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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • San Marcos man pleads guilty to loan modification scheme

    San Marcos man pleads guilty to loan modification scheme
    A man who used false and misleading statements to induce customers to purchase loan modification services from his San Marcos-based business pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy, money laundering and tax charges. Glenn Steven Rosofsky admitted that in...
  • Teen blamed for $10K in graffiti damage

    Teen blamed for  $10K in graffiti damage
    A teenage boy was facing charges Wednesday related to more than $10,000 worth of graffiti vandalism in the North County, authorities said. The boy was arrested Tuesday after a deputy spotted him hanging out in a parked car in San Marcos with at least one...
  • High Winds Derail Local Train Service

    High Winds Derail Local Train Service
    LOS ANGELES -- High winds across Southern California forced a commuter train line to shut down and knocked a tree onto a car, but no serious injuries are reported. Wind flipped a canopy out of a yard and onto power lines Wednesday near the Gold Line...
  • Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family

    Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family
    Solana Beach Councilman Dave Roberts has dropped out of the race for the 50th Congressional District, leaving the competition between the remaining candidates a little tighter today. On his Web site, Roberts said he was withdrawing so he and his partner,...
  • Study: most local sex offenders live too close to schools, parks

    More than 70 percent of the registered sex offenders in San Diego County are violating a state law by living too close to schools or parks, it was reported Sunday. The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit journalism group based at San Diego State University,...
  • UCSD cuts 800 positions; more cuts possible

    UCSD cuts 800 positions; more cuts possible
    The University of California San Diego in recent months has quietly reduced its workforce by more than 800 positions, or 5.5 percent, because of reductions in state funding, it was reported Thursday. At least 172 people have been laid off, 222...
  • Bookkeeper admits embezzling $10M for gambling, shopping

    Bookkeeper admits embezzling $10M for gambling, shopping
    A former bookkeeper for a San Marcos woodworking company pleaded guilty today to siphoning nearly $10 million from the firm over a seven- year period to feed her gambling and shopping addictions. Annette Yeomans, 51, will be sentenced to 18 years in...
  • Swine flu victim died at Palomar Medical Center

    Authorities released the name Wednesday of the first person to die from swine flu-related complications in the San Diego area. Adela Chevalier, 20, succumbed to the illness in an emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido on Monday afternoon,...