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A sign outside the MiraCosta College Spartan Bookstore in Oceanside notes the opening of the fall semester on Aug. 23, 2021. (MiraCosta College photo)
MiraCosta, CSU San Marcos receive San Diego Foundation grants
North Coast Current
Two North County educational institutions are among San Diego Foundation grant recipients aimed at supporting students in the areas of food security, housing and technological support.
The San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)
Education Matters: The deafening sound of crickets
Marsha Sutton
It’s not easy for the public to understand what’s really going on with the the San Dieguito Union High School District redistricting map when the major players won’t talk about it. All we have to go on are a few facts, as minimal as they may be, and educated speculation.
President John F. Kennedy is pictured on a 1960s-era television set. (Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos via Unsplash)
Historically Speaking: The ‘Golden Age’ depends upon your age
Tom Morrow
We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’” (of whatever you want to discuss — television, movies, lifestyle, politics, cars). Probably the most commonly discussed “golden age” has to do with communication — and, depending upon your age, that can take in a wide variety of subjects — magazines, newspapers, television and radio.
EarthTalk: Is climate change actually good for the economy?
Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss
Strangely enough, climate change does produce jobs and boost the economy as we struggle to make ourselves more resilient to its ravages.
Visitors mingle at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on June 23. The fair is fully open this year after closures and scaled-back events during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Charlene Pulsonetti)
Labors of love shine in San Diego County Fair contests
Charlene Pulsonetti
After its pandemic-era cancellation in 2020 and a scaled-back version in 2021, the San Diego County Fair is back to mostly normal operations. For some, there’s more to look forward to than just outrageous food and family-friendly festivities.
Encinitas lifeguard names service project after Moonlight Beach
J.W. August
Project Moonlight, the brainchild of an Encinitas lifeguard and emergency medical technician, goes to Third World countries to provide training and medical services to populations that need the help.
Oceanside High School. (OsideNews graphic)
Oceanside High School girls’ volleyball title more than a century in the making
Clark Fahrenthold
Oceanside High School has been around for a long time — 116 years to be exact. It is one of the most well-known schools in the greater area and is well regarded for having a storied sports history. However, among all the notable CIF and league titles, one team and program still had yet to capture one.
Oceanside Pirates football preparing now for upcoming season
David A. Willauer
The Oceanside Pirates, known for their football tradition, have produced outstanding players who’ve been playing in colleges and the NFL. The team opens its 2022 season on Aug. 19 at John Carroll Stadium.
Music. (Photo by Matt Botsford via Unsplash)
Summer Fun on the 101 promotes local music, helps fund scholarships
News Release
Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association announces the return of its annual Summer Fun on the 101 music festival on July 9 at the Leucadia Roadside Park.
CURRENT TWEETS
Encinitas marks completion of El Portal pedestrian rail undercrossing
Encinitas residents, city officials and regional authorities celebrated the completion and opening of the El Portal pedestrian railroad undercrossing on Sunday, Aug. 14.
Oceanside residents can review community improvement plan Aug. 17
The city of Oceanside holds its final community meeting Aug. 17 regarding improvements to the Junior Seau Beach Community Center, amphitheater and bandshell, and the pier plaza area.
Muir says she will not seek re-election to San Dieguito school board
San Dieguito Union High School District board President Maureen “Mo” Muir has announced that she will not run for re-election this fall.
This photo shows a honeybee with a Varroa mite on it. (USDA photo)
Honeybees, consumers face threat from mite-fighting pesticides
J.W. August
Smuggling operations along the U.S./Mexico border typically deal with illicit drugs, illegal weapons and human trafficking, but a recent takedown is noteworthy for its more unusual targets — pesticides and honeybees, an integral part of the food supply.
Encinitas group continues watchdog role over planned apartment complex
Samantha Cox
Encinitas Residents for Responsible Development is calling for the county to lead a thorough, multidisciplinary analysis of a multi-housing development plan that the city of Encinitas has refused to complete following its third lawsuit against the city.




San Diego County Sheriff’s Department vehicle. (Sheriff’s Department social media photo)
Jewelry, cash taken in armed robbery of four people in Encinitas
North Coast Current
Authorities seek four suspects involved in an armed robbery early June 12 in downtown Encinitas.
Two killed in separate incidents on train tracks in Encinitas and Vista
North Coast Current
Two pedestrians were killed on train tracks in separate incidents in Encinitas and Vista on June 9, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.
The San Diego Union-Tribune has its headquarters in downtown San Diego. (Google Street View photo)
San Diego Union-Tribune announces cut in some Saturday print distribution
North Coast Current
Citing rising costs, The San Diego Union-Tribune will cut some of its Saturday subscription print distribution in early May, customers were informed in a letter Wednesday, April 20.
Viasat partners with Slovakian region to help Ukrainian refugees
Carlsbad-based Viasat is working with the Košice region of Slovakia to get high-speed internet access to Ukrainian refugees who are in the eastern area of the country.
Encinitas Rotary raises $40K to help Ukraine relief efforts
The Encinitas Rotary Club has raised about $40,000 to aid the refugee crisis in Ukraine as of April 13, the service organization recently announced.
Viasat partners with Slovakian region to help Ukrainian refugees
Carlsbad-based Viasat is working with the Košice region of Slovakia to get high-speed internet access to Ukrainian refugees who are in the eastern area of the country.
Peace vigil for Ukraine in Encinitas on March 20
The San Dieguito Interfaith Ministerial Association sponsors a Multicultural and Interfaith Peace Vigil for Ukraine at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, at Cottonwood Creek Park in Encinitas.
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