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Proposed Homeless Shelter For San Diego Could Open In July

March 13
By City News Service
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A proposed year-round housing facility for the homeless intended to replace the city of San Diego's temporary winter tent shelters could be open this summer.

Roundtable Looks At DA's Conspiracy Charges, Bumpy Ride for Airbnb, Abortion Fight In El Centro

March 13
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Aaron Harvey could spend the rest of his life in prison based on his presumed association with gangs. Want to rent a room to a vacationer? It's harder than it seems. And El Centro Regional Medical Center has contracted for abortion services with Planned Parenthood spurring protests.

Impostors Posing As SDG&E Employees Burglarize Homes

March 13
By City News Service
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SDG&E did not say how many customers have been victimized or in which neighborhoods.

Initiative To Open San Diego To Global Investment Unveiled

March 12
Midday Edition
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San Diego has the 17th largest economy in the country but ranks 61st when it comes to export intensity and 49th in the percentage of jobs at foreign-owned firms.

Consultant: Cost To Expand San Diego Convention Center Rising

March 11
By City News Service
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CB Urban Development said in a report to the mayor's office that an expanded convention center would cost $335 million to $549 million. Since first proposed, the cost has gone up 4 percent a year, or $1 million a month.

US, California Modify Area For Renewable Energy Plants

March 11
By Associated Press
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The state and federal governments will move forward on less than half the California desert land initially designated for renewable energy plants, officials said Tuesday.

PUC'S Process For Hiring Defense Lawyers Amid Probes Challenged

March 10
By Amita Sharma
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Two San Diego attorneys sued the California Public Utilities Commission this week, arguing it was illegal for the agency to hire in secret a law firm to represent the commission in state and federal investigations.

San Diego County's Unemployment Rate Increases To 5.8 Percent

March 10
By City News Service
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The Employment Development Department reported that around 9,400 jobs in California retail trade were lost in January.

North County's Economy Hit Hard By Recession But Recovering

March 10
Midday Edition
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That's one of the conclusions of a report released Tuesday as part of the second North County Economic Summit being held in Carlsbad.

San Diego Company Helps Solar-Powered Aircraft

March 9
By City News Service
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XCom Global Inc. is providing wireless Internet access to the group traveling with the aircraft, which is dubbed Solar Impulse.