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Study shows ‘Talking’ goats have accents

According to recent article in the London Daily telegraph, goats have accents.Goats adjust their vocal sounds based on social surroundings, a British study finds. Experts previously thought the ability to pick up an accent was limited to humans and a select handful of other mammals.

New diet pill concerns FDA

According to a Feburary 17 article by the associated Press, “Federal health officials continue to voice safety concerns about an experimental diet pill from drugmaker Vivus Inc., as the company prepares to make a second attempt to convince experts of the drugs’ safety next week.Vivus, based in Mountain View, Calif., is one of three small […]

New diet pill concerns FDA

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General Plan Update

ENCINITAS — The vision of the city’s five distinct communities was released in draft form and delivered to the City Council Sept. 14, but over a dozen speakers expressed dissatisfaction with the contents of the massive document.Earlier in the week, Mike Andreen, executive director of the New Encinitas Network, sent out an e-mail blast to […]

Encinitas artist readies to display her art of gourd

Encinitas artist readies to display her art of gourd

ENCINITAS — The gourd art of Grace Anne Swanson will be on exhibit in the lobby of the Encinitas Library from Jan. 9 through Feb. 26. Gourds feature three themes: geometrics, floral and the sea. Each piece of art is carved, burned, dyed, painted and embellished. “I love lots of color — bright, shiny color,” […]

Norv, A.J. get to stay

Norv, A.J. get to stay

SAN DIEGO — Just a day after Chargers players cleared out their lockers and said their goodbyes to teammates and coaches, players returning next season will again be able to say hello to head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith. Chargers Chairman of the Board and President Dean Spanos announced that both would […]

Audio and film students learn through real world projects

Audio and film students learn through real world projects

OCEANSIDE — Audio and film students at MediaTech Institute have an opportunity to learn at a state-of-the-art facility and complete real world projects. The facility includes a soundproof building design that insulates classrooms and studio workspaces and makes the nearby train inaudible. All rooms boast surround sound and are computer networked to access audio and […]

Trainer overcomes tragedies, seeks to help teens

ENCINITAS — Hoping to tackle the growing problem of obesity and the age-old issue of low self-esteem among middle and high school students, the owner of a local fitness studio is launching a wellness program for teenagers, a group she said, speaking from experience, often falls through the cracks. “They are either treated like babies […]

Padres scouts gearing up for their ‘World Series’

SAN DIEGO — “You ask anyone, and they’d like to have as many picks as they can high. We’re the same way,” said Jaron Madison, director of scouting for the Padres. Picks in the upcoming June draft, what Madison refers to as the “World Series” for scouts, is exactly what he wants. He knows the […]

Infantry trainer immerses Marines into war situations

CAMP PENDLETON — Charlie Company 3rd Platoon, 2nd Squad of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines based in Twentynine Palms, Calif. entered through the gates leading into the mock-up village of Now Zad, Afghanistan, facing a scenario that they might just encounter in real-life once deployed. The squadron had just entered the IIT (Infantry Immersion Trainer) […]