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Mayors tout 'holistic' planning

Faced with dwindling resources and rising demand for housing and business space, local governments need to put focus more on developing "holistic" planning for neighborhoods rather than randomly approving developments as they come along.

City looks to streamline construction bidding process, hire more staff

The city of San Diego is streamlining its bidding process for public works projects to pay contractors faster and hire more engineers.

Supervisors adopt Fire Authority expansion

San Diego County will implement the final step of the 2008 plan that has consolidated rural fire companies into the San Diego County Fire Authority.

WATER

San Diego adopts mandatory water limits

Minimum-wage hike goes to ballot

City repairs Prop. A-caused funding glitch

LAW

DA: No charges in DeMaio cases

County to consider next step in consolidating fire districts

Murrieta mayor steps down following arrest

SANDAG committee to be updated on North Coast Corridor Project

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City looks to streamline construction bidding process, hire more staff

The city of San Diego is streamlining its bidding process for public works projects to pay contractors faster and hire more engineers.

Construction Agenda: Port of SD to hold program workshop

October's final week features public works projects and a mixed-use residential complex.

Dueling negatives in North Carolina Senate race

If Republicans are in control of both houses of Congress next year -- which is looking probable two weeks before the elections -- House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell could use some guidance from North Carolina: Don't overreach.

Can Ebola bring back public health's glory days?

Ever wonder why on earth anyone thought socialism would work?

Israel chooses settlements over best friends

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government fervently believes that the Jewish settlements in the West Bank -- whose expansion it supports -- are irrelevant to its conflict with the Palestinians.

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In The News

Oct. 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- San Diego’s business news has George Chamberlin writing about how millennials are taking steps to secure their financial futures and 11 U.S. Navy vessels participating in a trilateral Task Group Exercise.

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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

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Fall 2014

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

From the Front

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Sailors perform maintenance on the propeller of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Sailors perform maintenance on the propeller of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz, along with Canadian, Japanese and other U.S. ships are underway conducting a task group exercise to train units that will deploy independently. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kole E. Carpenter

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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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