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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.
Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Oceanside, Vista, Escondido, Ramona break August rainfall records in Hilary storm deluge

North Coast Current and OsideNews August 21, 2023
North San Diego County communities saw significant amounts of rain as historic Tropical Storm Hilary moved across the region Saturday and Sunday.
Rain. (Jan Fillem, Unsplash)

Palomar College opts for Monday closure as Tropical Storm Hilary arrives; MiraCosta remains open

North Coast Current August 20, 2023
Palomar College has chosen to close its facilities Monday, Aug. 21, as Tropical Storm Hilary arrived in the region.
A U.S. Geological Survey map shows community intensity reports from a 4.2-magnitude earthquake that was felt throughout the San Diego region and elsewhere on March 31. The quake was centered near the Palomar Mountain Observatory. (USGS image)

4.2 quake felt throughout San Diego, centered near Palomar Observatory

North Coast Current March 31, 2023
People across San Diego, especially in North County, reported feeling an earthquake just after 6:15 p.m. on March 31.
The front of the former Advanced Web Offset printing facility in Vista is shown in an undated photo. The plant, the last of its kind serving San Diego County, was closed in August after it was purchased by an Orange County company. (Publicity photo)

San Diego community newspapers left in limbo after losing local printer

Roman S. Koenig October 7, 2022
Community newspapers in North San Diego County were left scrambling for printing services in recent days after the region’s last facility for such work shut down and dropped their contracts, local media sources said.
MiraCosta College’s Oceanside campus and the districts satellite centers reopened the week of Feb. 22 amid a decline in regional and statewide COVID-19 cases. (MiraCosta College photo)

North County colleges mark reopening of campuses as COVID-19 surge ebbs

North Coast Current February 23, 2022
MiraCosta and Palomar community colleges announced the reopening of their campuses the week of Feb. 22 as state and local agencies eased COVID-19 pandemic restrictions after a waning surge of reported infections.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

4.1 quake rattles North San Diego County and much of the region

North Coast Current January 31, 2022
Residents in San Diego’s North County felt a Sunday morning jolt when a 4.1 earthquake rumbled through the region on Jan. 30.
A sign outside the MiraCosta College Spartan Bookstore in Oceanside notes the opening of the fall semester on Aug. 23, 2021. (MiraCosta College photo)

Local colleges on track for in-person start as CSU San Marcos shifts online

North Coast Current January 7, 2022
As the Omicron COVID-19 variant takes hold across the region, North San Diego County colleges are taking somewhat different approaches to online vs. in-person learning at the start of the spring semester.

Encinitas, neighboring cities see increase in COVID-19 cases

North Coast Current July 24, 2021
Encinitas and other north coastal communities are not alone in seeing an uptick in COVID-19 infections, county numbers showed July 21.
Rain. (Jan Fillem, Unsplash)

North San Diego sees early morning rain, from Encinitas to Escondido

North Coast Current July 18, 2021
Encinitas, Carlsbad and other north San Diego County communities got a much-needed, albeit small, dose of rain along with lightning and thunder early Sunday morning.

Two loud booms heard in northern San Diego

North Coast Current July 12, 2021
Residents from coastal San Diego communities such as Encinitas east to San Marcos and elsewhere in the county reported hearing two loud booms around 8:35 p.m. Monday.
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces run for state Senate

North Coast Current March 16, 2021
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her candidacy for California’s 36th state Senate seat this week.
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