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Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps patients in Tijuana and Ensenada

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps patients in Tijuana and Ensenada

North Coast Current

April 4, 2019


Filed under Carlsbad, NORTH COAST LINK, Region, San Diego County

Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International is set to host a day offering free medical support and reconstructive surgery for patients in underserved communities of Ensenada on May 5, following a similar event in March in Tijuana, the organization announced.

Carlsbad resident new VP at financing firm LendSpark

Carlsbad resident new VP at financing firm LendSpark

North Coast Current

March 31, 2019


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Carlsbad

Carlsbad resident Paul Cortez has been promoted to vice president of real estate at LendSpark, the company recently announced. Cortez will focus on developing the company's real estate loan and investment portfolio.

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

March 8, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Region, San Diego County

Drivers on Interstate 5 will notice a lower posted speed limit between Encinitas and Carlsbad, transportation, civic and safety officials announced March 8. The I-5 speed limit has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph along an 8-mile stretch of the freeway from Manchester Avenue in Cardiff to Palomar Airport Road.

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

North Coast Current

March 7, 2019


Filed under Carlsbad, Community News, Health, NORTH COAST LINK, North County, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County

Carlsbad-based nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts exceeded its $200,000 fundraising goal during the 27th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on March 3 and 4 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, the organization recently announced.

CARLSBAD: Celebrate ‘Frankenstein’ as the city Reads Together in March

CARLSBAD: Celebrate ‘Frankenstein’ as the city Reads Together in March

February 27, 2019


Filed under Books, Carlsbad, CURRENT EVENTS

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Reads Together 2019, a city program throughout March designed to promote community discussion about literacy through a common book selection, marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” by reading “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein” by Kiersten...

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

North Coast Current

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner train service will be suspended between Oceanside and downtown San Diego for two weekends in March as rail construction continues, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Feb. 22.

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

North Coast Current

February 20, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2020, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

Longtime Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz officially launched her campaign Feb. 20 for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat representing the 3rd District. Encinitas resident Terra Lawson-Remer is also an announced candidate for the district.

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

North Coast Current

February 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Region, San Diego County

Encinitas saw just under 2 inches of rain Feb. 13-14 as an atmospheric river of subtropical moisture blended with a colder northern system that drenched Southern California.

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