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Preserved Home: Sweeten the season with the tartness of lemon

Preserved Home: Sweeten the season with the tartness of lemon

Laura Woolfrey Macklem

April 19, 2016


Filed under NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

I love California’s abundance of citrus. I’ll never forget driving through the back roads of Temecula with the windows down as the fragrance of lemons filled the air. Growing up, my friend Veronica had several orange trees in her Escondido backyard, and it always seemed kind of magical to me.

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Alex Groves

November 24, 2013


Filed under Business, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Media, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

U-T San Diego, the last remaining daily newspaper in San Diego County, recently purchased eight weekly community newspapers from Mainstreet Communications, and experts in the field of media and active journalists are holding their breath to see what the paper will do with its newly claimed acquisitions. The...

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

Alex Groves

September 22, 2013


Filed under Business, Education, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, K-12, Region

The sale of the old North County Times building to The Classical Academy of Escondido officially went through Sept. 12, and school officials are now working to prepare the facility to be a school. The sale comes following an extended escrow period. The school was waiting for the allocation of necessary...

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

Alex Groves

August 9, 2013


Filed under Business, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, Media, Real Estate, Region

The acquisition of the old North County Times building by a North County charter high school is still ongoing, and both seller and potential buyer appear to be keeping mum regarding some details of the sale’s status. The Classical Academy of Escondido entered into an escrow agreement with U-T San...

Does end of Times leave news void?

Does end of Times leave news void?

Alex Groves

June 6, 2013


Filed under Business, ENTERPRISE, Media, Region, San Diego County

The North County Times long stood as one of the leading news sources for North County residents on everything from politics and school board coverage to entertainment reviews. Its 17-year run was abruptly canceled in March as it was fully absorbed into the newspaper that purchased it last September,...

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