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Commentary: Leucadia faces the wrongs of ‘by-right’
Nicola Ranson
Ask the Encinitas City Council to stand up for Leucadia, local laws and its own Planning Commission, rather than cave in to pressures from the building industry. The alternative gives developers a carte blanche to flout the regulations that have evolved to keep our backyard attractive for generations to come.
Smoked baked beans with jalapeño and bacon are sweet, spicy, smokey, and will dominate as the favorite at any gathering. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)
Preserved Home: Smoked beans are a scrumptious summer staple
Laura Woolfrey Macklem
Smoked baked beans with jalapeño and bacon are sweet, spicy, smokey, and will dominate as the favorite at any gathering.
Homemade pizza is not only a nutritious offering, the ingredients can be prepped in advance for a quick lunch or dinner option. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)
Preserved Home: Great dough key to pizza done right
Laura Woolfrey Macklem
For years, I’ve been in search of the perfect pizza crust. My goal was a chewy, sturdy crust that could withstand a mountain of toppings and a thick pool of sauce. The trick is a crust with an easy bite but strong enough to meet my family’s appetite for ample toppings. It’s a versatile, trusty workhorse to dazzle your family and friends.
Education. (Photo by NeONBRAND via Unsplash)
Encinitas school district hires four administrators
North Coast Current
Four new administrators are joining the Encinitas Union School District this summer, one of whom is a promotion from within the district.
Lux Art Institute in Encinitas is merging with the San Diego Art Institute this September to create The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego. (Lux Art Institute photo)
Lux merger with San Diego Art Institute creates broader forum
Anneliese Esparza
When the Lux Art Institute and the San Diego Art Institute merge this September to become The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the two campuses will have over 15,000 square feet of indoor space for art galleries, classes, workshops and artist residencies.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)
Encinitas and union agree to COVID-19 vaccinations, testing
The city of Encinitas and a union representing employees recently reached an agreement for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and testing amid the recent increase in Delta variant virus infections.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)
Monsoon brings lightning, thunder, rain to North Coast
Summer monsoon weather spilled as far west to San Diego County's north coastal region Sunday through Tuesday, bringing lightning, rumbles of thunder and spotty rain.
North San Diego County newspapers The Coast News and Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News have lost revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. (North Coast Current graphic)
North County news outlets see strength in purpose through economic downturn
Bella Ross
Despite residents of north San Diego County taking a greater interest in the news this past year, local news outlets were not spared from the financial blow of the pandemic.
EDCO and Encinitas have introduced the use of food waste bins similar to the one pictured as part of an organics recycling program. (Photo by Svetikd, iStock Getty Images)
EDCO, Encinitas start food waste program in line with state law
Ethan Edward Coston
San Marcos-based EDCO launched a new organics recycling program in June to encourage residents to recycle food waste, putting Encinitas, and the rest of San Diego County, in compliance with a state law requiring organics waste reduction by 2022.
Chris Pickett, chief strategy officer for Encinitas-based Flock Freight. (Courtesy photo)
Encinitas tech firm Flock Freight hires chief strategy officer
North Coast Current
Shipping technology startup Flock Freight, which is expanding its new Encinitas headquarters, announced the hiring of Chris Pickett as chief strategy officer on June 23.
Work continues on one of the bridges across San Marcos Creek, pictured in early June. (San Marcos city photo)
San Marcos Creek project on track for 2023 completion
Anneliese Esparza
The San Marcos Creek Project, which has been in the works for several years, is scheduled to be completed in the next two years as bridges take shape this summer.
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