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  1. Speed limits to be lowered on La Costa Avenue, Quail Gardens DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | San Diego Reader

    Some major streets in Encinitas are scheduled for speed limit changes, mostly downward by five miles per hour, but some will be increased, based on a little-known California law. Last week, although some residents protested the increased speed limits at the city's Traffic and Public Safety Committee, the city has no choice.


  2. Man suspected of heroin sales at Carlsbad shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | San Diego Reader

    Carlsbad police arrested a man suspected of possessing heroin for sale, in the parking lot of the Carlsbad Plaza South Shopping Center in the 2500 block of El Camino Real, the early morning hours of June 22. Officer Nathan Horton said it was about 4 a.m. that Thursday morning when he approached a Jaguar parked there, after he noticed the windows of the car were "fogged up." The officer said he found three men "passed out" inside the car, and then he noticed that two of the men had small pieces of foil in their laps with black residue on the foil.


  3. Local, organic, and rich in that umami flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The deli chicken isn't what made it stand out. It was the Dassi Farm tomatoes that brought it home.


  4. Del Mar Fair opening - here for the piggiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The iconic bronze statue of Don Diego, dressed up in cowboy garb, overlooked the main gate of the San Diego County Fair, as hundreds lined up for opening night on June 2. And like the last 23 years, Margaret Austin of Oceanside was first in line. Awaking at 4:00 a.m., she arrived at the Del Mar Fairgrounds gates around 8:30 a.m. Later, others waiting for the gates to open, asked why TV cameras and reporters surrounded her.


  5. Look for - but don't take - the copper ore remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The Rancho La Costa Preserve, located in the cities of Carlsbad and San Marcos, is a popular destination for both hikers and mountain bikers. Situated between Batiquitos Lagoon and Lake Hodges , the preserve serves as an important connector for these two bodies.


  6. San Diego County school boards - do they need training?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The county's grand jury put out two reports in May concerning school boards. One discusses elections and term limits while the other points to inconsistent training of both school board members and superintendents.


  7. The Man Who Made ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    Fidel Montanez: "I like my privacy, that's why I never moved out of Eden Gardens. I could go to Rancho, but who the hell wants to be living up there with all those highlights?" The residents of Eden Gardens watch from the roadside as the cars wind their way around the potholes and up the main street.


  8. Top events this week: Blooming buds, healthy living, and expensive carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    For more than 60 years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into a spectacular display of natural color and beauty. The 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are in bloom March through May. The fields are a result of over 85 years of floral cultivation that began when Luther Gage settled in the area in the early 1920s and began growing Ranunculus seeds in his fields next to Frank Frazee's small vegetable farm in South Oceanside.


  9. Duke Cunningham, Mike Aguirre, Roger Hedgecock, Ron Mix, Eric Show, and Michael ReaganRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The fear of ejecting over the heavily populated Red River Valley and of becoming prisoners of war kept Cunningham and Driscoll in the plane until it began tumbling and burning just over the coast. F-4s and A-7s were circling all around, their pilots screaming at them to eject.


  10. Despite warnings from nuclear proponents, dirty natural gas use isn't rising at area power plantsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    A common argument used by those in favor of repairing the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and of renewing the license of Diablo Canyon, the state's last operating nuclear power plant , was that the absence of nuclear in the state's energy portfolio would lead to an increased reliance on heavier-polluting natural gas. Most new natural gas plants, including the controversial Carlsbad Energy Center , Argus finds, are being built to replace aging facilities, not supplement them.


  11. Rest in peace, Boss LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    Anilee Griffin, known to many punk and metal musicians as the tattooed music lover who hired bands at Hensley's Flying Elephant in Carlsbad, Brick by Brick in Bay Park, and who owned and operated the Shakedown in Point Loma, has died at age 35. "She was my childhood friend since grade school," says South Oceanside-based musician Ross May. "She was a product of her environment. She really loved the culture of Oceanside and exported it to the corners of San Diego after she left the 'hood.


  12. Council votes for peaceful place - to be paid for by developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    The Carlsbad city council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a settlement plan that will create a new park at the chain-link-fenced Buena Vista reservoir and will resolve a lawsuit against the city over alleged gaps in its general and climate action plans. The new park will sit on three acres on the northeast side of Carlsbad, to be funded with $3 million from Lennar Homes, Inc., as part of the developer's required mitigation for its Poinsettia 61 project that puts 123 new condos on Poinsettia Lane.


  13. "People stay here if they can, because it's a walkable neighborhood with little crime."Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    From the beach, walk inland up Carlsbad Village Drive. Pass the beach bungalows that rent for $4000 a month and beach mansions listed for sale at $7 million.


  14. North County has less heroin todayRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    Federal indictments unsealed yesterday charge 55 drug dealers and gang members with crimes including money-laundering, robberies, vehicle thefts, burglaries, assaults, and trafficking in heroin, methamphetamine, and firearms. The gang members operated in North County.


  15. Not your typical industrial parkRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    A nondescript industrial center near Palomar Airport looks like every other in the vicinity. Yet, the nine-building Carlsbad Gateway Center at 5650 El Camino Real is vastly different.


  16. McDonald's sauce hunters swoop on local restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    McDonald's pulled off a nationwide marketing stunt on January 26, releasing 10,000 bottles of its Big Mac "secret sauce." The free 11.4-ounce bottles could only be obtained at few undisclosed restaurant locations and by stating the phrase; "There's a Big Mac for that."


  17. Shred Till You're DeadRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    Rumors would arise of an empty private swimming pool somewhere, and the skaters would show up with brooms and plastic bags to make the place ridable. They say it was the first swimming pool in the world that was not built for swimmers.


  18. The Ratt frontman is back with solo Smash...and suggests Ratt may be right behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    Ratt singer Stephen Pearcy will release a solo album, Smash , on January 27. Says "the dust is settling" around Ratt's legal disputes. Back to work on Ratt and related projects, singer Stephen Pearcy celebrates the release of a new solo album, Smash , on January 27. The former San Diegan took some questions from L.A. "Y'know, my daughter's gone down there more than me! But there is talk of us doing a show down there.


  19. Ex-Qualcomm exec, hedge-fund manager to unveil stealth stadium dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    When it comes to disposing of city-owned Qualcomm Stadium, it appears that San Diego taxpayers are the last to know. As reported late Sunday by KNSD's Derek Togerson and others, an "investment group" run by ex-New York hedge-fund maven Mike Stone and former Qualcomm vice chairman Steve Altman are about to unveil a scheme to obtain the current Qualcomm stadium site from the city for what is only described as "fair market value" to develop the acreage as a Major League Soccer stadium, to be shared with San Diego State University.


  20. Subsidy scandal figure behind SDSU Mission Valley hypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | San Diego Reader

    With the blood of the Chargers stadium massacre barely crusted over, is the Union-Tribune in an unseemly hurry to serve up yet another public money development scheme for the 166-acre chunk of city-owned real estate known as Qualcomm Stadium? So assert city hall scandal watchers, noting that the Chicago-owned paper has of late been vigorously hyping plans to turn the premises over to San Diego State University for a new sports venue, to be built in a deal with favored housing developers closely linked to the school's Campanile Foundation. "Imagine the possibilities: housing, a university hub, a new SDSU football stadium, maybe doubling as a Major League Soccer venue, park space," proclaimed a January 12 editorial.


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