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

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 offers help to students during coronavirus outbreak

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.

Encinitas-based site offers job search help for teens

Encinitas-based site offers job search help for teens

North Coast Current

February 1, 2020

Teenagers seeking local jobs have a new outlet for potential work through Encinitas-based Teen Job Prep.

Encinitas-based real estate firm RPG buys Pacific Station building

Encinitas-based real estate firm RPG buys Pacific Station building

North Coast Current

January 27, 2020

Real estate group RPG now owns the entire stock of commercial space in Encinitas’ Pacific Station property after a recent $5.9 million purchase, the company announced.

Solana Beach dentist among four nationally to receive grant

Solana Beach dentist among four nationally to receive grant

North Coast Current

January 3, 2020

A Solana Beach dentist is one of four nationwide to receive a Global Outreach Program grant from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Henry Schein Cares Foundation, the groups announced in December.

Current earns Press Club awards for website, nature reporting

Current earns Press Club awards for website, nature reporting

North Coast Current

November 1, 2019

The North Coast Current’s environmental and nature reporting and overall website earned the Encinitas-based news journal several awards from the San Diego Press Club on Oct. 29.

Encinitas Chamber of Commerce announces hiring of new CEO

Encinitas Chamber of Commerce announces hiring of new CEO

North Coast Current

September 6, 2019

The Encinitas Chamber of Commerce will bring aboard a 22-year city resident to helm the business group, the chamber announced. Roz Mancinelli will begin her job as the chamber’s new CEO on Sept. 10.

Encinitas’ Herman Cook Volkswagen part of education funding project

Encinitas’ Herman Cook Volkswagen part of education funding project

North Coast Current

August 3, 2019

Herman Cook Volkswagen has linked with DonorsChoose.org to support teachers and projects in Encinitas schools, the car dealership announced Aug. 1.

Carlsbad firm Vulcan Wireless to work with NASA on tech project

Carlsbad firm Vulcan Wireless to work with NASA on tech project

North Coast Current

August 1, 2019

Vulcan Wireless of Carlsbad will partner with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, as part of the national space agency’s effort to return humans to the Moon, among other projects, NASA announced July 30.

Current earns awards for environmental, political coverage

Current earns awards for environmental, political coverage

North Coast Current

July 26, 2019

The North Coast Current was recognized for local news excellence with seven awards Wednesday, July 17, from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego.

Encinitas ALDI supermarket location opens June 27

Encinitas ALDI supermarket location opens June 27

North Coast Current

June 22, 2019

Supermarket chain ALDI is set to formally open its Encinitas store on June 27. The location is one of two launching this month in the San Diego region.

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