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Reese Anthony Jarrett was appointed as the next head of the Civic San Diego, the city’s nonprofit for public-private development projects and programs.

The San Diego Unified Port announced that the Board of Port Commissioners has placed Wayne Darbeau, its CEO, on paid administrative leave through Dec. 30, 2014, after which his 17 years of employment at the Port will end.

After the collection of 9,000 signatures, the Escondido City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to place a plan for 430 homes on the 110-acre Escondido Country Club property on the November ballot.

At a summit hosted this week by the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, toll operators from around the country explained how they're aiming to add value to the use of their toll roads.

A pair of community meetings have been planned to help the San Diego Association of Governments find ways to improve traffic flow, transit services, and pedestrian and bike access along Interstate 8.

A San Diego woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor crimes of practicing law without a license and grand theft, according to the San Diego city attorney's office.

Gold prices may stabilize in the next six months after recent losses preceded by a run of weekly gains, commodities experts say.

California banks surged 11.8 percent between the first quarters of 2013 and 2014 -- the third-highest growth rate in the nation -- fueled by increases in real estate and construction loans, according to the latest report by the Federal Reserve Bank.

Are you worried about the rising cost of your health care? Unsure of where to find the right answers about the Affordable Care Act and how the ACA will affect your business? Concerned about your opportunity to grow because of the demands of health care reform?

The Escondido City Council is expected Wednesday to approve placing a measure on the November ballot to build homes on the former Escondido Country Club land.

With roughly 10,000 constituents listening through a teleconference call, Rep. Scott Peters on Monday night unveiled an economic and job creation package with a heavy emphasis on cutting taxes, streamlining regulations and increasing government research funds.

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: SRNE), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing treatments for cancer, has received non-dilutive funding for the preclinical development of a small molecule inhibitor targeting the oncogenic transcription factor Myc.

Navigating the world of federal contracts is no small task, but add to the challenge having to seek out small business and women-owned business set-asides, and it becomes difficult.

The Temecula City Council invites interested residents of the city of Temecula to apply for an appointed commissioner position on the Community Services Commission. The position is for the unexpired term through Oct. 10, 2015.

Construction activity at municipalities during the fourth week of July is picking up, even though most councils and commissions are not slated to meet.

The city of San Marcos has received more than $1.4 million in Housing Related Parks grant funds from the California Department of Housing and Community Development.

Gov. Jerry Brown recently appointed prosecutors Enrique Camarena and Daniel Link and public defenders Matthew Braner and Selena Epley to San Diego County Superior Court judgeships.

A supplemental environmental document for the San Diego Association of Governments' planned Mid-Coast Corridor Trolley extension project was released for public comment on Thursday.

After four months of working, the San Diego Housing Commission and the business-led Jobs Coalition unveiled a tentative framework for creating more affordable housing in the city, ranging from streamlining regulations to doubling the so-called "linkage fee" on most commercial developments.

The IRS is tackling tax compliance and identity theft, while preparing for changes in the next filing season amid budget constraints affecting its ability to serve the public, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said.

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