NCTD contractor to pay $10K to woman slammed to ground by conductor

REGION — A woman who was thrown to the ground by a conductor will receive a $10,000 settlement, the NCTD (North County Transit District) board agreed last week.

Sierra Club sues Coastal Commission over fairgrounds decision

DEL MAR — The Sierra Club San Diego filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8 against the California Coastal Commission, challenging the agency’s Nov. 13 approval of a permit that allows the 22nd District Agricultural Association to continue using a vacant lot east of the Del Mar Fairgrounds for year-round parking and other activities.

Escondido settles campaign mailers lawsuit

ESCONDIDO — Finding that city officials may have violated state law, Escondido settled a lawsuit over campaign mailers the city created and distributed in Nov. 2012.

Family files $20m civil claim against LAPD

OCEANSIDE — Civil rights attorney Dale Galipo announced Dec. 20 that the Beaird family has filed a $20 million civil claim against the Los Angeles Police Department for the Dec. 13 police shooting that killed their 51-year-old son, disabled military veteran Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside.

SDCWA lawsuit against biggest supplier heard in court

REGION — Only closing briefs and a final hearing remain before a decision is made on SDCWA’s (San Diego County Water Authority) lawsuit against its primary water supplier, MWD (Metropolitan Water District).

Airline files suit against county

REGION — The company behind California Pacific Air (CP Air) is suing San Diego County for $250 million, claiming that the county failed to disclose information that ultimately would prevent the airline from operating out of Palomar-McClellan Airport as planned.

CP Air plans merge with existing air carrier

CP Air plans merge with existing air carrier

CARLSBAD — California Pacific Airlines (CP Air) is working on merging with an existing, certified airline to advance its plans to fly out of the McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad.

Community group files lawsuit over Rancho Cielo homes

Community group files lawsuit over Rancho Cielo homes

RANCHO SANTA FE — On Sept. 6, the SDCC (San Dieguito Community Council) filed a lawsuit against San Diego County over the approval of the residential project Rancho Cielo, alleging that the project fails to comply with state environmental standards.

Lawsuit serves as a cautionary note

Back in 1996, Monterey resident Janice O’Brien, then 75, began paying almost $5,000 per year for long-term care insurance.

Yoga doesn’t push religion

After wading through three pages of the expert witness, Candy Gunther Brown’s C.V., I find it disturbing that she has little to no credible background in Eastern Religious studies.