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Apartment Construction May Not Lead To Affordable Housing

June 12
By Jade Hindmon

Real estate experts are noticing a new trend in San Diego housing — the new construction of more apartments. But what could that mean in this tough market?

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Jewelry, Coffee And Women Empowerment At City Heights Boutique

June 8
By Tarryn Mento and Brian Myers / Media Arts Center of San Diego

Entrepreneurship can bring a lot of rewards, but it also requires a lot of risk. A City Heights-based program is uniting low-income immigrant women to overcome the fear of that risk.

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San Diego State Eyes Private Partners For Mission Valley Development

June 6
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University tests a private-public partnership to build student housing, just off campus.

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Delinquent Property Tax Bills To Incur Heavier Penalties

June 1
By City News Service

More than 33,000 property owners have one month to pay their delinquent property taxes before their bills go into default and incur heavier penalties, San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister announced Thursday.

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Specter Of Trade War After US Tariffs On EU, Mexico, Canada

May 31
By Associated Press

The Trump administration announced Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies.

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California’s High Rent Leaves Many One Crisis Away From Financial Ruin

May 29
By Amita Sharma

The state’s notoriously high housing costs are gobbling up paychecks, leaving many teetering on the brink of financial disaster.

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Gas Prices Crimping San Diego Economy

May 28
By Erik Anderson

San Diego's average gasoline price is edging closer to the $4 a gallon mark and that is starting to put a squeeze on driving in Southern California.

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Report: Racial Segregation Is Lower In Cities Like San Diego

May 28
By Tom Fudge

San Diego is on the low end of the racial segregation scale among American cities because it grew quickly in recent decades.

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Is California’s Expensive Housing Scaring Away Job Seekers?

May 24
David Wagner/KPCC

California employers and job recruiters find it tough to lure out-of-state workers at a time when unemployment rates are falling and housing prices are rising.

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New Record: San Diego Median Home Price Now $570,000

May 23
By City News Service

The median price of a home in San Diego County rose by 8.6 percent in April compared with the same month a year earlier, as median home prices across Southern California edged up to a record level, a real estate information service announced Tuesday.