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Catherine Allen

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Catherine Allen is an intern reporter at The Coast News, primarily covering Carlsbad news. She is currently a senior at Carlsbad High School, where she serves as co-editor-in-chief of Lancer Link, the online student newspaper. For tips or story ideas, follow her on Twitter @cath_allen or contact her at [email protected].
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In-person learning picks up gradually in North County school districts

Catherine Allen
REGION — Reopening plans for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year are underway in North County school districts, but not without contentious debate. Many...
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Campaigning in a pandemic: COVID-19 presents challenge for both parties

Catherine Allen
REGION — After commenting on hot-button issues ranging from California’s AB 5 to the federal government’s COVID-19 response, Rep. Mike Levin paused a morning Zoom...
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Social justice supergroup boosts activism in North County

Catherine Allen
REGION — A new supergroup of North County organizations, intended to bolster activist participation, laid out a police reform game plan at its September Zoom...
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Student enrollment drops in San Marcos, Encinitas school districts

Catherine Allen
EDITOR’S NOTE: Dan Brendel contributed reporting to this article.  REGION — Early data from two school districts show enrollment dropped as distance learning began, with...
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Activists submit demands for Carlsbad Police reform

Catherine Allen
CARLSBAD — Ignited by a local tasing incident and nationwide protests against police brutality, activist groups have begun demanding specific reforms for the Carlsbad Police...