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A proposal to restore the 9.55-acre south overflow lot at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to wetlands and a plan to repair the Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach were approved by the California Coastal Commission last week.

Whether they are San Diego County-based buying elsewhere, or outside firms buying local properties, real estate investment trusts did huge business in 2013 and into 2014.

Although Tuesday's election is projected to be tight, the amount of money being spent isn't.

Some 10 hotels around the country, including the 193-room Hyatt House Hotel in Sorrento Mesa, are being acquired by the RLJ Lodging Trust REIT (NYSE: RLJ) from Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE: H) for a total of $313 million.

In honor of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, Karen Krasne has created three special recipes for her acclaimed Extraordinary Desserts restaurants.

Hundreds of Jamul residents gathered Wednesday night to oppose construction of a casino, partly over fears it will create dangerous traffic conditions.

About an hour east of downtown San Diego is a historic gold mining landmark with small-town charm and the unmistakable aroma of apple pie.

In honor of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, Karen Krasne has created three special recipes for her acclaimed Extraordinary Desserts restaurants.

The Westin San Diego completed its $15 million transformation of the 436-room property.

Innovation and efficiency were major themes of an economic outlook hosted by San Diego State University's Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and moderated by Stuart Sorenson of Duane Morris LLP.

Jack in the Box is introducing a new sandwich, the Bacon Insider burger, which features a beef patty with bacon pieces mixed in, sandwiched in-between six half slices of hickory smoked bacon, and topped with a bacon mayo sauce.

The resort town of Coronado lies across the bay from downtown San Diego. Known for its wide, white-sand beaches, historic landmarks and relaxed, small-town feel, Coronado hosts more than 2 million visitors annually.

The retail real estate market seems to be improving, but e-commerce remains the pachyderm in the plaza.

International passenger traffic at San Diego International Airport set a record in 2013 for the second consecutive year, increasing 21.5 percent over 2012 with 627,596 total international passengers served.

The San Diego retail market did not experience much change in vacancy in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a CoStar Group report.

After a year's worth of delays, the San Diego Tourism Authority is launching its biggest-ever marketing campaign, a $12 million print and TV advertising package that will begin with this weekend's Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines.

Pacific Beach is known as a haven for post-collegiate party-goers and surfers, but as real estate prices continue to increase, it is becoming home to more young professionals and families. PB, as it’s commonly called, is the most popular beach destination in San Diego and draws large crowds in the summer. It features a large local nightlife scene, with a wide variety of bars, clubs, eateries and coffee houses. In addition to the night’s entertainments, there’s plenty to do in PB, from surfing and water sports at the beach to biking, rollerblading, strolling and people watching along the 3-mile boardwalk. Boutiques and restaurants line the boardwalk and Garnet Avenue, the main thoroughfare through PB.

The city of Vista has contracted with the North County office of Lee & Associates to sell 20 municipally owned properties, and lease 14,500 square feet in the Vista Civic Center complex.

Home to the first Spanish settlements in the area, Mission Valley today is a mecca for shopping with three big malls, a visitor’s hub with Hotel Circle which offers a variety of accommodations and easy access to freeways and attractions, and Qualcomm Stadium, home of the Chargers and San Diego State University’s Aztecs.

San Diego-based Bartell Hotels has completed a $13 million expansion of its Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside property in Point Loma.

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