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BREAKING NEWS: Preliminary 7.1-magnitude quake near Ridgecrest; felt in Encinitas and North County

BREAKING NEWS: Preliminary 7.1-magnitude quake near Ridgecrest; felt in Encinitas and North County

North Coast Current

July 5, 2019

The U.S. Geological Survey website has reported an earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter scale, at about 8:20 p.m. Friday, July 5. Residents of Encinitas and elsewhere in North San Diego County have reported feeling the quake.

Local health, educational leaders express outrage, heartbreak over Chabad of Poway attack

Local health, educational leaders express outrage, heartbreak over Chabad of Poway attack

North Coast Current

April 29, 2019

Lori Gilbert Kaye, a victim who died in Saturday’s Poway synagogue shooting, was the wife of a Scripps Coastal doctor. The suspect was a CSU San Marcos student.

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

North Coast Current

February 14, 2019

Encinitas saw just under 2 inches of rain Feb. 13-14 as an atmospheric river of subtropical moisture blended with a colder northern system that drenched Southern California.

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Joel Vaughn

July 6, 2018

A state online community college may be just over the horizon, though local faculty and elected officials aren’t quite sure if it’s entirely necessary. (Audio story included)

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

Blakespear, Kranz, Muir, Horvath ahead in Encinitas council races

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016

Catherine S. Blakespear is on track to be the next mayor of Encinitas, with City Council incumbents Tony Kranz and Mark Muir, and newcomer Tasha Horvath Boerner, joining the dais, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Incumbent Dave Roberts was ahead in the District 3 race for San Diego County supervisor.

Earthquake centered near Borrego Springs rattles San Diego County

North Coast Current

June 10, 2016

San Diego County and regions beyond felt a moderate earthquake at about 1:04 a.m. June 10. The quake, centered in Anza Borrego State Park near the desert community of Borrego Springs, had a reported magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

El Niño storms bring significant rain at the start of the year

North Coast Current

January 8, 2016

Encinitas and its coastal and inland neighbors experienced significant rainfall thanks to a series of El Niño related storms this week, according to National Weather Service figures. The storms during the first week of 2016 caused considerable flooding through San Diego County and led to severe bl...

New grocery chain set to enter North County market

New grocery chain set to enter North County market

North Coast Current

December 23, 2014

Some North County Vons and Albertson’s supermarket locations are set to change hands in the next few months, bringing a newcomer to the region from Washington state. Haggen Food & Pharmacy (pronounced hay-ghen) will take over several locations throughout San Diego County as part of a divestment...

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Alex Groves

November 24, 2013

U-T San Diego, the last remaining daily newspaper in San Diego County, recently purchased eight weekly community newspapers from Mainstreet Communications, and experts in the field of media and active journalists are holding their breath to see what the paper will do with its newly claimed acquisitions. The...

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