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Robert Hull, founder of the architecture firm Miller Hull Partnership LLP, has died due to complications related to a stroke suffered while on sabbatical in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He was 68.

The San Diego City Council on April 8 unanimously approved two new programs to help local homeowners improve their energy and water efficiency.

(Bloomberg) -- Sam Zell, the billionaire chairman of apartment landlord Equity Residential, said the company bought a rent-controlled complex in California because it was a good investment and not with the goal of raising rents.

Raj Chopra and Gary Cabello, two figures in the corruption cases involving officials from various South Bay school districts and others outside the districts, were sentenced Monday on reduced misdemeanor charges.

Organizations take on tenant satisfaction, the “first-digit phenomenon” and lots of awards dinners.

Some approaches taken by small businesses yield better results than others when looking to gain contracts with larger entities, according to speakers gathered Friday by the North San Diego Small Business Development Center.

In Del Mar on Monday, the City Council will hear a presentation from James Watkins and Kathleen Leeger on a concept of how to develop a public-private partnership at 1050 Camino del Mar.

McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has strived for forging strong client-based relationships, valuing its employees and of course, creating well-made products over the years.

West Partners, a San Diego-based investment firm, announced the closing of an investment in NoteVault, Inc., a San Diego-based provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industry. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.

Looking to connect small businesses contractors with those that might hire them, the North San Diego Small Business Development Center is hosting another "Meet the Buyers" event this Friday.

A pair of defendants in the pay-for-play corruption case involving more than a dozen public school officials in the South Bay is expected to be sentenced in Chula Vista on Monday.

The city of Carlsbad is preparing to revitalize its two historic neighborhoods as a Florida-based urban planning firm has been hired to develop a new master plan.

The annual meeting held last week between two San Diego Association of Governments committees and government officials from Mexico gave perspectives on where binational opportunities, including commercial ones, can be improved.

(AP) -- Mountain View, Calif., has declared a water shortage emergency as the San Francisco Bay Area city faces the statewide drought.

The first mixed-use development has broken ground on Chula Vista’s Urban Core Specific Plan, seven years since the plan’s adoption and at a time where it is getting ready to be updated.

With office sizes dropping and more millennials entering the workforce, the design elements of office spaces are changing.

The Irvine Co.'s 306,000-square-foot One La Jolla Center at 4655 Executive Drive in the University Towne Centre is now under construction, and is slated for completion on a fast track by July of next year.

(AP) -- Dominion Resources Inc. said it has acquired six solar development projects in California from Recurrent Energy.

(AP) -- San Francisco's emergency water system is not adequate for putting out multiple fires at once during a major disaster like a strong earthquake, according to current and former fire officials.

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced a partnership to develop a 3.3-megawatt solar system at the airport.

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