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One of the adverse effects of a prolonged, stalled economy facing school districts over the past few years is the reduction in assessed home values. These values, or AVs as they are known, drive the bond sales markets that fill the coffers which fuel the districts' capital building programs. Lower AVs mean less money to fund the much needed capital improvements on school campuses throughout the state.

The "Building For America's Bravest" program, a joint project established in 2011 by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers and the Gary Sinise foundations to assist America's most seriously wounded veterans, has awarded Temecula the "Community Patriotism Award" for its outstanding support for veterans and their families.

The first full week of October looks to be a slow one on the construction front, as some municipalities have canceled meetings.

A permanent sculpture atop a building on the University of California, San Diego campus, named “Fallen Star,” was awarded the Grand Orchid at the San Diego Architectural Foundation’s annual Orchids & Onions awards ceremony on Wednesday night.

(AP) -- Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin said the public agency that owns the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum apparently violated California's open-meeting law repeatedly by holding years of secret meetings to negotiate leasing the historic landmark.

Santee-based Countywide Mechanical Systems, a commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning contractor, has added three members to its key leadership team, the company announced Friday.


(AP) -- California cities hoping to promote community gardens and small-scale farms in urban areas are getting a boost from a new state law recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.


The Tierrasanta community in San Diego is getting its first new home development in more than two decades as Intracorp Cos. completes the final phase of homes in its Copperleaf project.

Editor's note: The following article is part of an ongoing series.

(AP) -- A well-connected Dubai financier and the world's third-largest privately held real estate firm are teaming up to invest in a proposed sports and entertainment center in Oakland.


A hotel that boasts Bob Hope as its first guest, with a pool designed by Johnny Weissmuller, who played Tarzan in the 1930s and ’40s, and where a scene from “Top Gun” was filmed should have no trouble keeping its doors open, right?

Both the San Diego Association of Governments and the local district of the California Department of Transportation say they have no immediate concerns of funding shortages or work stoppages resulting from the partial federal government shutdown.

Construction at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry will proceed despite the temporary government shutdown that went into effect on Tuesday.

(AP) -- A woman who masterminded a $100 million mortgage fraud scheme has been sentenced in San Diego to more than eight years in federal prison.

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