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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

Decisions on Post Offices postponed

Decisions on Post Offices postponed

ESCONDIDO – Any decision on whether to close the Post Office on Escondido Boulevard has been postponed for the time being, according to a USPS spokesperson, though no reason behind any decision was given.

‘Deficient’ bridge will remain for at least 3 years

‘Deficient’ bridge will remain for at least 3 years

REGION — Deemed “structurally deficient” in 2012 by the California Department of Transportation Bridge Inspection Report, the bridge on El Camino Real just north of San Dieguito Road will be replaced with a four-lane structure, but not for at least another three years, according to an update from Dean Marsden at the Feb. 6 San […]

Six arrested in prostitution sting

REGION — Six men ranging in age from 21 to 55 were jailed at the Vista Detention Facility on Tuesday for allegedly soliciting prostitutes, according to law enforcement officials.

Jails on the brink: County inmate populations balloon, pushing jails beyond capacity

Jails on the brink: County inmate populations balloon, pushing jails beyond capacity

REGION — Over two years after the implementation of California’s prison realignment, the adult inmate population in San Diego County’s jails is still rising, nudging the facilities closer to the brink of maximum capacity and sometimes beyond it.