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Kensington Event Will Bring Back A Part of the Past

Correspondent Russ Havens dials in to report that a familiar landmark will soon reappear in his tony neighborhood. After a year of bickering, Kensington’s gateway sign is to appear again above Adams Avenue. Neighbors had been battling for more than a year about the condition of the original sign. Now a replica is being erected in time to mark Kensington’s end-of-centennial event on Nov. 27 … Digitaria, mentioned here last week after its purchase by JWT, now has another reason to be in the news. A National Geographic field expedition, led by Albert Yu-Min Lin at UCSD, is using a state-of-the-art Web site and related tools designed by Digitaria to allow citizen archaeologists with an Internet connection and browser to help find important burial and other sites in Mongolia, birthplace of the legendary Genghis Khan. Check it out at www.exploration.nationalgeographic.com … More digital doings worth noting. Reid Carr, president and CEO at Red Door Interactive — who says he’s always on the lookout for ideas from unusual places — interviews the famed San Diego Chicken. Carr comes up with five business tips from the original “tweeter,” who describes himself as a “visual comic.” Check it out at www.reddoor.biz … North County news with a positive spin. The landmark Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort finishes a $5-million renovation and celebrates its 25th anniversary in the same year. But here’s the real story: The Inn’s impact on Carlsbad’s economy adds up to more than $10 million a year or $250 million over a quarter century, says a publicist … Speaking of hotels: At a regional conference held here recently, hotel guru Robert Rauch said he foresees a slow recovery in his industry. But, he also had some good news. He says a recovery, though not “robust, is underway.” Its “full impact” won’t be seen till 2014. Rauch is the owner of the Hilton Garden Inn in Del Mar, where the conference was held … The San Diego Community College system has begun installing industrial-strength solar collector panels at its three campuses, with the total output providing 2.4 megawatts of electricity. Workers are finishing up the district’s largest project at its Miramar College campus, where collectors installed on the arts and humanities and business and mathematics buildings will generate 175,000 kilowatt hours annually, saving 100 tons of CO2 … Not to be outdone in the green technology arena, Cuyamaca College in East County is offering free classes in how to do new solar installations and retrofits for 245 underemployed and unemployed construction workers, thanks to a $1 million grant from the California Energy Commission … Finally, this bit of good news. British retailer Tesco announces 10 new openings for its Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market brand, including a store in El Cajon and in Oceanside. Seeya!

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