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The San Marcos city sign. (Photo by albertc111, iStock Getty Images)

Residents invited to San Marcos Creek update over coffee

North Coast Current June 8, 2021
San Marcos officials invite the public to a Coffee with the Creek online meeting June 10 and 12 as work moves full-speed on the San Marcos Creek Project.

San Dieguito school district trustees name interim superintendent

North Coast Current April 30, 2021
San Dieguito Union High School District trustees approved Lucile Lynch as interim superintendent on a quick turnaround after the departure this week of its leader of nearly three years.
As the city of Encinitas develops a streetscape plan for Birmingham Drive in Cardiff, community members are discussing ways to preserve its self-funded sidewalk, pictured April 28. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Cardiff weighs community sidewalk’s future amid Encinitas roadway plan

Julia Shapero April 30, 2021
As designs for a series of improvements along Birmingham Drive near completion, the Cardiff-by-the-Sea community has begun to make plans to save community-based sidewalk art from the 1980s that runs along the street.
Ty Humes, Area 5 representative on the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo)

San Dieguito high school district trustees fill Area 5 seat

North Coast Current April 28, 2021
San Dieguito Union High School District trustees have appointed Ty Humes as provisional board member to fill a seat vacated in March, the district announced Sunday, April 25.
Eileen Burke, owner of Queen Eileen’s Gift Baskets in downtown Encinitas, shows off a 1950s-era mural uncovered in her shop during remodeling in February. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas gift shop unwraps historical surprise behind wall

Julia Shapero March 31, 2021
Queen Eileen’s Gift Baskets, which has been open for more than 30 years in downtown Encinitas, reopened March 13 with a Coca-Cola-themed celebration in honor of a circa 1950s-era sign that was uncovered during remodeling work.
Kristin Gibson, who represented Area 5 on the San Dieguito Union High School District board, resigned March 19. (Courtesy photo)

San Dieguito high school district trustee resigns

North Coast Current March 22, 2021
San Dieguito Union High School District Trustee Kristin Gibson has resigned, district officials announced March 20.

Education Matters: What they’re paid

Marsha Sutton March 11, 2021
With the understanding that public education exists to put student interests first, the public needs to know what teachers earn, how superintendents receive increased pay, and what might need to be cut from student services in the future to accommodate regular and often massive wage increases.

Education Matters: Understanding the dangers of national strife

Marsha Sutton February 5, 2021
We look to our children for hope. Let us provide guidance to young people so they can work toward a better future and help mend national strife and divisions that today seem insurmountable.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Solana Beach winds hit 65 mph during Monday storm

North Coast Current January 26, 2021
Solana Beach and Del Mar were among the communities that experienced the strongest wind gusts in San Diego County as a storm swept through the region Monday, local weather officials reported.

3.1 earthquake off Carlsbad felt in parts of San Diego County

North Coast Current January 26, 2021
A small earthquake rattled parts of coastal north San Diego County late Monday.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Encinitas citations still in effect as COVID-19 restrictions ease

North Coast Current January 26, 2021
Encinitas restaurants, salons, barbershops and other businesses can reopen after California lifted a stay-at-home order under the weight of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — but with a caveat, according to a city announcement on Monday.

Victim in Solana Beach death ID’d as Butterfly Farms co-founder

North Coast Current January 5, 2021
Management and supporters of Butterfly Farms in Encinitas are mourning the death of co-founder Tom Merriman, who authorities identified as the victim in a suspicious death in Solana Beach on Jan. 1.
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