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North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

A Metrolink train moves along tracks over Oceanside Harbor. (OsideNews photo)

Metrolink, Amtrak service suspended north from Oceanside

OsideNews September 30, 2022
Metrolink and Amtrak service between Oceanside and Irvine has been suspended as of Sept. 30 over bluff stability concerns where coastal train tracks run through San Clemente.
Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez speaks about a $3.3 million homeless shelter grant at a news conference Sept. 21 at the facility site. Shes joined by (left to right) Salvador Roman, management analyst/homeless services; Leilani Hines, Housing and Neighborhood Services director; county staff; City Manager Jonathan Borrego; Deputy Mayor Ryan Keim; Councilman Peter Weiss; Councilwoman Kori Jensen; county Supervisors Jim Desmond and Nathan Fletcher; and San Diego Rescue Mission President and CEO Donnie Dee. (Oceanside city photo)

Oceanside receives $3.3M county grant for homeless center

OsideNews September 26, 2022
San Diego County has awarded more than $3 million to Oceanside toward the city’s Navigation Center for homeless individuals and families.
The new OsideNews front page. (OsideNews photo)

A note to our readers

OsideNews September 15, 2022
Between now and the end of September (earlier than was expected), OsideNews will transition to a dedicated news site through the North Coast Current. Starting today, OsideNews will post stories only to that new site.
“I’m trying to make old music cool again,” Oceanside alt-country singer-songwriter Kimmi Bitter says of her music. (Publicity photo)

From Oceanside to the open road: Kimmi Bitter’s musical journey

Charlene Pulsonetti September 11, 2022
If you long for a fresh take on dreamy tunes reminiscent of the 1960s and ’70s, and female vocals that pull on the heartstrings, you don’t need Doc Brown’s time traveling DeLorean. Instead, look to Oceanside’s Kimmi Bitter.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Tropical Storm Kay bringing winds, rain to north San Diego County communities

North Coast Current September 9, 2022
Wind gusts along north coastal San Diego County reached upward of 50 mph early Friday, Sept. 9, as bands of Tropical Storm Kay continued to move through San Diego County.
The new Pure Water Oceanside facility is pictured Tuesday, March 22. (Photo by Jeremy Kemp for the city of Oceanside)

Pure Water Oceanside project on track for $9.9M federal grant

OsideNews September 6, 2022
The Pure Water Oceanside project, a purification facility for recycled drinking water that opened in Oceanside earlier this year, is on track to receive nearly $10 million in federal grant money, the city recently announced.
Phase II of Oceanside’s Beachfront Improvement Feasibility Study explores potential improvements to the Junior Seau Beach Community Center, Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater/ Bandshell, and the pier plaza and public spaces in between. (Oceanside city rendering)

Oceanside residents can review community improvement plan Aug. 17

OsideNews August 14, 2022
The city of Oceanside holds its final community meeting Aug. 17 regarding improvements to the Junior Seau Beach Community Center, amphitheater and bandshell, and the pier plaza area.
This photo shows a honeybee with a Varroa mite on it. (USDA photo)

Honeybees, consumers face threat from mite-fighting pesticides

J.W. August July 11, 2022
Smuggling operations along the U.S./Mexico border typically deal with illicit drugs, illegal weapons and human trafficking, but a recent takedown is noteworthy for its more unusual targets — pesticides and honeybees, an integral part of the food supply.
North County Transit District’s Sprinter line is shown June 5, 2020. (NCTD photo by Alan Crosthwaite)

Extra Sprinter train service available during the July Fourth holiday

News Release July 2, 2022
To accommodate later evening festivities on the Fourth of July, the North County Transit District is adding special event service.
Fourth of July fireworks. (Photo by Warren Tobias, Unsplash)

North County communities celebrate July Fourth with a variety of events

North Coast Current June 28, 2022
Several North County communities have Independence Day fireworks and other festivities scheduled for July 3 and 4.
Oceanside city sign. (Photo by albertc111, iStock Getty Images)

Oceanside asks residents to increase water conservation efforts

News Release June 14, 2022
The city of Oceanside will be enacting Level 2 drought reduction actions in accordance with a state Water Boards Emergency Drought Resolution.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Oceanside residents evacuated during brush fire June 12

OsideNews June 13, 2022
An Oceanside brush fire on Sunday, June 12, resulted in the evacuation of homes on Wala Road and nearby streets north of state Route 76.
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