Author Archive for Rachel Stine

Rachel Stine is a staff writer for The Coast News. You can contact her at rstine@coastnewsgroup.com.

Cell service antennas planned for neighborhood

Cell service antennas planned for neighborhood

CARLSBAD — Sprint will be adding nine cell service antennas in a La Costa residential neighborhood, having obtained Planning Commission approval on Wednesday night.

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

CARLSBAD — With it’s primary storefront empty for five years, the 33-year-old La Costa Towne Center at the corner of El Camino Real and La Costa Avenue is at last getting a revamp.

Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

CARLSBAD — The city is considering expanding the scope of proposed upgrades to the Cole and Dove Libraries, which could more than double the project’s original estimated costs.

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

Residents voice opposition to charter city proposal

Residents voice opposition to charter city proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

Carlsbad may ban mini-satellite wagering

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad is considering banning betting on horse racing out of concerns over gambling’s potential conflicts with the city’s small town, family-oriented vision.

Caruso collects input from community on planned Carlsbad shopping center

CARLSBAD — About a year and a half after buying 48 acres of the Carlsbad strawberry fields along Interstate 5 and Cannon Road, Caruso Affiliated is collecting input from local residents, businesses, and nonprofits about its proposed shopping center.

Decision over death penalty to be determined in murder trial

VISTA — Though the trial is set to begin in early October, prosecutors have yet to determine whether or not they will seek the death penalty for three defendants facing charges for the murder of a young military wife.

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

ESCONDIDO — In his 17 years working as an officer for the Escondido Police Department (EPD), Detective Jeff Valdivia has noticed a correlation between gangs and dilapidated neighborhoods.

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.