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Construction has begun on a fire science and EMT training facility at San Diego Miramar College.

The California Department of Transportation has announced southbound Interstate 15 and the express lanes from Mira Mesa Boulevard to Carroll Canyon Road will be closed Thursday night for continued construction of the Mira Mesa Direct Access Ramp.

The California Public Utilities Commission will delay its hearing on the proposed Bay Boulevard Substation until Oct. 3, agreeing to a request from the Chula Vista City Council to discuss the matter first.

After five years of planning, local political, civic, business and labor leaders gathered at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday to unveil new images and plans for the center’s expansion, which reportedly would turn it into the biggest contiguous convention center on the West Coast.

(AP) -- Some Pittsburgh residents are being ticketed for parking in their own driveways under an obscure ordinance that requires them to pay $225 for a permit if they wish to park within 30 feet of a street.

The Port of San Diego approved a plan to extended H Street to the waterfront on Tuesday. The decision coincides with the Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan.

Del Mar will begin an expansion of its turf course on Friday, widening the strip to accommodate more horses in an effort to host a future Breeders' Cup.

It isn’t every day that a representative from Big Business comes before the San Diego City Council to talk about how pleasurable it is to deal with city planning officials and community organizers.

(AP) -- The California Senate is sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to preserve a 45-year-old agreement with Nevada governing the sensitive environment in and around Lake Tahoe.

Those awaiting a decision on a 331-acre redevelopment project at Brown Field Municipal Airport will have to be on standby for an additional four weeks because the San Diego City Council on Monday voted unanimously to push back the vote.

The University of California San Diego’s planned Interstate 5/Gilman Drive Bridge has been in the works for years, but with a structural plan approved by Caltrans in June, the university is finally moving forward with the project even though funding sources haven’t been completely nailed down.

Long-time County Supervisor Greg Cox has been appointed to the California Coastal Commission board, according to reports Tuesday.

A special lecture series in celebration of the 2015 centennial of the Panama-California Exposition at Balboa Park is being planned by the Friends of San Diego Architecture, with the first lecture planned for Sept. 21.

Wells Fargo announced Monday that eligible nonprofits may apply for a grant as part of a new $11.4 million UrbanLIFT community grant program to help accelerate economic recovery and neighborhood improvement projects in 25 cities, including San Diego.

Following a preliminary vote on July 30, the San Diego City Council on Tuesday approved using the “prevailing wage” for all construction projects valued over $25,000 and all maintenance, repair, alteration or demolition work over $15,000, starting Jan. 1.

With the redevelopment age of tax-increment financing and government grants a-plenty in the rearview mirror, local developers and government planners spent much of the San Diego/Tijuana Urban Land Institute’s September breakfast meeting Tuesday discussing transportation-oriented development, given SANDAG’s plan to invest roughly $218 billion in transportation throughout the region.

The Chula Vista City Council voted Tuesday to discuss San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposed relocation of the South Bay Substation, on either Sept. 17 or Oct. 1.

(AP) -- Eight low-income families in the San Francisco Bay Area got a ray of sunshine over the weekend when they received free rooftop solar systems.

San Diego’s Maxwell Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) has begun supplying ultracapacitors to Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) to support fuel savings in the industry's largest-ever hydraulic mining shovel, the new 1,400-ton Cat 6120B H FS.

Former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders has agreed to serve as the chairman of Scripps Health's Prebys Cardiovascular Institute’s Campaign for Cardiovascular Care.

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