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  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Voters in March will get a chance to weigh in on whether San Diego’s hotel tax should be raised in order to finance a convention center expansion, expanded services for the homeless and road repairs. The San Diego City Council, in a 5-4 vote, agreed to place the long debated citizens’ initiative on the March ballot, despite arguments from ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    One of San Diego’s fastest-growing software startups just got substantially bigger. Seismic, which recently earned a $1 billion valuation, has acquired a large marketing software company in New York City called Percolate. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s likely the purchase wasn’t small. Percolate had raised over ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – In response to the city’s continuing need for shelter beds for the homeless, San Diego is opening a fourth bridge shelter this week. But the appearance by Mayor Faulconer and other officials to draw attention to the shelter, also drew attention to the complexities of the “homeless issue.” Three hours before city ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – USL San Diego introduced its official club name as San Diego Loyal Soccer Club, along with its crest design and colors. The club is the newest member of USL Championship and will begin play in March 2020 at Torero Stadium on the campus of University of San Diego. “San Diegans are incredibly loyal to their soil ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – UPLIFT San Diego is having their annually honors Community Collaborations serving vulnerable populations. The 2019 Star-Spangled Tribute, saluting Military Collaborations serving those that keep America free, lights up the night Friday, November 15th, 2019, from 6 pm to 9 pm, at the Admiral Kidd Club in Point Loma.
  • Times of San Diego
    Jr. Gulls San Diego this month announced it is now offering Power Edge Pro, an on-ice player-development program, which helps train hockey players in skating patterns that sharpen skills, such as speed, acceleration, balance, agility and quickness. Jr. Gulls San Diego said it is the first in the state to exclusively offer the PEP program.
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego County farmers are finding innovative solutions to problems brought on by climate change. "It's getting hotter and drier, and we're in longer, more frequent droughts," says Al Stehly, who manages 15 farms in the North County. "So we have to use the water we do have better." Stehly says water is the biggest concern ...
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO — The city of San Diego and its partner organizations will open a new bridge shelter Tuesday for the city's homeless residents, helping them transition into permanent housing. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Councilman Chris Ward will join representatives of the San Diego Housing Commission and the Alpha Project to open the shelter ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego’s e-commerce icon, ProFlowers, is best known today for its parent company’s recent — and catastrophic — collapse. But in its heyday, the brand was one of the biggest success stories in local tech. Now, a group of former top executives from ProFlowers is unveiling a new tech startup they’ve been working on for the past two years.
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Local labor unions continue to line up behind Assemblyman Todd Gloria in the race for San Diego mayor, despite chief rival Councilwoman Barbara Bry having similar or identical stances on issues that unions typically prioritize. Both candidates are progressive Democrats who have been strongly supported by labor in previous races. And both have ...
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — A San Diego Airbnb host is accusing a group of Marines of trashing and damaging her home. Lindsay Grant said she rented her La Mesa home to a group of Marines through Airbnb while she was in San Francisco for her birthday, but the group turned her home in a party house. It was all captured on security cameras.
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council voted Monday to place two ballot measures on the March 2020 ballot, including a hotel tax hike that would fund a convention center expansion, homeless services and infrastructure improvements. The tax increase proposed by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer would raise the city's transient occupancy tax from ...
  • Fox 5 San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- Dozens of East County residents concerned about a proposal to turn a golf course into a 10-year sand mining operation in Rancho San Diego spoke out Monday night at a community meeting. The property owner is proposing to turn the west side of Cottonwood Golf Course, which was purchased in 2015, into a sand mining operation with ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Photo by Ken Stone Reversing a vote from last week, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Monday approved four satellite voting offices ahead of the March primary election, over the fierce objections of one member. The vote was 3-1. Supervisors Greg Cox, Nathan Fletcher and Dianne Jacob were in favor, while Supervisor Jim Desmond was opposed.
  • Times of San Diego
    Petco Tijuana’s opening last Friday brings the total number of Petco stores in Mexico to 85. Petco Mexicali — the company’s second store in Baja California — will open on Nov. 8, followed by additional store openings to reach a total of 90 in Mexico by the end of 2019. “We are immensely proud of our excellent Petco México team and ...
  • Times of San Diego
    This year, the same can be said for the San Diego Asian Film Festival. As the festival marks its 20th anniversary this year, it reminded San Diegans of its longevity and influence by bringing back a handful of films that achieved mainstream success and critical praise, bringing newfound respect to the Asian film genre. Among them are “Crazy ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Inside, he’ll be beaming. “It’s a dream come true,” said Rutherford, who’ll play his first collegiate game in San Diego. “To be in front of all my family and friends, especially for my senior year, playing the sport I love. There’s no better feeling.” Rutherford was a two-time, first-team All-San Diego Section pick at Grossmont ...
  • Fox 5 San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres could make another huge splash in free agency before the 2020 season if they sign a hometown hero who just thrived in baseball's biggest spotlight. San Diego native and former Aztec Stephen Strasburg, the starting pitcher who just won World Series MVP for the Washington Nationals, has opted out of the remainder ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Oceanside Monday afternoon to participate in a community forum with Rep. Mike Levin, drawing dozens of supporters and detractors, including people holding signs for President Donald Trump. Pelosi and Levin officially are hosting a community discussion on campaign finance and ethics reform at the QLN ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The San Diego biomedical company said it will focus on the other branch of its product line, a technology that allows many intravenously delivered drugs to be given by injection. This branch of the business is profitable, said Halozyme CEO Helen Torley, and the company will become reliably profitable by the second quarter of 2020. The ...

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