Author Archive for Ken Leighton

Inside Oceanside: Utilizing the city’s space

Last week I wrote a half-serious/half tongue-in-cheek column about why Oceanside was better than Carlsbad.

Inside Oceanside: How does Oceanside stack up?

Not everyone agreed with me about my concern that Oceanside will soon have four Walmarts.

Inside Oceanside: School is back in session

If you are a parent of a Kindergarten through 12th grade student in Oceanside, you know that school started earlier this year than ever before.

Inside Oceanside: How many Walmarts does it take?

Aim low. You’re sure to hit.

Inside Oceanside: Will new supervisor be an ‘Oceansider’?

The County of San Diego is divided into five districts. In the northernmost 5th district, Oceanside is by far the largest city.

Inside Oceanside: Here today, gone tomorrow for some

Inside Oceanside: Here today, gone tomorrow for some

Pizzeria Venti came and went-y.

Inside Oceanside: Recalling the many recalls

“I don’t recall.”

Inside Oceanside: Becoming a ‘foodie’ town?

Oceanside was never known as a “foodie” town. Not until Roddy Browning opened the Flying Pig a couple of years ago did any local restaurant get rave reviews by food critics who mattered.

OUSD goes to Washington

OUSD goes to Washington

Sure the North County Times doesn’t exist anymore. And yes the new U-T regime has drastically cut the news staff that covers North County.

Column: You’re now entering the development zone

Welcome to the development form the Twilight Zone.