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Gas prices might have reached their greatest level in two decades, but that will not impede the number of travelers hitting the road next week. In fact, the Automobile Club of Southern California is calling this year’s vacation is going to be the lightest as 2007, with 3.87 million inhabitants expected to get away for […]

Nov. 16, North County School News

CARLSBAD Pacific Ridge supply drive assists Puerto Rico Pacific Ridge students recently collected and shipped almost eight tons of supplies into Puerto Rico. The supply drive was held with biopharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences, and more than 10,000 objects were collected in just a week to send to the island, a U.S. land. After hearing about […]

Cyber expert says cloud storage is hackers’ next target

As are home electronic devices, the cloud is among future targets of hackers, says a law enforcement officer that specializes in the area. San Diego County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Varnau is your law enforcement coordinator for the Computer and Technology Crime High-Tech Response Team, that goes by the acronym CATCH. The multi-agency task force formed […]

On applying for Carlsbad grants workshops

An affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, is accepting applications for grants out of area nonprofits and is currently holding a workshop for grant seekers on Thursday. Proposals may be submitted for projects that provide health and human services with an emphasis on stopping the cycle of poverty and homelessness . The […]

Poway Interfaith Thanksgiving Service is Nov. 15

The Poway Interfaith Team is sponsoring its 9th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. The community-wide event will be hosted by the Community Church of Poway, 13501 Community Road. All are welcome to attend. The theme this year will be “You Raise Me Up” and leaders from diverse faiths will discuss […]

California's role in leading in Washington

As a Californian, I read with good attention Kevin de León’s op-ed (“Why I should be California’s next U.S. senator,” Nov. 3). I’m in my 27th year in this state, I love the melting pot of races and cultures, the weather, the beaches. Surely California can be a beacon of chance (more specifically for corporations). […]

San Diego has fined businesses over wage violations

Investigators enforcing the minimum wage legislation of San Diego levied nearly $ 60,000 in fines last year, since the legislation took effect and have handled more than 500 complaints. City officials say these numbers increases as outreach attempts make more people aware that San Diego’s hourly minimum wage of $11.50 is greater than the state […]

Progenity Increases $125M for prenatal genetics

San Diego biotech company Progenity said Tuesday it has raised $125 million in equity and debt. Progenity said the money will help it develop products and for disease. The company said the funding was led by a fund managed by Athyrium Capital Management, an existing investor. Proceeds will be used to accelerate growth of its […]

San Diego's next tourism craze: Medication

Planning a Trip to San Diego? Hit the beaches. Check. Spend a day in the zoo or a theme park. Check. Sample craft beer. Check. Book a stay at a local hospital for cardiac or cancer treatment? For years, San Diego has exchanged on its reputation for a captivating shore, sun and family-friendly attractions to […]