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North County Earth Day healing fest

North County Earth Day healing fest

VISTA — Organic gardens, music, art, plant sales and healing arts were celebrated for Earth Day at Alta Vista Gardens on April 12.

Marines dedicate 4 more ocean-view cottages

Marines dedicate 4 more ocean-view cottages

CAMP PENDLETON — With four new cottages dedicated on April 15, a project to provide low-cost vacation rentals to active duty and retired military personnel is one-third complete.

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.