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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

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.
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.
Damage to an access trail at Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas is shown Jan. 10 as a landslide continues to move westward. (Encinitas city photo)

Landslide forces Beacon’s Beach access closure in Encinitas

North Coast Current January 12, 2024
Access to Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas has been closed after bluff movement was detected in an ongoing landslide, the city announced Jan. 10.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Encinitas seeks applicants to fill 21 commission seats

North Coast Current December 31, 2023
The city of Encinitas faces numerous vacancies on commissions in 2024, including Planning Commission representatives for Old Encinitas and Cardiff, and officials have put the word for applicants.
Pannikin Coffee & Tea will soon occupy the former Bunker House Cafe in downtown Oceanside. (Urban Property Group photo)

Pannikin coffee to set up shop in historic Oceanside building

OsideNews September 23, 2023
Pannikin Coffee & Tea can now claim two historic coastal North San Diego County spots it calls home. The regional coffee institution is set to open a new location in a noteworthy building in downtown Oceanside.
Stonesteps Beach Access in the Encinitas community of Leucadia reopened June 21 after several months of repair work. (Encinitas city photo)

Stonesteps beach access closed again to finalize repairs

North Coast Current September 6, 2023
Access to Stonesteps Beach in Encinitas will be hindered again as crews finalize repairs to infrastructure, the city recently announced.
The Surfer’s Point property’ located at the corner of Coast Highway 101 and La Costa Avenue in Leucadia, is in line to be purchased by the city of Encinitas. (Google Maps photo)

City’s Leucadia land buy could help preserve civic access

Alysse Dodge September 6, 2023
In a unanimous decision last month, the Encinitas City Council approved a purchase and sale agreement with Surfer’s Point LLC, possibly contributing to the preservation of open space.
A Little Moore Cafe, which was a staple in the Encinitas community of Leucadia for decades, now operates as a pop-up eatery. (Photo courtesy of A Little Moore)

A Little Moore time: Leucadia entrepreneurs bring updates to classic community eatery

Charlene Pulsonetti September 2, 2023
A Little Moore Cafe, a staple in the Encinitas community of Leucadia for decades, has entered a new era as a pop-up eatery now owned by longtime residents and friends Andy Vasquez and Deon Dickey.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Encinitas City Council OKs $6.3M purchase of Leucadia property

North Coast Current August 14, 2023
Encinitas city officials are heralding the planned purchase of the Surfer’s Point property in Leucadia as a net positive for preserving public spaces along the coast, according to a city announcement Aug.10.
Stonesteps Beach Access in the Encinitas community of Leucadia reopened June 21 after several months of repair work. (Encinitas city photo)

Stonesteps Beach Access in Leucadia open after long delays

Owen Pratt June 28, 2023
Leucadia’s Stonesteps Beach Access has finally reopened to the public after months of repairs and construction.
The new Shatto & Sons building, located on Coast Highway 101 in the Encinitas community of Leucadia, opened for use on June 1. The original building was destroyed by fire in October 2019. (Jim Shatto photo)

New Shatto & Sons building honors Leucadia’s character

Charlene Pulsonetti June 16, 2023
Despite hurdles and delays, which included a sharp increase in building material costs, the new Shatto & Sons in Leucadia building is finally complete.
Coast live oaks, an oak tree species that Encinitas is named for, have become increasingly rare in the community as suburban sprawl has cut their habitat. (Photo by Jared Quentin, iStock Getty Images)

What’s in a name? ‘Encinitas’ can remind us of how things used to be

Charlene Pulsonetti May 26, 2023
Nature is resilient, but human activity and other factors have resulted in an imbalance. Fortunately, place names — such as “Encinitas” — can offer a glimpse into the past.
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