Author Archive for Promise Yee

Deadline approaching to sign up for mandatory healthcare coverage

Deadline approaching to sign up for mandatory healthcare coverage

REGION — All Californians are required to have healthcare coverage. Those who do not sign up for healthcare by the extended March 31 deadline will face a penalty charge for failing to have health insurance.

Big Read ends with radio recreation of ‘The Maltese Falcon’

Big Read ends with radio recreation of ‘The Maltese Falcon’

OCEANSIDE — The monthlong community Big Read of “The Maltese Falcon” ended with a live radio recreation of the story.

Two pedestrian fatalities prompt police warnings

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Police Department released a formal reminder to be cautious on the roadways following two pedestrian fatalities that occurred within two days.

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

ENCINITAS — The story was about lines and relationships in first of four Patricia Rincon Dance Collective Salon Dances at the Encinitas Library on Feb. 23.

5k Paw Walk proves to be tail-wagging fun

5k Paw Walk proves to be tail-wagging fun

Encinitas — More than 600 people and their dogs took part in the San Diego Botanic Garden and Rancho Coastal Humane Society 5k Paw Walk at the botanic garden Feb. 22.

Cities agree on a joint marketing campaign to attract businesses to North County

REGION — Cities along state Route 78 have agreed to collaborate in a joint marketing campaign to attract businesses nationwide to North County.

Crime writer panel set to talk all about ‘whodunits’

OCEANSIDE — As part of the monthlong citywide Big Read featuring “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett, a panel of mystery writers will speak at the Civic Center Library Feb. 22.

Alcohol restrictions considered for Oceanside fast food restaurants

OCEANSIDE — City Council directed staff to look into limiting alcohol sales at fast food restaurants at their Feb. 19 meeting, specifically restaurants with over the counter ordering and drive-thru services.

Tri-City foundation names executive director; still searching for CEO

OCEANSIDE — After a three-month nationwide search, Glen Newhart was selected as the Tri-City Hospital Foundation executive director and began the job on Jan. 15.

Poets shine at Poetry Slam

Poets shine at Poetry Slam

ENCINITAS — True to poetry slam tradition, the Full Moon Poets Winter Poetry Slam began with 17 poets and five judges picked at random from the audience.