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    San Diego's Wanted: Parole violation in rape case


    The Union-Tribune profiles a wanted suspect each week in an effort to make our community safer. We partner with Crime Stoppers and local law enforcement to profile known fugitives as well as draw attention to unsolved crimes. This week’s wanted...

    The Union-Tribune profiles a wanted suspect each week in an effort to make our community safer. We partner with Crime Stoppers and local law enforcement to profile known fugitives as well as draw attention to unsolved crimes. This week’s wanted suspect:

    William David Klensch, 46

    Wanted: Klensch...

    Rob Machado's wife opens global boutique


    When Sophie Machado started traveling the world six years ago, she brought back one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing and housewares to remind her of the people and places she’d encountered. Now, people can buy a piece of Machado’s international scrapbook...

    When Sophie Machado started traveling the world six years ago, she brought back one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing and housewares to remind her of the people and places she’d encountered.

    Now, people can buy a piece of Machado’s international scrapbook at Salt Collection, a globally inspired clothing...

    North County School News, March 23


    CARLSBAD Scout troop creates library with grant Troop 1909, a group of 11 kindergarten and first-grade girls from Pacific Rim Elementary, were recently awarded a $500 Disney Summer of Service grant through Youth Service America to help build a Little...

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    Scout troop creates library with grant

    Troop 1909, a group of 11 kindergarten and first-grade girls from Pacific Rim Elementary, were recently awarded a $500 Disney Summer of Service grant through Youth Service America to help build a Little Free Library at their school in South Carlsbad....

    Woman dragged by car, boyfriend arrested


    A woman who became caught in an open car door Wednesday night was dragged when her boyfriend deliberately drove forward, then crashed, Oceanside police said. The 20-year-old woman suffered minor injuries. The 24-year-old man, a Camp Pendleton Marine, was...

    A woman who became caught in an open car door Wednesday night was dragged when her boyfriend deliberately drove forward, then crashed, Oceanside police said.

    The 20-year-old woman suffered minor injuries. The 24-year-old man, a Camp Pendleton Marine, was jailed on charges of assault with a deadly...

    Theodore delivers as Gulls roll to win against San Jose


    Shea Theodore has quickly established himself as one of the most recognizable Gulls in the team’s latest foray into San Diego hockey. The defenseman, who has split time between the AHL’s Gulls and NHL’s Anaheim Ducks the last two seasons, regularly...

    Shea Theodore has quickly established himself as one of the most recognizable Gulls in the team’s latest foray into San Diego hockey.

    The defenseman, who has split time between the AHL’s Gulls and NHL’s Anaheim Ducks the last two seasons, regularly receives big cheers when his name is announced...

    Prep scoreboard: March 22 results


    Scores and schedules: BASKETBALL State CIF Division Championships At Sacramento Friday’s Games Division V Girls: East Palo Alto Eastside College Prep (22-8) vs. San Pedro Rolling Hills Prep (32-3), 10 a.m. Division V Boys: Watsonville St. Francis...

    Scores and schedules:

    BASKETBALL

    State CIF Division Championships

    At Sacramento

    Friday’s Games

    Division V Girls: East Palo Alto Eastside College Prep (22-8) vs. San Pedro Rolling Hills Prep (32-3), 10 a.m.

    Division V Boys: Watsonville St. Francis (29-2) vs. San Pedro Rolling Hills Prep (28-2),...

    'U-T Prep Report' online radio


    Listen to the ‘U-T Prep Report’ Helix boys basketball coach John Singer talks about the Highlanders’ game against Vallejo St. Patrick-St. Vincent for the Division IV CIF State Championship. Tipoff is noon Saturday in Sacramento. Joining Singer...

    Listen to the ‘U-T Prep Report’

    Helix boys basketball coach John Singer talks about the Highlanders’ game against Vallejo St. Patrick-St. Vincent for the Division IV CIF State Championship. Tipoff is noon Saturday in Sacramento.

    Joining Singer are show host Drew Schlosberg, Steve Brand of the...

    Car thief escapes, but cops catch a suspect stealing from the car


    An opportunistic car thief drove off in a Golden Hill resident’s Mercedes Benz Wednesday, but soon crashed it into some parked cars, San Diego police said. Officers got to the smash-up in time to catch, not the man who stole the car, but a man who was...

    An opportunistic car thief drove off in a Golden Hill resident’s Mercedes Benz Wednesday, but soon crashed it into some parked cars, San Diego police said.

    Officers got to the smash-up in time to catch, not the man who stole the car, but a man who was stealing from the car.

    The car’s owner called...

    Police made judgment call in arrest of attempted kidnapping suspect


    Escondido police had to make a judgment call Tuesday morning. They had been following a man in a red convertible who they’d heard had been trying to lure young girls into his vehicle. They watched him try to entice four separate teenagers that very...

    Escondido police had to make a judgment call Tuesday morning.

    They had been following a man in a red convertible who they’d heard had been trying to lure young girls into his vehicle. They watched him try to entice four separate teenagers that very morning — and then they saw one get in.

    Should...

    What Escondido learned after Amber Dubois' disappearance


    Escondido’s youngest residents might not remember back to 2009, when a 14-year-old girl who had been on her way to class at a local high school abruptly vanished. Some probably weren’t even born yet when the city — and all of San Diego County —...

    Escondido’s youngest residents might not remember back to 2009, when a 14-year-old girl who had been on her way to class at a local high school abruptly vanished.

    Some probably weren’t even born yet when the city — and all of San Diego County — learned the name Amber Dubois.

    But Escondido police...

    Flu kills 17-year-old girl in San Diego County


    The flu killed a teen from inland North County in late February, according to the latest influenza report from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. The 17-year-old girl, who had gotten her flu vaccination but also had other unspecified...

    The flu killed a teen from inland North County in late February, according to the latest influenza report from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

    The 17-year-old girl, who had gotten her flu vaccination but also had other unspecified health problems, died on Feb. 25. But her...

    Sedan driver gravely injured in Carmel Valley collision


    A 50-year-old motorist may not survive after she drove into the path of a Jeep and was broadsided in Carmel Valley Tuesday, San Diego police said. The woman, whose name was not released, suffered internal bleeding, a broken hip and an open fracture of...

    A 50-year-old motorist may not survive after she drove into the path of a Jeep and was broadsided in Carmel Valley Tuesday, San Diego police said.

    The woman, whose name was not released, suffered internal bleeding, a broken hip and an open fracture of her thigh, police Sgt. Michael Tansey said.

    ...

    Arts for Learning San Diego hosts Carnavale at the Jacobs Center


    The Jacobs Center takes on the flavor of Rio during Arts for Learning San Diego’s free Carnaval Sunday. About 250 people are expected to celebrate the sights and sounds of Brazil at this family-friendly fest. A musical procession to the World Court...

    The Jacobs Center takes on the flavor of Rio during Arts for Learning San Diego’s free Carnaval Sunday. About 250 people are expected to celebrate the sights and sounds of Brazil at this family-friendly fest. A musical procession to the World Court area kicks off the day’s festivities. Activities...

    International Waffle Day, Tequila & Taco Fest, Paws on the Patio


    International Waffle Day is Saturday The Curious Fork is offering guests two variations of this breakfast classic. Top your gluten-free Belgian waffle with seasonal berries, maple syrup or jam and whipped cream or with fried chicken. 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m....

    International Waffle Day is Saturday

    The Curious Fork is offering guests two variations of this breakfast classic. Top your gluten-free Belgian waffle with seasonal berries, maple syrup or jam and whipped cream or with fried chicken. 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m....

    Sheriff's seek help tracking cellphone thief


    Sheriff’s investigators want the public’s help in finding a thief with a lightning bolt tattoo who made off with cellphones from two Vista stores. On March 6, he hit Metro PCS on Civic Center Drive, where he shoplifted an iPhone 7 and an iPhone 7...

    Sheriff’s investigators want the public’s help in finding a thief with a lightning bolt tattoo who made off with cellphones from two Vista stores.

    On March 6, he hit Metro PCS on Civic Center Drive, where he shoplifted an iPhone 7 and an iPhone 7 Plus about 6:10 p.m., sheriff’s officials said Wednesday....

    California about to go its own way on methane


    While Congress and the Trump administration may roll back a just-enacted federal rule regarding methane emissions, California is on the verge of going in a much different direction. On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to...

    While Congress and the Trump administration may roll back a just-enacted federal rule regarding methane emissions, California is on the verge of going in a much different direction.

    On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to pass what is considered the nation’s strictest...

    Border wall: Final models to be displayed in San Diego


    San Diego is now ground zero for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. Select companies from around the nation, and even some international firms, bidding to build the wall will be required to construct an example of their proposal in San...

    San Diego is now ground zero for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.

    Select companies from around the nation, and even some international firms, bidding to build the wall will be required to construct an example of their proposal in San Diego, said the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    ...

    Stroman blisters Puerto Rico as U.S. rolls to breakthrough WBC win


    As Dodger Stadium sprang to life Wednesday afternoon, a day after an uncharacteristic damp muted the American semifinal in the World Baseball Classic, veteran manager Jim Leyland coyly decided to spread a little sunshine. Leyland, winner of 1,769...

    As Dodger Stadium sprang to life Wednesday afternoon, a day after an uncharacteristic damp muted the American semifinal in the World Baseball Classic, veteran manager Jim Leyland coyly decided to spread a little sunshine.

    Leyland, winner of 1,769 big-league games with four teams, settled in for...

    San Diego's TVPage raises $3M to power video on e-commerce websites


    San Diego start-up TVPage, a software platform that powers video on e-commerce websites, said Wednesday that it recently raised $3 million in funding from angel investors. The 40-employee firm, which raised the money earlier this year, said former Warner...

    San Diego start-up TVPage, a software platform that powers video on e-commerce websites, said Wednesday that it recently raised $3 million in funding from angel investors.

    The 40-employee firm, which raised the money earlier this year, said former Warner Bros. Pictures President Greg Silverman...

    In face of lawsuit, Vista may move to district elections


    Vista could become the third North County city to switch to electing City Council members by district, after being threatened with a lawsuit alleging its at-large elections disenfranchise Latino voters. The City Council is set to discuss the move...

    Vista could become the third North County city to switch to electing City Council members by district, after being threatened with a lawsuit alleging its at-large elections disenfranchise Latino voters.

    The City Council is set to discuss the move Tuesday, with an eye toward formally approving the...

    Interactive map shows all crimes around San Diego County


    All crimes reported from Mar. 15 to Mar. 21. Note: Each incident must be approved and entered as an official report by the contributing agency before it is included. Some sensitive crimes (e.g. crimes involving children) may not be available in order to...

    All crimes reported from Mar. 15 to Mar. 21.

    Note: Each incident must be approved and entered as an official report by the contributing agency before it is included. Some sensitive crimes (e.g. crimes involving children) may not be available in order to protect the privacy of the victim(s).

    Agencies...

    Gaelynn Lea turns NPR 'Tiny Desk' victory into national tours and more


    When opportunity knocked, Gaelynn Lea zipped through the door. Her haunting song, “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun,” last year beat out more than 6,000 other submissions to win NPR’s annual “Tiny Desk Contest.” That victory led to so many...

    When opportunity knocked, Gaelynn Lea zipped through the door.

    Her haunting song, “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun,” last year beat out more than 6,000 other submissions to win NPR’s annual “Tiny Desk Contest.”

    That victory led to so many concert offers for this Minnesota music maverick that she...

    Dealing with 'dead arm,' Jered Weaver records just two outs in latest start


    Jered Weaver’s right arm, in the pitcher’s words, felt a little like a “wet spaghetti noodle” on Wednesday. Pitching with the condition known as “dead arm,” Weaver clipped the first batter he faced, Kansas City’s Paul Orlando, and after a...

    Jered Weaver’s right arm, in the pitcher’s words, felt a little like a “wet spaghetti noodle” on Wednesday.

    Pitching with the condition known as “dead arm,” Weaver clipped the first batter he faced, Kansas City’s Paul Orlando, and after a pair of strikeouts, the fourth batter he faced, Salvador...

    Gene editing used to find cancer's genetic weak spots


    A UC San Diego-led research team has put the hot gene-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to a novel use, finding more than 120 new leads for cancer drugs. The team inactivated targeted genes in lab-cultured kidney, lung and cervical cancer cancer cells to...

    A UC San Diego-led research team has put the hot gene-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to a novel use, finding more than 120 new leads for cancer drugs.

    The team inactivated targeted genes in lab-cultured kidney, lung and cervical cancer cancer cells to pinpoint those that kill these cells but leave...

    Raising money to help complete trails along 70-mile San Dieguito River Park


    A big project, the San Dieguito River Park is being assembled bit by bit and sip by sip. Sunday’s second annual “Wax & Wine” is a fundraiser for the nonprofit San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy. Besides indulging in wine and food, guests will...

    A big project, the San Dieguito River Park is being assembled bit by bit and sip by sip.

    Sunday’s second annual “Wax & Wine” is a fundraiser for the nonprofit San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy. Besides indulging in wine and food, guests will have an opportunity to make their own beeswax candles...