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The city of Del Mar has been awarded a $60,000 Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grant from the San Diego County board of supervisors, to be used toward extending the River Path Del Mar, one of the seven segments of the city's Scenic Loop hiking trail. The funds will be used toward the construction of the path.


The White House has appointed San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox to the National Ocean Council's Governance Coordinating Committee, a group that advises the President on ocean policy issues.

Civic San Diego announced on Tuesday it will hold a public hearing on permitting construction of three separate multi-story residential projects at its board of directors meeting on Oct. 28 at 1 p.m.


Collaboration between the Endangered Habitats Conservancy, the San Diego Association of Governments and the U.S. Department of Defense has resulted in the preservation of a 410-acre property in East County.


The San Diego Association of Governments' board of directors voted unanimously Friday to adopt the final version of a regional transportation plan that will invest $204 billion into infrastructure projects over the next 35 years.

The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego -- but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 392 this week by Speaker Toni G. Atkins, making the San Diego River Conservancy a permanent entity. Previously, the conservancy had been scheduled to dissolve on Jan. 1, 2020.


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.