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Tease photo for Study: 2014 San Diego Pride Had $10.9M Economic Impact

Study: 2014 San Diego Pride Had $10.9M Economic Impact

July 14
By City News Service

The 2014 San Diego LGBT Pride Festival and Parade had a $10.9 million impact on the area's economy and attracted 19,500 people from out of town, according to a report issued Thursday.

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Investors In Donald Trump's Failed Mexico Resort Speak Out

July 14
By Jean Guerrero

Several years ago, about 250 people bought Tijuana oceanfront condos sold under Donald Trump’s name. They were never built. Disgruntled buyers say they were deceived by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and fear voters will experience the same disillusionment.

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Biden Talks About Trade Enforcement In San Diego

July 13
By City News Service

In an appearance at the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, Vice President Joe Biden said an enforcement action filed by the U.S. against China at the World Trade Organization will benefit Qualcomm and DJO Global.

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Work Begins On North Park Affordable Housing For LGBT Seniors

July 13
By City News Service

The facility, San Diego's first gay and lesbian-friendly affordable housing facility for seniors, is expected to open December 2017.

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Will Urban Park In Downtown San Diego Get The Boot?

July 13
By Claire Trageser

The Quartyard park, built on a city-owned vacant lot, was designed to be temporary. The community became attached to it, and now it's set to become a high-rise condo complex.

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International Space Station Operations Coming To San Diego

July 12
By Erik Anderson

The national laboratory that manages the International Space Station from Earth will soon open an office in San Diego.

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Marijuana Tax, Seven Other Measures Headed For November Ballot

July 11
By City News Service, Claire Trageser

The San Diego City Council authorized drafting the propositions and will give final approval in a few weeks. They include everything from taxing recreational marijuana to raising taxes to build fire stations to changing how city elections are run.

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San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect Monday

July 11
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego City Council will vote Monday afternoon on how the city's new minimum wage will be enforced.

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Is All-Star Game Really Worth $80 Million To San Diego?

July 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Officials told the San Diego City Council in 2014 that the All-Star Game at Petco Park and related events, including FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center, could generate $80 million. Some economists caution that may be an overly optimistic estimate.

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Roundtable: Dallas Police Attack, Homelessness In San Diego And Balboa Park

July 8
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

A sniper attack in Dallas left five police officers dead. San Diego's homelessness problem took a turn for the worse. Balboa Park and Seaport Village may be about to get makeovers.