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County's December Unemployment Rate Dips to 4.2%

Joblessness in San Diego County slid again in December to a seasonally unadjusted 4.2 percent in December, down from 4.3 percent the month before, as the local economy continued to outperform the state and nation as a whole in the measure of overall employment.

Local Business Outlook Index Closes Year on Slightly Optimistic Note

Closing an unusually bumpy year, San Diego County business confidence ended 2016 in lukewarm territory, according to the region’s leading business outlook index.

Protests Aimed at Inauguration May Restrict Border Crossings

Mexico’s customs service expects to limit some border crossings, including shipments of goods, Jan. 20 because of nationwide protests aimed at President-elect Donald Trump.

Developers Applaud Mayor’s Plan to Streamline Housing Permits

ECONOMY: Transit-Centered Projects, Greater Density Also Being Pushed

Real estate developer Tony Pauker saw part of himself reflected in Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s new plan to solve San Diego’s housing crisis.

Medical Pricing Option Brings Negotiation Into The Process

MEDICINE: Savings Can Be High, But Physician Networks May Be Limited

Tim Carter, a local benefits consultant at insurance agency Barney & Barney, offers all kinds of health plan options to his clients. But he reserves something special for just the right customers — the ones who are fed up with insurance premium hikes.

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Nixing NAFTA Seen as Bad Deal for the Regional Economy

TRADE: Expert Says Updating Agreement Can Be Win-Win Move

As anyone playing the strategic board game “Risk” can attest, geographical advantages have a way of turning into disadvantages if they’re not leveraged properly.

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GreatCall Connects By Talking to Seniors

SERVICE: From Tech Tutoring To Medical Alerts, Co. Is There

The call that came into a vast Carlsbad call center one recent morning was no emergency. Most aren’t. But it could have been, and the woman answering the phone had to be ready.

Prof to Trump: 'Train of Economic Globalization Has Left the Station'

A UCLA economics professor told an audience in downtown San Diego that Donald Trump’s proposed policies on trade and immigration give him “really, really low” chances of delivering on his promise to create 25 million U.S. jobs during the next 10 years.

Doctors Open Prostate Cancer Treatment Center in La Jolla

A prostate cancer treatment center recently opened in La Jolla offering what it touts as a new image-guided treatment with few side effects and a quick recovery time.

San Diego Pot Industry Scores Professional Help

San Diego’s burgeoning cannabis industry has attracted a new law firm focused on the needs of local marijuana entrepreneurs.

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