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Cardiff School District Board of Trustees, left to right: President Siena Randall, Nancy Orr, new appointee Shad Thielman, Rhea Stewart and Dave Clark. (Cardiff School District photo)
New Cardiff schools trustee is university lecturer, active in district
North Coast Current
The Cardiff School District Board of Trustees has a new member as of November.
Science education. (Steve Debenpor, IStock Getty Images)
Ting Internet gives $25,000 toward San Diego LabRats STEAM education
North Coast Current
Encinitas-based nonprofit San Diego LabRats recently received a $25,000 sponsorship from Ting Internet, which installed fiber-optic internet service in Encinitas and Solana Beach this year.
Actors Richard Baird (left) and Brandon J. Pierce star in the North Coast Repertory Theatre’s production of “Ben Butler,” written by Richard Strand and directed by David Ellenstein. The Solana Beach theater has extended the show’s run through Nov. 21. (NCRT photo by Aaron Rumley)
Civil War play brings history and comedy to stage in Solana Beach
Roxana Becerril
“If history was always taught this way in class, everyone would want to go,” award-winning actor Richard Baird said about “Ben Butler” by Richard Strand, the play now on stage at the North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach through Nov. 21.
Butternut bacon pasta pairs well with a side salad. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)
Preserved Home: Butternut bacon pasta squashes pumpkin
Laura Woolfrey Macklem
Don’t get me wrong, I really do enjoy pumpkin and it’s employed in my kitchen in the fall and winter. But butternut squash is something I use all year because it doesn’t depend on heavy fall spices to lift the flavor. Pumpkin has to be gussied up, while butternut squash naturally can stand alone.
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.
Man killed in Encinitas crash
A man died at the scene of a car crash in Encinitas on Nov. 4, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Encinitas City Council votes to reinstate Holiday Parade
It was a City Council vote so important for Encinitas that even Sasquatch came out to plead the case. In a 4-1 decision Wednesday, Oct. 27, council members reinstated the city’s Holiday Parade.
San Diego Press Club board President Eileen Gaffen announces award winners during a live online presentation Oct. 25 from the San Diego Automotive Museum. (Press Club image)
Current earns San Diego Press Club awards for website, reporting
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The North Coast Current won seven awards for online/daily excellence — including second place for best news website — from the San Diego Press Club on Oct. 25.
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.
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.
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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