Author Archive for Tony Cagala

County sees rattlesnake calls triple over last year

County sees rattlesnake calls triple over last year

REGION — Calls into the county’s DAS (Department of Animal Services), for rattlesnake removals have more than tripled this year when compared to the same time frame from last year.

Runners make their marks

Runners make their marks

ENCINITAS – A half-mile stretch of Vulcan Avenue became a veritable race track for runners challenging themselves to see just how fast they could run a mile on Sunday.

Capturing the moments

Capturing the moments

Carlsbad-based Upper Deck has been able to succeed in a world laden with smartphones and other digital distractions

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

ENCINITAS – For the second time in two months, a motorist collided with a bicyclist at an identical spot on Coast Highway 101.

MiraCosta president resigns, takes chancellor position in Los Angeles

MiraCosta president resigns, takes chancellor position in Los Angeles

REGION — Not long after celebrating his fifth year as president and superintendent of MiraCosta College, Dr. Francisco Rodriguez announced Thursday that he would be resigning his position.

County makes motions on e-cigarettes

REGION — In the professional medical opinions of two county personnel reporting to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, they agreed that the county should cite the same authority for electronic smoking devices as they have currently in place for conventional cigarettes.

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

ENCINITAS — Co-founders of The Encinitas Mile race Daniel Seidel and Mark Sarno are looking to join in the movement of bringing back the mile.

Fire does minimal damage

RANCHO SANTA FE — Firefighters with the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District responded to a call on Sunday afternoon of smoke seen coming from a detached structure near Via de la Valle and Calzada Del Bosque.

Study rounds up county’s aerial insects

Study rounds up county’s aerial insects

REGION — The most numerous species caught were flies, followed by butterflies and then wasps.

Pacific Ridge School dances into record book

Pacific Ridge School dances into record book

CARLSBAD – Englishman Philip Robertson, a slight man in a dark blue sport coat with silver piping and gold buttons on it, may have imparted a little bit of fear, even apprehension in the students, staff and volunteers of Pacific Ridge School last Friday.