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Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Mike Lewis

August 16, 2012

For the first time in more than 40 years, the San Dieguito Union High School District has placed a bond measure on the ballot for upgrades and construction at its campuses, including the 75-year-old San Dieguito Academy. The district Board of Trustees voted 4-1 on July 26 to place the general obligation...

Homecoming: Families, friends greet troops on shore

Homecoming: Families, friends greet troops on shore

Christopher Earley

June 28, 2012

To call it a grand entrance would have been an understatement. But it would be a mistake to expect any less from a fighting force like the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. With the lights of the three ships of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group barely visible in the dark morning June 21, the roar...

Seeds of destruction: Group works to clear invasive plants

Seeds of destruction: Group works to clear invasive plants

Christopher Earley

May 28, 2012

Unbeknownst to many North County residents, they are living the midst of a battleground. But it’s not a traditional battle. And the enemies are a list of invasive plant species. To the untrained eye, many of these plants may appear to be beautiful, lush parts of the landscape. But according to scientists...

Night in a new light: Encinitas swaps sodium for LEDs

Night in a new light: Encinitas swaps sodium for LEDs

Christopher Earley

April 6, 2012

Encinitas recently joined a growing number of California communities that have taken steps to improve energy efficiency by converting many of their street lights to LED technology. Funded by grant money from the U.S. Department of Energy, the city began converting a portion of the older high-pressure...

The stage is set: Curtain rises on academy’s Liggett Theater

The stage is set: Curtain rises on academy’s Liggett Theater

Christopher Earley

April 6, 2012

It would be difficult to walk into the Clayton E. Liggett Theater at the San Dieguito Academy and not think about the man behind the legacy. During his 20-year career as a drama teacher at the high school, Liggett made a lasting impression upon many of his students. So when the school decided to ...

Newspaper publisher extends greetings

Newspaper publisher extends greetings

North Coast Current

February 12, 2012

Editor´s Note: This was the first editorial published in the Encinitas Coast Dispatch on Feb. 12, 1925. It is reproduced here in full from the North Coast Current archives. After a careful survey of the Southern California newspaper field we have located in this pleasant community of Encinitas as...

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