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Slew Of New Restaurants Driving Economic Recovery In North County

Aug. 5
By Alexander Nguyen

When the economy shut down last year, restaurants and the hospitality industry were hit especially hard. But now, we’re seeing a rise in new restaurants opening. Many of them in North County and it's driving economic growth in the region.

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'Back To Work SD' To Provide $10 Million In COVID Relief For Businesses

Aug. 4
By Alexandra Rangel

Some much needed COVID relief money is coming to small businesses in the county.

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City Sues Broker Who Made Over $1M From Sale Of Hotels To House The Homeless

Aug. 4
By City News Service

The lawsuit alleges real estate brokerage Kidder Mathews Inc. and agent Jim Neil did not disclose alleged conflicts of interest when advising the San Diego Housing Commission to acquire the two hotels.

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Amazon Faces Uphill Hiring Battle In Staffing Otay Mesa Warehouse

Aug. 4
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

An Amazon fulfilment center under construction in Otay Mesa is hiring 1,500 workers with a starting pay of $15 an hour - which may present the online retailer with certain challenges given the shifting attitudes on worker compensation in the county.

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Sports Arena Property Declared `Surplus Land' In Step Toward Redevelopment

Aug. 3
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council Tuesday declared the San Diego Sports Arena redevelopment area as "surplus land," beginning the process to correct a previous real estate deal which failed to prioritize affordable housing in the development of the property.

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San Diego City Council Approves $293 Million For Critical Infrastructure Projects

Aug. 2
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council Monday approved $293 million for critical infrastructure projects across the city, including major road repairs and park improvements.

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San Diego Parklets Must Now Be In Compliance, Potential Fees Loom

Aug. 2
By Melissa Mae

Parklets helped San Diego restaurants during the pandemic by providing outdoor dining space. Now they must be brought up to code, which includes permits and removing permanent roofs.

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Reopen San Diego Urges Restaurant Owners Say No To Vaccine Policies

July 30
By Alexandra Rangel

Reopen San Diego is a local group advocating for the full reopening of schools and businesses. It’s now asking restaurants to adopt their proclamation.

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San Diego Convention Center Set To Welcome Its First Show

July 30
By Melissa Mae

The San Diego Convention Center will host its first in-person show on August 1st.

A group of Encinitas residents who have clashed...

Hemp Farms In San Diego County Boom, And Neighbors Say, So Do The Headaches

July 29
Kate Sequeira | inewsource

For months, Encinitas residents have clashed with the hemp farm next door, blaming it for their health problems. Now, that hemp farm is shutting down but the situation is far from over.

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