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SANDAG approves trolley extension report

Work to extend the San Diego Trolley Blue Line from the international border to UC San Diego and surrounding areas is expected to start in late 2015.

Mayor Faulconer appoints chief data officer

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer announced the appointment of Maksim Pecherskiy as the chief data officer for the city of San Diego.

REAL ESTATE

Commercial real estate backs 1031 exchange

The commercial real estate industry has sounded the alarm with a simple message to Congress: Hands off the 1031 exchange.

REAL ESTATE

Vista Council delays action on prominent downtown property

GENERAL

Economists see little change after election

LAW

City Attorney's office obtains order to close two marijuana dispensaries

WATER

Council approves water recycling agreement

SD, TJ mayors sign cooperation agreement

LAW

Judge confirms ruling that Escondido Country Club case can proceed

Mayor sees $58.5M surplus — $2.9M after new spending

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Drought relief from US dead for '14

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that congressional efforts to provide drought relief to Central Valley farmers and communities are dead for the year.

Your brother doesn't deserve a green card

With his executive order potentially shieldingas many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation for up to three years, President Barack Obama took a welcome step toward dealing with what my colleague Frank Wilkinson calls "The Fact"-- the entrenched presence of an estimated 11 million undocumented souls in the United States.

So much for post-racial America

Racial conflict has not abated in the Barack Obama era. It has intensified.

Mayor Faulconer appoints chief data officer

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer announced the appointment of Maksim Pecherskiy as the chief data officer for the city of San Diego.

SANDAG approves trolley extension report

Work to extend the San Diego Trolley Blue Line from the international border to UC San Diego and surrounding areas is expected to start in late 2015.

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In The News

Nov. 21, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, SANDAG unanimously certified the final EIR for the $2 billion project to extend the San Diego Blue Line Trolley, and George Chamberlin writes on what the golf industry is doing to improve its rough times.

Government Videos

Mayor Kevin Faulconer on military's impact on SD economy

Sept. 23, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer about the importance of the military on San Diego's economy at a presentation of the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s sixth annual Military Economic Impact Study.

Special Reports

Who's Who in Construction & Engineering - 2014

Take a closer look at some of the executives and firms involved in the development of our region.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 19, 2014) -- Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jacob A. Early, right, ventilates a SimMan 3G medical mannequin during the National Disaster Medical System Exercise 2014 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 19, 2014) -- Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jacob A. Early, right, ventilates a SimMan 3G medical mannequin during the National Disaster Medical System Exercise 2014 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Marine Corps and Navy personnel participated in the joint exercise with San Diego County Emergency Medical Services and Naval Medical Center San Diego. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Pyoung K. Yi

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Energy Status

The latest look at San Diego's current energy status is at your fingertips.

Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special report features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

SAN DIEGO SOURCEBOOK

The San Diego SourceBook offers information on a wide variety of businesses and business services in San Diego County plus vital statistics on population, the economy, employment and housing in the region. The lists included in the SourceBook provide a close look at companies in a variety of important industry sectors in the county.

Medical Marijuana

The Daily Transcript is tracking all the issues surrounding medical marijuana.

NECA

NECA is the voice of the electrical construction industry. NECA has provided over a century of service to the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the United States. The San Diego Chapter was chartered in 1942, and today represents more than 100 electrical contractors with an elected Board of Director and a full time professional staff.

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