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What had been known as the La Costa Towne Center is being transformed with a $15 million renovation, a new name and some new tenants as well.

Tara Lake and Giovanni Posillico were recently promoted to partners at Latitude 33, a San Diego-based planning and engineering firm.

Level 10 Construction, which has a San Diego office, said that Engineering News Record California has selected the firm as 2015 Contractor of the Year.

A state grant of more than $9 million will be presented to the city of National City on Friday, providing funding for a proposed 201-unit affordable housing development in the city.

(Bloomberg) -- Land in California's Central Valley agricultural region sank more than a foot in just eight months in some places, as residents and farmers pump more and more groundwater amid a record drought.

Demand for design activity in the West has now increased in back-to-back months for the second time this year as architectural work is picking up, according to the American Institute of Architects’ Architecture Billings Index released Wednesday.

(AP) -- A new study estimates $1.84 billion in agricultural losses from the fourth year of California's drought.

By any measure, San Diego County’s apartment market is strong and getting stronger with 4,000 units being delivered this year.

There is a lot of buzz about Zero Net Energy buildings and a lot of confusion. How low can the energy use of a comfortable building go? What strategies are most important and how do they interact? What do they cost? How do you measure it?

(AP) -- Disney theme parks have their sights on a galaxy far, far away.

Despite its previously announced summer adjournment, the San Diego City Council will meet in special session on Monday morning to vote on reaffirming previous actions to expand contracts with AECOM USA Inc. (NYSE: ACM) for sewage control; Dudek & Associates for helping clean up the San Diego River; and Lee & Ro. Inc. for engineering construction on a grit-processing facility.

Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.

Caltrans announced Friday that lane closures have been scheduled for Sunday through next Thursday on portions of Interstate 5 as construction work resumes on the Ocean View Rehab Project.

(AP) -- Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said this week.

Commercial construction activity in California has reached its highest level since 2001, according to an Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Commercial Real Estate Survey report.

(Bloomberg) -- LG Electronics Inc., the South Korean maker of home appliances and telecom equipment, will supply San Diego-based Borrego Solar Systems Inc. with 135 megawatts of solar panels.

DPR Construction has completed the renovation of a 78,000-square-foot facility for Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. in Torrey Pines on what is known as Biotech Hill.

(AP) -- Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.

Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.

The San Diego Planning Department said it received two 2015 Awards of Excellence from the American Planning Association.

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