| May 17, 2011
| 10:25 AM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- A North County beach city has agreed to help fight an invasive weed that punctures bicycle tires and pierces flip flops and pet paws.
The weeds, known as goathead thorns or puncture vines, are affecting thousands of cyclist,...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:55 AM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- City leaders decided that the Surfing Madonna must come down off a public wall, but they hope to remove it in such a way that it can be put up somewhere else.
The Encinitas City Council voted to spend nearly $2,000 to have a Los...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:53 AM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Fox 5 Morning News team is on the road in Encinitas Friday.
Raoul, Shally, Chrissy, and Ali are at Moonlight Beach from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. highlighting all aspects of this beautiful beach town.
The public is welcome to join the...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday.
The organization's second annual Blue...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:02 PM
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Moonlight Beach project in Encinitas was announced the winner of its "Best Restored Beach Award" of 2011, according to a coastal preservation group.
The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association awarded Moonlight Beach...
| May 23, 2011
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Whether you feel it's art or graffiti, the mosaic, known as the Surfing Madonna will have to come down.
Last Wednesday, the Encinitas city council voted unanimously to bring down the glass mosaic, but agreed to spend $2,000 to an Los...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:16 AM
To many, algae is little more than pond scum, a nuisance to swimmers and a frustration to boaters.
But to a growing community of scientists and investors in Southern California, there is oil locked in all that slimy stuff, and several dozen companies are...
| Aug 26, 2009
If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision.
| May 22, 2009
Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga who is credited with bringing the practice to a mass audience and introducing it to the West, has died. He was 94.
Jois died Monday at his home in Mysore, India, after a short illness, the...
| Aug 21, 2009
Otha Young, who wrote the 1980s hit "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" for Grammy-winning singer Juice Newton during their long musical partnership, died of cancer Aug. 6 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his wife, Brenda. He was 66.
| Feb 11, 2009
Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...