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Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

March 8, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Region, San Diego County

Drivers on Interstate 5 will notice a lower posted speed limit between Encinitas and Carlsbad, transportation, civic and safety officials announced March 8. The I-5 speed limit has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph along an 8-mile stretch of the freeway from Manchester Avenue in Cardiff to Palomar Airport Road.

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

Carlsbad nonprofit Fresh Start raises $215,000 at celebrity golf event

North Coast Current

March 7, 2019


Filed under Carlsbad, Community News, Health, NORTH COAST LINK, North County, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County

Carlsbad-based nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts exceeded its $200,000 fundraising goal during the 27th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on March 3 and 4 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, the organization recently announced.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Region, San Diego County

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

March 3, 2019


Filed under Arts, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Film, San Diego County

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Italian Film Festival invites moviegoers to see “L’ordine delle cose” (“The Order of Things”) at 7 p.m. March 14 at the La Palomar Theatre, 471 S. Coast Hwy 101 in Encinitas. The film, in Italian with English subtitles, follows Corrado (Paolo Pierobon), a policeman...

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

North Coast Current

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner train service will be suspended between Oceanside and downtown San Diego for two weekends in March as rail construction continues, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Feb. 22.

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

North Coast Current

February 20, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2020, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista

Longtime Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz officially launched her campaign Feb. 20 for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat representing the 3rd District. Encinitas resident Terra Lawson-Remer is also an announced candidate for the district.

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Region, San Diego County

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.

SOLANA BEACH: Jason Mraz among artists for Feb. 23 benefit concert

SOLANA BEACH: Jason Mraz among artists for Feb. 23 benefit concert

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts, CURRENT EVENTS, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

SOLANA BEACH — Musician Jason Mraz is set to make an appearance at Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach on Feb. 23 when the venue hosts the ninth annual Greatest Hits benefit to help raise funds for the nonprofit Banding Together. The organization was launched in 2009 by certified neurologic music therapists...

Cardiff resident joins accounting firm Optima Office as CFO

Cardiff resident joins accounting firm Optima Office as CFO

North Coast Current

February 8, 2019


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Region, San Diego County

Cardiff resident Mike Bergthold has been named chief financial officer of San Diego accounting firm Optima Office, according to a Feb. 8 announcement from RebL Marketing.

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