Coast Cities

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.

Advocacy group fights for oversight of elder care facilities

Advocacy group fights for oversight of elder care facilities

REGION — Aaron Byzak remains convinced that if he had not checked up on his grandmother after what her caregivers described as “a little fall,” she would have never gotten proper medical attention after the accident that eventually caused her death.

County increases oversight of senior care facilities

County increases oversight of senior care facilities

REGION — San Diego County is increasing the oversight of residential care facilities for the elderly with a new pilot program from the District Attorney’s Office that includes expanding the ombudsman program and the development of a facility rating system.