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March 18 2013

Judge Signs Off On San Diego Convention Center Financing Plan

City News Service, KPBS
A San Diego Superior Court judge gave his final blessing today to the city of San Diego's plan to finance an upcoming $520 million expansion of the downtown convention center.

Judge Ronald Prager upheld his tentative ruling, issued Monday, that says a special district formed for hotel land owners to tax themselves was "properly formed.'' The judge listened to about two hours of oral arguments Wednesday from lawyers who support and oppose the funding mechanism. More