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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Carlsbad woman and Oceanside gun range employee arrested for shooting

A Carlsbad woman and an employee of an Oceanside gun range where she took marksmanship lessons were arrested Thursday for allegedly planning and carrying out a shooting that wounded the woman's estranged husband. Diana Lovejoy, 43, and Weldon McDavid Jr., 49, were booked into county jail on suspicion of attempted murder, conspiracy, assault with a [...]




Mitchell Thorp Foundation raises $95,000

By Kirk Sanderson The Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) says this year’s Pillars of Hope Tennis Smash at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in...

Encinitas likely the next North County city to go with district elections

By Kirk Sanderson Encinitas may be the next North County city to change the way its City Council members are elected, moving from “at large”...

Real estate prices in coastal North County going up, up and away

By Kirk Sanderson Home prices in San Diego County hit an all-time high in April, and in coastal North County, homes are selling at prices...


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Anti-Trump social media comments used to suspend chief executive

A San Diego-area cybersecurity firm announced Monday the suspension of its chief executive over social media comments he made about assassinating President-elect Donald Trump. PacketSled President and CEO Matt Harrigan admitted to posting the seemingly threatening rhetoric — including the statement, "I'm going to kill the president. Elect.'' — on his Facebook page as voting [...]

Don Diego Scholarship Foundation offering gift that gives back

The nonprofit Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering a unique gift for the holidays, a customized Legacy Brick permanently installed at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ Legacy Fountain, according to a press release from the foundation. Prices begin at $150. Buyers can also purchase a replica brick to place elsewhere. The Legacy Brick can be personalized [...]

San Diego County Fair announces summer concert lineup

The San Diego County Fair has announced the lineup for its annual summer concert series, which this year will feature such big names as Patti LaBelle, Toby Keith, Darius Rucker, and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Tickets for the marquee Toyota Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage are going on sale to [...]


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 [...]