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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Carlsbad hosts free composting workshops

The city of Carlsbad is partnering with The Ecology Center to host a series of hands-on composting workshops this spring. Composting turns organic waste, including food scraps, leaves and grass trimmings, into organic fertilizer. Participation is free for Carlsbad residents. Registration is required. The next workshop will be held Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. [...]

Community Resource Center hosts 22nd annual fundraising ‘tea’

The Community Resource Center on April 1 presented its 22nd annual English Tea, "Secret Garden," at the Encinitas Community Center. Event proceeds provide critical support to CRC's domestic violence intervention, education and prevention services and other CRC programs that help families move toward self-sufficiency. CRC is North County's leading provider of domestic violence programs. The [...]

Makeover of Pine Avenue Community Park in Carlsbad gets underway

The city of Carlsbad is starting construction of a new community center and gardens at Pine Avenue Community Park, the city announced March 16. The park is located just south of the Village, in Carlsbad’s historic Barrio. The new multi-use community center, an ornamental garden and a community garden are slated to open in the [...]

Dogs rescued from commercial breeder arrive in San Diego County

A van-load of beagles rescued from a commercial breeder arrived in San Diego County Monday to be put up for adoption. According to the Rancho Coastal Humane Society, the dogs were taken in by National Mill Dog Rescue from a large breeder in the Midwest. John Van Zante of the RCHS said those operations produce [...]

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy awarded $90,000

The Encinitas-based San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy was awarded a $90,000 grant to boost environmental education about the Escondido Creek watershed, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. According to the EPA, the conservancy will teach more than 1,500 third-through fifth-graders about how to protect the watershed. "This project will unleash much youthful energy and creativity [...]

Seaside Courier music calendar — October 2016

This month's not-to-miss live music events 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15: Eric Hutchinson, Magic Giant and Anya Marina at the Belly Up, Solana Beach. $22-$24. oTNCMS_Ad.setRelative(); oTNCMS_Ad.setFold('above'); oTNCMS_Ad.show(null, null, 'http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/seasidecourier.com'); Singer-songwriter Hutchinson has amassed an army of fans over the last decade — and with good reason. His uplifting brand of pop music is [...]

Bike trail in Oceanside to close next month for San Luis Rey River sediment...

The Army Corps of Engineers will soon begin a sediment removal project in the San Luis Rey River, closing the San Luis Rey Bike Trail from approximately Oct. 10 through March 31, according to a press release from the city of Oceanside. The project will be split into two phases with the first phase (during [...]

Del Mar Racetrack to push back summer racing season to reduce horse fatalities

The start of the summer racing season at the Del Mar Racetrack will be pushed back one week, beginning next year, in an effort to reduce the number of horse fatalities, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announced Thursday. The decision comes in the wake of 16 deaths of horses during this year's meet, a total [...]

Comic-Con continues with panels on “Star Trek,” “Aliens” and more

`Star Trek" actor William Shatner received a standing ovation during a Comic-Con panel celebrating the fabled show's 50th anniversary, a broadcast network website said. According to CBS.com, the event also featured a teaser of "Star Trek Discovery," which will be shown on CBS this January, Deadline Hollywood reported. The panel featured Shatner, who portrayed Capt. [...]
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