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(AP) -- Federal drought monitors say 58 percent of California now is locked in their highest category of drought.

A pair of workshops are scheduled for next week to help the San Diego Association of Governments gain public input on transportation scenarios that are under consideration for its regional plan.

San Diego-based Wermers Multifamily Corp. has completed construction on Madera Vista, an apartment complex located in Temecula.

(AP) -- Firefighters brought a blaze that had spread in Yosemite National Park under control, and containment lines kept the wildfire from threatening some the treasured sequoias that are among the largest and oldest living trees on Earth.

A virtual reality system that can be used with lightweight, wireless brain monitors to learn how the brain navigates and responds to spatial cues, may help design senior care centers better suited to how older people navigate, according to the spatial and navigational cues that work best later in life.

While San Diego County's industrial market is growing stronger, by most accounts, some weak spots exist.

San Diego architecture and design firms will create one-of-a-kind furniture pieces for auction at its Table for Tots fundraiser on Aug. 14.

(Bloomberg) -- A three-building Beverly Hills office complex that includes the headquarters of Playboy Enterprises Inc. is being sold for $210 million, according to two people with knowledge of the agreement.

San Diego’s construction industry seems to be making a shift from residential to nonresidential as statistics suggest improvement in commercial and public projects. There is also future growth in the South Bay: Developers for project centerpieces are needed for the Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan.

Past corruption in some South County school districts was a continued focus through early 2014, but news with tie-ins to state budgeting for schools also made headlines.

San Diego-based Cumming Corp., a project management and cost consulting firm, has completed its multiphase cost management leadership reorganization of its West Coast offices.

(AP) -- Pomona police have arrested a man suspected of stealing $10,000 worth of copper wire from a school.

The project to bring back the Horton Plaza of old and build next to it an expanded plaza and amphitheater has been approved for additional funding from the California Department of Finance.

The San Diego chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association announced Monday that its partner student chapter at San Diego State University has advanced as one of three finalists in the 2014 Green Energy Challenge.

San Diego State University has scheduled the groundbreaking of its new basketball training facility for next month.

Reese Anthony Jarrett was appointed as the next head of the Civic San Diego, the city’s nonprofit for public-private development projects and programs.

(AP) -- A Northern California county is countersuing residents of a subdivision over a landslide last year that damaged numerous homes.

The U.S. Navy published a notice of availability in the Federal Register to announce the opening of public comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus proposal.

After the collection of 9,000 signatures, the Escondido City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to place a plan for 430 homes on the 110-acre Escondido Country Club property on the November ballot.

Design activity in the West region has decreased for the third consecutive month, despite overall growth across the country, according to the latest American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released on Wednesday.

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