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Decision over death penalty to be determined in murder trial

VISTA — Though the trial is set to begin in early October, prosecutors have yet to determine whether or not they will seek the death penalty for three defendants facing charges for the murder of a young military wife.

Vilkin to stand trial for filmmaker’s death

Vilkin to stand trial for filmmaker’s death

VISTA — A judge ruled on Monday that there’s enough evidence for Michael Vilkin to stand trial for the fatal shooting of John Upton, a well-known filmmaker.

$1.5m sexual harassment verdict vacated to city

VISTA — Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Stern ruled that the city of Oceanside could set aside paying $1.5 million in damages granted to sexual harassment victim Kimberli Hirst and granted the city a new trial to determine damages and liability.

Attorney against school yoga program delivers closing arguments

Attorney against school yoga program delivers closing arguments

ENCINITAS — Attorney Dean Broyles, representing the plaintiff’s case, kicked off closing arguments Tuesday by stating many Westerners have a difficult time comprehending Eastern religions.

Yoga lawsuit will head to court in May

Yoga lawsuit will head to court in May

ENCINITAS — During a courtroom hearing last week it was decided a lawsuit demanding the end of a school yoga program will be heard May 20.