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North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo via Unsplash)

County reports 2nd measles case with possible exposures in Encinitas, Carlsbad

North Coast Current April 1, 2024
San Diego County health officials recently confirmed the second measles case of 2024 with possible exposures in Encinitas and Carlsbad.
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake near Lake Henshaw, northeast of Escondido, rattled North County at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, March 31, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. (USGS map)

3.5 quake rattles North San Diego County on Easter Sunday

North Coast Current March 31, 2024
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake near Lake Henshaw, northeast of Escondido, rattled North County at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Repairs to tracks in San Clemente, shown in this March 19 photo,  are ahead of schedule and will allow for full passenger train service from Oceanside and San Diego starting March 25. (Metrolink photo)

Train service north from Oceanside set to resume March 25

OsideNews March 21, 2024
Passenger train service through San Clemente is expected to resume ahead of schedule as work wraps up on a catchment wall along a beachside bluff, rail officials announced.
An image from a body-worn camera during San Diego police action in 2020. (San Diego Police Department photo)

‘Vast tsunami’ of data meets AI technology as law enforcement adapts to body cameras

J.W. August February 29, 2024
Fifteen years after the Escondido Police Department first experimented with body-worn cameras, and 10 years after protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked national interest, the technology has become vital to modern-day law enforcement operations. Add to that a new challenge — a controversial artificial intelligence program being used to review the mountains of video and audio.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Deluge brings more rain, flooding, closures to North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews February 7, 2024
The latest major storm to sweep through the region met or exceeded predictions as North San Diego County residents faced significant rainfall and flooding this week.
This graphic shows San Diego County excessive rainfall risks from the National Weather Service. (NWS graphic)

Batten down for major rain event through Tuesday, forecasters say

North Coast Current February 4, 2024
North San Diego County residents should prepare for torrential rain Sunday through Tuesday as a large storm fed by an atmospheric river moves through Southern California, forecasters warned.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

February to get a rainy, windy start for North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 31, 2024
North San Diego County can expect to start February off with another round of rain following last week’s severe storm, according to the National Weather Service.
Rep. Mike Levin, D-49th District, tours bluff-side train tracks in San Clemente on Jan. 25, where landslide that blocked tracks in the area a day before. (Levin Office social media photo)

Rep. Mike Levin announces federal funds to shore up coastal rail lines

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 26, 2024
In the wake of another landslide affecting rail travel between Oceanside and Orange County, Rep. Mike Levin, D-49th District, announced the securing of millions of dollars in federal funds to address ongoing challenges to the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor, known as LOSSAN.
A Metrolink train moves along coastal tracks in Orange County. (Courtesy photo)

San Clemente landslide disrupts Amtrak, Metrolink routes

OsideNews January 25, 2024
Train service north from Oceanside has been halted as of Wednesday, Jan. 24, after debris fell on tracks in San Clemente, Metrolink and Amtrak announced.
Rain. (OsideNews file photo)

Storm brings record rainfall, floods to North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 23, 2024
North San Diego County communities, like much of the region, were soaked Monday, Jan. 22, as a storm dropped historic amounts of rain across the area.
Shawn M. Donaghy is the new CEO of the North County Transit District. (NCTD courtesy photo)

New year marks leadership change for North County Transit District

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 17, 2024
As 2024 gets underway, the North County Transit District is preparing for a change in leadership with a new chief executive officer in the next couple of months.
Three North San Diego County water districts have launched a combined effort to encourage residents to use rain barrels with a discount and rebate for their purchase. (Solana Center for Environmental Innovation photo)

Rain barrel discount and rebate available Jan. 1 through Feb. 27

North Coast Current December 27, 2023
The Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District and Santa Fe Irrigation District have launched a combined effort to encourage residents to use rain barrels with a discount and rebate for their purchase.
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