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The county's Board of Supervisors is scheduled to re-convene Sept. 16 after its summer recess. Among the agenda items the supervisors will hear is the expected dissolution of the San Pasqual Volunteer Fire Department Inc. as a recognized volunteer fire company.

Waterfront home values in San Diego County were worth 240.7 percent more than those as little as 200 feet farther inland, according a new Zillow (Nasdaq: Z) report.

Seth Torma has been named senior planning manager in the San Diego office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, and program/construction management organization.

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest has awarded Soltek Pacific Construction Co. a $6.8 million task order for design and construction services to restore the ophthalmology department at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

Deficient roads and traffic congestion cost each San Diego driver $1,886 annually, a report from a private national transportation research group estimates.

An open house was recently held for Miramar College's new Student Resource & Welcome Center.

Wal-Mart said it will hire approximately 85 additional associates to work at the Walmart Supercenter expansion slated to open this later this fall in Poway.

Erickson-Hall Construction Co. has completed construction of the Linda Rhoades Recreation Center, a joint-use project between the Vista Unified School District and the city of Vista.

(AP) -- A new Field Poll finds slightly more than half of likely voters approve of a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.

A trio of 1970's-era office buildings in Mission Valley, on Friars Road across from Fashion Valley mall, have been sold to a developer who plans to replace them with multifamily housing.

A portion of northbound Interstate 805 in Chula Vista is scheduled to be closed during portions of the next three nights as work continues in the first phase of the I-805 South Express Lanes Project.

(AP) -- The University of California said it has made one of the largest ever solar-energy purchases by a university system in the United States.

A mixed-use project is being proposed for a Mission Valley parking lot where a car dealership once stood.

Fewer notices of default and trustee deeds were filed in the county from July to August, as well as compared to the previous year.

Now that Labor Day weekend is over and summer is winding down, construction projects are picking up at municipalities.

The 25-year-old Gafcon construction management firm, which has been involved in dozens of projects throughout Southern California, has moved its headquarters from downtown San Diego to Sorrento Valley.

Business and professional groups will hold events on subjects ranging from investment, solar power and ADA lawsuits, as well as some networking opportunities.

A public hearing was held Friday morning on the San Diego Association of Governments' proposed regional plan, San Diego Forward, which will update SANDAG's 40-year regional transportation plan adopted in 2011.

(AP) -- Emerging data on last month's Northern California earthquake is explaining why the city of Napa suffered so much of the damage from the 6.0 magnitude quake on Aug. 24 from an epicenter about 5 miles south of the city.

San Diego attorney Timothy Earl will serve as a panelist at the MC Consultants' 20th Annual West Region Construction Litigation & Insurance Coverage Conference Sept. 17-19 in San Diego.

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