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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.
Speed has been reduced to 55 mph along Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad during freeway construction. (Photo by Micah Bowerbank, iStock Getty Images)

Closures for Manchester Ave. at I-5 in Encinitas this weekend

North Coast Current October 9, 2021
If you face long traffic lines at the Interstate 5 Manchester Avenue ramps in Encinitas this weekend, the cause is likely ongoing construction on the bridge over San Elijo Lagoon, according to transportation officials.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas places unvaccinated city workers on unpaid leave

North Coast Current October 8, 2021
Several Encinitas city employees are on unpaid administrative leave for 30 days because they have not been vaccinated for COVID-19, the city announced Oct. 7, contrary to social media claims that the employees had been fired.

Oceanside to San Diego train service suspended Oct. 2-3

North Coast Current September 30, 2021
Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner service between Oceanside and San Diego will be suspended Oct. 2-3 for planned rail work, the San Diego Association of Governments announced.
Lightnight flashes in Encinitas on Sept. 9 as thunderstorms roll through the region. (North Coast Current photo)

More monsoon storms spill west to north San Diego coast

North Coast Current September 24, 2021
For the third time in a month, thunder rumbled through parts of coastal north San Diego County as monsoonal clouds brought showers to regions west of the mountains and deserts on Sept. 24.

Wildfire smoke makes its way to north San Diego County

North Coast Current September 23, 2021
A smoke layer from ongoing wildfires in California made its way to north San Diego County late Thursday afternoon and into the evening and is expected to remain through Friday.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas takes next step in plan to cut natural gas for future buildings

North Coast Current September 23, 2021
The Encinitas City Council voted to move forward on shutting the valve to natural gas for future homes and businesses in what the mayor called a “blockbuster item” during the council’s meeting Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Authorities seek help in finding Encinitas assault suspect

North Coast Current September 23, 2021
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department seeks residents’ help in finding a suspect in an Encinitas sexual assault case, the department announced Sept. 22.

Encinitas, Carlsbad hold council redistricting hearings

North Coast Current September 21, 2021
Encinitas and Carlsbad are moving forward on City Council redistricting with public hearings this week. The release of census data requires a look at how district boundaries are drawn.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas and union agree to COVID-19 vaccinations, testing

North Coast Current August 31, 2021
The city of Encinitas and a union representing employees recently reached an agreement for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and testing amid the recent increase in Delta variant virus infections.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Monsoon brings lightning, thunder, rain to North Coast

North Coast Current August 31, 2021
Summer monsoon weather spilled as far west to San Diego County's north coastal region Sunday through Tuesday, bringing lightning, rumbles of thunder and spotty rain.
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