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(AP) -- Mountain View, Calif., has declared a water shortage emergency as the San Francisco Bay Area city faces the statewide drought.


The first mixed-use development has broken ground on Chula Vista’s Urban Core Specific Plan, seven years since the plan’s adoption and at a time where it is getting ready to be updated.

With office sizes dropping and more millennials entering the workforce, the design elements of office spaces are changing.

The Irvine Co.'s 306,000-square-foot One La Jolla Center at 4655 Executive Drive in the University Towne Centre is now under construction, and is slated for completion on a fast track by July of next year.

(AP) -- Dominion Resources Inc. said it has acquired six solar development projects in California from Recurrent Energy.


(AP) -- San Francisco's emergency water system is not adequate for putting out multiple fires at once during a major disaster like a strong earthquake, according to current and former fire officials.

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced a partnership to develop a 3.3-megawatt solar system at the airport.


While downtown San Diego-based TSA Contracting may not be as busy as it was before the recession, it is staying active with mostly smaller niche projects.

Business groups will take on a variety of topics this week — from work-home balance to international real estate to an innovation summit.

A new Performing Arts Center and Production Studios facility has broken ground at Patrick Henry High School.


The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is the voice of the $130 billion industry representing contractors connecting communities and the United States with power, lighting and integrated systems. This is a closer look at San Diego NECA electrical contractors who work in all aspects of electrical construction.

(AP) -- Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta in Mexico, the result of a landmark agreement between the United States and Mexico.

Sean Giffin, leasing manager for the NTC Foundation, has worked to overhaul 27 historical buildings at Liberty Station in Point Loma, and now has the greater challenge of doing it without redevelopment funds. Giffin, nominated as a Young Influential by Preston Cavignac, account executive of Cavignac & Associates, said 16 of the buildings that were intended for civic, arts and cultural uses have been completed and are 83 percent occupied.

Who doesn’t have that classic story of hitting it big in online poker during college, taking a break from school, moving to Cabo San Lucas and starting a scuba diving business, then returning to finish school, form a consulting company, then organize a music and technology festival, became an initial member in the Qualcomm Labs group and leave that to start a home services app company, all before age 30?


For the first time in 18 years, San Diego State University will host the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pacific Southwest Conference from April 3 to 5.

San Diego apartment rents have moderated from their peaks, as increased construction pushed vacancies back up near 5 percent.

The Carlsbad City Council voted on Tuesday to award a contract to install a solar photovoltaic energy system at the 32-acre Alga Norte Community Park.

(AP) -- California Department of Food and Agriculture officials are releasing hundreds of thousands of sterile Medflies near the University of Southern California campus in an effort to eradicate an infestation of the citrus-destroying pest.

Escondido-based Bilbro Construction Co. is being awarded $11,009,552 for a firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple-award construction contract for work on a tracked vehicle maintenance cover at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms.


Bast/Wright Interiors, a San Diego-based interior design firm, has changed its name to McCormick & Wright to acknowledge Kellie McCormick’s contributions to the firm over the past 16 years and her new position as principal.

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