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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas city meetings go virtual again after COVID-19 outbreak

North Coast Current May 20, 2022
The Encinitas City Council and other panels are returning to virtual meetings until further notice after an outbreak of COVID-19 infections at City Hall.
MiraCosta College’s Oceanside campus and the districts satellite centers reopened the week of Feb. 22 amid a decline in regional and statewide COVID-19 cases. (MiraCosta College photo)

North County colleges mark reopening of campuses as COVID-19 surge ebbs

North Coast Current February 23, 2022
MiraCosta and Palomar community colleges announced the reopening of their campuses the week of Feb. 22 as state and local agencies eased COVID-19 pandemic restrictions after a waning surge of reported infections.
A sign outside the MiraCosta College Spartan Bookstore in Oceanside notes the opening of the fall semester on Aug. 23, 2021. (MiraCosta College photo)

Local colleges on track for in-person start as CSU San Marcos shifts online

North Coast Current January 7, 2022
As the Omicron COVID-19 variant takes hold across the region, North San Diego County colleges are taking somewhat different approaches to online vs. in-person learning at the start of the spring semester.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Carlsbad, regional libraries run out of COVID-19 tests as cases increase

North Coast Current December 31, 2021
The San Diego County Library system, including its Encinitas branch and the Carlsbad city libraries, are out of free COVID-19 rapid test kits just days after they were distributed through a county program.
Members of the Encinitas Sasquatch Association encourage the City Council on Oct. 27 to reinstate the citys Holiday Parade. The council voted 4-1 to have the parade after officials called it off. (Encinitas city image)

Encinitas City Council votes to reinstate Holiday Parade

Roman S. Koenig October 28, 2021
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.
The Encinitas city sign over Coast Highway 101 is shown decorated with holiday lights in this 2018 file image. (Photo by Ian McDonnell, iStock Getty Images)

Encinitas cancels Holiday Parade to residents’ frustration

North Coast Current October 25, 2021
Encinitas social media chatter lit up in recent days after the city announced the cancellation of the community’s annual Holiday Parade, citing COVID-19 concerns. Amid the backlash, an item was added to the Oct. 27 City Council agenda to reconsider the decision.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas places unvaccinated city workers on unpaid leave

North Coast Current October 8, 2021
Several Encinitas city employees are on unpaid administrative leave for 30 days because they have not been vaccinated for COVID-19, the city announced Oct. 7, contrary to social media claims that the employees had been fired.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas and union agree to COVID-19 vaccinations, testing

North Coast Current August 31, 2021
The city of Encinitas and a union representing employees recently reached an agreement for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and testing amid the recent increase in Delta variant virus infections.

Encinitas, neighboring cities see increase in COVID-19 cases

North Coast Current July 24, 2021
Encinitas and other north coastal communities are not alone in seeing an uptick in COVID-19 infections, county numbers showed July 21.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Store manager expresses frustration after unmasked group causes ruckus

Julia Shapero March 31, 2021
A group of individuals protested mask mandates in mid-February at two Encinitas grocery stores, refusing to wear masks or leave the stores. “This is the first time I’ve had this large of a group this focused and seemingly of the same mind,” Cardiff Seaside Market General Manager Austin Davis said.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Encinitas citations still in effect as COVID-19 restrictions ease

North Coast Current January 26, 2021
Encinitas restaurants, salons, barbershops and other businesses can reopen after California lifted a stay-at-home order under the weight of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — but with a caveat, according to a city announcement on Monday.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Encinitas to crack down on violations of COVID-19 order

North Coast Current January 1, 2021
The new year in Encinitas begins with stricter oversight of outdoor dining and other activities as San Diego County ended 2020 with a record number of deaths from COVID-19.
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