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Health officials investigate E.coli exposures linked to San Diego fair animals, which led to child’s death

Health officials investigate E.coli exposures linked to San Diego fair animals, which led to child’s death

North Coast Current

June 30, 2019

Four children were sickened, leading to one death, after exposure to E.coli from contact with animals at the San Diego County Fair, county health officials reported in a statement June 29.

Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

North Coast Current

June 13, 2019

A key California State University institute based at Cal State San Marcos has added prominent San Diego philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley to its name after a significant donation. The renamed Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care became official this month in recognition of Shiley’s $2.6 million gift.

UC San Diego Health opens Encinitas primary care center

UC San Diego Health opens Encinitas primary care center

North Coast Current

June 12, 2019

UC San Diego Health’s new Encinitas primary care center opened June 10. Located at 1505 Encinitas Blvd., the facility is on a site that has seen several incarnations over the past 45 years, from banks to restaurants.

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

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.

Encinitas resident named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy hospitals

Encinitas resident named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy hospitals

North Coast Current

January 18, 2019

Encinitas resident Dr. Megan Hamreus has been named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy Hospital’s San Diego and Chula Vista campuses, Scripps Health announced.

Deadlines for Encinitas city commission seats close this month

North Coast Current

January 7, 2017

Deadlines to apply for positions on Encinitas city commissions are approaching fast. The deadline for incumbents to reapply for their seats is Jan. 12, and the deadline for all other applicants is Jan. 26.

Encinitas school board candidates discuss student yoga, farming

Ernesto Lopez

November 7, 2016

Two issues at the center of this year’s race for the Board of Trustees in the Encinitas Union School District are the funding of yoga and farming programs, which are available to the 5,400 students at the nine schools as part of the Health and Wellness Program.

Encinitas school farm program earns organic certification

North Coast Current

September 15, 2016

The Encinitas Union School District’s educational farms have marked a milestone with certification by the California Certified Organic Farmers group, the district announced Sept. 15.

Cool on the Coast: No gloom to be found in events for June and July

Layla Marino

June 27, 2016

Get ready for lots of outdoor fun this summer with lots of fun for the family. Everyone knows the fair and the races in Del Mar, but other fun in the sun is in no short supply on North County’s coast. When you have to take a little break indoors, don’t forget the world-class music, theater and culture this incredible region has to offer. Happy summer, North Coasters; it’s about time.

Cool on the Coast: May you find arts, food, causes, information

Layla Marino

May 19, 2016

This year, May is full of interesting culture, lectures and sports on the North Coast. Gearing up for summer, closing sports seasons and garden planning are all on the roster for residents of coastal North County, and there are events to accommodate everything spring and summer. If arts and culture are ...

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