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There is little activity at municipalities this week, as most do not have any construction project updates on their agendas.

Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

From September 2013 to March 2015, Chula Vista and two regulatory agencies wondered how much more time it would take to place additional underground lines at the upcoming Bay Boulevard Substation. SDG&E has an answer to that question.

(AP) -- The city of Los Angeles has dropped plans to buy electricity from a proposed solar project in the Mohave Desert, saying it would be too damaging to bighorn sheep, desert tortoises and other wildlife.

San Diego-based Level 10 Construction has been selected as general contractor for two biotech facilities being developed by Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. (NYSE:ARE).

(Bloomberg) -- The odds that a weather-changing El Nino will last until the Northern Hemisphere's next winter are increasing, though it’s too early to say if it will provide drought relief across California, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said.

The California Coastal Commission unanimously gave its final approval Wednesday to a contiguous expansion of the San Diego Convention Center.

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association's Education Foundation has released its 2014 School Bond Transparency Scorecard, which rates how well local school districts and their Independent Citizen Oversight Committees provide information to taxpayers on school-bond spending.

PREF 580 Market LLC, an affiliate of San Diego-based Paragon Real Estate Fund, has acquired the building at 576-580 Market St. in downtown San Francisco for $24.15 million. This was Paragon's first foray in the San Francisco market.

The 14th Street Promenade Master Plan is being designed to create a north-south pedestrian and bicycle-friendly connection from C Street to National Avenue, where 14th Street ends.

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan to clear the way for up to 8,275 new housing units in the Grantville neighborhood while adding more than 72 acres to the adjoining San Diego River Park.

(Bloomberg) -- Homeowners in the U.S. installed rooftop systems at a record pace in the first quarter as more than half of the electricity capacity added in the country was solar.

The $38 million renovation of the 213,000-square-foot Enclave Sorrento office technology park in Sorrento Mesa has been completed by a joint venture of San Diego-based McCarthy Cook and AllianceBernstein of New York and London.

(AP) -- In the middle of a fourth year of drought in California, construction is underway for a massive, $36 million water park in a suburb of San Francisco.

Wermers Multi-Family Corp. has completed a mixed-use residential and retail project in Vista.

The second week of June picks up on the construction front with most municipalities gathering and having updates on projects.

While downtown San Diego has more than 1.7 million square feet of empty office space for a vacancy rate of 15.3 percent, the story is different for top Class A space, as it is across the country.

Apartments are getting smaller and houses are getting bigger in the West, according to a new Census report out this month.

Business and professional groups have scheduled a range of activities this week.

The state assembly this week unanimously passed a package of bills aimed at using tax credits and federal funds to spur the construction of affordable housing.

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