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BREAKING NEWS: Preliminary 7.1-magnitude quake near Ridgecrest; felt in Encinitas and North County

BREAKING NEWS: Preliminary 7.1-magnitude quake near Ridgecrest; felt in Encinitas and North County

North Coast Current

July 5, 2019

The U.S. Geological Survey website has reported an earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter scale, at about 8:20 p.m. Friday, July 5. Residents of Encinitas and elsewhere in North San Diego County have reported feeling the quake.

Carlsbad crash injures 3, blocks traffic on Rancho Santa Fe Road

Carlsbad crash injures 3, blocks traffic on Rancho Santa Fe Road

North Coast Current

July 1, 2019

Three people were hospitalized June 29 after a serious collision at Rancho Santa Fe Road and Camino Junipero in Carlsbad. Drug intoxication may have been a factor in the crash, police reported.

Health officials investigate E.coli exposures linked to San Diego fair animals, which led to child’s death

Health officials investigate E.coli exposures linked to San Diego fair animals, which led to child’s death

North Coast Current

June 30, 2019

Four children were sickened, leading to one death, after exposure to E.coli from contact with animals at the San Diego County Fair, county health officials reported in a statement June 29.

Carlsbad, Encinitas place near top in WalletHub Beach Towns report

Carlsbad, Encinitas place near top in WalletHub Beach Towns report

North Coast Current

June 18, 2019

Carlsbad placed a few spaces ahead of Encinitas in a recent survey naming the Best Beach Towns to Live In, but both cities can claim they made the top 10, based on WalletHub report released June 18.

Teresa Acosta joins race for Carlsbad City Council District 4

Teresa Acosta joins race for Carlsbad City Council District 4

North Coast Current

June 14, 2019

Carlsbad business owner Teresa Acosta announced June 12 that she is running for a seat on the City Council, the second non-incumbent in the race for District 4. Acosta joins Phil Urbina, who launched his campaign April 28.

Water restored, repairs underway after line break in Olivenhain

Water restored, repairs underway after line break in Olivenhain

North Coast Current

June 13, 2019

Work is underway to repair erosion and other damage on a roadway in Olivenhain after a water line break June 12, resulting in a cut to service for several homes, the city of Encinitas reported.

Encinitas maintains Tree City USA designation for eighth year

Encinitas maintains Tree City USA designation for eighth year

North Coast Current

June 3, 2019

Encinitas has maintained its Tree City USA status for an eighth year, the city announced June 3. The city earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s notation, which recognizes communities’ efforts to maintain an urban tree canopy.

Encinitas, regional officials mark completion of Cardiff dune project

Encinitas, regional officials mark completion of Cardiff dune project

North Coast Current

May 27, 2019

Fencing along part of the beach west of Coast Highway 101 in Cardiff might not be a surprise given the ongoing transportation projects underway in the area. But this particular fencing indicates something different — wildlife at work.

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s new name: Nature Collective

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s new name: Nature Collective

North Coast Current

May 22, 2019

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy marked its transition to a new name — the Nature Collective — with a sunset celebration on May 17 at Seaside Beach in Cardiff.

Railway Quiet Zone in effect through Encinitas town of Cardiff

Railway Quiet Zone in effect through Encinitas town of Cardiff

North Coast Current

May 1, 2019

Local civic and transportation officials marked the launch of a railway Quiet Zone in Cardiff on Wednesday, May 1. The zone went into effect at 12:01 a.m. April 28.

Encinitas mayor, leaders statewide: Increase funds to stop gun violence

Encinitas mayor, leaders statewide: Increase funds to stop gun violence

North Coast Current

April 30, 2019

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear is among several California mayors calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to increase funding in support of communities that disproportionately face the threat of gun violence.

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