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(AP) -- A Northern California water district is offering residents recycled wastewater to use on their lawns and plants, as it tries to cut water use during the drought.

While the pace of apartment construction has definitely picked up in San Diego County, the pipeline for new units may fall far short of demand in most locations.

The Port of San Diego began the process Monday of choosing the developer for a signature convention center and hotel on the Chula Vista bayfront.

A $3 million grant requested from the state for the construction of a new skate park in Linda Vista has been approved, according to the city of San Diego's Planning Department.

The criminal cases against what San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis once called "the worst cases of corruption" she'd ever seen are closed.

(AP) -- Pole Mountain, Sonoma County's highest peak, will be protected and preserved for public use as part of a $2.3 million sale to the Sonoma Land Trust.

The monthly report from McGraw Hill Construction on local contracts awarded in May showed a sharp increase from a year earlier for non-residential building construction, while showing a decrease on the residential side.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Southern California has acquired the assets of La Jolla-based Middleton Team Inc., which does business as Middleton & Associates, a boutique luxury real estate brokerage.

The Inland Empire is humming, with new plans for residential development, while some homebuilders are biding their time.

Solar energy systems have thrown a curveball to real estate professionals who are trying to educate buyers and sellers on leasing versus owning, and match appraisals to the value of the home.

SGPA Architecture and Planning sees mixed-use projects as the future of the design and construction industry. And the firm, celebrating its 45th birthday this year, says the path it has taken places it to succeed.

Gafcon Inc., a construction management firm, announced Friday the hiring of Martin Green as its senior IT project manager.

(AP) -- Transportation officials have voted to move forward with plans for a light rail station near Los Angeles International Airport that would link to airport terminals with a people mover.

Balfour Beatty Construction has completed construction of the $28 million Solana Ranch Elementary School for the Solana Beach School District.

The San Diego chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) recently honored 17 local landscape contractors with 2014 Beautification Awards.

A first place "winner" and second place "achievement" award were presented, although not all categories warranted both types of California Landscape Contractors Association awards. Here is a complete list of categories and recipients:

The San Diego Association of Governments Transportation Committee has accepted the final report of the San Ysidro Intermodal Transportation Center study.

Newport Beach-based Bluewater Grill has purchased 1887 on the Bay, the former Hotel del Coronado boathouse on Coronado Island. The company will be renovating it to showcase local sustainable seafood and shellfish.

San Diego's decision this week to reimburse a pair of breweries $335,000 in fees related to their expansion plans could serve as a model for future plans to encourage business growth, according to members of the City Council and City Hall officials.

(AP) -- Several New Mexico residents have pledged to donate their own land if it will help lure electric car company Tesla Motors Inc. to the state.

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