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San Marcos

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  • Woman found dead between train tracks

    The body of a North County woman was found between the rails of train tracks in San Marcos, and although a coroner said the death was a suicide, deputies did not say if she had been struck by a train. Veronica Raggio-Key, 59, was found just before 6 a.m....
  • Escondido 'bomb factory' to be burned down

    Escondido 'bomb factory' to be burned down
    Authorities announced Tuesday that they will burn down a home in an unincorporated section of Escondido that contains a massive cache of explosives. Sheriff Bill Gore told the public at a town hall meeting in San Marcos Tuesday evening that the home on...
  • Man injured when car plows through 7-Eleven

    Man injured when car plows through 7-Eleven
    An investigation was under way Friday into a crash in San Marcos in which a motorist crashed her Mercury Grand Marquis into a 7-Eleven, seriously injuring a customer inside the convenience store, authorities said. The crash at 1650 W. San Marcos Blvd....
  • Robert G. Ferry dies at 85; helicopter test pilot flew record nonstop solo flight

    Robert G. Ferry, a top helicopter test pilot who flew a record nonstop solo flight from California to Florida in 1966, has died. He was 85. Ferry, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who later became chief test pilot for Hughes Helicopters, died of...
  • Army Sgt. David J. Hart, 22, Lake View Terrace; among 3 killed in Iraq firefight

    Army Sgt. David J. Hart, 22, Lake View Terrace; among 3 killed in Iraq firefight
    He was known as the guy with the random stories. "When I was in Tahiti . . ." or "When I was in Sydney . . .," he would tell his Army buddies, who listened intently, if just the slightest bit skeptically. They needn't have been. As a young man, Sgt....
  • Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf

    Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf
    KING trumpets that have a texture almost as firm and meaty as young porcini; shimejishimeji that have a flavor that is wonderfully nutty; hen of the woods with a taste as earthy as their name. If you still think the cutting edge in grocery store mushrooms...
  • Rosarito Beach regulars won't stay away despite Mexico's drug war

    The music thumps, the lights flash, the shot glasses wait for willing lips. But the bouncers are reduced to kicking at the curb, hoping somebody, anybody, will round the corner. Friday nights are slow lately in Rosarito Beach's party zone, and everyone...
  • A soldier's final homecoming

    A soldier's final homecoming
    They stood on a small landing strip for private aircraft at Long Beach Airport. A mother and father, a wife, family and friends. They gathered for the arrival of the body of Army Sgt. David J. Hart, who was killed in combat in Iraq. There were no...
  • A few closures remain as fires flicker out

    Disaster aid Fire victims can apply for federal, state and local assistance at the following locations: Los Angeles County Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 N. Castaic Road, Castaic 91384 Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway,...
  • This season, Santa's shopping locally

    This season, Santa's shopping locally
    A songwriter friend of mine once observed that some people can walk around the block and see the whole world while others can go around the world and not see a thing. Food can work the same way. With the current availability of almost anything from almost...
  • Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity

    Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity
    Port Brewing, that home of extreme beers down in San Marcos, Calif., likes to compare this beer to crankcase oil. It certainly has the color, having been brewed with caramel and chocolate malts like a stout. It also has a faint note of vanilla from...
  • Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family

    Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family
    Solana Beach Councilman Dave Roberts has dropped out of the race for the 50th Congressional District, leaving the competition between the remaining candidates a little tighter today. On his Web site, Roberts said he was withdrawing so he and his partner,...