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After at least 15 years of proposals, financing has been obtained and a groundbreaking has been set for May 8 for the northern portion of the Lane Field mixed-use project overlooking the North Embarcadero.

During the first three days of its three-week race for survival, the San Diego Opera collected more than $277,000 in contributions, bolstered by a surge from relatively small donations, which the organization had previously tended to ignore.

European Union officials are making a stink about how other countries are identifying cheese that has its roots in Italy, Greece and other European nations.

The emergence of ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar has raised questions about how the newcomers to the transportation business should be regulated and if they have an unfair advantage over traditional taxis.

Community HousingWorks and Stone Brewing Co. are teaming up to help county residents become financially fit and ready for home ownership.

Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants have earned a "Certified Green Restaurants" designation from the Green Restaurant Association, making them the country's largest restaurant chain to receive the environmental honor for all locations.

After a shake-up on the San Diego Opera board of directors, the major challenge facing the new leadership is how to keep the company afloat despite previous projections that it would run out of money by January.

About 17 miles east of downtown San Diego is Spring Valley, the largest unincorporated community in the county. The Spring Valley community planning area encompasses about 11 square miles with a mix of single-family and multifamily residences, small, family-owned businesses and heavy industrial. announces 11 Southern California wine country indulgences, including A Grape Escape balloon adventure, Baily Estate private wine tasting, and Spa Pechanga Bamboo Massage.

(Bloomberg) -- SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. lost its bid to overturn U.S. limits on contact between killer whales and their trainers imposed after one of the animals drowned an amusement park employee during a show in 2010.

National City is steeped in history that’s very significant to San Diego County’s early development. When Spanish soldiers and missionaries, led by Father Junipero Serra, occupied land that the Kumeyaay people farmed, they used 26,000 acres in what is now National City as grazing land for their horses and named it El Rancho del Rey, or “Ranch of the King.”

The Port of San Diego will be hosting its 35th annual Day at The Docks on Sunday, April 13.

Point Loma is a 7-mile strip of land that serves as a gateway to San Diego Bay. The community has a strong tradition of the sea, long ties to the U.S. Navy and a bustling tourist industry.

While downtown San Diego-based TSA Contracting may not be as busy as it was before the recession, it is staying active with mostly smaller niche projects.

The retail market in downtown San Diego -- which took a hit on ground floor spaces during the recession -- has rebounded well, according to a Cushman & Wakefield report.

Editor's Note: The Daily Transcript followed up with two entrepreneurs who were named Young Influentials in 2013.

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has appointed Carol Wallace, president and CEO of the San Diego Convention Center Corp., to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. She is one of 32 members appointed from across the United States.

With reputable schools that drive demand for housing, expansive parkland and open space, trails, streams and waterfalls, a landscape of rolling hills and mesas, easy access to Interstate 15 and state Route 56, a skate park and a sports recreational center, Rancho Penasquitos offers a little bit of everything for residents.

San Diego is an amazing place with a tremendous amount to offer -- why does it need to market itself?

Johan Engman, owner of Fig Tree Café, likes to give back to the community -- whether it’s holding events in one of his three restaurants, offering free meals to military personnel or just providing delicious food to his customers. Engman opened his first restaurant in 2008 in Pacific Beach. About four years later, he opened a Hillcrest location with Chef Alberto Morreale, and in 2013 opened a third Fig Tree Café at Liberty Station.

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