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San Marcos

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  • Study: most local sex offenders live too close to schools, parks

    More than 70 percent of the registered sex offenders in San Diego County are violating a state law by living too close to schools or parks, it was reported Sunday. The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit journalism group based at San Diego State University,...
  • UCSD cuts 800 positions; more cuts possible

    UCSD cuts 800 positions; more cuts possible
    The University of California San Diego in recent months has quietly reduced its workforce by more than 800 positions, or 5.5 percent, because of reductions in state funding, it was reported Thursday. At least 172 people have been laid off, 222...
  • Bookkeeper admits embezzling $10M for gambling, shopping

    Bookkeeper admits embezzling $10M for gambling, shopping
    A former bookkeeper for a San Marcos woodworking company pleaded guilty today to siphoning nearly $10 million from the firm over a seven- year period to feed her gambling and shopping addictions. Annette Yeomans, 51, will be sentenced to 18 years in...
  • Swine flu victim died at Palomar Medical Center

    Authorities released the name Wednesday of the first person to die from swine flu-related complications in the San Diego area. Adela Chevalier, 20, succumbed to the illness in an emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido on Monday afternoon,...
  • Marines in Iraq Crash Are Named

    The Pentagon on Thursday disclosed the names of four Marines killed Monday when their CH-46 transport helicopter crashed into a canal in central Iraq shortly after takeoff. They are: Capt. Andrew David Lamont, 31, of Eureka, Calif.; Lance Cpl. Jason...
  • Put a lid on it!

    Want to blast your stereo without disturbing the neighbors? Line the walls of your living room with egg cartons and foam mattresses. Desperate to mute the sound of a screaming baby in the apartment below? Lay some rubber mats and carpeting on your floor,...
  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • More students, fewer classes at local community colleges

    More students, fewer classes at local community colleges
    Enrollment at San Diego County's community colleges is up this summer despite fewer classes being offered because of proposed cuts in state funding, it was reported Thursday. The San Diego Community College District cut summer offerings by 10 percent...
  • Employees at CSU San Marcos lose 2 paydays a month

    Employees at CSU San Marcos lose 2 paydays a month
    More than 1,100 Cal State San Marcos employees will take two unpaid days off each month for the next year and most campus operations will be closed on those days under a furlough plan unveiled by campus officials this week. The plan affects about 500...
  • Man struck by car while lying in road

    Investigators are trying to determine if a man in his 20s, who was laying on a Twin Oaks road, was already dead when a BMW struck him early this morning. Around 3:55 a.m. today, a driver called to report that he had struck a man who was laying on Buena...
  • Cops: Drunk driver dragged woman for 40 feet

    Cops: Drunk driver dragged woman for 40 feet
    A 27-year-old man was behind bars today accused being drunk when he backed his vehicle into a woman and dragged her about 40 feet with his car, before leading police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a parked vehicle in San Marcos, authorities...