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William Russell Harris: Journalist was North County Times managing editor

William Russell “Rusty” Harris. (Courtesy photo)
February 22, 2019
William Russell Harris, who guided the Blade-Citizen and North County Times newsrooms to scores of awards and mentored dozens of newspaper people, died Feb. 21 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Point of View: Housing mandate could doom Encinitas by design

High-density residential-commercial complexes such as MarketWalk in San Elijo Hills, pictured Feb. 8, might fit the master-planned community, but do they belong in Olivenhain? (North Coast Current photo)
California law has no room for community character
February 8, 2015

“Community character” is a phrase that’s been batted about for months as Encinitas debates the shape of its state-mandated Housing Element, a plan that requires an accounting of how the city is going...

Hilltop park offers many views to ponder

March 1, 2013

On a clear day, you can see forever. Or sometimes it seems that way. On a warm Sunday afternoon recently, we hiked along the San Marcos ridgeline trails, starting just west of the Double Peak parking...

Commercial center under way in San Elijo

February 18, 2007

As the population of San Elijo Hills continues to rise, the development of its Towncenter is beginning to take shape. The community hopes to set itself apart from other surrounding developments by offering...

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