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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

For the first time since early 2011, San Diego is in a Level 2 Drought Alert, as the San Diego City Council voted unanimously Monday night to enact the more restrictive drought status.

Minimum-wage hike goes to ballot

On the heels of a petition drive that blocked the San Diego City Council from raising the local minimum wage in January, the council Monday voted unanimously to put the proposal on the ballot in June 2016.

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

CONSTRUCTION

Construction Agenda: Del Mar board to hear 10 permit requests

GENERAL

Minimum wage petitions certified

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Voter ID math finally adds up for judge

Liberal observers were astonished and thrilled that Judge Richard Posner, the most influential judge sitting on the federal bench, recently wrote a scathing condemnation of Wisconsin voter ID laws.

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?

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.

Record increase reported in financial fraud

When legendary bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, his famous response was, “That’s where the money is.”

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In The News

Oct. 22, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- The West finishes the third quarter with continued growth in design activity, and San Diego County will implement the final step of the 2008 plan that has consolidated rural fire companies into the county fire authority.

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

Power of Attorneys - 2014

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Oct. 2, 2014) -- An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71 transits by the San Diego skyline for a photo exercise.†

SAN DIEGO (Oct. 2, 2014) -- An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71 transits by the San Diego skyline for a photo exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe

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Energy Status

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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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