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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

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Oceanside election coverage available on KOCT television
KOCT Annual Fundraiser Bash set for early October
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Visitors enjoy a ride at the Encinitas Spring Street Festival on April 28, 2013. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)
It’s spring full speed ahead with Encinitas, Carlsbad street fairs
North Coast Current
Spring enters full bloom with two of coastal North San Diego County’s biggest events of the season, the Encinitas Spring Street Fair and Carlsbad Village Street Faire. In keeping with the street fairs’ opportunities for community connections, local business support, live entertainment and food, the region’s local farmers markets look to sunnier days with their offerings this spring as well.
Rite Aid’s Encinitas location is pictured April 4. The store is slated for closure by mid-May. (North Coast Current photo)
Rite Aid closing longtime Encinitas drugstore
North Coast Current
Rite Aid drugstores will leave Encinitas entirely in the coming weeks, according to an updated closures list in an ongoing bankruptcy case.
Oceanside, Carlsbad get $11M state grant to help homeless
OsideNews
Oceanside and Carlsbad will share more than $11 million to help move homeless residents out of encampments and into housing through a state grant program, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced April 18.
Vista sets next round of workshops to tackle General Plan
OsideNews
Land use is the topic of a series of upcoming Vista community workshops geared toward updating the city’s general plan.
City recognizes Encinitas environmental leaders
North Coast Current
A historic local surf shop, community garden nonprofit, doctor and student were the recipients of Encinitas environmental stewardship awards on Wednesday, April 17.
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The train tracks near the Encinitas commuter rail station are pictured July 16, 2022. (Photo by Laser1987, iStock Getty Images)
Point of View: Recent railroad deaths need serious attention, not social media theories
Roman S. Koenig
The reasons for this year’s increase in deaths along North San Diego County’s train tracks might be tougher to ascertain in the short term, but what our communities don’t need are loose theories and crass comments about the victims.
San Diego County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer (left) stands with skateboarders (second from left to right) Jordyn Barrat, Bryce Wettstein and Amelia Brodka at Encinitas Community Park on March 18 during a county Women of Impact celebration for Women’s History Month. (Courtesy photo)
Encinitas event honors elite women skateboarders for their contributions to the sport
North Coast Current
Three women were honored in Encinitas on Monday, March 18, for their efforts to break the glass ceiling of sports with their skateboards.
Pizza Port Brewing team members accept one of six medals during the 2024 Brewers Cup of California in Sacramento on March 13. (San Diego Beer News photo)
Oceanside, Carlsbad brewers earn gold in state beer contest
OsideNews
Gold was more than a color of beer for Oceanside and Carlsbad breweries that won top honors at the 2024 Brewers Cup of California on Wednesday, March 13, in Sacramento.
From Mocha Marketplace, to Old Cal, to Ascend: San Marcos coffee shop set to close March 1
A longtime San Marcos spot for coffee and community gatherings will brew its last cup in Old California Restaurant Row on March 1. The Ascend coffee brand itself isn’t going anywhere, however.
Frontwave Arena CEO Josh Elias addresses officials and media on Monday, March 11, during an event announcing that the San Diego Clippers G League basketball team would play at the Oceanside venue, which is currently under construction. To the left of Elias is Halo Sports and Entertainment CEO Gillian Zucker. Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez is to his right. At far right is NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim. (LA Clippers photo)
Clippers basketball makes return to San Diego with minor-league team at Frontwave Arena
OsideNews
The LA Clippers are returning to a bit of their San Diego roots with the recently announced relocation of their G League team to the new Frontwave Arena in Oceanside.
Windmills generating power in Mojave. (Photo by Shawn Bagley, Unsplash)
Oceanside, Vista now part of Clean Energy Alliance utility
OsideNews
Oceanside and Vista joined other North San Diego County cities this month in an alternative network to supply energy to their residents.
Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Del Mar
North Coast Current
A pedestrian was killed in Del Mar after being hit by a train Sunday, March 17, authorities reported.
Letter: Pharmacy benefit managers need more scrutiny
Letter: Oceanside needs higher priority on crime prevention
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Retired Marine Col. John “JP” Farnam, past Support The Enlisted Project board chairman; STEP Director of Development Veronica Worthington; Lisa Farris, Callaway Golf Co. Foundation program representative; and STEP co-founder and CEO Tony Teravainen, retired Navy, celebrate the foundation’s $50,000 grant on Friday, Feb. 23. (Courtesy photo)
Support The Enlisted Project receives $50,000 grant from Callaway foundation
News Release
Every year, the Callaway Golf Co. Foundation selects one military charity to support, and this year, Support The Enlisted Project was named its national charity partner.
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