Lick the Plate: Culinary notes and observations that are random

My exposure to the world and its trends has caused me more educated and critical than ever before, as Lick entered our economy with the radio show. It’s a good thing the show along with this column are more about telling tales in a characteristic format. I really don’t know I could live with myself […]

Adds to land holdings Around San Elijo Lagoon

The purchase would be the most significant expansion in nearly 30 decades of protected property near the lagoon, said Doug Gibson, scientist and the conservancy’s executive director. Courtesy photo ENCINITAS — The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy has purchased 77 acres of canyon that adjoins the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and residential areas near Cardiff. […]

Sierra Club takes stand in support of Their initiative

OCEANSIDE — The Sierra Club North County Coastal Group recently issued an endorsement for the Oceanside SOAR initiative, which calls for a citizens vote on changes to open golf courses, parks, space and farmland. In its endorsement statement the team said the decision to support the initiative relies on the club’s policy to preserve agricultural […]

Carlsbad to Preserve, operate SDUHSD sports complex

CARLSBAD — The City Council last week approved a resolution to authorize lease Discussions with the San Dieguito Union High School District for the La Costa Valley Sports Complex. Strategies called for a school own the great deal on Calle Barcelona. However, decreasing enrollment forced the district based on Mick Calarco. The website includes vast amounts […]

Lick the Plate: Jalisco Cantina — yet Another addition to Oceanside scene

As soon as I met Michael Brown a couple years back, Barrel Republic had just opened in Oceanside and I was surprised at how much thought he’d put to the menu at the job. It became evident that besides being a operations guy, his talents extended beyond that in the kitchen and his resume as […]

Shortfall in funds for dam repairs that are Desired

ESCONDIDO — Ten years after learning of the necessity to replace or repair the dam at Lake Wohlford, officials are hoping to raise the money. It’s a considerable sum — $45 million to $50 million — plus they are roughly halfway to it. Completion of this project would permit the city to put away roughly […]

San Marcos Agency honors veterans for their service

SAN MARCOS — A little park in San Marcos served as the venue for a big-hearted ceremony recognizing the various donations of U.S. military personnel and their families on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The big group of community volunteers and civic-minded taxpayers who convened at Helen Bougher Memorial Park to honor individuals who have served […]