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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.

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

SAN MARCOS — The sight of the flashing lights of emergency vehicles and firefighters scaling a five-story ladder to reach the Sprinter light rail on March 27 was only a practice drill. In the event a true emergency occurs, firefighters and NCTD (North County Transit District) will have this practice under their belts.

Surf film festival set to screen at three venues

Surf film festival set to screen at three venues

REGION — The California Surf Festival will be showing three epic surf films at three locations in San Diego County this spring and summer.

Marine planning could benefit ‘blue’ industries, report says

Marine planning could benefit ‘blue’ industries, report says

REGION — The Yukon, a retired Canadian Navy ship, sits on the ocean floor offshore of Mission Beach.

Council endorses equestrian park plans, avoids funding environmental report

ESCONDIDO — Residents and the City Council praised the completed master plan for a $10 million new equestrian park adjacent to Daley Ranch.

Suspect identified in school shooting threat

ESCONDIDO — The Escondido Police Department, with help from the FBI, have identified the author of the online violent threats made against Charter High School in Escondido in mid-January.

Dental services brought into schools

Dental services brought into schools

VISTA — A school auditorium stage is not the place you would expect to find a dental clinic, but for one week that was exactly where 270 Foothill Oak Elementary students had their dental work done.

Maple Street Plaza could close to vehicles

Maple Street Plaza could close to vehicles

ESCONDIDO — The city is considering closing Maple Street Plaza to most cars in the hopes of increasing pedestrian safety and lowering the costs to hold events in the plaza.

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. […]