around the county.

Business and professional groups will hold events this week on a range of subjects.

Carlsbad officials remain committed to advancing a recommendation that the City Council adopt a controversial fee on developers who build market-rate apartments.

The national, state and local economies are poised for strong growth next year, with San Diego County expected to beat both the state and national averages for job growth, Point Loma Nazarene University's Dr. Lynn Reaser said in her annual economic forecast on Friday.

(AP) -- By 2024, Los Angeles International Airport should finally be connected to the region's transit system.

Dempsey Construction has completed a comprehensive exterior renovation of a 5,962-square-foot multitenant building at the Southport Business Park in National City.

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