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Green Kitchen Opens In Oceanside

June 25
By Alison St John

The City of Oceanside has spent $1.5 million on a state-of-the-art community kitchen to cut down on food waste, teach sustainable cooking practices and generate meals for hungry families.

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Gun Show Operators Looking To Host Shows This Year At Fairgrounds

June 21
By Matt Hoffman

This week a federal judge said gun shows are allowed at the Del Mar Fairgrounds ⁠— at least for now. Crossroads of The West said it is looking to book shows before the end of the year.

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Is It Safe To Store Nuclear Waste At San Onofre? The Science Behind It

June 19
By Shalina Chatlani

There is about 1,700 tons of spent nuclear fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Residents are concerned this short-term storage solution may become permanent.

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Search Warrant Cites Poway Synagogue Shooter's Hatred Of Judaism

June 17
By Andrew Bowen, Associated Press

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant.

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U.S. Senate Approves Resolution Condemning Poway Synagogue Shooting

June 14
By City News Service

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and the deadly April 27 shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue.

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Riverside Man Convicted In McStay Family Murders

June 10
By Associated Press

The McStay family vanished suddenly in 2010, with bowls of popcorn left uneaten in their house and no sign an attacker forced their way inside. Now, a jury has reached a verdict in the murder case against 62-year-old Charles "Chase" Merritt.

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Specialized Gardens Offer More Than A Wing And A Prayer To Troubled Monarch Butterflies

June 7
By Erik Anderson

The last two years have not been kind to the monarch butterflies living along the West Coast. The population of the iconic insect may have fallen below a critical level.

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Palomar College Considers Allowing Homeless Students To Sleep Overnight In Campus Parking Lots

June 3
By Alison St John

Palomar Community College in North San Diego County is considering how to help students who can’t afford the region’s expensive housing market, including letting them sleep overnight in their cars on campus parking lots.

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Poway Eighth-Grader Eliminated From National Spelling Bee

May 30
By City News Service

A home-schooled eighth-grader from Poway was eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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San Onofre Task Force Questions Edison About Nuclear Waste Canisters

May 29
By Alison St John

Congressman Mike Levin's San Onofre Task Force plans to question Southern California Edison about the safety of the canisters being used to store spent nuclear fuel.

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Poway Eighth-Grader In Contention For Spot in Finals of National Spelling Bee

May 29
By City News Service

A home-schooled eighth-grader from Poway correctly spelled both of the words he was given Tuesday at the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee and will learn Wednesday whether he qualified for the finals.

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Rincon Band Supports San Diego Food Bank Expansion In North County

May 29
By Alison St John

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians presented the San Diego Food Bank with a $300,000 check to help expand services in North County.

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Mountain Lion Suspected Of Attacking Boy In Los Peñasquitos Canyon Killed

May 28
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers killed a mountain lion suspected of attacking a 4-year-old boy at the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve because the animal appeared to have little fear of humans, an agency spokesman said Tuesday.

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North River Farms Goes Back To The Drawing Board

May 27
By Alison St John

A proposal to build an agri-community with hundreds of new homes in Oceanside’s semi-rural farmland is back on the drawing board after the city council put off voting on it last week.

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Poway Synagogue Honors Woman Slain In Gunman's Attack

May 23
By Associated Press

The Poway synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman on Wednesday.

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