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Protesters and supporters filled a meeting room Thursday where a California commission was considering a vast expansion to the tanks that SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego.

The total value of San Diego County’s agricultural production decreased in 2014 for the first time since 2009. Still, the industry continues to be an economic heavyweight in the county, totaling nearly $1.82 billion in value, the report noted.

San Diego County is adding a third helicopter to its firefighting fleet, beefing up regional air support in time for the fall wildfire season.

The San Diego City Council’s Budget and Government Efficiency Committee voted down a proposed pension stabilization reserve fund by a 3-2 vote on Wednesday.

The regional transportation plan update under development for two years at the San Diego Association of Governments will face a possible adoption vote this week, as SANDAG officials are planning its consideration at the agency's board meeting this Friday.

The total value of San Diego county's agricultural production decreased for the first time since 2009 — from $1.85 billion to just under $1.82 billion — and just the third time since 1996.

California State University San Marcos will host the second forum in the Free Forum Series "Fresh Perspectives on California's Water Future" at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 in the campus' University Student Union Ballroom 2300.

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to amend the city’s Election Campaign Control Ordinance to make required disclosures for referenda and initiatives consistent with current rules for traditional campaigns.

The city of San Diego, in partnership with Civic San Diego, will receive a combined $2.75 million TransNet Smart Growth Incentive and Active Transportation Grant.

The Cleveland National Forest Foundation announced Monday that its attorneys submitted a letter to the San Diego Association of Governments over SANDAG’s proposed 2015 update to its Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy.

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill allowing beer bikes to operate on city streets.

Community HousingWorks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people find home stability, announced the spinoff and transfer of its homebuying programs to Springboard, a national consumer financial services nonprofit.

The San Diego County board of supervisors adopted ordinance changes Wednesday designed by the state to improve permitting for solar rooftops.

As fire season ramps up, San Diego County has unveiled a new online interactive map that allows residents to search out wildfire dangers in specific areas.

The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to add $10 million to help homeless individuals who have a serious mental illness secure housing.

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will host a public community meeting on Oct. 6 featuring staff from the Federal Aviation Administration on its proposed SoCal Metroplex project.

County Supervisor Dianne Jacob has received the endorsement of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer in her bid for re-election as the county's District 2 supervisor.

A nearly $10 million plan to renovate the East Mesa Detention Facility Complex will be on the county Board of Supervisors' agenda in the coming week.

The nonprofit Citizens Coordinate for Century 3, or C-3, will hold on Thursday its monthly Breakfast Dialogue, focusing on the bi-national future of the San Diego-Tijuana region.

Months after voting to not fund a defense for Supervisor Dave Roberts against legal claims filed against him by three female former staff members, the county Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday that the county will settle the claims on behalf of Roberts.

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