Ted Vallas says he and his investors have spent $20 million over the last six years trying to establish a commercial airline at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad.

Ted Vallas says he and his investors have spent $20 million over the last six years trying to establish a commercial airline at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad.

— At age 95, the founder of the fledgling — though yet to fly — California Pacific Airlines remains adamant that the region needs a North County alternative to the landlocked San Diego International Airport for commercial air service...

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