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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


Filed under Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, Region, San Diego County

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


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Food, Health, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, Food, Health, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain

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


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Del Mar, Encinitas, Film, Food, Health, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Theater

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


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Del Mar, Encinitas, Film, Food, Health, North County, Oceanside, Region, Solana Beach

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 ...

Cool on the Coast: April wraps up with street fair, music, relaxation

Layla Marino

April 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Encinitas, Food, Health, North County, Oceanside, Region, Solana Beach, Theater

April is a very special month in San Diego County, especially on the North Coast. With the freshest local strawberries beginning to sprout and the Carlsbad flower fields in full bloom, there is nothing like spring on the coast. We must not forget, however, that there is also plenty of music and culture in our fair region as the weather warms up. Plays, music and, best of all, beer abound this month, so be sure to take a break from the beach and check out some of the North Coast’s world-class culture.

Cool on the Coast: Music, arts, nature spring to life in March

Layla Marino

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Food, Health, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Theater

Though North County’s coast was expecting a much harsher winter, we’ve had sun, fun and sand throughout February. In March, indoor events rule the entertainment landscape. With lots of theater, lectures and music, the coast is staying cool even if the weather stays hot. Check out just a few of the activities available to “coasters” this month.

Tri-City Medical Center ends Nifty After Fifty wellness partnership

North Coast Current

July 10, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Health, Oceanside, Region, Vista

After a little more than a year, Tri-City Medical Center and Nifty After Fifty senior fitness centers have ended their partnership, the public hospital district announced July 9. The two entities agreed to end the partnership effective July 31, according to the announcement. “Both organizations...

North County Health Services receives $75K grant

North Coast Current

July 6, 2014


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, North County, Oceanside, Ramona, Region, San Marcos

North County Health Services has received a $75,000 grant as part of a program for expanding access to improve healthcare, the organization announced July 2. The Blue Shield Expanding Access through Team Care award provides funding from July 1 to June 30, 2015, with the goal of improving the development...

North County Health Services installs automated patient notification system with receipt of grant

Alex Groves

June 3, 2014


Filed under Community News, Health, LATEST NEWS, NEIGHBORS, North County, Region

North County Health Services will activate a new system of patient notification this week to better serve individuals with conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, something it was able to do after receiving a grant of more than $38,000 from a national organization. The Innovations in...

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