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Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Tsunami advisory issued for San Diego coastline after South Pacific eruption

North Coast Current January 15, 2022
Authorities issued a tsunami advisory for the San Diego County coastline early Saturday morning after the eruption of a large undersea volcano in the South Pacific.
Surveillance images show a person spray-painting racist and homophobic graffiti on the walls of San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas on early New Year’s Day. (San Diego County Sheriff’s Department)

Authorities seek help in finding Encinitas school graffiti suspect

North Coast Current January 6, 2022
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department seeks the public’s help in finding the suspect responsible for spray-painting racist and homophobic graffiti on San Dieguito High School Academy walls in Encinitas early New Year’s Day.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Carlsbad, regional libraries run out of COVID-19 tests as cases increase

North Coast Current December 31, 2021
The San Diego County Library system, including its Encinitas branch and the Carlsbad city libraries, are out of free COVID-19 rapid test kits just days after they were distributed through a county program.
Speed has been reduced to 55 mph along Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad during freeway construction. (Photo by Micah Bowerbank, iStock Getty Images)

Southbound I-5 to be closed through Encinitas early Jan. 5

North Coast Current December 30, 2021
Southbound Interstate 5 through Encinitas will be fully closed midnight to 4 a.m. Jan. 5. Cardiff and Solana Beach residents are advised of lagoon construction traffic Jan. 3-7.
Mosaics are pictured at the Santa Fe Drive undercossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas in late August 2020, installed as part of improved pedestrian and cyclist access with the Build NCC freeway project. (Photo by Jim Gilliam, courtesy of the city of Encinitas)

Caltrans launches Complete Street project policy

North Coast Current December 20, 2021
Caltrans is broadening its approach to transportation projects with a new policy announced Dec. 20.
Rain. (Jan Fillem, Unsplash)

Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside see more than an inch of rain

North Coast Current December 16, 2021
Encinitas, Carlsbad and other north coastal San Diego communities received a significant amount of rain from an atmospheric river-fed storm that swept through the region Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Man killed in Encinitas crash

North Coast Current November 5, 2021
A man died at the scene of a car crash in Encinitas on Nov. 4, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.
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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Deputies arrest suspect in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach drugstore hits

North Coast Current October 26, 2021
Authorities have a suspect in custody after anticipating his arrival at a Solana Beach CVS Pharmacy based on armed robberies at drugstores in Carlsbad and Encinitas on Oct. 22, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.
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.
San Diego Botanic Garden representatives look over Ocean Knoll Canyon, located below Ocean Knoll Elementary School in Encinitas, earlier this year. (San Diego Botanic Garden photo)

San Diego Botanic Garden gets grant for Encinitas project

North Coast Current October 20, 2021
Encinitas’ San Diego Botanic Garden recently received a grant of up to $200,000 from the California State Coastal Conservancy toward restoring Ocean Knoll Canyon, located near Ocean Knoll Elementary School.
Drinking water. (Photo by Yucel Tellici, Freeimages)

Olivenhain water district continues push for voluntary conservation

North Coast Current October 14, 2021
The Olivenhain Municipal Water District will continue to call for voluntary conservation efforts during the region’s drought conditions, the district’s Board of Directors was told during its Oct. 13 meeting.
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