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EDUCATION

December grants to UCSD decline from previous year

The Univeristy of California, San Diego received $456.7 million in research and project grants from July through December last year, according to the most recent data from the university.

TECHNOLOGY

UCSD engineering school launches 'agile research centers'

Albert Pisano, dean of the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has held this role for less than 1½ years, but has already unveiled plans for what he calls “agile research centers” within the school.

DEFENSE

Northrop Grumman awarded two defense contracts

Three Department of Defense contracts were awarded to San Diego companies this week, two of them to Northrop Grumman for MQ-4C Triton components, and engineering and logistics support for the MQ-8 Fire Scout.

GENERAL

State tax collector says she's 'here to help'

FINANCE

San Diego pension trustees’ feud escalates from strategy to accusations

GOVERNMENT

Sheriff asking supervisors to approve body cameras for deputies

REAL ESTATE

Calif. pending home resales up in Jan.

EDUCATION

Cuyamaca College president announces retirement

REAL ESTATE

Apartment in Nestor on Satellite sold

REAL ESTATE

Global Surf in Oceanside

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Jeb Bush won't throw neocons under the bus

Jeb Bush gave a foreign-policy address on Feb. 18 in which he stated, “I am my own man.”

Jeb Bush struggles nder an unbearable burden

(Bloomberg View) -- Jeb Bush is asking us to do the impossible -- forget that he’s the son of one president and the brother of another.

What Oscars don't know about Eastern Europe

If the recent Oscars are any indication, Western audiences and critics are fascinated with Eastern Europe.

Rebuilding crumbling infrastructure can't wait

If Washington were a rational place, a major measure to rebuild roads, bridges, ports and airports would be a slam-dunk.

Wal-Mart's minimum wage increase was overdue

Last week, we learned that Wal-Mart was giving the lowest paid of its hourly employees a raise. In a blog post, Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said that as of April, the company will pay a minimum of $9 an hour. That is $1.75 more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, which has been unchanged for almost six years. Next February, Wal-Mart's lowest hourly rate will rise to $10. All told, about a half-million Wal-Mart workers in the U.S. will be affected.

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SAN DIEGO (Feb. 25, 2015) -- Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) man the rails as the ship returns to homeport at Naval Base San Diego.

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 25, 2015) -- Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) man the rails as the ship returns to homeport at Naval Base San Diego. San Diego, part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, and the embarked 11th MEU return following a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gerald Dudley Reynolds

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Jerry Sanders on 2015 goals, Chargers stadium task force

Feb. 11, 2015 -- George Chamberlin sits down with Jerry Sanders, president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber, to discuss the chamber's accomplishments in 2014, goals for 2015 and the new Chargers stadium task force.

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San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 West

A detailed look of "The Green Build," the expansion of Terminal 2 at San Diego International Airport.

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