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  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • More students, fewer classes at local community colleges

    More students, fewer classes at local community colleges
    Enrollment at San Diego County's community colleges is up this summer despite fewer classes being offered because of proposed cuts in state funding, it was reported Thursday. The San Diego Community College District cut summer offerings by 10 percent...
  • Employees at CSU San Marcos lose 2 paydays a month

    Employees at CSU San Marcos lose 2 paydays a month
    More than 1,100 Cal State San Marcos employees will take two unpaid days off each month for the next year and most campus operations will be closed on those days under a furlough plan unveiled by campus officials this week. The plan affects about 500...
  • Man struck by car while lying in road

    Investigators are trying to determine if a man in his 20s, who was laying on a Twin Oaks road, was already dead when a BMW struck him early this morning. Around 3:55 a.m. today, a driver called to report that he had struck a man who was laying on Buena...
  • Cops: Drunk driver dragged woman for 40 feet

    Cops: Drunk driver dragged woman for 40 feet
    A 27-year-old man was behind bars today accused being drunk when he backed his vehicle into a woman and dragged her about 40 feet with his car, before leading police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a parked vehicle in San Marcos, authorities...
  • Local colleges prepare for swine flu

    Local colleges prepare for swine flu
    As thousands of kids prepare gear up for the fall semester, there is lots being done to prevent H1N1, commonly known as the Swine Flu. California State University, San Marcos and San Diego State University both began its semester just days ago. Combined,...
  • Newsday staffers used to call celebs in news for fun

     
    I began my Sunday newspaper article about the "Heidi Game" by referencing an article in the Newsday of Nov. 18, 1968, by John Van Doorn, in which he quotes one Rose Szolnoki of Beaver Falls, Pa., about her reaction to......
  • Student, 15, is arrested in bomb threat that forced evacuation of San Marcos Middle School

     
    A 15-year-old high school student has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of San Marcos Middle School, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. About 9:05 a.m. Thursday, the middle school's...
  • New home products get back to basics

    New home products get back  to basics
    For the vast majority of Chicagoans, a super shower is not in their future. For that matter, neither are a wine cellar, a walk-in refrigerator or a $250,000 lighting system. These over-the-top fantasy features of the McMansion era seem like ancient...
  • Eight Bus Routes Cut

    The North County Transit District says it will cut eight of its Breeze bus routes due to budget problems. The District says service will stop this Sunday. It says it is cutting services in order to balance its budget. Beginning Sunday, the following...