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Emery: Beware of consultants bearing studies

Bob Emery

“Consultant creep” occurs when city staff is not attuned to the wishes of the public and members of the governing body, the city council.

Oveturned fuel tanker closes northbound I-15

Hazmat crews worked today to clean up about 2,200 gallons of gasoline that spilled onto Interstate 15 near Carmel Mountain Ranch and into a nearby storm drain after a fuel tanker overturned and ruptured its tank, authorities said.

Runners needed for Nov. 2 ‘Jack-O-Smash 5000 and 5K’

Poway High School cross country team members practice for the Nov. 2  Jack-O-Smash run.

Runners are encouraged to sign up by Sept. 30 for the inaugural Jack-O-Smash 5000 timed 5K on Nov. 2 at Sportsplex USA in the Poway Business Park.

Palomar Health CEO to earn $725K in first year

Robert Hemker

Palomar Health plans to pay its new president and CEO $725,000 during his first year in the post, not including bonuses and other financial perks.

Tyler King debuts new documentary

Tyler King with his parents during a 2010 memorial service held for his murdered sister, Chelsea.

Chelsea King’s legacy is continuing with a new documentary by her brother, 17-year-old Tyler King.

Crime Log: Issue of Sept. 18, 2014

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Crimes reported in our region.

Editorial: Working together, we’ll get through the drought

As inland North County suffers along with the rest of the state during the third year of the drought, two reports — one encouraging and the other worrisome — merit comment.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Sept. 17, 2014

Readers sound off on the Miramar Air Show and Social Security benefits.

Roost: Why I am quitting the National Football League

Amy Roost

The National Football League has an image problem. Its players, many who have been recruited for violence and intimidation, are taking their jobs home with them.

Lyles: Look elsewhere for examples of war being waged on women

Dick Lyles

Following the same ritual they’ve carried out every election year for several decades, Democrats are rallying the left by claiming conservatives are waging a war on women. If you want to see real wars on women, there are plenty of places to look beyond America.