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School marks garden opening

School marks garden opening

North Coast Current

August 17, 2012

Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Paul Ecke Central School celebrates the opening of its garden and new produce shed with the start of school Aug. 20, the Encinitas Unified School District announced. The garden is designed to be a hands-on learning experience for the elementary school’s students, who will learn to grow food through...

City trims fees for efficient projects

North Coast Current

August 3, 2012

Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Encinitas and its contract building permit and inspection services provider, EsGil Corp., have undertaken a one-year program to waive or reduce fees for installing energy-efficient systems, the city announced in a news release. The program is designed to promote energy efficiency through the reduction...

Rumble was sonic boom

North Coast Current

June 30, 2012

Filed under LATEST NEWS, Military, Region

The Navy confirmed that a rumble felt countywide June 29 was the result of military exercises about 35 miles off the San Diego coast. The incident was triggered by fighter jets doing maneuvers as part of USS Carl Vinson Family Day, a Navy official told local media. The significant rumble felt about...

Rumble rattles through region

North Coast Current

June 29, 2012

Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Region

Was it an earthquake or a sonic boom? There are no answers yet to a significant rumble felt about 12:45 p.m. June 29 from Encinitas east to Harmony Grove and south to San Diego. The U.S. Geological Survey reported no earthquakes around that time in the region, except for a 2.2-magnitude quake at 6:29...

Surfing Madonna on display

North Coast Current

June 26, 2012

Filed under Arts, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

The popular and controversial Surfing Madonna mosaic has reappeared in Leucadia. Mosaic supporter Scott Chatfield, who designed a website profiling the art piece, announced June 25 on Facebook that the Surfing Madonna is now on display between Cafe Ipe and Surfy Surfy. The mosaic, created by Mark P...

Teen honored for environmental work

Teen honored for environmental work

North Coast Current

June 25, 2012

Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, K-12, LATEST NEWS, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

San Dieguito Academy student Gabrielle Posard recently received an Action For Nature 2012 International Young Eco-Hero honorable mention for her work with food recycling, the organization announced. Gabrielle, 14, started the nonprofit Donate Don’t Dump, which works with grocery stores to give u...

Vehicle checkpoint nets 2 arrests

North Coast Current

May 31, 2012

Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

A Memorial Day holiday checkpoint conducted by deputies from the Encinitas Sheriff’s Station netted two arrests and 12 citations, according to a Sheriff’s Department report. Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the report states. The checkpoint...

Sample the tastes of Cardiff

North Coast Current

May 10, 2012

Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Food, LATEST NEWS

Local restaurants take the spotlight May 17 for the third annual Taste of Cardiff, presented by Cardiff 101 Main Street. Cardiff 101 Main Street invites residents to enjoy an evening of strolling through town while savoring the best of Cardiff's cuisine, according to an organization announcement....

Encinitas to host first arts fest

North Coast Current

May 1, 2012

Filed under Arts, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS

The city of Encinitas Commission for the Arts presents its first Encinitas Arts Festival on May 5. Running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center, the festival’s aim is to celebrate the importance of arts in education, according to a city news release. In keeping with...

O’side film fest announces venues

North Coast Current

May 1, 2012

Filed under Arts, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region

The Oceanside International Film Festival has announced its official schedule and list of venues for this August. Sponsored by Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, the festival runs Aug. 16-19 and showcases narrative features, documentaries, shorts, animation and student works from filmmakers who have ...

Street Fair set to return this weekend

Ernesto Lopez

April 24, 2012

Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The 29th edition of the Encinitas Street Fair is rolling into town April 28 and 29, and it promises, like every year, to showcase local talent, good food and unique items on sale from around the world. “This is a great family event and an opportunity to run into old friends and make new ones,”...

Current launches special features

Roman S. Koenig

April 20, 2012

Filed under Editor's Note, LATEST NEWS

The North Coast Current brings back two popular story series with its latest update. Starting April 20, the Institutions series highlights longtime local businesses and other establishments. The series returns with a story about the impending closure of Rancho Park Pharmacy, a sign of the tough economic climate communities have faced over the past few ...

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