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Campaign contributions on supervisors' agenda

A proposal to limit certain types of campaign contributions will be introduced to the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, with the potential to harmonize some county election rules with those in the city of San Diego.

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GA-ASI adds $34.6M to contract for UK Reapers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) in Poway was awarded a $34.6 million contract action to a previous contract award for Contract Logistics Support for the United Kingdom’s MQ-9 Reapers.

Council unveils wish list for budget

Boosting the salaries of police officers and spending more money on city streetlights, parks and libraries are among the top budget priorities for the San Diego City Council, according to a report by the Independent Budget Analyst released on Friday.

GENERAL

Report: San Diego has $1.7B infrastructure gap

GENERAL

Taxpayers group attacks greening of SR 163

SD Council tightens pot dispensary rules

GENERAL

Tijuana talks spotlight education, environment, fashion

Port to hear four proposals for observation wheel on San Diego Bay

Chargers, street repairs top Faulconer's agenda

FINANCE

Gold’s lackluster prices expected to continue in '15, analysts say

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A 'living' Constitution and the right to marry

As recently as 20 years ago, it would have been pretty preposterous to argue that the U.S. Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages. But there is a good chance that this summer, the Supreme Court will rule that it does.

On the Agenda: Tips for women in law, construction on tap

Business and professional groups will hold meetings and events on a range of topics this week.

Campaign contributions on supervisors' agenda

A proposal to limit certain types of campaign contributions will be introduced to the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, with the potential to harmonize some county election rules with those in the city of San Diego.

GA-ASI adds $34.6M to contract for UK Reapers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) in Poway was awarded a $34.6 million contract action to a previous contract award for Contract Logistics Support for the United Kingdom’s MQ-9 Reapers.

Council unveils wish list for budget

Boosting the salaries of police officers and spending more money on city streetlights, parks and libraries are among the top budget priorities for the San Diego City Council, according to a report by the Independent Budget Analyst released on Friday.

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Jan. 23, 2015, 5:00 P.M. -- The latest unemployment report shows that the unemployment rate in San Diego county was 5.2 percent in December. That's down from a revised 5.8 percent in November and below the year-ago estimate of 6.5 percent for the month.

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DecoBike to roll out city's bike-sharing program in January

San Diego's new bike-sharing program is slated to begin in January. Florida-based DecoBike is setting up 180 solar-powered kiosks each with roughly 20 bicycle racks throughout the city and will manage, operate and fund the program. Reporter Carlos Rico provides details on how the program will work.

Special Reports

Banking & Finance Quarterly - 2015

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

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 22, 2015) -- The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, conduct a fly over during the Commander, Naval Air Forces change of command and retirement ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island.

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 22, 2015) -- The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, conduct a fly over during the Commander, Naval Air Forces change of command and retirement ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island. Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker relieved Vice Adm. David H. Buss as commander of Naval Air Forces . U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Omar A. Dominquez

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