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Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

Expect San Elijo Ave. traffic delays in Cardiff through April

Expect San Elijo Ave. traffic delays in Cardiff through April

North Coast Current

March 13, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Drivers in Cardiff can expect periodic delays on San Elijo Avenue now through April, Build NCC announced on social media March 13.

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

March 8, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Region, San Diego County

Drivers on Interstate 5 will notice a lower posted speed limit between Encinitas and Carlsbad, transportation, civic and safety officials announced March 8. The I-5 speed limit has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph along an 8-mile stretch of the freeway from Manchester Avenue in Cardiff to Palomar Airport Road.

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy breaks ground on Harbaugh trails

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy breaks ground on Harbaugh trails

North Coast Current

March 1, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Ground is breaking at the start of this month on the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s Harbaugh Seaside Trails project, the organization announced March 1.

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

North Coast Current

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner train service will be suspended between Oceanside and downtown San Diego for two weekends in March as rail construction continues, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Feb. 22.

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

North Coast Current

February 20, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2020, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

Longtime Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz officially launched her campaign Feb. 20 for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat representing the 3rd District. Encinitas resident Terra Lawson-Remer is also an announced candidate for the district.

Pacific View site plan up for Encinitas planning review

Pacific View site plan up for Encinitas planning review

North Coast Current

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arts, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The Encinitas Planning Commission is set to consider the proposed redevelopment of the former Pacific View school site Feb. 21. The Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance, the group working on the proposal, has been rounding up support ahead the hearing.

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

North Coast Current

February 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Region, San Diego County

Encinitas saw just under 2 inches of rain Feb. 13-14 as an atmospheric river of subtropical moisture blended with a colder northern system that drenched Southern California.

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Caltrans is wrapping up work on barrier placement and other construction preparation along Interstate 5 through Encinitas and Carlsbad.

Expect local Coaster, Amtrak rail service closure Feb. 9-11

Expect local Coaster, Amtrak rail service closure Feb. 9-11

North Coast Current

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Coaster and Amtrak service will be halted Feb. 9-11 along the San Diego portion of the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo coastal rail corridor for construction work.

Chesterfield Drive rail crossing in Cardiff reopens on schedule

Chesterfield Drive rail crossing in Cardiff reopens on schedule

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The Chesterfield Drive rail crossing at the San Elijo Avenue intersection in Cardiff is fully open, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Jan. 23.

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.

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