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Sheriff’s Department investigating San Marcos shooting deaths

North Coast Current

June 2, 2015


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Region, San Marcos

The sheriff’s Homicide Detail is investigating the shooting deaths of an elderly man and woman June 1 at a San Marcos residence. At about 3:40 p.m., deputies received a radio call that a man reported that he shot and killed his wife and he was going to kill himself, according to a report from San...

Drunken driving suspected in San Marcos crash injuring two

North Coast Current

June 1, 2015


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Region, San Marcos

A collision involving suspected drunken driving resulted in serious injuries May 31 in San Marcos, authorities reported. The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. when a 60-year-old woman driving a Toyota Prius sedan made a left turn in front of a motorcycle traveling westbound on East Mission Road,...

Woman injured in collision with bicycle at Camino Del Mar

North Coast Current

June 1, 2015


Filed under Del Mar, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Region, Solana Beach

An El Segundo woman visiting the area with her husband was seriously injured May 31 when she was hit by a bicyclist in Del Mar, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported. At 1:37 p.m., the 68-year-old woman and her husband were walking from the Holiday Inn Express at 621 South Highway 101...

Oceanside museum chief resigns

North Coast Current

May 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region

The executive director of the Oceanside Museum of Art has resigned as the organization embarks on a new phase of “rapid organizational growth,” the museum announced May 26. The museum’s board of trustees has named Development Officer Sandra Chanis, a longtime museum supporter, as interim executive...

SANDAG purchases Batiquitos land for open space

North Coast Current

April 8, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

A parcel originally slated for a 19-unit housing development along Batiquitos Lagoon has been purchased by the San Diego Association of Governments to preserve as open space, the organization announced April 7. The 50-acre property, known as Batiquitos Bluffs, is located southeast of the lagoon in...

Man dies in Encinitas deputy-involved shooting

North Coast Current

March 28, 2015


Filed under Crime, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deputy-involved shooting March 27 that resulted in the death of an Encinitas man, authorities reported. Deputies were sent to a Village Park home in the 2000 block of Shadytree Lane after an incomplete 911 call was made from the Encinitas...

MiraCosta College Trustee Leon Page resigns

North Coast Current

March 20, 2015


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region

The MiraCosta Community College District Board of Trustees has an open seat after the resignation of member Leon Page effective March 16. In a March 19 college district announcement, Page said his resignation was necessary because his family was moving outside the district boundaries. “This is...

Pacific View follow-up with Encinitas council slated for April 8

North Coast Current

March 10, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The Encinitas City Council is slated to hear the results of a community forum on the future of the former Pacific View School property on April 8, according to Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer. The March 3 meeting’s primary objective was to discuss the selection of an operating partner for the site, which...

Encinitas seeks points of view March 3 for old school site

North Coast Current

February 26, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The city of Encinitas’ Pacific View Activation Plan Subcommittee will hold its third public meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. March 3 at City Hall. The creation of a process to determine which Encinitas organizations will be involved in the former school site’s use is among the meeting agenda items, according...

Interested in an old firehouse? Contact Encinitas by March 2

North Coast Current

February 26, 2015


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

A deadline to submit letters of interest to lease or purchase a former Encinitas firehouse is fast approaching. The city seeks letters from interested renters or buyers by 5 p.m. March 2. The fire station, built in the 1970s and located at 1867 Mackinnon Ave. in Cardiff, was replaced by a new station...

Man reportedly takes money from Encinitas gas station

North Coast Current

February 20, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Crime, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement

A man reportedly took about $50 from a cashier in a robbery Feb. 18 at an Encinitas Chevron gas station, authorities said. The robbery took place at 3:54 a.m. at the Chevron located at 540 La Costa Ave. in Encinitas, according to a Sheriff’s Department report. A clerk gave the suspect the money...

Carlsbad Educational Foundation names new executive

North Coast Current

February 18, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation named Michelle J. Ginn as its new CEO on Feb. 17 following a unanimous board vote, the organization announced. Ginn brings a mix of business experience and community involvement to the position, according to the foundation’s statement. She was most recently dir...

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