Rancho Santa Fe News
SOLANA BEACH — If the North Coast Repertory Theatre had had a curtain, playwright Melinda Lopez would have been a bundle of nerves before it went up.
The far-fetched futuristic concept, hollow acting, and empty scares of “The Purge” don’t justify its high body count and grievous attempts to tackle any questions regarding the dark side of humanity.
While “The Internship” is not without its color, heart, and zany pop cultural references, it gets lost in its crude humor at times and suffers from the occasional lack of attempt to infuse this “Wedding Crashers” reunion with its own flavor.
CARLSBAD — On Friday, at 5:41 a.m. the city of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a white male in his 20s lying on the beach needing medical aid.
SOLANA BEACH — Motorists traveling south along Coast Highway 101 in Solana Beach may soon notice — if they haven’t already — new markings that look like a bike with a roof over it.
CARLSBAD — The owners of La Costa Towne Center, the half-empty retail and office center at the southeast corner of La Costa Avenue and El Camino Real, plan to redevelop the retail center to attract a new anchor tenant and add apartment residences to the property in the coming year or so.
SAN DIEGO — The defensive units looked like they were having fun playing against the offense.
OCEANSIDE — The inter-tribal San Luis Rey Powwow at Mission San Luis Rey will draw more than 200 singers and dancers June 8 and June 9.
OCEANSIDE — Race Across America bike teams and solo cyclists depart from Oceanside June 11 and June 15 and begin a 3,000-mile bike race to Annapolis, Md.
SAN DIEGO — Mexican Mafia member Rudy Espudo, who controlled gang activity and drug sales throughout North County, plead guilty to charges of racketeering, drug sales and brandishing a gun during a drug-trafficking crime at the U.S. District Court in San Diego on May 23.