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North Coast Current

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OCEANSIDE: Yacht Club’s annual Harbor Parade of Lights Dec. 9
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ENCINITAS: San Diego Botanic Garden annual fundraiser Sept. 9
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The documentary “Six Triple Eight,” which tells the story of 855 Black women who were sent in 1945 to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations, is being screened by the Vista-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors on Feb. 21 in celebration of Black History Month. (Courtesy photo)
Celebrate Black history, support local markets during February
North Coast Current
With a month as damp as February, it might be easy to forget that our region’s farmers markets are active at this time of year. This month’s Spotlight includes a rundown of our community farmers markets, which are open with winter hours. February marks Black History Month as well, and institutions offer a variety of programs highlighting the contributions of local and national figures to our communities, nation, and world.
Applications open for 2024 Miss Oceanside and Miss Teen Oceanside
San Elijo JPA water supervisor aims to keep standards high
TERI Campus of Life receives $50K grant from Prebys Foundation
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Encinitas owner/operators Nikki Ames (left) and Stefanie Droessler are shown in a social media photo announcing their store’s opening date of Feb. 29. (Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Encinitas)
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Encinitas location preps for Feb. 29 opening
North Coast Current
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s new Encinitas store plans its grand opening for Thursday, Feb. 29, as management puts the final touches on the location.
Encinitas City Council gets tepid response to housing equity study
Steve Puterski, North County Pipeline
A heated and spirited debate took hold during the Encinitas City Council’s meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, regarding the city’s Barriers to Racial and Ethnic Equity in Housing Study.
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Carlsbad notes 30 years of low-income housing support
North Coast Current
The city of Carlsbad has created more than 2,300 below-median-income homes in the three decades since the launch of its housing trust, according to an annual report presented to the City Council on Feb. 6.
City Report: Oceanside beach sand plan gets green light, but concerns persist
Roman S. Koenig
Political and environmental observers in Oceanside appear likely to keep a cautious eye on the city’s recently approved RE:BEACH sand retention project, based on comments to the City Council ahead of its green light.
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The Betsy Ross Flag flies outside of the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. (Photo by Dan Mall via Unsplash)
Historically Speaking: Betsy Ross, an original American patriot
Tom Morrow
In case you missed this particular class in third grade, let me tell you about a true American patriot: Elizabeth Griscom “Betsy” Ross, who was born Jan. 1, 1752.
San Dieguito high school district earns enviable spot on national survey
Vallecitos Water District opens scholarship applications
Eric Casalini (left) and Beth Gallagher (right) star in “To Fall In Love,” a San Diego feature film directed by Michael Foster that is showing at the 2024 Oceanside International Film Festival. (Production photo)
Oceanside International Film Festival highlights North San Diego County projects
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This year’s Oceanside International Film Festival, running now through Friday, offers several films produced by local talent.
Erin Harper stands in Old California Coffee House in San Marcos in August 2022 during the shop’s transition to Ascend Coffee Roasters. (NCC file photo by Jen Acosta)
From Mocha Marketplace, to Old Cal, to Ascend: San Marcos coffee shop set to close March 1
North Coast Current
A longtime San Marcos spot for coffee and community gatherings will brew its last cup in Old California Restaurant Row on March 1. The Ascend coffee brand itself isn’t going anywhere, however.
Ascend Coffee Roasters expands to second location in Carlsbad
Ascend Coffee Roasters of San Marcos recently held the grand opening for its second location in Carlsbad’s La Costa community.
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San Marcos Knights basketball defeats Hornets in tournament play
David A. Willauer
The Knights of San Marcos High School improved their record at 24-6 and rode a six-game win streak, advancing to the semifinal round of the Division I CIF Boys Basketball Tournament as they defeated the 11-19 Hornets of Lincoln High School by a 73-52 score on Feb. 17.
An image from a body-worn camera during San Diego police action in 2020. (San Diego Police Department photo)
‘Vast tsunami’ of data meets AI technology as law enforcement adapts to body cameras
J.W. August
Fifteen years after the Escondido Police Department first experimented with body-worn cameras, and 10 years after protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked national interest, the technology has become vital to modern-day law enforcement operations. Add to that a new challenge — a controversial artificial intelligence program being used to review the mountains of video and audio.
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Carlsbad Police Department to get new chief in April
North Coast Current
The Carlsbad Police Department will see a change of leadership in the next couple of months as Chief Mickey Williams prepares to retire, the city announced Thursday, Feb. 15.
Letter: Oceanside needs higher priority on crime prevention
Letter: Limiting Medicare prices for drugs can harm resources, innovation
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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
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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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