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City Committee Approves Sale Of Cortez Hill Shelter, Will Head To Full Council

Oct. 15
By City News Service

A San Diego City Council committee signed off Thursday on the proposed sale of a vacant city-owned property on Cortez Hill to a nonprofit agency for less than $12,000 to create more than 100 units of affordable housing.

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San Diego Region Projected To Lose $12.4 Billion In 2020 Due To The Pandemic

Oct. 15
By City News Service

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic may cost the region's economy more than $12.4 billion in 2020, according to a report released Thursday from the San Diego Association of Governments.

Julie Coker the President and CEO of the San Di...

San Diego Tourism Leader Ponders A Post COVID-19 World

Oct. 13
By Erik Anderson

Things are still rough for the San Diego tourism industry but the region's top tourism booster is hopeful.

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Port Eyes Road For Trucks Near San Diego's Working Waterfront

Oct. 8
By Erik Anderson

Port of San Diego considers creating a "haul road" that would make it easy for cargo-carrying trucks to get in and out of the working waterfront area.

The Pechanga Arena in the Midway District is se...

Sports Arena Community Advisory Board Started For Site Redevelopment

Oct. 7
By City News Service

Following its selection by San Diego officials to redevelop the Sports Arena site in the Midway District, Brookfield Properties and ASM Global began the Sports Arena Community Advisory Board.

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Clean Air Day A Reminder of San Diego's Not So Clean Air

Oct. 7
By Erik Anderson

San Diego has work to do as the state celebrates clean air day.

A sign notifying customers dine-in has been tem...

San Diego Foundation Sends First $1.5 Million To Nonprofits Hit By COVID-19

Oct. 6
By City News Service

The first $1.5 million in loans from The San Diego Foundation's small business and nonprofit program have gone out to eight local organizations, part of a $5 million fund for organizations impacted by COVID-19.

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As Eviction Filings Resume, Tenants Demand More Protections

Oct. 5
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

A group of tenants made the trip to housing court in downtown San Diego on Monday, saying a new state law meant to protect them doesn’t go far enough.

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Homelessness During Pandemic Making A Bad Situation Worse

Oct. 5
By Alison St John, Pat Finn

Pediatrics expert's keynote address to San Diego Housing Federation will stress the importance of "decent, stable" housing for the physical and mental health of children and families.

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Airlines Furlough Workers, San Diego Tourism Takes Hit

Oct. 2
By Jacob Aere

More than 30,000 airline employees face furloughs as San Diego tourism and the local economy feel the strain.