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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.

Hospice volunteers sew up 250 teddy bears, help bring comfort

Hospice volunteers sew up 250 teddy bears, help bring comfort

COAST CITIES — Cynthia Harrison, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care San Diego volunteer seamstress, has stitched up 143 memory bears over the last three years to help families deal with the grief of losing a loved one.

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

REGION — The California Public Utilities Commission announced a proposed decision on Feb. 11 authorizing Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric to replace 100 percent of the energy lost from the recently retired San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station with new clean energy resources.

Not your typical 9 to 5

Not your typical 9 to 5

Todd Glaser’s job can take him anywhere in the world all on a moment’s notice

Out & About: The JSD (Just Started Dating) Valentine Dilemma

Valentine’s Day can be tough for any couple whether you’ve been together a month, a year or a lifetime, but there are few things more uncomfortable than having a Valentine you hardly know. If you happen to end up on a great first date in the first few weeks of February, the inevitable question, “What […]

Area hospitals taking protective measures against the flu

REGION — The number of confirmed flu deaths this year has already surpassed the total of flu deaths from last year.

New jail allows new programming, supervision methods

New jail allows new programming, supervision methods

REGION — Preempted by the need for a greater jail capacity in light of California’s prison realignment, the Sheriff’s Department has seized its opportunity for a new women’s jail to implement new programming and supervision methods.