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Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Mike Peterson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Media, Politics

A new monthly newsletter headed by Encinitas Councilman Mark Muir and resident Julie Thunder launched last month.

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Mike Peterson

January 9, 2017


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Media, North County, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Seaside Courier, a local print newspaper, is currently on hiatus as its staff decides the paper’s future.

Reporting live from Carlsbad High School: A spotlight on CHSTV

Reporting live from Carlsbad High School: A spotlight on CHSTV

Michele Leivas

October 18, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, K-12, La Costa, Media, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Carlsbad High School's news channel — CHSTV — is not the first of its kind, but it is one of the best, as its award-winning coverage attests.

Times-Advocate in Escondido, Valley Center sold to Roadrunner

North Coast Current

January 6, 2016


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Escondido, Media, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

The second incarnation of Escondido’s Times-Advocate newspaper and its Valley Center counterpart have been sold to the Valley Roadrunner, according to a Jan. 5 news release from the new owner. The owner is relatively new to the Roadrunner, as well, according to the announcement. Roadrunner Publications...

Transcript to continue publishing in deal with Los Angeles firm

North Coast Current

August 30, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Media, Region, San Diego County

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, will continue to publish thanks to a recent deal with the Daily Journal Corp. of Los Angeles. Daily Journal purchased the Transcript’s name, masthead and other assets, according to an announcement...

San Diego Daily Transcript to close after century in business

North Coast Current

July 22, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Media, Region, San Diego County

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, announced July 22 that it will close operations on Sept. 1, when it publishes its last edition. Publisher Robert L. Loomis made the announcement on the publication's news site, San Diego Source, which will also cease operation in the months after the newspaper's c...

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Adam Burkhart

June 17, 2015


Filed under Arts, Del Mar, Encinitas, Film, Media, NORTH COAST BEAT, North County, Region, San Diego County, Vista

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego, they gathered at the Palace Bar just around the corner. “Stimulating conversations is what...

Cyber citizenship

Cyber citizenship

Gisela Lagos

December 2, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, LOCAL WIDE WEB, Media, Olivenhain, Politics, Top Stories

E-Town Hall/Peak Democracy is the newest in a line of efforts Encinitas has made to increase public engagement, but not everyone is convinced that paying for the pilot program was money well spent. In community blogs, comments and group conversations, residents have been talking about the positives...

Point of View: Bad crops growing at the ‘like farm’

Roman S. Koenig

November 28, 2014


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, COLUMNISTS, Media, Point of View, Politics

I’ve never been one for popularity contests. I learned to be suspicious of them long ago in high school when I saw what kind of twits could be elected to student office. But I never really questioned whether I was naive about them. Until now. Late in October, I took part in the Four Points Fi...

Definition of nonprofit journalism enters gray area in Encinitas

Camille Lozano

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Media, Olivenhain, Politics

The not-for-profit news model has recently emerged as an increasingly viable form for sustaining media organizations in a time when the future of traditional media is questioned and for-profit institutions report weakened readership. But as nonprofit news organizations rise in number, concerns have...

Second act for film commission? Encinitas arts commissioner, county supervisor seek green light for agency

Second act for film commission? Encinitas arts commissioner, county supervisor seek green light for agency

Debbie L. Sklar

October 3, 2014


Filed under Arts, Business, Encinitas, Film, Media, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

What do “Top Gun,” the hit television series “Simon & Simon,” and other such high-profile projects as “Traffic,” “Almost Famous,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Lords of Dogtown,” “Bring It On,” “Veronica Mars” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” all...

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

North Coast Current

August 7, 2014


Filed under Escondido, Media, NEIGHBORS, Region, Valley Center

Residents of inland North County might recognize the name of a new Valley Center newspaper — The Times-Advocate. The original century-old daily Times Advocate of Escondido was half of the merger that created the North County Times in 1995. The North County Times was launched when the Times Advocate...

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