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Storm clouds over Ocean Beach, November 19, 2019.

California Could See Storm Damages Costing A Billion Dollars Each Year

Dec. 6
By Erik Anderson

California can expect to sustain significant economic damage from storm systems known as atmospheric rivers.

Ron Pole stands inside his empty restaurant Pap...

Poway Businesses Hurting In Midst Of Water Crisis

Dec. 6
By Matt Hoffman

It has been six days since storm runoff contaminated the city's water system, which led the county environmental health department to order the closure of restaurants.

A rendering of the proposed Newland Sierra deve...

North County Mayors Gather To Support Controversial Development

Dec. 5
By Priya Sridhar

The project, proposed by the developer Newland Sierra, is slated for an area near San Marcos and Escondido.

n this Feb. 26, 2008, file photo, Bumble Bee Fo...

Ex-Bumble Bee CEO Convicted In Tuna Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Dec. 3
By Associated Press

The former CEO of San Diego-based Bumble Bee Foods has been convicted for his part in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving the industry's top three companies.

Twenty dollar bills are shown in this photo, Au...

Economists: Cyber Monday May Outpace Black Friday Spending

Dec. 2
By Jade Hindmon

Economists say Cyber Monday may outpace Black Friday this year but it won't overshadow the importance of getting shoppers in stores.

Two senior citizens enjoy a game of Dominoes at...

How To Avoid Scams On Giving Tuesday

Dec. 2
By Priya Sridhar

Giving Tuesday is a global charitable movement founded in 2012 by New York's 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation.

Cafe Madeleine North Park in an undated photo.

Small Business Saturday: How San Diego Aims To Give Local Businesses A Boost

Nov. 29
By Jade Hindmon

The city of San Diego's ongoing Storefront Improvement Program offers financial assistance to local businesses who want to spruce up their storefronts to increase foot traffic and beautify the area.

Shoppers browse the aisles during a Black Frida...

Shorter Shopping Season Means A More Intense Scramble

Nov. 29
By Associated Press

Black Friday once again kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season. But with it will be the shortest season since 2013 because Thanksgiving fell on the fourth Thursday in November — the latest possible date it could be. That means customers will have less time to shop and retailers will have less time to woo them.

People shop at Fashion Valley mall in San Diego...

Black Friday Frenzy Goes Global - And Not Everyone’s Happy

Nov. 29
By Associated Press

The U.S. sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across the world in recent years with such force that it's prompting a backlash from some activists, politicians and even consumers.

The interior of an office space on Sorrento Val...

Torrey Pines Could Be The Site Of San Diego's Newest Pot Shop

Nov. 29
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego officials have given initial approval to the fourth and final retail marijuana outlet they will allow in Council District 1.

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