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The San Diego County Parks and Recreation Department announced on Thursday new strategies to increase revenue and ensure the department is meeting the needs of residents.


San Diego city and county officials on Thursday tentatively agreed to spend as much as half a million dollars on a joint plan to keep the Chargers from leaving town.

San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith, San Diego County Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Ron Roberts, and City Councilmembers Myrtle Cole and Scott Sherman announced a partnership between the city and county to work collaboratively and share consultant costs for a potential new stadium for the Chargers.


A Civic San Diego panel voted Tuesday to tentatively set aside $17 million in federal tax credits to support a planned co-work space in Normal Heights and help a local job training nonprofit serve more young adults.

Thousands of signatures for and against One Paseo are now being tallied and verified by the San Diego County Registrar of Voters as the effort to put the 1.4-million-square-foot mixed-use development on a referendum enters its next chapter.

At its Feb. 10 meeting, the Board of Education received the annual independent audit for the district's capital improvement bond program.


The $1.2 million Crystal Pier restoration project in Pacific Beach is expected to be completed by Memorial Day after the San Diego City Council authorized funding on March 17.

The San Diego City Council unanimously approved on Tuesday a plan to spend nearly $1.9 million annually for year-round, indoor interim housing for the homeless.

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a $120 million bond financing plan aimed at repairing local roads, storm drains and sidewalks throughout the city as well as building new libraries and fire stations.


A City Council panel is exploring how it can increase city oversight of the Civic San Diego subsidiary that oversees the distribution of millions of dollars in federal tax credits.

San Diego's Revolvis last week won seven Pollie awards from the American Association of Political Consultants for its election work last year.

Protect San Diego’s Neighborhoods will announce Wednesday how many signatures it has gathered in its effort to put One Paseo on a ballot, while Kilroy Realty is urging those who signed the petition to take their signature back.

Wakeland Housing and Development Corp. has closed on financing from U.S. Bank for the $79.3 million Atmosphere affordable and supportive housing development in downtown San Diego.


Business and professional groups will host a range of activities this week.

Within a few weeks, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors could require single-family homebuilders in unincorporated areas to include electrical infrastructure and space for future solar energy generation and electric-vehicle charging systems.


The first legal medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego has opened doors without fanfare.

The head of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer's task force on the Chargers' stadium told a City Council panel on Thursday that he believes the group can produce a plan by May 20 to keep the team at its Mission Valley site without requiring any new taxes.

After nearly two decades overseeing the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association, CEO Brian White is leaving the organization at the end of this month.


A local Native American tribe has been selected as one of 11 tribes around the nation to receive a combined $6 million from the federal Department of Energy to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands.

A San Diego City Council committee on Tuesday unanimously recommended expanding the city's nondiscrimination rules to ban contractors from discriminating based on gender identity or gender expression.

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