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2 a.m. Sunday temps hit mid to high 80s along North Coast

North Coast Current

September 3, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

Encinitas’ nighttime low temperature as of 2:05 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, was 85 degrees as remnants of tropical depression Lidia headed for the San Diego region, according to readings reported by The Weather Channel.

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

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.

SAN MARCOS: Farm to Table to Profit event set for March 3

SAN MARCOS: Farm to Table to Profit event set for March 3

February 27, 2016


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, San Marcos

SAN MARCOS — Nonprofit microlender Accion hosts Farm to Table to Profit, a free business resource event, March 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Farm to Table to Profit focuses on providing technical assistance to small businesses involved in the food supply chain. The workshop is for start-up or existing businesses...

End of emergency services era at Palomar Health Downtown Campus

Dan Weisman, The Escondido Grapevine

February 12, 2016


Filed under Escondido, NEIGHBORS, North County, Region, San Marcos

Ending months of speculation, and anticipation, Palomar Health said Wednesday it would close its around-the-clock downtown Escondido emergency department on March 14. Once a major 319-bed regional medical center, the 555 E. Valley Parkway hospital, now called the Kaiser Permanente Palomar Health...

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

North Coast Current

January 8, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Fallbrook, LATEST NEWS, North County, Oceanside, Poway, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

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...

CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016


Filed under Education, Encinitas, Escondido, Higher Education, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, North County, Region, San Marcos

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

Patrick Carr

November 6, 2015


Filed under Education, Higher Education, San Marcos, Top Stories

On a hot, sunny day, a breeze whips up a large cloud of dust in a construction lot on the campus of Cal State San Marcos. The curved, grey, unfinished building sits on the lot. It only stands out because there’s a lot of construction going on in the area. Otherwise, the grey blob with some white...

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

North Coast Current

August 15, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, La Costa, La Jolla, NORTH COAST LINK, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla celebrated the efforts of 15 students seeking healthcare-related careers by granting them scholarships for the new school year on Aug. 3. The joint scholarship program, now in its 12th year, provides assistance...

Haggen grocery store closures include North County location

Haggen grocery store closures include North County location

North Coast Current

August 15, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos

Local grocery store newcomer Haggen announced Aug. 14 that it will close or sell a swath of stores across the Southwest, including six stores in San Diego County, one of which is in North County. The Bellingham, Wash.-based chain will shutter 27 stores in Arizona, California and Oregon, according...

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