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Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

Alex Groves June 11, 2015

As California endures another year of difficult drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has put mandatory water restrictions in place and has been asking local governments and boards to pick up the slack in order to...

From housing to labor issues, North Coast city leaders see full slate for 2015

Alex Groves January 23, 2015

At the start of a new year, city officials across North County are attempting to prioritize issues and come up with comprehensive solutions to challenges associated with growth and an improving economy. Many...

From an upturn in housing to stable city coffers, local observers of the economy anticipate a positive 2015. (stock.xchang)

Business leaders optimistic about 2015

Alex Groves January 22, 2015

With 2015 underway, officials in North County say they see good things in store for business and the region’s economy overall. But in spite of noticeable gains in sales tax revenue, increases in chamber...

North Coast Current wins several SPJ awards

North Coast Current July 10, 2014

North Coast Current contributors, and its editorial director, won multiple awards July 10 from the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The Current also won Second Place for...

Escondido City Hall is pictured July 31. (North Coast Current photo)

Escondido to build pipeline as part of larger vision to meet water demand

Alex Groves June 18, 2014

The city of Escondido is in the initial phases of creating a $5 million pipeline to transport recycled wastewater from a treatment facility on its west side to agricultural entities on its east and northeast...

North County Health Services installs automated patient notification system with receipt of grant

Alex Groves June 3, 2014

North County Health Services will activate a new system of patient notification this week to better serve individuals with conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, something it was able to...

Five North County cities are set to unveil a marketing campaign in late May as part of their official effort to promote North County as a positive regional entity for prospective businesses. (North Coast Current photo illustration)

North County cities agree to work together to bolster business in region

Alex Groves April 5, 2014

Five North County cities are set to unveil a marketing campaign in late May as part of their official effort to promote North County as a positive regional entity for prospective businesses, and those...

The original Encinitas schoolhouse, maintained by the Encinitas Historical Society, sits on the site of Pacific View Elementary School. The Encinitas Union School District plans to auction the long-closed Pacific View in March. (Photo by Scott Allison)

No surplus of debate in Pacific View school quandary: Opinions differ on state act as online campaign builds

Alex Groves February 27, 2014

The battle over an unoccupied Encinitas school site rages on as the Encinitas Union School District has set the property up for auction in March with a minimum bid of $9.5 million, sparking a grassroots...

From an upturn in housing to stable city coffers, local observers of the economy anticipate a positive 2014. (stock.xchang)

Better days ahead for 2014 economy? From Encinitas to Escondido, observers weigh strengths and challenges

Alex Groves January 22, 2014

As North County enters 2014, local officials say they feel confident that the economy is on the upswing from years past but that there’s still a long way to go. Within the past year, cities across...

Opponents to the proposed San Marcos Highlands development have been tracking the project at www.sanmarcoshighlands.com. (North Coast Current)

San Marcos residents fighting controversial housing project

Alex Groves December 30, 2013

San Marcos city planners are set to give their official analysis of a proposed 198-unit, high-density home development on Jan. 6 before the City Council, but the project will face a number of challenges...

U-T Community News, part of the daily U-T San Diego, announced its purchase of eight community newspapers on Nov. 1. (North Coast Current photo)

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...

Current wins special award for media coverage

North Coast current November 1, 2013

The North Coast Current won a special award Oct. 30 for its reporting on the state of local media. Writers Alex Groves and Ernesto Lopez received the Wildcard award from the San Diego Press Club during...

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