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Disposal of nuclear waste: think Camp Pendleton

Each state should manage its own spent fuel, says study lauded by experts

Ray Lutz of Citizens' Oversight has published a new study suggesting that nuclear waste should possibly be disposed of locally, with each state responsible for its own spent fuel. Lutz says moving the waste long ...

Sweetwater & Rohr Park Railroad days numbered?

Officials vow to spare Chula Vista Live Steamers from redevelopment plan

“We are concerned about the Chula Vista Golf Course and Rohr Park redevelopment [proposal],” Scott Lewis recently told Chula Vista mayor Mary Casillas Salas, councilmembers, and staff. “[We’ve] been in Rohr Park for 43 years ...

Killed in jail while mentally ill

Claim filed against county for not considering violent cellmate

A mother and father whose mentally ill son was killed in the San Diego County Central Jail by an aspiring rapper and bank robber from New Zealand has filed a claim against the county. Lyle ...

Dead sea turtle, dog locked in car, drunken dad with infants

Lifeguard reports Oct. 23 through Oct. 29

Oct 29 09:00 - Medical: Lifeguards and emergency respond to incident with multiple patients. Lifeguards clear. Fire handles. 11:28 - Medical: Lifeguard responds to 911 call of stingray patient near Black Gold Rd. Patient is ...

Rent-control battle cry in Escondido

"We were supposed to have a meeting, but they locked up the tennis courts."

For years the Eagles Point apartment complex, a collection of suburban four-story buildings comprising 519 units along East Grand Avenue in eastern Escondido, has drawn harsh criticism from residents and neighbors. Negative reviews, some dating ...

Dixon Lake — small lake, huge fish

Nov. 18-19 trout opener will draw the bass

Dixon Lake, one of the smaller lakes in San Diego County, has proven itself mighty in the bass fishing realm. From April 2001 until May 2003, the little lake within the Escondido city limits produced ...

Baja 1000 racers, start your documentation

Vehicle importation permit issue remains clear as mud

As this story goes live and the Baja 1000 starts in less than a week (November 14–18), there still has been no official press release from the Mexican government regarding the new TIP (temporary import ...