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North Coast Current

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.
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.
Rep. Mike Levin, D-49th District, tours bluff-side train tracks in San Clemente on Jan. 25, where landslide that blocked tracks in the area a day before. (Levin Office social media photo)

Rep. Mike Levin announces federal funds to shore up coastal rail lines

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 26, 2024
In the wake of another landslide affecting rail travel between Oceanside and Orange County, Rep. Mike Levin, D-49th District, announced the securing of millions of dollars in federal funds to address ongoing challenges to the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor, known as LOSSAN.
Rain. (OsideNews file photo)

Storm brings record rainfall, floods to North San Diego County

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 23, 2024
North San Diego County communities, like much of the region, were soaked Monday, Jan. 22, as a storm dropped historic amounts of rain across the area.
Shawn M. Donaghy is the new CEO of the North County Transit District. (NCTD courtesy photo)

New year marks leadership change for North County Transit District

North Coast Current and OsideNews January 17, 2024
As 2024 gets underway, the North County Transit District is preparing for a change in leadership with a new chief executive officer in the next couple of months.
Mike Piper is the recycled water supervisor for the San Elijo Joint Powers Authority, , which produces recycled water for the water districts that serve Encinitas, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Del Mar. (San Elijo JPA photo)

San Elijo JPA water supervisor aims to keep standards high

News Release December 29, 2023
The card and box of chocolates that recently came to San Elijo Joint Powers Authority Recycled Water Supervisor Mike Piper were not from his wife, any of his five daughters, or five grandchildren. Instead, they were a sincere gesture from a young utility worker he had mentored.
Three North San Diego County water districts have launched a combined effort to encourage residents to use rain barrels with a discount and rebate for their purchase. (Solana Center for Environmental Innovation photo)

Rain barrel discount and rebate available Jan. 1 through Feb. 27

North Coast Current December 27, 2023
The Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District and Santa Fe Irrigation District have launched a combined effort to encourage residents to use rain barrels with a discount and rebate for their purchase.
This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

Home Start and One Paseo toy drive accepting donations

News Release December 6, 2023
Home Start, a local nonprofit committed to helping San Diego’s most underserved and vulnerable, is bringing cheer to local families in need during the holiday season by partnering with One Paseo for its annual holiday toy drive, running now until Dec. 13 at One Paseo in Carmel Valley. 
Solana Beach, California. (Leosprspctive, Unslpash)

DEL MAR: Fall Home/Garden Show at Fairgrounds Oct. 21-22

October 20, 2023
The Fall Home/Garden Show returns to Del Mar Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, for two days of hands-on demonstrations, hundreds of home-improvement products and services exhibitors, educational seminars, plant sales, and face-to-face consultations with experts.
Pannikin Coffee & Tea will soon occupy the former Bunker House Cafe in downtown Oceanside. (Urban Property Group photo)

Pannikin coffee to set up shop in historic Oceanside building

OsideNews September 23, 2023
Pannikin Coffee & Tea can now claim two historic coastal North San Diego County spots it calls home. The regional coffee institution is set to open a new location in a noteworthy building in downtown Oceanside.
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