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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 Carlsbad raised $95,000. The money goes to the foundation, a nonprofit...

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” to district under threat of litigation. In her latest Sunday email...

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 even higher than during the housing bubble of the mid-2000s....

Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation grants $21,500 in scholarships

By Amanda Banion The Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation says it recently awarded $21,500 in college (four) and vocational (one) scholarships for the upcoming school year to dependents of Carlsbad firefighters. This year’s four $5,000 collegiate scholarship...

Carlsbad City Council nixes proposal to build distillery in barrio

By Kirk Sanderson A controversial proposal to build a craft distillery and restaurant in Carlsbad’s barrio died in late July 2017 due to a split vote by the Carlsbad City Council. Councilmembers Cori Schumacher and Mark...

Legal cannabis volunteers clean beach in Encinitas

By Bart Grundig More than 150 professionals from the legal cannabis community recently dedicated their mornings to cleaning Encinitas beaches and waterways at an event sponsored by online medical marijuana marketplace BudTrader.com, according to a...

Carlsbad pharma snags $10 million payment from Biogen

By Amanda Banion Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Carlsbad announced that it has earned a $10 million milestone payment from Biogen associated with the validation of an undisclosed neurological disease target, according to a press release....

Carlsbad Lancer Dancers schedule dance camp for kids

By Amanda Banion Elementary and middle school kids who love to dance, or aspire to try out for dance or cheer squads in the future, are invited to brush up on their dance skills this...

Carlsbad’s Upper Deck launches digital gaming platform

By Bart Grundig Upper Deck, a Carlsbad-based leader in trading cards, games and collectibles, announced in a press release that it is launching a new digital gaming platform that will bring the company's top-selling games...

Breeders’ Cup will bring food festival to Del Mar

By Amanda Banion Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horseracing’s most prestigious international events, has announced Taste of Breeders’ Cup: San Diego, a unique culinary experience that will take place in the Del Mar racetrack infield during...