Coast Cities

Surf shops face off in the water for unique competition

Surf shops face off in the water for unique competition

ENCINITAS — At stake: bragging rights among the county’s surf shops, a full page ad in Surfer Magazine and an all expenses paid trip to South America to compete in the national championship.

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

SAN MARCOS — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the unknown suspect wanted in connection with the theft of an English bulldog in San Marcos. It happened at Dogtopia in the 900 block of W. […]

Documentary aims to tell ‘American story’ of internment camps

SANTA ANA — Executive producer Ecar Oden said the story of Japnese American internment camps operating in the U.S. during World War II is an American story.

County sees rattlesnake calls triple over last year

County sees rattlesnake calls triple over last year

REGION — Calls into the county’s DAS (Department of Animal Services), for rattlesnake removals have more than tripled this year when compared to the same time frame from last year.

Pam Slater-Price honored for commitment to environment

Pam Slater-Price honored for commitment to environment

County Supervisor Dave Roberts dedicated a bench made out of recyclable materials to former Supervisor Pam Slater-Price March 17 at Solana Center for Environmental Innovation. Officials noted Price has spearheaded successful environmental and wellness causes, like the county Childhood Obesity Initiative, which promotes school gardens and other means to make students healthier.

Students get their day in court

Students get their day in court

VISTA — More than 1,000 fifth grade through high school studnets packed into Vista Superior Court on March 14.

Judge tentatively rules in SDCWA’s favor

REGION — SDCWA (San Diego County Water Authority) won the first court battle in its lawsuit against its main water supplier MWD (Metropolitan Water District) over water rates.

Watching the Waters

Watching the Waters

So far this year, agencies have captured 43,290 pounds of drugs in maritime smuggling events

District sees no conflict in Prop AA campaign contributions and contracts

District sees no conflict in Prop AA campaign contributions and contracts

REGION — Recently, crews have been hard at work installing a new track and field as part of a stadium revamp project at Canyon Crest Academy.

MiraCosta president resigns, takes chancellor position in Los Angeles

MiraCosta president resigns, takes chancellor position in Los Angeles

REGION — Not long after celebrating his fifth year as president and superintendent of MiraCosta College, Dr. Francisco Rodriguez announced Thursday that he would be resigning his position.