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My experience working through the many nuisances associated with vacation rentals has shown me that a compromise was the best approach for Mission Beach and is likely the best approach for San Diego.
THERE’S A VACATION RENTAL COMPROMISE ON THE TABLE — TAKE ITMATT GARDNERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The public nuisance complaint came down in January 2020, triggering the evacuation.
THE DEAL BEFORE THE 101 ASH ST. DEBACLE HELPS EXPLAIN HOW WE GOT HERELISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
San Diego’s real estate assets director is resigning less than a week after the release of a devastating review of the city’s acquisition of a downtown high-rise that the county declared a public nuisance following a series of asbestos violations.
CITY’S REAL ESTATE ASSETS DIRECTOR RESIGNS AMID SCRUTINY OVER ASH STREET DEALLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Then, in January 2020, after finding debris in a conference room on the seventh floor that was theoretically accessible to city workers, the county issued a public nuisance order.
CITY BOTCHED HIGH-RISE DEAL FROM ACQUISITION TO RENOVATION, INVESTIGATION FINDSJESSE MARX AND LISA HALVERSTADTJULY 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A day after the fire started, the county air pollution control agency issued three violations against the Navy, citing the fire’s smoke and odors as a public nuisance under state health and safety and county codes.
SAN DIEGO COUNTY CITES NAVY FOR SHIP FIREMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Beastly nuisance; we shall all have to clear out, for I suppose it won't be a mere matter of scratches.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was rather a nuisance, too, to find that wherever he went he excited a considerable amount of attention.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Even the storage of gasoline in suitable tanks set down in the earth is not a nuisance.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Yet the business may become a nuisance when conducted in some localities, or in an improper manner.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I am very much taken with her, which causes Rubinstein to be a perfect nuisance.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NUISANCE

  • Cancer
  • affliction
  • aggravation
  • bane
  • besetment
  • blast
  • blight
  • bother
  • botheration
  • calamity
  • evil
  • exasperation
  • hydra
  • irritant
  • nuisance
  • pain
  • pest
  • problem
  • scourge
  • thorn in side
  • torment
  • trial
  • vexation
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