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North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

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-based Ovation Theatre presented an online production of the musical “All Shook Up” at the start of 2021. The show was filmed at grounds that featured historic buildings, a circular stage, and land that was converted into an outdoor roving theater. (Ovation Theatre photo)

Local theaters raise their curtains once again after yearlong intermission

Roxana Becerril September 24, 2021
A year and three vaccines after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, coastal North County performing arts centers are finally staging a comeback.

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)

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.
Faculty and staff, while social distancing and wearing face coverings, gathered on campus at Cal State San Marcos on Aug. 27 to hear university President Ellen Neufeldt’s Convocation address. (CSUSM public relations photo by Andrew Reed)

Cal State San Marcos sees success in keeping COVID-19 numbers low

Bella Ross October 13, 2020
As major universities across the nation dominated headlines for becoming sites of major COVID-19 outbreaks, some smaller schools such as Cal State San Marcos have excelled at creating a safe environment for students and campus employees.
GOODONYA restaurant in Encinitas reopened July 3 after a pause in business because an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Upon reopening, the eatery opted to discontinue dine-in service ahead of a county order. (GOODONYA photo via its Facebook page)

Eatery tries to stem ‘great Encinitas mask debate’ amid pandemic

Julia Shapero July 8, 2020
Mask requirements put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have led to backlash from customers at some local businesses.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

San Diego County under tighter limits as COVID-19 cases increase

North Coast Current July 6, 2020
San Diego County faces tightened restrictions for the next few weeks as COVID-19 cases increase in the region, according to a public health order that goes into effect Tuesday, July 7.
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.
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