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.
REGION — Palomar Health’s Forensic Health Services Department is the only place in North County where police can take children who have been abused, women who have been raped and other victims of violent crime to be interviewed and examined.
COAST CITIES — Having received a letter from the Pentagon earlier this month, San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn was notified that he and NCTD (North County Transit District) received conceptual approval for a Coaster station on Camp Pendleton.
CARLSBAD — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors formally received the feasibility study of improvements to McClellan-Palomar Airport at its Sept. 25 meeting, leaving questions about how the improvements would be incorporated and how the project would be funded.
The County of San Diego is divided into five districts. In the northernmost 5th district, Oceanside is by far the largest city.
RANCHO SANTA FE — Almost a year in the works, Rancho Cielo Estates Ltd won unanimous approval on Aug. 7 from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to amend the Rancho Cielo Specific Plan and bring a 24-home master-planned community near the Cielo Estates community northwest of Del Dios Highway closer to fruition.