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Carlsbad residents still grappling with new trash service

CARLSBAD — First-time customers of Republic Services continue to report a bumpy transition amid the trash provider’s service rollout in Carlsbad. Over the past several weeks, frustrated customers have fumed on social media about the Texas-based company’s apparent lack of customer service, mandatory organic waste requirements (Senate Bill 1383) and new “flimsy” city-owned trash bins. Many were also confused and angry after reporting a 20% rate increase on their first bill from the waste hauler.

Man Charged with Supplying Two Victims with Fatal Doses of Fentanyl

A 36-year-old man accused of supplying two Riverside County residents with lethal doses of fentanyl was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree murder. Christopher Michael Koppa of San Diego was arrested Monday following a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department investigation into the deaths of 30-year-old Devahn Reed of Canyon Lake and 34-year-old Patrick Schwab of Lake Elsinore.

Riverside apartment complex sold

A 304-unit Riverside apartment complex has been sold. Metro 3610 was purchased for an undisclosed sum by Silver Star Real Estate in La Palma, CBRE announced Tuesday in a statement. CBRE represented the seller, whose name was not released. The property, at 3610 Banbury Drive, was built in 1984. It...

VISTA Careers — All-Fill

Headquartered in Exton, All-Fill designs, manufactures, services, and supports a complete line of machinery for filling, bagging, checkweighing, labeling, and bottle unscrambling. The company takes great pride in creating a workplace environment that is focused on the well-being of its most important asset, its employees.

This Casual Pizza Place Just Won a Fancy National Wine Award

It’s one thing to have a great wine list, it’s another to have Wine Spectator agree that your collection has bragging rights. But this kind of accolade only comes after plenty of hard work. It took Susan Porter-Guarino, the wine and beverage director of Privateer Coal Fire Pizza in Oceanside, months of preparation and hours of computer time to submit her application for the award.

Getting Out Event Calendar: Reata Roundup BBQ Contest and More

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Heart of the Village Blood Drive

The Heart of the Village Blood Drive will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 10 am until 3 pm in Carlsbad Village. This is the 2nd blood drive for 2022. This is a terrific opportunity for residents to help the San Diego Blood Bank, and their need for blood donations.
L.A. Weekly

1 Hospitalized after Motorcycle Crash on East Mission Road [Fallbrook, CA]

FALLBROOK, CA (August 9, 2022) – Police responded to a motorcycle crash on East Mission Road that left one person hospitalized, last Friday. The crash happened on August 5th, at around 3:00 p.m. near Santa Margarita Drive and East Mission Road. According to Fallbrook officials, the incident involved a motorcycle and a sedan.


Eating out should be a “Psivilized” activity where one feeds not only the body, but the mind. And be affordable and, of course, delicious!. That was Ana Bennett’s goal when she started showing up at breweries and other pop-ups as the go-to food artisan a few years ago.
NBC San Diego

$1 Million Lottery Winner Bought Ticket in Vista While Pumping Gas

One lucky San Diego County man felt the dread Californians share of filling their gas tank and walked away $1 million richer. Alfredo Mendez was in Vista when he decided to go to the ARCO gas station on 1403 South Santa Fe Ave. to pump some gas. There, he made the fateful decision to buy a 50X Fortune Scratchers ticket that he later would learn would make him rich.