North Coast Current

Education Matters: Restricting public participation

Marsha Sutton

June 3, 2020

Of all the issues that have arisen recently in the San Dieguito Union High School District, it’s fair to say the grading policy was one of considerable importance to the community. On this issue, the public was denied its right to address the board in a fair and transparent manner.

Education Matters: Grading policy at San Dieguito ignites community

Marsha Sutton

May 20, 2020

The San Dieguito Union High School District’s Board of Trustees, students and parents should have been involved in the district’s credit/no credit grading discussion from the beginning, rather than the superintendent rolling it out without seeking more feedback from stakeholders.

Education Matters: Scorning the public’s right to be heard

Marsha Sutton

May 20, 2020

By violating the basic rules of California’s Brown Act in its ill-advised attempt to control the number of public speakers, the San Dieguito Union High School District board has taken away the public’s right to address its elected officials.

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

North Coast Current

March 24, 2020

Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

A faculty member walks across the courtyard of San Dieguito High School Academy's math and science building Aug. 31, 2017. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Chase Spear

March 20, 2020

Due to the potential health hazard imposed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, K-12 school districts across San Diego County — including those in North County — have closed their campuses.

EDITORIAL: San Diego County: ‘No’ on Measure B; ‘yes’ on Measure A

North Coast Current

February 25, 2020

Measure B supporters note that 60% of Newland Sierra housing would be affordably priced for the working class. But assuming it’s built, what would that “affordable” price be at completion given the continuing rise in prices, up 8% over the past year alone? Moreover, what’s their definition of “working class?”

Mysterious boom felt throughout San Diego County

North Coast Current

February 21, 2020

Residents from Encinitas east to Escondido and south to La Mesa, Santee and elsewhere in San Diego County reported rattled nerves and shaken buildings after hearing at least one loud boom at about 1:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.

San Dieguito school district portal back online after thwarted malware attack

Computer code. (Photo by Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

August 20, 2019

The San Dieguito Union High School District’s parent access portal was back online as of Monday, Aug. 19, after the district worked last week to restore security when an attempted malware attack was detected.

San Dieguito school district parent portal offline after malware attack

Computer code. (Photo by Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

August 17, 2019

The San Dieguito Union High School District continues work to restore network security after an attempted malware attack on its parent access portal, the district reported in an update Thursday, Aug. 15.

SANDAG, local leaders weigh options for regional transportation plan

A Coaster commuter train travels along the coast of Del Mar. (Autumn Sky Photography, iStock Getty Images)

Joel Vaughn

July 2, 2019

SANDAG and San Diego County are putting the pieces together for a public transit system that’s a practical, alluring alternative to the congested highway, but it may be many years in the making.

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