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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.

Preserved Home: Sweeten the season with the tartness of lemon

Lemons provide a great opportunity for preserving for use in cooking and homemade lemondade. (e_anka, FreeImages)
April 19, 2016
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

U-T Community News, part of the daily U-T San Diego, announced its purchase of eight community newspapers on Nov. 1. (North Coast Current photo)
November 24, 2013

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...

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

The North County Times building in Escondido, pictured earlier this year, is owned by U-T San Diego. The office closed in mid-May, and the building is set to be sold to The Classical Academy charter high school. (North Coast Current file photo by Scott Allison)
September 22, 2013

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...

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

The North County Times building in Escondido, pictured earlier this year, is owned by U-T San Diego. The office closed in mid-May, and the building is set to be sold to The Classical Academy charter high school. (North Coast Current file photo by Scott Allison)
August 9, 2013

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...

Does end of Times leave news void?

U-T San Diego recently phased out its North County edition, formerly the North County Times. (North Coast Current photo)
June 6, 2013

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...

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