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Pedestrian access improvements ready at Encinitas undercrossings

North Coast Current

August 6, 2020

Construction is complete on bicycle and pedestrian paths running under Interstate 5 at Santa Fe Drive and Encinitas Boulevard, Caltrans announced.

Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current

July 13, 2020

Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.

Carlsbad police investigate threat ahead of Floyd rallies

North Coast Current

June 5, 2020

The Carlsbad Police Department is investigating a social media threat of violence during George Floyd-related rallies in the city. By 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, a peaceful protest was underway.

Encinitas residents gather to protest death of George Floyd

Encinitas residents gather under the Cardiff Kook statue on May 31 to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Photo courtesy of Scott Chatfield)

North Coast Current

May 31, 2020

Nearly 400 Encinitas residents gathered at the Cardiff Kook statue Sunday, May 31, to add their voices to growing nationwide protests over the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis police custody.

San Diego Botanic Garden announces phased reopening

The San Diego Botanic Garden, located in Encinitas, has announced a phased reopening plan in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Rachel Cobb, San Diego Botanic Garden)

North Coast Current

May 28, 2020

The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas has announced a phased reopening plan beginning this week.

San Dieguito high school district warns of employee email breach

Computer code. (Photo by Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

May 15, 2020

The San Dieguito Union High School District announced May 14 that an unknown party gained access to employee email accounts last summer, an incident that predates an August 2019 malware attack on the district’s parent access portal.

National Parks Service OKs Cardiff school site boundary change

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

May 6, 2020

The National Parks Service has granted final approval to Cardiff School District for a boundary adjustment, a big win for the district that will allow it to proceed with construction plans approved by voters in 2016, according to a district news release.

Encinitas receives nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours Friday

A swollen Escondido Creek flows west through Olivenhain toward San Elijo Lagoon in Cardiff as nonstop rain flooded Encinitas and the region Friday afternoon, April 10. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

North Coast Current

April 10, 2020

Encinitas recorded nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours as of 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, as a low-pressure system parked over Southern California drenched the region over the past several days.

Group files complaint against Encinitas over lot for homeless

Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

North Coast Current

March 12, 2020

North County Citizens Coalition recently filed a complaint in Superior Court against the city of Encinitas over the approval of a parking lot for the homeless.

Driver arrested after van hits, injures three outside Encinitas bar

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

March 1, 2020

San Diego County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he reportedly drove a van into three people outside a downtown Encinitas bar early Sunday, March 1.

Caltrans to raze old Interstate 5 bridge over Encinitas lagoon

The original Interstate 5 bridge across San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas is pictured Oct. 20, 2016, before work began on the freeway’s expansion. (North Coast Current file photo)

North Coast Current

February 27, 2020

Demolition is set to begin on the original Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, Caltrans announced.

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

North Coast Current

February 26, 2020

A weather service advisory will remain in effect through noon Thursday, Feb. 27, as Santa Ana winds whipped through San Diego County starting early Wednesday morning.

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