The Coast News
OCEANSIDE — Following some heartfelt community requests, City Council unanimously voted to spend $153,000 in one-time funds and $120,500 per year in annual funds to fill in gaps in youth and family services at its May 15 meeting.
ENCINITAS — Rusty Miller, surfing legend who grew up in Encinitas and was the United States Surfing Champion in 1965, will be talking about and signing books from 3 to 5 p.m. May 18 at Hansen’s Surf, 1105 S. Coast Highway 101. “Turning Point” is Miller’s first book.
CAMP PENDLETON — Camp Pendleton units will be conducting night live-fire mortar exercises in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas from midnight to 2:30 a.m. May 15 through May 18.
RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe School Board agreed May 1 to expand the use of iPads in fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms for the coming academic year.The board unanimously voted to spend $117,000 on 246 new iPad 2 devices, including associated cables and cases. Each device has 16 GB of storage and Wi-Fi [...]
SOLANA BEACH — City Council unanimously agreed at the May 8 meeting to send a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supporting a proposed 50-year sand replenishment project that has been in the works for more than a decade.
CARLSBAD — Journalism students from La Costa Canyon High School implored the San Dieguito Union High School District board of trustees on May 2 to save their journalism class, which will be eliminated from course offerings in the upcoming school year.
COAST CITIES — A deal that could have earned the Del Mar Fairgrounds up to $150,000 annually came to an end April 30 when Carlsbad council members indicated they will not allow mini-satellite gambling in that city.
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OCEANSIDE — Tim Lambesis, lead singer and co-founder for the heavy metal band, “As I Lay Dying”, was arrested without incident on May 7 in a retail business on Vista Way in Oceanside. Lambesis is charged with solicitation of another to commit murder.