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2011 News Archive

12/28/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 1/2/12, New Year's Day - Observed (PDF)
12/21/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 12/26/11, Christmas Day - Observed (PDF)
12/15/11 Soitec Chooses San Diego For North American Solar Manufacturing Headquarters< (PDF)
12/6/11Mayor Thanks Council for Vote on Convention Center Expansion (PDF)
12/6/11New Loan Program Puts Energy Upgrades Within Reach for More Homeowners (PDF)
11/18/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Thursday, 11/24/11, Thanksgiving Day (PDF)
11/17/11Mayor to Host Live, Interactive TV Forum (PDF)
11/14/11 City Sets Recycling Record (PDF)
11/11/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Friday, 11/11/11, Veterans Day (PDF)
11/10/11Pathfinders of San Diego to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of the Opening of North Park Shelter Plus Care Permanent Supportive Housing Facility (PDF)
10/29/11Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System - Wednesday, November 9th at 11 a.m. For Exercise THIS EVENT IS A NATIONWIDE TEST - NOT A REAL EMERGENCY ALERT

San Diego will participate in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) being conducted by the federal government. The City wants to assure residents that this is just a test, and not a real emergency alert. The test will last about 30 seconds. During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable and satellite shows will be interrupted as the system is tested. To learn more, visit or FEMA, FCC Announce Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System

10/19/11Four San Diego Youth Advance to Nationals in 'What Home Means to Me' Essay Contest (PDF)
10/10/11Mayor Applauds Council Vote to Approve Toyota Sponsorship (PDF)
9/30/11 October 3-7, 2011 is Rideshare Week in San Diego
9/21/11Mayor Announces New Corporate Sponsorships (PDF)
9/19/11Bright Lights, Big Savings (PDF)
9/6/119/11: San Diego Remembers
8/30/11See Something, Say Something
8/29/11Mayor Congratulates Environmental Services Department for Winning Two Big Awards (PDF)
8/29/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 9/5/11, Labor Day (PDF)
8/3/11City Reaches Mid-Point Of Historic Streets Repaving Project (PDF)
7/29/11Enterprise Zone Program
7/28/11Verbena Family Apartments Celebrates Grand Opening in San Ysidro
7/26/11Mayor Announces Major Solar Discount Program
7/22/11Energy Conservation for Summer
7/20/11Mayor Moves to Streamline Contracting For Public-Works Projects (PDF)
7/13/11Car2Go Goes Green in San Diego
7/12/11 Myth v. Fact In Balboa Park (PDF)
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7/11/11Mayor Sanders Addresses Sacramento's Raid on Redevelopment
7/8/11Master Storm Water System Maintenance Program
7/5/11Mayor Urges Friends of Balboa Park to Support Memorandum of Understanding for Plaza de Panama Proposal
6/30/11Mayor Kicks Off Pilot Project to Test Possible New Source of Drinking Water (PDF)
6/27/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 7/4/11, Independence Day
6/23/11City Will Not Raise Water Rates on San Diegans Despite Latest Rate Hike by Wholesalers (PDF)
6/14/11 Mayor Applauds Council For Approving Plan to Save $1 million per Year in Supply Costs (PDF)
6/13/11City, Police Officers Association Reach Retiree Healthcare Agreement
5/24/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 5/30/11, Memorial Day
5/20/11 San Diego Wins 20 Awards for Excellence in Engineering (PDF)
5/19/11 Mayor's May Revise Uses Windfall to Restore Rec Center, Library Hours (PDF)
5/13/11City Council Takes First Steps to Approve Historic Retiree Health Care Reform Pact (PDF)
5/12/11Sanders Unveils Major Component of Funding Proposal to Expand Convention Center (PDF)
5/11/11 City's First Managed Competition Yields $5 Million In Cost Savings (PDF)
5/10/11 Mayor Sanders Applauds City Council for Supporting His Money-Saving Reforms (PDF)
5/6/11 Mayor Announces Historic Deal on Retiree Health Care (PDF)
5/5/11Crime Continues to Decline in 1st Quarter (PDF)
4/30/11Free Used Tire Recycling Event
4/29/11Mayor Calls for End to Water Restrictions (PDF)
4/18/11 City to Convert Methane into Money (PDF)
4/14/11 Fiscal Year 2012 Proposed Budget (PDF)
3/24/11Cesar Chavez Day Holiday Schedule (PDF)
3/15/11 City Website Wins "Sunny Award" for Transparency (PDF)
3/07/11Borrowing FREE eBooks from the Library Just Got Easier
3/02/11Mayor Sanders to Governor: Reform Redevelopment, Don't End It (PDF)
2/21/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 2/21/11, President's Day (PDF)
2/9/11Rule Changes Will Help Community Gardens Flourish
2/2/11Mayor Announces Significant Decrease in Crime
1/17/11Holiday Schedule for City Offices & Services, Monday, 1/17/11, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (PDF)
1/12/11Mayor Presents Ambitious Agenda for San Diego (PDF)