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Walking Tours Throughout North San Diego County

Explore Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Oceanside, Escondido or Julian Anyone? Each town has its landmarks, and one way to find out about them is to take a walking history tour. Most communities offer the tours for free. They’re usually led by history buffs, who sometimes happen to be descendants of the area’s first […]

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San Diego Assessed Property Values Increase

First Increase in San Diego Assessed Property Values Since 2008   Solana Beach & Del Mar had the highest increases in the county with Carlsbad having the biggest decrease. Where does your city rank? Factors that contributed to this year's increase include: a decrease in residential appeals, new assessments of homes that changed owners, new […]

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How Much Does Your San Diego School Spend Per Student?

If your school spent more money per student, were the scores higher on state tests? Some districts achieve higher test results than others, almost regardless of the money spent. Both gaps are explained by a wide range of challenges, from terrain to income disparities to security costs. Poway’s per pupil spending is $7216 per student […]

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