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The Moonlit Train Ride Aboard The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner In SoCal Will Give You An Evening To Remember

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner travels 351 miles along the Southern California coastlines, offering breathtaking views of beaches, oceans, rolling hills, grasslands, and canyons. This train ride is even more magical late in the evening when it waltzes through six counties: San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo. For 5 hours […] The post The Moonlit Train Ride Aboard The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner In SoCal Will Give You An Evening To Remember appeared first on Only In Your State.
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More COASTER service makes commutes easie

OCEANSIDE — The North County Transit District (NCTD) Board of Directors has approved an increase in the frequency of COASTER rail service beginning in October 2021. The approval, which followed input from the public during a series of public meetings and open houses, will add new weekday and weekend trips to the COASTER schedule.
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Del Mar,

SANDAG fielding questions about rail realignment

SANDAG officials fielded questions about rail realignment from the Del Mar City Council on July 26, as the agency begins more extensive community outreach and completes a study evaluating alternative alignments for the long-anticipated project. “I hope that in two years time, this long-term project will be environmentally cleared and...
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Survey of San Diego diesel prices reveals $1.10 savings at cheapest station

(SAN DIEGO, CA) The price of diesel varies by as much as $1.10 in the greater San Diego area, according to a recent price survey. The title of cheapest station in the San Diego area went to MCX Autoport at 3800 Belleau Woods Ave, according to a Tuesday survey by GasBuddy. Diesel was listed there at just $3.69 per gallon. The most expensive station in the city was $4.79, at Valero at 2499 Pacific Hwy, the survey found:
San Diego, CALa Jolla

September forum may take another look at community parking district and meters

Several of La Jolla’s community planning groups have signed on to co-sponsor a community parking workshop in September to discuss everything from parking’s effects on traffic congestion to parking meters. Though the forum, titled “La Jolla Village Parking: Separating Myths from Facts,” is still being developed, possible topics include parking’s...

Opinion: Closing California drive-throughs would hurt businesses

There are better ways to reduce car idling times. Re “Can California outlaw drive-throughs to address climate emergency?” (July 22): Closing all drive-through windows will be problematic as fast-food restaurants with drive-through windows do 60 percent to 70 percent of their business that way. And where are all those cars...
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Dorland Mountain Arts Colony seeking road repair help

Board members of the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, having overcome the devastation of a major fire through their oak-covered home in the foothills of Wine Country, are now seeking help to repair a major roadway leading to the colony. The artists who utilize Dorland Mountain Arts Colony have pointed out that Marthe Minkler Way leading to the colony’s rental cabins and work auditorium, is deteriorating, according to Board member Steven Forry, Ph.D. “Given the artistic legacy and metaphoric importance of these great roads, for the artists and friends who come to Dorland, there’s only one important road: Martha Minkler Way, that quarter-mile, 10-percent grade up from Highway 79 and into the awaiting tranquility of the Dorland cottages is in need of up to $28,000 to repave the only.
San Diego,

SANDAG TransNet Program to Fund Transit Service Expansion

San Diego CA— Service on local transit routes will be increased this fall thanks to funding from TransNet, the region’s half-cent sales tax for transportation projects, administered by SANDAG. The improvements are a first step toward creating a faster, fairer, and cleaner transportation system in the San Diego region – the goal of SANDAG’s 2021 Regional Plan.
San Marcos,

TRAFFIC ALERT: Upcoming Street Detour - Discovery Street between Applewilde Drive and Via Vera Cruz

Beginning August 2, construction crews will be closing Discovery Street between Applewilde Drive and Via Vera Cruz to all traffic for utility work during construction hours from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed road and detour signage will be placed around Discovery Street to help motorists navigate the closure. This is scheduled to last two weeks and end prior to the first day of the 2021 San Marcos Unified School District's school year. Residents and commuters are advised to plan for extra travel time and explore alternate travel routes until construction is completed.
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Where's the cheapest gas in San Diego?

(SAN DIEGO, CA) Depending on where you fill up in San Diego, you could be saving up to $1.44 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Costco at 650 Gateway Center Dr was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $3.95 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Shell at 900 Orange Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $5.39.
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La Jolla traffic board approves concept for landscaping and roundabouts on stretch of Nautilus Street

The La Jolla Traffic & Transportation Board voted to approve a concept designed to beautify and improve safety along a portion of Nautilus Street. La Jolla resident and architect Trace Wilson brought the idea to the board at last month’s meeting as a discussion item, presenting ideas to improve the state of Nautilus between Fay Avenue and Muirlands Drive. Wilson is a member of Vision La Jolla, an ad-hoc committee of the La Jolla Community Planning Association.