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This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

O’side Turkey Trot brings in $25K for charities this year

News Release November 30, 2022
Nearly 8,000 runners made waves at the 17th annual O’side Turkey Trot, San Diego County’s largest Thanksgiving day running and walking event, in Oceanside on Thanksgiving Day.
Roasted butternut squash is ready for use in a variety of dishes. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)

Preserved Home: Season offers lots of reasons to fall for butternut squash

Laura Woolfrey Macklem November 15, 2022
Butternut squash might be tan and plain on the outside, a real ho-hum in comparison. But underneath is a brilliant orange flesh surpassing the flavor of all others. Roasted, zoodled or steamed, cook with it and you will fall for butternut squash.
Roger Teten and cat play on a pedal-driven car in east Encinitas in 1930. (San Dieguito Heritage Museum photo)

Handmade gifts to flower shows: Encinitas holidays nearly a century ago

Charlene Pulsonetti December 23, 2021
As winter brought shorter days and colder nights, Encinitas families pulled canned goods from their pantries and surely shared excess with those less fortunate. They shared their culture through holiday treats, and folks like the Eckes helped put the community on the map with their poinsettias.
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.
Quiche. (Photo by Angèle Kamp via Unsplash)

Preserved Home: Quiche is a dish for everyone, and everything

Laura Woolfrey Macklem April 30, 2021
Quiche might conjure up thoughts of froo-froo French cooking for light appetites, but it’s actually a humble dish and a perfect receptacle for hearty leftovers.
Homemade corned beef ready to cook. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)

Preserved Home: Homemade corned beef, flavored to your liking

Laura Woolfrey Macklem March 11, 2021
Not only is homemade corned beef frugal, but you can cater the brine to match your tastes, and the quality is superior to anything found in the grocery store. Also, it’s fun to make.
Start with fresh cherries. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)

Preserved Home: Cherries your valentines will love

Laura Woolfrey Macklem February 5, 2021
Out of all the fruit I’ve dehydrated, cherries are now my favorite. Chocolate-covered or not, cherries come out on top.
Oats. (Photo by Anshu A, Unsplash)

Preserved Home: Prepare your own oats for a healthy new year trend

Laura Woolfrey Macklem January 1, 2021
When people think of oatmeal, they think of a drab breakfast offering. But with some creativity, oats can be an exciting addition to your mornings — a healthy new trend of your own.
This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

North Coast Current December 4, 2019
The Encinitas-based Community Resource Center seeks donations for Holiday Baskets between Dec. 6-12 and Dec. 13. The collections go toward a three-day distribution at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

North Island Credit Union seeks toys for military families

North Coast Current December 4, 2019
North Island Credit Union, in partnership with Support The Enlisted Project, has launched a holiday toy drive to benefit STEP’s annual Sharing the Joy program.

Stuff the Bus to help hungry families this season

North Coast Current December 4, 2019
Albertsons and Vons partner with local groups for the 12th Annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive to help families.
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