8 Documentary Shorts On Oscar’s Shortlist

LOS ANGELES–The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 87th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 58 eligible entries and submitted their ballots […]

Children Potentially Exposed To Rabies In San Marcos

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SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is asking for help in identifying anyone who may have been exposed to a rabid bat found outside a restaurant in San Marcos on Oct. 18. The bat was discovered by five children under a tree in an outdoor courtyard area approximately 15-20 feet […]

Crews Will Work Both Sides Of I-5 For Ocean View Rehab Project

SAN DIEGO–This week construction crews will be working on both northbound and southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) for the Ocean View Rehab Project. Crews will close three of the four lanes on both sides of the freeway in two mile sections between the Aliso Creek Rest Area and the San Diego-Orange County line tonight through Thursday, […]

Rock Star Contest At Hard Rock Cafe San Diego

SAN DIEGO– Hard Rock is rolling out the red carpet for its youngest rock stars to show off their best impressions! To launch the Hard Rock Roxtars program, Hard Rock Cafe San Diego will host the “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?” contest on October 25. The event runs 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for all kids, […]

Author To Discuss Domestic Violence

OCEANSIDE—Author Rebecca Leo speaks about her personal experience with domestic violence in her memoir The Flaws that Bind at Mission Branch of the Oceanside Public Library on November 1. Leo depicts her life as a domestic violence survivor while living in Jamaica and Australia with her family. Leo will give a talk about her memoir […]

Hillside Recreation Center Has A New Look

Renovated Hillside Recreation Center.

EL CAJON—City officials and dignitaries are expected to attend the grand re-opening of the Hillside Recreation Center slated for October 21. The event will kick-off at 4 p.m.with welcoming words from the mayor, city council, and staff. Festivities will include live music, a dance performance by the TNT Performing Company, a photo booth, kid’s crafts, […]

Vehicle Crashes Into Oceanside Church

OCEANSIDE—Oceanside police are investigating an early morning traffic collision at the Family Fellowship Church. At 1:20 a.m. officers responded a report of a traffic collision located at 420 N. El Camino Real in Oceanside. When officers arrived on scene, they observed a 2013 Lexus GS 350 had struck the southwest corner of the church building. […]

Oceanside Police Shoot Dog

OCEANSIDE—Police officers shot and killed a dog after the owner refused to restrain the dog that charged at officers. Early Monday at approximately 2:50 a.m. officers responded to a radio call of a suspicious subject who was sitting in a chair by the front door of a residence in the 700 block of Morse Street. […]

Carlsbad Business Owner Named Executive Director Of Veterans Group

Mike Sabellico

CARLSBAD–Mike Sabellico, who became a San Diego business owner  following a 20-year career in  the U.S. Cost Guard, has been named the executive director of  the Disabled Veteran Business  Alliance (DVBA), it was announced earlier this week by the Sacramento-based organization’s board of directors. He replaces Rich Dryden, who has led the DVBA for the […]

POLARBEAR Detects Curls In The Universe’s Oldest Light


LA JOLLA–Cosmologists have made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background. The report, published October 20 in the Astrophysical Journal, marks an early success for POLARBEAR, a collaboration of more than 70 scientists using a telescope high in Chile’s Atacama desert designed to capture the universe’s oldest […]