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COOL ON THE COAST

Cool on the Coast: Stage some summer fun in July

Layla Marino

In July, San Diego reaches a fever pitch for events, especially with the opening of the Del Mar races and, of course, Comic-Con. Residents and tourists alike are bound to easily find these big three events, but what about the events on the North Coast that are a bit off the beaten racetrack, so to speak? For those trying to...  Read More »

July 16, 2015

VOX POPULI

Does the state’s mandated Housing Element jeopardize community character in Encinitas?

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MERCHANTS' SQUARE

FAMILY: National Music Day — make music a bigger part of your family’s life

FAMILY: National Music Day — make music a bigger part of your family’s life

StatePoint

Researchers say that music can bring many benefits to your life — and for households that incorporate music into their daily lifestyle, these benefits can extend to everyone in the family. According to a survey conducted...  Read More »

EDUCATION: What’s the Maker Movement about? Reinventing the world one child at a time

EDUCATION: What’s the Maker Movement about? Reinventing the world one child at a time

Brandpoint (BPT)

Can kids playing with Legos make the world a better place? Will children who build their own rocket ships or dollhouses go on to be the adult innovators of tomorrow, who take on the world’s challenges with technology and creativity?...  Read More »

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ARCHIVE

NORTH COAST BEAT

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Adam Burkhart

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego, they gathered at the Palace Bar just around the corner. “Stimulating conversations is what it’s all about,” said David S. Dawson, the coastal...  Read More »

June 17, 2015

Review: Helmet could’ve been more solid in Belly Up performance

Review: Helmet could’ve been more solid in Belly Up performance

Layla Marino

The 1990s indie/grunge band Helmet burst onto the scene in 1990 with a sound that was completely different from most of the alternative rock bands of the time. With fast, driving guitars and heavy, intense vocals and lyrics, Helmet’s style, though clearly ticking the alt rock box, sometimes seemed counter to the relatively slow tempo and lethargic...  Read More »

May 18, 2015

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NORTH COAST LIFE

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Helen Hawes

Reading got personal at the Encinitas Library on June 7 with a Human Library event, where borrowers could check out a Human Book and discover life from a different point of view through a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Prizila Vidal was a bestseller at the event. She offered three topics that patrons could choose from — living as a transgender female, growing up in foster care or...  Read More »

June 11, 2015

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NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Encinitas school district wins $688,000 water awareness grant

North Coast Current

The Encinitas Union School District received a $688,000 grant for the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools, aimed at reducing storm water runoff and encouraging conservation efforts, the district announced June 9. All projects under the grant,...  Read More »

June 11, 2015

NORTH COAST TASTE

Preserved Home: Make campouts a homey culinary treat

Preserved Home: Make campouts a homey culinary treat

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

It’s been said the best part of camping is the memories. My family loves to camp, but the hassle that goes into...  Read More »

May 23, 2015

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER: Pacific View procurement plan for operating partner cuts public short

I own the property at 643 Fourth St. in Encinitas, across from the Old Schoolhouse on the former EUSD Pacific View school site. My attorney Felix Tinkov and I have submitted written inputs and testified at almost every Pacific View meeting, since the first before the Planning Commission in July 2008. At its Wednesday, April 8, meeting, the City Council will consider a procurement for an operating...  Read More »

April 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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