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Cheryl James-Ward. (Courtesy photo)
San Dieguito high school district names superintendent choice
North Coast Current
A San Diego charter high school chief executive and former Encinitas principal is set to become San Dieguito Union High School District’s next superintendent.
Letter: Encinitas city manager outright wrong on Leichtag
City Manager Pam Antil didn’t live or work in Encinitas when the homeless Safe Parking Lot was opened on Leichtag Foundation property.
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.
Toppings take this homemade enchilada soup to divinity status. Creamy avocado sprinkled with lime juice and salt, crisp tortilla strips, spicy sliced green onions and fragrant cilantro make this soup a fiesta in a bowl. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)
Preserved Home: Slow cooker enchilada soup is a tasty fall flavor
Laura Woolfrey Macklem
With fall and school starting, soup is on the mind of home cooks, often looking to the slow cooker for quick, comforting meals. There’s nothing like a bubbling pot of soup waiting for you after a busy day when fall hits. And even if it doesn’t feel like fall outside for you, the vibe is everywhere, so why not join in?
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.
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.
San Diego Botanic Garden gets grant for Encinitas project
Encinitas’ San Diego Botanic Garden recently received a grant of up to $200,000 from the California State Coastal Conservancy toward restoring Ocean Knoll Canyon, located near Ocean Knoll Elementary School.
Olivenhain water district continues push for voluntary conservation
The Olivenhain Municipal Water District will continue to call for voluntary conservation efforts during the region’s drought conditions, the district’s Board of Directors was told during its Oct. 13 meeting.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)
Encinitas council OKs homeless lot agreement amid heavy criticism
Roman S. Koenig
The Encinitas City Council approved a fresh agreement for the operation of a Safe Parking Program for the homeless on Oct. 13, moving it from Leichtag Foundation property on Saxony Road to a lot at the Community and Senior Center near Oak Crest Middle School.
An Encinitas Residents for Responsible Development rendering shows the placement of the proposed Encinitas Boulevard Apartments in Olivenhain. (ERRD image)
Encinitas City Council to hear appeals on apartment project
Bella Ross
A contentious apartment development in Olivenhain known as the Goodson Project was shot down by the Encinitas Planning Commission in August, but it could face a different outcome from the City Council this week after the decision prompted two appeals.
A challenged athlete trains in a gym. (Photo by Santiago Nunez, iStock Getty Images)
EoS Fitness partners with San Diego's Challenged Athletes Foundation
North Coast Current
EoS Fitness, based in Carlsbad with locations in Encinitas and Oceanside, has announced a new longterm partnership with the San Diego-based Challenged Athletes Foundation as the gym celebrates seven years in business, the company recently announced.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)
North Coast Current recognized for excellence in SPJ contest
North Coast Current
The North Coast Current’s news site was recently recognized as being the best in the county by judges of the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s annual contest.
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.
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