San Diego

July 19, 2012 - 9:52 AM
What has now become a staple in San Diego's tourism expansion, Comic-Con, the festival celebrating comic books and movies, has signed an agreement to keep the beloved convention in the city until 2016, the San Diego Union Tribune reports. This is certainly good news for those interested in real estate in Read More

Comic-Con's huge turnout drives San Diego's economy

The popular comic book festival is keeping its roots in San Diego until 2016.

July 16, 2012 - 3:05 PM
As the neighborhoods of Logan Heights, Memorial and Grant Hill continue to gentrify, parents can be rest assured that their children can walk to and from school more safely due to a revolutionary new program, according to the San Diego Union Tribune. Through parents, volunteers and teachers, 'safe zones Read More
July 13, 2012 - 4:54 PM
The neighborhood of Pacific Beach in San Diego, CA, just got a whole lot brighter this week after more than 500 volunteers picked up over a ton of trash along the shoreline, according to the North County Times. After a spirited Independence Day celebration, including a post-fireworks marshmallow fight, there Read More

Pacific Beach bands together to keep things clean

500 volunteers make the Pacific Beach neighborhood even more beautiful

July 10, 2012 - 5:15 PM
San Diego’s Balboa Park remodel project received a passing vote of 6-1 on July 9, with the city council approving a $45.3 million plan to abolish current parking structures built along the Plaza de Panama and replace them with one large Spanish-Colonial style parking garage. The plan additionally Read More

Plan for Balboa Park advances

San Diego’s Balboa Park remodel project received a passing vote of 6-1 on July 9, with the city council approving a $45.3 million plan to abolish current parking structures built along the Plaza de Panama and replace them with one large Spanish-Colonial style parking garage.

July 6, 2012 - 4:44 PM
A recent report in Investor’s Business Daily revealed that in 2011, vacation home sales rose 7 percent, making up 11 percent of total sales. This is good news for real estate in San Diego, as the city is famous for its beaches stretching 70 miles along the coast, its sunny weather year-round, and its Read More

La Jolla great for a vacation home or a year-round residence

A recent report in Investor’s Business Daily revealed that in 2011, vacation home sales rose 7 percent, making up 11 percent of total sales.

July 6, 2012 - 12:54 PM
The California Department of Housing and Community Development awarded a $1 million grant to Chicano Park in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, NBC San Diego reported. Those looking for homes for sale in San Diego can expect to see an increase in the quality of public works in this metro Read More

San Diego's Chicano Park receives $1 million in funding

The California Department of Housing and Community Development awarded a $1 million grant to Chicano Park in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, NBC San Diego reported.

July 6, 2012 - 12:34 PM
On July 2, California legislators voted to approve a new law, nicknamed the Homeowner Bill of Rights, designed to protect homeowners and to help them avoid foreclosures by halting "abusive practices" by mortgage lenders, Reuters reported. The legislation is noted to be "among the most Read More

California foreclosure protection law approved by lawmakers

On July 2, California legislators voted to approve a new law, nicknamed the Homeowner Bill of Rights, designed to protect homeowners and to help them avoid foreclosures by halting "abusive practices" by mortgage lenders, Reuters reported.

June 28, 2012 - 3:03 PM
The housing market in San Diego saw strong sales this spring, but experts have mixed opinions as to the direction of the overall market, reported the San Diego Union-Tribune. Despite conflicting viewpoints among local economists, housing insiders, real estate professionals and business school professors, the Read More

San Diego housing market faces possible threats

The housing market in San Diego saw strong sales this spring, but experts have mixed opinions as to the direction of the overall market, reported the San Diego Union-Tribune.

June 28, 2012 - 2:44 PM
A recent proposal to build a center in San Diego to treat military veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are suffering from traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder is a subject of debate among the community, the Los Angeles Times reported. The project has supporters and naysayers. Read More

Veterans treatment center in San Diego draws attention to public works

A recent proposal to build a center in San Diego to treat military veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are suffering from traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder is a subject of debate among the community, the Los Angeles Times reported.

June 22, 2012 - 5:48 PM
The San Diego Architectural Foundation gathered designers and “out-of-the-box doers” to give brief presentations detailing their thoughts on what San Diego needs to allow for more and higher quality gathering places, the Union Tribune reports. Recently named as the eighth best city for parks in Read More

San Diego continues to seek improvements for public spaces

The San Diego Architectural Foundation gathered designers and “out-of-the-box doers” to give brief presentations detailing their thoughts on what San Diego needs to allow for more and higher quality gathering places, the Union Tribune reports.

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