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County looking for kids that may have handled rabid bat

County looking for kids that may have handled rabid bat

SAN MARCOS — On Tuesday, a bat found near Pizza Nova on North Twin Oaks Road was found to be positive for rabies, according to county health officials.

Panel hears bids for storage of nuclear waste

REGION — Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Community Engagement Panel met on Oct. 14 to hear bids from the two final companies vying to create storage for nuclear waste at the decommissioned San Onofre Power Plant. The storage casks will hold radioactive waste on-site, perhaps indefinitely.

City, residents look to have reached a settlement

ENCINITAS — A sometimes bitter legal battle between the city and a Leucadia couple over their converted garage unit ended Wednesday night with a “thank you” and loud applause.

Stories from the used car lot: EZ Cars turns to reality TV

Stories from the used car lot: EZ Cars turns to reality TV

ENCINITAS — From nun-dressed musicians to ex-millionaires looking to buy a car to sleep in, the folks at E-Z Cars 101 said you won’t believe some of the stories they have come across on the used-car lot on North Coast Highway.

War Comes Home events set to bridge understanding

War Comes Home events set to bridge understanding

OCEANSIDE —Oceanside Public Library will host a month long series of events and book clubs to help bridge understanding of our military veterans and their experiences during and after war.

Film review: There’s plenty of life in ‘Life Inside Out’

Film review: There’s plenty of life in ‘Life Inside Out’

Through the captivating presence of its two leads (real-life and on-screen mom and son) Maggie Baird and Finneas O’Connell, as well as the sincerity of its beautiful music selection, “Life Inside Out” goes to show you that what’s on the inside really does count.

Film review: Visuals take center stage in ‘The Book of Life’

Film review: Visuals take center stage in ‘The Book of Life’

Rife with glorious animated artistry and solid vocal talents, “The Book of Life” is a delightful Day of the Dead-oriented gem.

Final blow given to proposed migrant shelter

Final blow given to proposed migrant shelter

ESCONDIDO—At Wednesday night’s City Council meeting, Mayor Sam Abed warned the packed chambers “the nation’s eyes are upon us.”

Report raises questions over lack of bar fines

ENCINITAS — Efforts to tame the city’s notoriously rowdy bar scene appeared to have had some success over the summer — with a couple of glaring exceptions — according to a highly anticipated report on city code enforcement efforts in the downtown area.

San Marcos may use reserves to finance projects

SAN MARCOS — San Marcos is poised to use more than $20 million of its reserves to finance the construction of the Hobby Lobby and WinCo project and the proposed California Department of Motor Vehicles building on Rancheros Drive.

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