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North Coast Current

Eric Casalini (left) and Beth Gallagher (right) star in “To Fall In Love,” a San Diego feature film directed by Michael Foster that is showing at the 2024 Oceanside International Film Festival. (Production photo)

Oceanside International Film Festival highlights North San Diego County projects

OsideNews February 20, 2024
This year’s Oceanside International Film Festival, running now through Friday, offers several films produced by local talent.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Encinitas owner/operators Nikki Ames (left) and Stefanie Droessler are shown in a social media photo announcing their store’s opening date of Feb. 29. (Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Encinitas)

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Encinitas location preps for Feb. 29 opening

North Coast Current February 19, 2024
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s new Encinitas store plans its grand opening for Thursday, Feb. 29, as management puts the final touches on the location.
Drinking water. (Photo by Yucel Tellici, Freeimages)

Vallecitos Water District opens scholarship applications

North Coast Current February 14, 2024
The Vallecitos Water District has opened applications for scholarships to local high school and college students, the San Marcos-based agency recently announced.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Oceanside rescuers save man from fast-moving San Luis Rey River

OsideNews February 10, 2024
Oceanside rescue personnel saved a man in a swift-water operation along the San Luis Rey River on Friday, Feb. 9.
The Oceanside coast is pictured in February 2020. (Photo by Matt Gush, iStock Getty Images)

City Report: Oceanside beach sand plan gets green light, but concerns persist

Roman S. Koenig February 9, 2024
Political and environmental observers in Oceanside appear likely to keep a cautious eye on the city’s recently approved RE:BEACH sand retention project, based on comments to the City Council ahead of its green light.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Deluge brings more rain, flooding, closures to North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews February 7, 2024
The latest major storm to sweep through the region met or exceeded predictions as North San Diego County residents faced significant rainfall and flooding this week.
In interviews with the North Coast Current and OsideNews, chamber of commerce officials representing Oceanside, Carlsbad and Encinitas expressed a common goal of encouraging residents to support locally owned businesses. (Photo by Tim Mossholder via Unsplash)

Chamber outlook: Buy local in 2024 to help keep region’s community economies strong

Owen Pratt February 6, 2024
To understand the relationship between residents, businesses and their local economies, the North Coast Current and OsideNews reached out to the chambers of commerce for Oceanside, Encinitas and Carlsbad for a look at what matters in 2024.
The documentary “Six Triple Eight,” which tells the story of 855 Black women who were sent in 1945 to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations, is being screened by the Vista-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors on Feb. 21 in celebration of Black History Month. (Courtesy photo)

Celebrate Black history, support local markets during February

North Coast Current February 5, 2024
With a month as damp as February, it might be easy to forget that our region’s farmers markets are active at this time of year. This month’s Spotlight includes a rundown of our community farmers markets, which are open with winter hours. February marks Black History Month as well, and institutions offer a variety of programs highlighting the contributions of local and national figures to our communities, nation, and world.
This graphic shows San Diego County excessive rainfall risks from the National Weather Service. (NWS graphic)

Batten down for major rain event through Tuesday, forecasters say

North Coast Current February 4, 2024
North San Diego County residents should prepare for torrential rain Sunday through Tuesday as a large storm fed by an atmospheric river moves through Southern California, forecasters warned.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

February to get a rainy, windy start for North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 31, 2024
North San Diego County can expect to start February off with another round of rain following last week’s severe storm, according to the National Weather Service.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Officials seek driver in accident that hurt 2 children in San Marcos

North Coast Current January 31, 2024
Two children suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run accident Monday, Jan. 29, in San Marcos, authorities reported.
Buona Forchetta San Marcos’ new lunch special menu features a choice of one starter, such as fattore, piemonte or the soup of the day, and one main course selected from a diverse range of proteins, pastas and pizzas, including gluten-free options. (Buona Forchetta photo)

Buona Forchetta San Marcos unveils Happy Hour and lunch menus

News Release January 28, 2024
Buona Forchetta San Marcos at North City, an Italian eatery known for its award-winning Neapolitan-style pizzas and upscale Northern Italian entrees, has unveiled new Happy Hour and lunch menus exclusively at its San Marcos location.
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