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The Structural Engineers Association of San Diego announced six recipients of the 2015 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards.

With baby boomers retiring and millennials on the rise, San Diego could feel a bigger impact on housing than other areas, thanks to its younger population and bigger dependency on real estate, according to an annual economic and tax report released by the San Diego Regional Chamber on Wednesday.

(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. has purchased three parcels of land near its Anaheim resort, causing many to speculate that the property could be used for a future park expansion.


(AP) -- Residents in a northern California city are being allowed to haul up to 300 gallons of recycled wastewater to use for irrigation at no cost.


The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch will welcome a new showroom from home furnishing and interior design experts Le Dimora this winter.

(AP) -- U.S. wildlife officials want smartphone-owning outdoor lovers to use a downloaded app to report any endangered species they see in the wilderness.


Major metropolitan areas in California saw more than 4,000 projects, valued at $14 billion, go out for bid in the second quarter -- and San Diego came up with a good share of the transactions, according to a BidClerk survey.

(AP) -- SolarCity Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $22.4 million in its second quarter.


Civic San Diego’s full board voted on Wednesday to recommend that the City Council enter into two separate exclusive negotiating agreements to develop two mixed-use projects on Market Street.

The San Diego Zoo broke ground Thursday on the largest expansion in its 99-year history. Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks is a $68 million project that will transform eight acres of the Zoo and replace 1930s-era grottos and enclosures (formerly known as Cat and Dog Canyon) with new habitats for African plant and animal species that range from savanna to shore.

A second straight month of increased new residential construction contract values has helped to interrupt the year's overall downward trend in new construction contract values in San Diego County.

The final concrete recently was poured for the roof deck at Point Loma Nazarene University Science Building.

Ryan Companies US Inc. and GF Properties Group LLC recently broke ground on Oceanside Block 18, a $21 million mixed-use development in downtown Oceanside.

MISSION VALLEY– A $150-million renovation on the 1,410-unit Village Mission Valley Apartment Homes in San Diego has been completed by the Irvine Company.

The Richman Group of California Development Company has received unanimous approval from Civic San Diego to develop a mixed-use apartment complex in East Village that includes a 22-story residential tower with 226 apartments and more than 7,000 square feet of commercial space -- and an adjoining low-rise building called The Sliver, which will include two penthouses, a restaurant with extensive outdoor seating and a park-like open space corridor.


Carlsbad-based Watkins Landmark Construction has been awarded the Marriott Autograph Hotel project in Palm Desert.

(AP) -- Repair work on a damaged bridge in Riverside County can finally get underway now that nesting birds have moved on.


Various projects promoting smart growth, transit and active transportation recently received a total of $15 million in grants from the San Diego Association of Governments, providing the grant recipients with funding for both capital and planning projects.

(AP) -- Wine growers in the Malibu area will try Tuesday to get the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to lift a temporary ban on new vineyards, or extensions of existing ones, in the Santa Monica Mountains.


DPR Construction has announced it raised $18,000 at the company’s second annual Cornhole Classic fundraiser.

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