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Mission Ridge Apartments has been renamed The Resort at Encinitas after its sale in March. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas apartment complex Mission Ridge changes hands

North Coast Current April 14, 2021
Mission Ridge Apartments in Encinitas recently sold for an undisclosed amount to Interstate Equities Corp., a firm involved in the transaction recently announced. The complex has been renamed The Resort at Encinitas.
By October 2019, the San Marcos Fry’s store was already being emptied of inventory. (North Coast Current file photo)

San Marcos Fry’s Electronics closed in company shutdown

North Coast Current February 24, 2021
Fry’s Electronics in San Marcos abruptly closed its doors Feb. 24 as the chain shuttered all stores across nine states, the company announced.
Y’vonne Ormond, CEO of Encinitas-based 5P Consulting. (Courtesy photo by Nikkie Achartz)

Encinitas-based CEO Ormond joins national small-business board

North Coast Current December 31, 2020
Y’vonne Ormond, CEO of Encinitas-based 5P Consulting, has been named to the National Small Business Association Leadership Council, the company announced in November.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

North Coast Current marks award-winning year

North Coast Current December 31, 2020
The North Coast Current had a successful 2020, receiving 16 awards from local and nationally affiliated professional media organizations.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

North Coast Current news site recognized for excellence in SPJ contest

North Coast Current September 1, 2020
The North Coast Current’s news site was recognized as being among the best in the county by judges of the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s annual contest.
The historic Twin Inns building is shown at sunrise behind Carlsbad’s downtown sign. (Photo by Art Wager, iStock Getty Images)

Hoping for business: Carlsbad merchants eye lifting of restrictions

Bella Ross June 12, 2020
Carlsbad, a city that has long been fueled by its strong tourism and industrial sectors, faces an entirely different set of considerations when it comes to approaching business during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city generates the second highest tourism revenue in San Diego County.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

Encinitas business groups seek support in wake of coronavirus

North Coast Current June 9, 2020
Encinitas merchant associations are feeling the pinch in the wake of state and local COVID-19 lockdowns to the point that the groups are seeking renewed support to stay afloat.

Detour Salon in Encinitas closes as coronavirus business restrictions lift

North Coast Current May 28, 2020
Detour Salon, a go-to spot in downtown Encinitas for haircuts, styling supplies and accessories for 22 years, announced its closure Wednesday, May 27, a casualty of challenging business conditions amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

Oceanside, other local business groups part of merchant support effort

North Coast Current April 13, 2020
The Oceanside, Carlsbad and Vista chambers of commerce are among more than 80 business associations that have joined forces across the U.S. to create the Save Small Business Coalition.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

Encinitas merchant groups, foundations, launch fund for small businesses

North Coast Current March 27, 2020
Encinitas business groups are banding together to build a grant program to help merchants struggling under state and local restrictions during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
One of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Carlsbad labs is pictured in August 2018. (Thermo Fisher photo)

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

North Coast Current March 19, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.
U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage across the U.S. and Canada to college students with ID who have been affected by university schedule changes due to coronavirus concerns. (U-Haul courtesy photo)

U-Haul offers help to students during coronavirus outbreak

North Coast Current March 13, 2020
U-Haul announced March 12 that it’s offering 30 days of free self-storage at its sites as San Diego area universities and community colleges scale back campus operations and move classes online during the coronavirus outbreak.
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