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Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

ESCONDIDO — In his 17 years working as an officer for the Escondido Police Department (EPD), Detective Jeff Valdivia has noticed a correlation between gangs and dilapidated neighborhoods.

MiraCosta appoints interim superintendent

MiraCosta appoints interim superintendent

REGION — Prompted by the resignation of MiraCosta College’s Superintendent/ President Dr. Francisco Rodriguez in mid-March, the school’s Board of Trustees acted by appointing Dr. Dick Robertson as interim superintendent and president.

SeaWorld crews busy with marine mammal rescue calls last weekend

SeaWorld crews busy with marine mammal rescue calls last weekend

Numbers of rescues lower than that of last year though

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Commercial drone industry looking to fly locally

Commercial drone industry looking to fly locally

ENCINITAS — Four propellers whirred, buzzing like the sound of a small swarm of bees.

Mysterious sea star disease hitting San Diego

Mysterious sea star disease hitting San Diego

REGION — Sea stars along the West Coast are dying en masse. The culprit: what biologists are calling sea star wasting syndrome.

Padres, fans hearing new voices

Padres, fans hearing new voices

North County residents part of the remaining 30 candidates

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Filling up the empty bowls

Filling up the empty bowls

High school takes part in nationwide effort to rid hunger

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.