The city of Carlsbad has released the results of a new study it says shows that lowering the train tracks below street level between the city’s two northernmost lagoons would significantly increase safety, benefit local businesses and residents, reduce train noise and improve traffic flow. The down side: it would cost significantly more than keeping [...]
A collision on state Route 78 in Oceanside Thursday left a person injured and snarled traffic for a time during the morning commute. A Nissan Sentra and a flatbed tow truck collided in the eastbound lanes approaching College Boulevard around 7 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. One of the motorists involved in the [...]
WORD CUP 2016
A gun-wielding robbery suspect was wounded Monday when a deputy opened fire on him during a confrontation near San Elijo Lagoon County Park, authorities said. Deputies responding to a reported armed holdup at El Pueblo restaurant on Birmingham Drive in Encinitas about 5:30 a.m. spotted a man matching the description of the bandit riding a [...]
AtWork Group, a national staffing franchise, has announced the opening of a new franchise location in Carlsbad. The franchise was awarded to local entrepreneurs Gregg Hassler and Moses Rangel, whose AtWork franchise, located at 5375 Avenida Encinas, Suite F, will provide staffing services to a variety of businesses throughout the San Diego County area. This [...]
WRC Rally Cup
Cherimarie Poulos | May 2, 2017 | Foodie Having been a nurse of...
This month's not-to-miss live music events 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7: Sean Watkins at the Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad. $20 for general seating/$25 for premium seating. Singer-songwriter Sean Watkins is best known for his work in the Americana/country band Nickel Creek and for performing as the Watkins Family Hour ensemble with his sister [...]
The American Heart Association San Diego Division has appointed Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside as San Diego’s first ever “Life is Why” cause sponsor, according to a press release. The new three-year partnership is aimed at increasing heart health awareness across the North County region, with the goal of building healthier lives from cardiovascular disease [...]
By Kirk Sanderson The Carlsbad City Council on June 13 approved a $311.5 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, marking the...
Author and Seaside Courier columnist Chris Ahrens will talk about his new book, “Behold What Is Greater Than Thyself,” a collection of surf stories, at the Del Mar Library on June 22 at 6 p.m. Surfer and writer Ahrens’ first novel was “City of Angels.” He writes health and wellness and surf columns for the [...]
The city of Carlsbad is pursuing a number of projects to enhance its nearly seven miles of coastline, much of it alongside the old Coast Highway, 101. The city held a panel discussion and community meeting recently on the historic roadway’s past, present and future. Experts in transportation and urban planning discussed examples of how [...]
Encinitas mayor Kristin Gaspar continues to increase her lead over incumbent Third District Supervisor Dave Roberts, according to a Saturday night update by the San Diego County Registrar of Voters that puts her up by more than 1,200 votes. If the current trend holds up, she'll become the first challenger to unseat a sitting member of the San Diego [...]
Authorities reached out to the public Friday for help in identifying the killer or killers who gunned down a teenage girl at a North County park over the Labor Day weekend. Patrol officers responding to reports of gunfire found Annebell Flores, 15, mortally wounded in a playground at Joe Balderrama Park on San Diego Street [...]
Memorial arrangements were pending Thursday for the ex-wife of retired NBC News correspondent George Lewis, who was killed when her car crashed off Interstate 5 in the Oceanside area and plunged into the Santa Margarita River. Jane Cook Lewis, 74, of Bay Park, drowned when her southbound 2004 Chrysler Pacifica veered off the freeway for [...]
The nonprofit La Costa 35 Athletic Club hosted its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Nov. 12, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, according to a press release from the club. “There were 26 poker tables, nearly 250 players, and net proceeds of over $55,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs [...]
By Rita Curtin North County music lovers on June 24 can enjoy a classical music concert by acclaimed pianist Violeta Petrova, with the entire $30 ticket price going to feed and shelter the homeless and...
By Kirk Sanderson The portion of the Coastal Rail Trail through Cardiff will be built on the east side of the railroad tracks, after all. The California Coastal Commission on May 11 followed a staff recommendation...
Brandpoint (BPT) (BPT) - Even in the darkest of times, flowers still find their way to the surface to bloom. Poppy seeds can lay fallow for years, yet bloom brilliantly when the soil is disturbed...
(BPT) - With all the fun things to do around here, it’s no wonder that Pittsburgh is KidsBURGH! Enjoy new activities as a family this year at up to 50 percent off regular admission...