Author Archive for Rachel Stine
CARLSBAD — While mostly satisfied by the business climate in Carlsbad, local businesses would like the city to simplify its permit process and fees as well as improve the downtown Village area, according to a recent city survey.
CARLSBAD — Biotechnology company Life Technologies Corporation will be sold to science equipment company Thermo Fisher Scientific Incorporated for $13.8 billion, according to announcements made by the companies April 15.
CARLSBAD — A waiver brought forth during the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board’s April 17 meeting sparked teacher and parent frustration over class sizes that surpass the state’s maximum student to teacher ratios.
RANCHO SANTA FE — The collection of fire prevention fees for rural areas of California, including Rancho Santa Fe, has been postponed this year due to thousands of complaints challenging its billing and legality.
CARLSBAD — Experienced airline executive John Selvaggio has been named the new president and CEO of California Pacific Airlines (CPAir), North County’s first airline.
OCEANSIDE — The new Oceanside band, Goodnight Ravenswood, has been gracing local music venues over the past few months, offering a new flavor to the North County music scene. The band’s unique blend of Americana and folk, with lyrics that hint at political idealism, can be heard live around the county and on their newly [...]
COAST CITIES — With the announcement of this year’s federal grants for homeless assistance, San Diego County’s programs will soon need to determine how to offer services for the country’s third highest homeless population with fewer funds.
CARLSBAD — In front of shouting, poster-wielding crowds of OPA (Oxford Preparatory Academy) supporters, the San Diego County Board of Education (SDCBOE) denied OPA’s appeal to open a charter school in Carlsbad at its April 10 meeting.
CARLSBAD — The downtown Village area of Carlsbad has seen an uptick in street art over the past few months, possibly due to a new book on a famous British street artist.
CARLSBAD — With pirates and pomp and circumstance, Legoland opened its first hotel before a sea of VIP guests on Friday, April 5.