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North Coast Current

San Clemente native and Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro champion Sawyer Lindblad signs autographs for young fans Saturday, Sept. 17, during the weekend competition and community event at Oceanside Pier. (Super Girl Surf Pro photo by Andrew Nichols)

Oktoberfest, Super Girl Surf Pro, ‘Saturday Night’ round out September

North Coast Current September 19, 2023
Just as September started off with a variety of weather (with a lead-in by a tropical storm in late August), North San Diego County has an eclectic mix of events, including an early start to Oktoberfest with Encinitas’ annual event slated for the end of the month.
(Photos by Fernanda Reyes, iStock Getty Images; Austin Distel, Unsplash; Tdub Photo, iStock Getty Images; Hero Images, iStock Getty Images)

Introducing You: Current, OsideNews seek your community profiles

North Coast Current August 3, 2023
Community connections can build newfound stability in a chaotic era. It’s with that in mind that the North Coast Current and OsideNews introduce “Neighbors,” a new section devoted to brief profiles highlighting North San Diego County residents who build on the positive aspects of community and connection.
Joanna Rossoni, Briana Fillmore and Sam Bouffard participate in activities at The CADO museum in San Marcos on July 6. The pop-up museum is dedicated to the avocado. (CADO Museum photo)

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

Chase Spear August 20, 2019
Since late June, The CADO museum in San Marcos has dedicated itself to preserving the history and educational significance of the California avocado.
Crews prepare a native oak tree for placement in its new home the morning of Aug. 12 at the North City project in San Marcos. The tree was moved from its original spot nearby. (North City courtesy photo)

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

North Coast Current August 20, 2019
If you visit the growing cluster of housing and businesses just across from California State University San Marcos on the north side of East Barham Drive, you will find the new home of a living landmark.
Fourth of July fireworks. (Photo by Warren Tobias, Unsplash)

San Marcos seeks donations for annual Fourth of July fireworks

North Coast Current June 20, 2019
The city of San Marcos has launched a fundraising drive for its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza.
San Diego Oasis representatives celebrate their organization’s award June 7 from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change at the Harrah’s resort on the Rincon Reservation. Left to right: David Beevers, Oasis North County director; Oasis board members Julie Derry and William Wise; San Diego Oasis President Simona Valanciute; organization External Relations Vice President Jolyn Parker; Secretary Judy Lewis (secretary); and Development Associate Sarah Beaupre. (San Diego Oasis photo)

San Diego Oasis wins $5,000 grant from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change

North Coast Current June 11, 2019
Local community organization San Diego Oasis, with a North County base in Escondido, received a $5,000 grant as a Top 5 regional nonprofit from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change program, the group announced June 11.
Cassidy’s Books owner Tom McDevitt works at his desk in the shop, located in San Marcos. (Escondido Grapevine photo)

Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

The Escondido Grapevine April 30, 2019
Cassidy’s Books, a longtime used book seller in San Marcos, has ridden the tide of reader interest and industry trends to maintain its corner of the market in the community.
Late afternoon sun casts golden light on the eastern side of Lake Hodges near Escondido in this February 2018 image. (Photo by Autumn Sky Photography; iStock Getty Images)

Lake Hodges at two-thirds capacity as forecast calls for more rain

The Escondido Grapevine March 6, 2019
More rain in one of San Diego County’s rainiest of winter seasons is expected to drop an inch or two across the region through Friday, but Lake Hodges Dam is holding strong.
The Philosophical Librarys most recent Escondido home was combined with the Creative Center for Spiritual Living. Library managers seek a new home after losing this location. (Escondido Grapevine photo)

On the road again: Philosophical Library seeks new home

The Escondido Grapevine January 10, 2017
Don’t look now but Escondido’s venerable Philosophical Library, dating back to 1963, is nowhere to be found. It’s status, according to its website? Moving.

End of emergency services era at Palomar Health Downtown Campus

The Escondido Grapevine February 12, 2016

Ending months of speculation, and anticipation, Palomar Health said Wednesday it would close its around-the-clock downtown Escondido emergency department on March 14. Once a major 319-bed regional...

The Times-Advocate is a new newspaper in Valley Center that debuted at the end of July. Its a familiar title in North County, as it was the name for the daily Times Advocate in Escondido, which became part of the now-closed North County Times. (North Coast Current photo)

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

North Coast Current August 7, 2014

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...

Escondido City Hall is pictured July 31. (North Coast Current photo)

Escondido to build pipeline as part of larger vision to meet water demand

Alex Groves June 18, 2014

The city of Escondido is in the initial phases of creating a $5 million pipeline to transport recycled wastewater from a treatment facility on its west side to agricultural entities on its east and northeast...

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