Author Archive for Rachel Stine

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

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.

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Class sizes’ impact on teachers and how reduced class sizes may be in CUSD’s future This is the second of a two-part series.

OHS grad named new superintendent

OHS grad named new superintendent

OCEANSIDE — Looking back on his student days at Oceanside High School, Duane Coleman recalls that academics were not exactly at the top of his priorities list.

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.

Oceanside has plans in place for a roundabout

The city will have to look for grants to pay for the project

Carlsbad rejects digital signage

Carlsbad rejects digital signage

CARLSBAD — One local called the proposal, “really ugly.” Another deemed the design, “visual pollution.”