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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

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OCEANSIDE: Spring Egg Hunt moved to March 29 and April 2
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The Carlsbad Farmers Market offers fresh local strawberries. (Photo courtesy of Carlsbad Farmers Market)
May wraps up on ‘Common Ground’ with food, music and pickleball
North Coast Current
The North Coast Current and OsideNews appreciate readers’ patience in May as the sites had email and website accessibility issues during the first half of the month. With those challenges fixed, we bring you a rundown of some noteworthy events for the end of May and the start of June.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside’s program receives $14.8K grant
TrueCare taps Oceanside nonprofit executive for fundraising role
Urban Corps opens e-waste drop-off site in Escondido
Rite Aid’s Encinitas location is pictured April 4. The store is slated for closure by mid-May. (North Coast Current photo)
Rite Aid closing longtime Encinitas drugstore
North Coast Current
Rite Aid drugstores will leave Encinitas entirely in the coming weeks, according to an updated closures list in an ongoing bankruptcy case.
Beacon’s Beach access reopened in time for holiday weekend
North Coast Current
Access to Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas reopened as of Wednesday, May 22, in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend after months of work to stabilize the bluff and repair the trail, city officials announced.
Sabellico leaves Carlsbad panel, shifts campaign to school board
North Coast Current
Carlsbad Planning Commission member Kevin Sabellico has resigned from the panel to join a county board while running for the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees instead of the City Council, he announced this week.
Portion of Oceanside Pier to reopen in May as fire probe continues
OsideNews
The Oceanside Fire Department, working with federal authorities, continues to investigate the source of the April 25 fire that burned the west end of the city’s pier as leaders aim to reopen a portion of the structure to the public between Friday, May 10, and Memorial Day, according to an update from officials.
The train tracks near the Encinitas commuter rail station are pictured July 16, 2022. (Photo by Laser1987, iStock Getty Images)
Point of View: Recent railroad deaths need serious attention, not social media theories
Roman S. Koenig
The reasons for this year’s increase in deaths along North San Diego County’s train tracks might be tougher to ascertain in the short term, but what our communities don’t need are loose theories and crass comments about the victims.
San Diego County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer (left) stands with skateboarders (second from left to right) Jordyn Barrat, Bryce Wettstein and Amelia Brodka at Encinitas Community Park on March 18 during a county Women of Impact celebration for Women’s History Month. (Courtesy photo)
Encinitas event honors elite women skateboarders for their contributions to the sport
North Coast Current
Three women were honored in Encinitas on Monday, March 18, for their efforts to break the glass ceiling of sports with their skateboards.
Denice Riddle (right) stars as disgruntled school board president Lois Green in the short film “Red Blooded,” which has been nominated for five 2024 San Diego Film Awards. Encinitas actor Mark Allyn (left) plays school board member Michael Lancet. (Mercury Cinema photo)
Encinitas filmmaker’s ‘Red Blooded’ project is San Diego Film Award nominee
North Coast Current
“Red Blooded,” an award-winning short film by Encinitas filmmaker Roman S. Koenig about school board intrigue, bullying and self-reflection, will screen as a 2024 San Diego Film Awards nominee on June 13 at the Digital Gym Cinema.
Oceanside International Film Festival highlights North San Diego County projects
This year’s Oceanside International Film Festival, running now through Friday, offers several films produced by local talent.
Frontwave Arena CEO Josh Elias addresses officials and media on Monday, March 11, during an event announcing that the San Diego Clippers G League basketball team would play at the Oceanside venue, which is currently under construction. To the left of Elias is Halo Sports and Entertainment CEO Gillian Zucker. Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez is to his right. At far right is NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim. (LA Clippers photo)
Clippers basketball makes return to San Diego with minor-league team at Frontwave Arena
OsideNews
The LA Clippers are returning to a bit of their San Diego roots with the recently announced relocation of their G League team to the new Frontwave Arena in Oceanside.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Col. Andrew Baker (far left), Solana Beach Mayor Lesa Heebner, U.S. Rep Mike Levin (D-49th District) and Encinitas Mayor Tony Kranz (far right) meet in Encinitas on May 13 to mark the completion a nearly $50 million sand replenishment project. (Courtesy photo)
Encinitas, Solana Beach mark completion of sand project
North Coast Current
Local and regional officials marked the completion of a coastal project Monday, May 13, that brought new sand to local beaches in Encinitas and Solana Beach.
Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Del Mar
North Coast Current
A pedestrian was killed in Del Mar after being hit by a train Sunday, March 17, authorities reported.
Letter: Pharmacy benefit managers need more scrutiny
Letter: Oceanside needs higher priority on crime prevention
Retired Marine Col. John “JP” Farnam, past Support The Enlisted Project board chairman; STEP Director of Development Veronica Worthington; Lisa Farris, Callaway Golf Co. Foundation program representative; and STEP co-founder and CEO Tony Teravainen, retired Navy, celebrate the foundation’s $50,000 grant on Friday, Feb. 23. (Courtesy photo)
Support The Enlisted Project receives $50,000 grant from Callaway foundation
News Release
Every year, the Callaway Golf Co. Foundation selects one military charity to support, and this year, Support The Enlisted Project was named its national charity partner.
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