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Signs Of Recovery As California Adds Jobs For 2nd Month

April 17
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California has hit its second straight month of growth following a year of enormous losses and inconsistent gains during the pandemic. California added 119,600 new jobs in March. The unemployment rate is now 8.3%, down from 8.5% in February.

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San Diego County Average Gas Price Tops $4 Per Gallon

April 17
By City News Service

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County surpassed $4 for the first time since Nov. 13, 2019 Saturday, rising 1.1 cents to $4.008.

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Del Mar Plans To Use Fairgrounds To Fulfill Affordable Housing Mandate

April 16
By Alexander Nguyen

The city needs to zone for 113 affordable housing units for its Sixth Cycle Housing Element Update to comply with the state’s mandate.

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Carlsbad Banks On Legoland Reopening To Boost The Economy

April 16
By Jacob Aere

With the reopening of Legoland, there is hope that tourists coming to the amusement park will boost businesses across Carlsbad.

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Unemployment Rate Decreases To 6.9% In San Diego County

April 16
By City News Service

Between February and March, non-farm employment increased by 9,900, from 1,382,200 to 1,392,100 and agricultural employment increased by 200, from 8,900 to 9,100

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California Legislature OKs Bill To Help Displaced Workers

April 16
Adam Beam / Associated Press

The California Legislature has passed a bill requiring some hotels and event centers to offer laid-off workers their jobs back.

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Bidder Registration For San Diego County's May Tax Property Auction Opens

April 15
By City News Service

Bidders who did not get to buy property in San Diego County's March online property auction will now get a second chance, county Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister announced Thursday.

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Food, Gas And Housing Prices Up

April 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The cost of housing, gas and food have been increasing, bringing San Diego’s inflation rate to one of the highest in the nation.

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Majority Of Oceanside Homeless Encampment Cleared Out

April 14
By Tania Thorne

The clean up of a large homeless encampment off South Oceanside Boulevard started Tuesday morning. Oceanside Police Department and city officials showed up with 30 motel vouchers for people wanting that option.

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Mayor Gloria Signs Short-Term Rental Ordinance Into Law

April 14
By City News Service

Mayor Todd Gloria signed into law an ordinance Wednesday capping short-term vacation rentals at 1% of the city's housing supply and prioritizing "good actors" in a lottery to determine who gets to offer properties for whole-home vacation rentals.

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