The Coast News Group

Encinitas, Cardiff & Leucadia

Chris Kydd


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Chris Kydd is the son of Coast News founder Jim Kydd. He graduated the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in global studies and speaks fluent Spanish. Chris lives in San Marcos with his wife, Ivonne, and daughters Melany and Luna where he can be found gardening and listening to music or audiobooks.

Oceanside & Carlsbad

Sue Otto


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A longtime resident of North San Diego County, Sue Otto grew up in the midwest Chicagoland area before escaping to the Rocky Mountains. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business and maketing. She lives and works in Encinitas and loves the outdoors, hiking, bike riding, golf, swimming and reading. She loves to work with local area businessowners to help them market and succeed in growing their businesses.