Friday, December 28, 2007

Friday - Quick Hits

City supports state's position regarding medical marijuana, files amicus brief. UT

Shipyard failed to properly monitor atmospheric conditions aboard ship that led to explosion. UT

Encinitas $20 million new library is scheduled to open in February. UT

With start of new rail service in North County, focus is now on safety. UT

Gov Schwarzenegger's communications director and assistant chief of staff is leaving administration and is being replace by someone who worked for wingnut organization "Freedom Watch." UT

Escondido to undergo building boom in 2008. NCTimes

Vista considering expanding patchwork redevelopment area from 19% of city to 37% of the city. NCTimes

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Thursday - Quick Hits

Decrease in the amount of garbage, sign of weakening local economy. UT

Former ACORN workers in Tijuana, claim that the US-based non-profit short changed them on pay and medical insurance coverage. UT

Chula Vista DMV office is offering self service terminal for vehicle registrations renewals. UT

Grossmont Union High School District has elected board trustee Larry Urdahl to be board president. UT

Sure sign of overbuilding, mountain lion traps set for Cal State, San Marcos area. UT

Effort to buy former school property in Del Mar, receives $500,000 gift. UT

Local home price drop, worst in nation. NCTimes

Statewide percentage of registered voters dropped, San Diego and Riverside counties lead the state. NCTimes

Vista Unified School District has seen a loss of 21% of administrators has some concerned. NCTimes

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Some Post Xmas Humor

So what's the difference between Pirates and Emperors?


Wednesday - Quick Hits

Balboa Park to under process to become "green." UT

County ROV still needs 4500 poll workers for election day. UT

State Supreme court rules in favor of First Amendment rights regarding shopping malls. UT

North County Sprinter rail service grand opening scheduled for Friday. NCTimes

With new year, mayor heads to the negotiation table with city employee unions over pay and benefits. VOSD

Monday, December 24, 2007

Monday - Quick Hits

For the first time in 60 years, and after spending $442 million North County residents will be able to travel between Oceanside and Escondido by rail. UT

Cal Fire continues to draw critcism for it fire policies. UT

Seeking mortgage relief may not be as easy, as homeowners try to find help with their mortgages. UT

As February 5th primary draws near, battle over the ability to organize workers comes to the forefront. UT

Rancho Santa Fe considering incorporation. NCTimes