Gallery: 2016 Election Season
Nov18

Gallery: 2016 Election Season

As the election season swept over the nation, North County San Diego saw itself embroiled in its own headline making political debates. National and state officials vied for the attention of voters within our region to secure their political power for the next several years. Here are those images that capture every facet of our election season. [Show as slideshow] 12► Photos by Joe Dusel, Mitchell Hill, Johnny...

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Student sees through disability
Nov16

Student sees through disability

There’s more to student J. Castro than what meets the eye. Formally known as Jose Castro, but called J by his friends and peers, he has been blind for the last 10 years of his life. Castro was a high school drop out, but still managed to land jobs at two different international companies eventually leading to roles within upper management. During that time, a car accident left him with permanant damage, including becoming blind....

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College looks to raise money for students
Nov16

College looks to raise money for students

For one day, the Palomar College Foundation is looking to the community to give back in a big way. On Nov. 29, students and members of the foundation will be calling the community to give back on Giving Tuesday, a one-day national fundraising event to support local communities and organizations. Kim Hartwell, the Foundation’s development officer, said they’re looking to raise more than $50,000 during the event where an...

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Palomar logs online
Nov16

Palomar logs online

With the advent of the Internet and smart phones, we’ve seen our lives change as they become more closely connected with this new technology. As we step into the age of the Internet, we are finding that we have better ways to connect, access to more information, and more convenience than ever before. Now, Palomar College is taking this step, by implementing some new tech updates fit for the digital age. These changes are mostly...

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Halcon wins reelection for governing board
Nov16

Halcon wins reelection for governing board

SAN MARCOS – Governing Board Incumbant John Halcón won his re-election bid Tuesday night. Halcón earned 20.4 percent of the votes and will remain one of the five representatives on the school governing board for the next four years. Despite repeated requests from The Telescope, Halcon did not respond for comment nor did he attend the school sponsored debate on Oct. 18. Halcón, a professor from California State University, San...

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Deerfield wins in governing board election
Nov16

Deerfield wins in governing board election

SAN MARCOS — Governing board challenger Nina Deerfield won her election bid Tuesday night. Deerfield earned 21.15 percent of the vote with 100 percent of the precincts reporting. She is now one of five representatives on Palomar’s governing board. As a first-time candidate, Deerfield said she felt as confident as she could during this election cycle, and in no way could predict the outcome. She added that she hopes to...

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