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Marine planning could benefit ‘blue’ industries, report says

Marine planning could benefit ‘blue’ industries, report says

REGION — The Yukon, a retired Canadian Navy ship, sits on the ocean floor offshore of Mission Beach.

Local ideas worth spreading: TedX comes to Encinitas

Local ideas worth spreading: TedX comes to Encinitas

ENCINITAS — At TedX Encinitas, 22 speakers delivered monologues, ranging from eight to 15 minutes, on issues important to them March 15 at the Seaside Center for Spiritual Living.

Councilmen send open letter to businesses, mayor follows up with apology to city

OCEANSIDE — Councilmen Jerry Kern and Gary Felien sent an open letter to San Diego businesses on Jan. 14 urging them to consider relocating to Oceanside and emphasizing that Oceanside does not have a commercial linkage fee.

Partnerships key to luring education sites to city

CARLSBAD — If the City Council is going to have any luck attracting a higher education institute to the city, and bring in all of the economic advantages that go with it, it will largely depend on the partnerships of local businesses.

Kirk Effinger: Land of the free…upon approval

The Vista Planning Commission’s quandary over what to do about the supposed proliferation of “dollar” stores in that city raises some interesting philosophical questions as pertains to how much government is too much?

MainStreet discusses skateboarders

OCEANSIDE — Business owners, downtown residents and community police met for the monthly MainStreet Oceanside Morning Meeting Aug. 6 to discuss downtown issues, including skateboard traffic.

Business-friendly  zone to be striped in downtown

Business-friendly zone to be striped in downtown

OCEANSIDE — City Council approved adding a 20-minute commercial loading zone to Pier View Way just east of Artists Alley on June 26.

Local leader embodies yoga lifestyle

Local leader embodies yoga lifestyle

DEL MAR — It’s 9:30 a.m. and Stacy McCarthy is standing on the asphalt behind Albertsons on Via de la Valle, clasping her hands together in the iconic namaste gesture. 

Hydroponic farm offers glimpse into Ecke Ranch’s future

Hydroponic farm offers glimpse into Ecke Ranch’s future

ENCINITAS — Pierre Sleiman began experimenting with hydroponic farming in his garage as a college student four years ago. These days, his company, the newest tenant on Ecke Ranch, is on the cutting edge of organic farming.

Carlsbad attracts businesses with lifestyle, proximity to customers

Carlsbad attracts businesses with lifestyle, proximity to customers

CARLSBAD — While mostly satisfied by the business climate in Carlsbad, local businesses would like the city to simplify its permit process and fees as well as improve the downtown Village area, according to a recent city survey.