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California Expands Financial Protections After US Rollback

Sept. 25
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California is creating what supporters call its own nation-leading, state-level version of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after critics said the Trump administration significantly weakened national protections.

The vacant Mission Hills Branch Library is seen...

Historic Designation Scuttles Plan For Affordable Housing At Mission Hills Library Site

Sept. 24
By Andrew Bowen

Mayor Kevin Faulconer had hoped to make the small piece of land available to developers to build housing for the homeless. But its designation as a historic resource prevents the building from being redeveloped.

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Airbnb, Hosts Oppose San Diego's Short-Term Rental Deal

Sept. 24
By Jacob Aere

San Diego will discuss a new proposal on short term rentals next month, but Airbnb says it wasn't included in the discussion.

From left, Cindy Luster, Alfredo Gomez and Char...

New COVID-19 Funding Now Available For San Diego County Farmers

Sept. 24
By Camille von Kaenel / inewsource

A lobbying effort made it possible for growers of the region’s most lucrative crops to be able to apply for federal aid initially denied them.

A sign hung on the exterior of Rudford's Restau...

Answering Your Questions On Reopening In San Diego

Sept. 23
By John Carroll, Tarryn Mento

San Diegans have many questions about what can and what can't reopen during the current stage of the pandemic. We have some answers.

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Faulconer Says Padres Are Winner of Tailgate Park Development

Sept. 23
By City News Service, Jacob Aere

Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Wednesday that the Padres Development Team has won the competitive bidding process to transform a four-block parking lot sometimes known as Tailgate Park into a mixed-use destination called East Village Quarter.

Pinnacle on the Park, in San Diego's East Villa...

'They Come To Party': Vacation Rentals Cause Problems At Downtown San Diego High-Rise

Sept. 22
By Cody Dulaney / inewsource and Sofía Mejías-Pascoe / inewsource

More than 750 people in San Diego County have died from the coronavirus, and officials continue to stress social distancing to stop the spread. But that hasn’t stopped people who are looking to party.

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San Diego's Chief Operating Officer Resigns Amid 101 Ash Street Debacle

Sept. 21
By Andrew Bowen

Kris Michell was not at the city when it signed the disastrous lease-to-own agreement on the high-rise building in downtown San Diego. But she was a key decision-maker as the project grew into a full-fledged scandal.

A sign hung on the exterior of Rudford's Restau...

SDSU Outbreak Threatens San Diego's Economic Recovery

Sept. 21
Elliot Spagat / Associated Press

Less than a month ago, San Diego was the only county in Southern California to advance to a second tier in the state’s four-tiered reopening template for counties. But more than 800 cases at San Diego State University changed the outlook.

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State: California To Pause Unemployment Claims For 2 Weeks

Sept. 20
By Associated Press

California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic.

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