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North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

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San Diego County beach. (Photo by Frank McKenna, Unsplash)
Cool on the Coast: Local events for a plentiful year ahead
2023 has begun and we are welcoming in the new year with fun attractions to attend with family and friends. North County is hosting many local events from classic farmers markets to NOLA’s Mardi Gras.
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Letter: Closing story comments a good idea
Thank you for removing Twitter and comments. More like a real “paper” when information is actually looked at before “publishing.”
Editorial: Twitter, story comments cut in favor of letters to the editor
The North Coast Current and OsideNews encourage readers to submit traditional letters to the editor and commentaries as the combined news site shifts away from Twitter on social media and real-time comments on stories.
Holiday presents. (Photo by Clint Patterson via Unsplash)
Historically Speaking: Christmas of yesteryear in the Midwest
Tom Morrow
Another Christmas has come and gone, which takes me back more than eight decades of my life. I recall the anticipated booty that never appeared on the dreamscape during my 1940s and early ’50s. Of course, in those days, what toy land wonders we didn’t know about weren’t missed.
Point of View: All the news that’s fit to copy and paste
Roman S. Koenig
Encinitas has an odd reputation for being a home base of questionable news websites. Since 2021, we have a third — and it’s troublesome enough that the city of Encinitas has put a disclaimer about it in the footer of its own website.
Roasted butternut squash is ready for use in a variety of dishes. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)
Preserved Home: Season offers lots of reasons to fall for butternut squash
Laura Woolfrey Macklem
Butternut squash might be tan and plain on the outside, a real ho-hum in comparison. But underneath is a brilliant orange flesh surpassing the flavor of all others. Roasted, zoodled or steamed, cook with it and you will fall for butternut squash.
Newspapers. (Photo by Tim Mossholder via Unsplash)
North San Diego County colleges end student newspaper print editions
Roman S. Koenig
The leading institutions of higher education in North San Diego County are all without printed student news publications as of Oct. 12, ending a nearly 80-year tradition in the region.
Old Cal Coffee Co. co-owner Erin Nenow, pictured in the San Marcos shop on Aug. 24, says she works to build a cool, comforting environment for customers. (Photo by Jen Acosta)
Old Cal Coffee co-owner aims for new heights with Ascend roasters
Charlene Pulsonetti
Cultivating a welcoming atmosphere is integral at Old Cal Coffee Co. in San Marcos, and co-owner Erin Nenow is hoping to take things a step further by focusing on the power of the bean itself with Ascend Coffee Roasters.
“I’m trying to make old music cool again,” Oceanside alt-country singer-songwriter Kimmi Bitter says of her music. (Publicity photo)
From Oceanside to the open road: Kimmi Bitter’s musical journey
Charlene Pulsonetti
If you long for a fresh take on dreamy tunes reminiscent of the 1960s and ’70s, and female vocals that pull on the heartstrings, you don’t need Doc Brown’s time traveling DeLorean. Instead, look to Oceanside’s Kimmi Bitter.
Palomar College officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 18, for the San Marcos community college’s first football stadium since its founding in 1946. A new softball stadium will also be built. (Palomar College photo)
Palomar College breaks ground on football, softball stadiums
North Coast Current
By this time next year, Palomar College’s football team will likely be able to host its first home games in the San Marcos community college’s history upon the completion of a new stadium, which officials celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 18.
A trail bridge at San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas is shown in 2021, not long after its completion. A lagoon restoration project is entering its final phase in spring 2022. (Photo by Marcel Fuentes, iStock Getty Images)
Long Beach firm recognized for its work on San Elijo Lagoon restoration project
North Coast Current
A company involved in the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project, a collaborative effort to revitalize a key natural resource in Encinitas, is set to receive engineering excellence recognition for its work, it was announced Feb. 1.
Drinking water. (Photo by Yucel Tellici, Freeimages)
Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside reps join regional water board
North Coast Current
Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside representatives on the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors are among new members who participated in their first meeting Jan. 26.
Downtown Carlsbad. (Photo by Steve Marcotte, OsideNews)
Deadline nears for Carlsbad City Council District 2 applications
North Coast Current
Carlsbad residents have until Feb. 2 to submit their candidacy for selection to the City Council’s District 2 seat.
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department vehicle. (Sheriff’s Department social media photo)
Man dies in Encinitas hit-and-run, authorities report
North Coast Current
A pedestrian died in a hit-and-run in downtown Encinitas just after the turn of the year, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.




The front of the former Advanced Web Offset printing facility in Vista is shown in an undated photo. The plant, the last of its kind serving San Diego County, was closed in August after it was purchased by an Orange County company. (Publicity photo)
San Diego community newspapers left in limbo after losing local printer
Roman S. Koenig
Community newspapers in North San Diego County were left scrambling for printing services in recent days after the region’s last facility for such work shut down and dropped their contracts, local media sources said.
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