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San Diego State Might Tap Taxpayer Funds To Expand Into M...

San Diego State Might Tap Taxpayer Funds To Expand Into Mission Valley

Feb. 6
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University’s vision to reshape part of Mission Valley into an auxiliary campus is being touted as a $3 billion plan that will not use taxpayer dollars. But the prohibition on public funding is not an ironclad directive.

A Central Valley Farming Tycoon Seemed To Weather The Dro...

A Central Valley Farming Tycoon Seemed To Weather The Drought. But How Did He Do It?

Feb. 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A new profile of Stewart Resnick in California Sunday Magazine shows he kept his Kern County empire wet in part with an “off-the-books” pipeline.

Report Finds San Diego's Immigrant Community Tied To Regi...

Report Finds San Diego's Immigrant Community Tied To Region's Economic Prosperity

Feb. 2
By City News Service, Tarryn Mento

A new report breaks down the contributions of San Diego's immigrant community.

New Economy: San Diego Professor Explains Dollars And Cen...

New Economy: San Diego Professor Explains Dollars And Cents Of Super Bowl Ads

Feb. 2
By Ebone Monet

A San Diego State marketing lecturer says advertisers are willing to pay big bucks to capture the attention of Super Bowl fans Sunday.

Housing Commission To Hold Project Homeless Connect Event...

Housing Commission To Hold Project Homeless Connect Event Downtown

Jan. 31
By City News Service

Services including flu shots, haircuts and dental exams will be offered to the homeless Wednesday as part of the 12th Project Homeless Connect event in downtown San Diego.

State Gas Tax Increase Gives $10.5 Million For New COASTE...

State Gas Tax Increase Gives $10.5 Million For New COASTER Trains

Jan. 30
By Andrew Bowen

The North County Transit District, which operates the COASTER rail system, won $10.5 million in grants funded by the state gas tax increase. The money will go to purchasing new low-emission trains to improve reliability and speed.

Study Finds California Clean Vehicle Target Within Reach

Study Finds California Clean Vehicle Target Within Reach

Jan. 30
By Erik Anderson

A new report finds California is on track to have 1.5 million electric vehicles on the road in 2025.

City To Buy Downtown Building To House Homeless Services ...

City To Buy Downtown Building To House Homeless Services Center

Jan. 30
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously approved the purchase of a downtown building to house a homeless-services center.

Salvation Army Receives $50 Million Donation Toward New H...

Salvation Army Receives $50 Million Donation Toward New Homeless Facilities

Jan. 29
By Matt Hoffman

The Salvation Army is raising money to build two new facilities to house homeless people and their families in San Diego. On Monday, the campaign got a $50 million kick-start from local philanthropists Ernest and Evelyn Rady.

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Big California Homeless Camp Shutdown

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Big California Homeless Camp Shutdown

Jan. 29
By Associated Press

A religious organization that serves the poor in Southern California filed a lawsuit Monday to try to stop local governments from forcing homeless people out of a big encampment along a riverbed trail.