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OPD developing programs to help city’s homeless

OPD developing programs to help city’s homeless

OCEANSIDE — After receiving complaints from downtown businesses, the Oceanside Police Department is working on developing a program to connect homeless people with services that could help them obtain housing and jobs.

‘Around the World’ highlights Sister Cities Ambassadors, local talent

‘Around the World’ highlights Sister Cities Ambassadors, local talent

CARLSBAD — “Someone once told me, you don’t move to San Diego, you’re chosen,” said Joanne Brouk, sitting in her Carlsbad home.

New City Council member to be appointed

New City Council member to be appointed

CARLSBAD — City Council will fill the empty seat left by Farrah Douglas with an appointment around the end of March.

Douglas resigns from Carlsbad City Council

Douglas resigns from Carlsbad City Council

CARLSBAD — Council member Farrah Golshan Douglas announced today that she will be resigning from City Council at the end of this week.

Batman and Spinal Elements deliver Make-a-Wish

Batman and Spinal Elements deliver Make-a-Wish

CARLSBAD — Make-a-Wish kid Aidden Whisett, 9, smiled as he got a ride from Batman in the Batmobile after defeating the Joker to save Spinal Elements in Carlsbad. It was one of many smiles that spread across his face on Jan. 29.

Escondido charter schools shut down over shooting threat

ESCONDIDO — An online message threatening a shooting at Escondido Charter High School prompted all four American Heritage Charter Schools to shut down today, Jan. 17.

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

ESCONDIDO — Despite debate over how the charter would be written and what would be included, the City Council directed staff to place a revised city charter proposal on the upcoming November ballot.

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

ESCONDIDO — Despite debate over how the charter would be written and what would be included, the City Council directed staff to place a revised city charter proposal on the upcoming November ballot.

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

CARLSBAD — Facing the inevitability of a new energy plant along its coastline, Carlsbad used its only remaining power — its ability to influence how quickly that plant would be built — to negotiate with NRG for a cleaner, smaller new one.

Former school board member faces FPPC penalty for violation

CARLSBAD — Former school board member Kelli Moors is facing a fine from the FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission) for violating state law.