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North Coast Current

The San Diego Union-Tribune has its headquarters in downtown San Diego. (Google Street View photo)

San Diego Union-Tribune sold, separating it from Los Angeles Times

North Coast Current July 10, 2023
The San Diego Union-Tribune has been sold after five years of ownership by medical research magnate Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and eight years of common ownership with the Los Angeles Times.
The North Coast Current of Encinitas and OsideNews of Oceanside combined operations on Feb. 22. (North Coast Current graphic)

NC Current, writers recognized by Society of Professional Journalists

North Coast Current June 22, 2023
The North Coast Current and its contributors were recognized Tuesday, June 20, for excellence in community journalism by the San Diego Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Carlsbad High School students conduct a practice run before their daily news broadcast begins. (Photo by Charlene Pulsonetti)

News Education: Coastal high schoolers passionate about journalism

Charlene Pulsonetti April 6, 2023
Coastal North San Diego County high school journalism programs provide more than just a means for students to share campus news. It’s also inspiring them to look at bigger issues, analyzing how they affect their lives and their greater community while encouraging their peers to do the same.

Point of View: All the news that’s fit to copy and paste

Roman S. Koenig December 14, 2022
Encinitas has an odd reputation for being a home base of questionable news websites. Since 2021, we have a third — and it’s troublesome enough that the city of Encinitas has put a disclaimer about it in the footer of its own website.
Although North San Diego County college journalism programs face declining enrollments, loss of revenue, and technological and other challenges, educators remain hopeful that their relevancy can remain intact. (Photo by Utsav Srestha via Unsplash)

News Education: College media programs battling multiple challenges

Charlene Pulsonetti November 14, 2022
When Advanced Web Offset, San Diego County’s last large-scale offset printer, closed and subsequently merged with Anaheim-based Advantage ColorGraphics, the fate of local print publications — including those from high schools and colleges — hung in the balance.
Newspapers. (Photo by Tim Mossholder via Unsplash)

North San Diego County colleges end student newspaper print editions

Roman S. Koenig October 12, 2022
The leading institutions of higher education in North San Diego County are all without printed student news publications as of Oct. 12, ending a nearly 80-year tradition in the region.
The front of the former Advanced Web Offset printing facility in Vista is shown in an undated photo. The plant, the last of its kind serving San Diego County, was closed in August after it was purchased by an Orange County company. (Publicity photo)

San Diego community newspapers left in limbo after losing local printer

Roman S. Koenig October 7, 2022
Community newspapers in North San Diego County were left scrambling for printing services in recent days after the region’s last facility for such work shut down and dropped their contracts, local media sources said.
The San Diego Union-Tribune has its headquarters in downtown San Diego. (Google Street View photo)

San Diego Union-Tribune announces cut in some Saturday print distribution

North Coast Current April 20, 2022
Citing rising costs, The San Diego Union-Tribune will cut some of its Saturday subscription print distribution in early May, customers were informed in a letter Wednesday, April 20.
The North Coast Current of Encinitas and OsideNews of Oceanside combined operations on Feb. 22. (North Coast Current graphic)

Point of View: History guides union of North Coast Current and OsideNews

Roman S. Koenig March 26, 2022
The North Coast Current and OsideNews will continue a mission that was started 10 years ago. As the publisher, the lessons of history will be my guide.
The North Coast Current and OsideNews.com are combining their news presence in North San Diego County.

Acquisition unites North Coast Current and OsideNews.com

North Coast Current February 22, 2022
The North Coast Current of Encinitas and OsideNews.com of Oceanside are combining their news presence in North San Diego County this week, the websites’ founders announced Feb. 22.

Notes & Quotes: The rise and demise of the daily newspaper

Tom Morrow February 19, 2022
Since the founding of the nation, daily newspapers have played an important role in American society. Here locally, San Diego County’s newspapers have been important to our everyday life … that is until the last few years.
San Diego Press Club board President Eileen Gaffen announces award winners during a live online presentation Oct. 25 from the San Diego Automotive Museum. (Press Club image)

Current earns San Diego Press Club awards for website, reporting

North Coast Current October 27, 2021
The North Coast Current won seven awards for online/daily excellence — including second place for best news website — from the San Diego Press Club on Oct. 25.
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