Oceanside Museum Of Art Launches Leadership Transition

Oceanside Museum of Art

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Museum of Art is embarking on the next phase of its rapid organizational growth with a change in leadership. Executive Director Daniel Foster has resigned his position and the board of trustees has named Development Officer and long-time supporter Sandra Chanis as the interim executive director. Foster, who has served as executive director […]

Deputy Involved Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

ALPINE–A 33 year-old white male died after confronting a Sheriff’s deputy on a roadway Wednesday in Alpine, a Sheriff’s deputy spokesman said Thursday. At approximately 4:26 p.m., deputies from the Alpine Station received a radio call of a mentally ill violent male at a residence in the 3600 block of Emmanuel Way in Alpine. When […]

North County Transit District Enters Agreement With Encinitas On Future Planning‏

North County Transit District

OCEANSIDE–The North County Transit District Board of Directors voted at its May 21 meeting to authorize its executive director to enter into a Cooperation Agreement with the City of Encinitas. The Encinitas City Council had authorized the city manager to enter this agreement at their meeting on April 8. The agreement represents a good faith […]

Man Arrested In Florida For Threats To Escondido Charter School

ESCONDIDO–An 18 year-old Florida resident was arrested for making online threats against an Escondido high school, an Escondido police spokesman said today. The Miami-Dade States Attorney’s Office had issued a warrant for Fernando Morales who was arrested on May 20  for felony charges related to the Escondido Charter High School mass shooting threat which closed […]

Woman Found Dead At Santee Rodeway Inn Identified

SAN DIEGO–A 55 year-old female found dead Monday afternoon at the Rodeway Inn in Santee was identified as Julie Ulm of Santee, Sheriff’s Department spokesman Lieutenant John Maryon said today. The Medical Examiner’s Office has listed the manner of death to be homicide. “At this point in the investigation we will not be releasing the […]

Canine Flu: Keep Your Pet Safe And Healthy

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SAN DIEGO–Flu season may be winding down for humans, but there have been thousands of reported cases of canine influenza in the last several months. To help dog owners better understand the virus, here are some key facts from the American Veterinary Medical Association. What is canine influenza? Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is […]

Three Remaining Beagles To Leave Shelter


ENCINITAS–Three months ago San Diegans and millions of people around the world watched as 35 Beagles were surrendered by an alleged animal hoarder and arrived at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. The puppies and most of the mother dogs were adopted by families. Three of the pregnant Beagles that arrived at Rancho Coastal Humane […]

Two Males Shot To Death In Valencia Park Community

SAN DIEGO–Two men were found shot to death Monday evening in the Valencia Park community, a San Diego police spokesman said today. Officers say they heard gunshots in the area of 5300 Groveland Drive in San Diego. As officers responded to the area, the San Diego Police Department received a 911 call of gunshots and […]

Humane Society’s Summer Camp Extends To North County

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Humane Society’s Animal Adventure Camp, which welcomes more than 500 children each summer, has extended its reach, now offering a week-long interactive and educational summer camp in San Diego, Oceanside and Escondido. Summer sessions will be held from June 22 through August 7. Animal Adventure Camp offers children a fun and interactive […]

LEGOLAND California Resort Opens New LEGO Friends Heartlake City‏


CARLSBAD–Streamers burst through the air, music blasted and celebrities applauded as LEGOLAND California Resort officially opened its latest addition,  LEGO Friends Heartlake City. The family theme park’s new land opened in style as celebrities, Make-a-Wish families and a San Diego Padre walked the “purple” carpet before enjoying the festivities with their families. Based on the […]