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Wounded warriors compete in Marine paralympic invitational

Wounded warriors compete in Marine paralympic invitational

CAMP PENDLETON — Challenged athletes speed across the basketball court in wheelchairs, and scramble to return the ball in seated volleyball during the Wounded Warrior Paralympics Invitational.

Del Mar doctor, philanthropist passes away

REGION — As past president of at least three local philanthropic organizations, G. Richard “Dick” Wheelock, M.D., left an indelible mark on North County, especially among the underserved and working poor in Del Mar and Solana Beach.

Ashes to Go spreads symbol of Lent and Christian message from the sidewalk

Ashes to Go spreads symbol of Lent and Christian message from the sidewalk

ESCONDIDO — Rev. Meg Decker of Escondido’s Trinity Episcopal Church politely approached a gentleman in a wheelchair who had just crossed the street.

Deadline approaching to sign up for mandatory healthcare coverage

Deadline approaching to sign up for mandatory healthcare coverage

REGION — All Californians are required to have healthcare coverage. Those who do not sign up for healthcare by the extended March 31 deadline will face a penalty charge for failing to have health insurance.

With new agreement, more hopping on Amtrak’s Surfliner

With new agreement, more hopping on Amtrak’s Surfliner

REGION — Passengers are increasingly boarding the Pacific Surfliner following an agreement that expanded its service.

Study rounds up county’s aerial insects

Study rounds up county’s aerial insects

REGION — The most numerous species caught were flies, followed by butterflies and then wasps.

Supervisors continue to push for repeal of state fire fee

Supervisors continue to push for repeal of state fire fee

REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors is continuing its fight against the annual fire prevention fee billed to property owners in areas where the state is financially responsible for wildfire suppression.

Mayor lauds economic progress in state of city speech

Mayor lauds economic progress in state of city speech

ESCONDIDO — Mayor Sam Abed lauded the economic accomplishments of Escondido and highlighted his own political agenda during his state of the city address on Wednesday.

Cities agree on a joint marketing campaign to attract businesses to North County

REGION — Cities along state Route 78 have agreed to collaborate in a joint marketing campaign to attract businesses nationwide to North County.

Measles taking over as flu cases decrease

One case of the measles reported in San Diego County