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Comic-Con canceled for first time in 50 years

North Coast Current April 17, 2020
San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled for 2020, the first time in its 50-year history that the event has been put on hold, organizers announced Friday, April 17.

San Diego County Fair delayed to 2021

North Coast Current April 14, 2020
The San Diego County Fair will skip 2020, organizers announced Tuesday, April 14. The fair had been scheduled to run June 5 to July 5.
Joanna Rossoni, Briana Fillmore and Sam Bouffard participate in activities at The CADO museum in San Marcos on July 6. The pop-up museum is dedicated to the avocado. (CADO Museum photo)

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

Chase Spear August 20, 2019
Since late June, The CADO museum in San Marcos has dedicated itself to preserving the history and educational significance of the California avocado.
Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

SAN DIEGO: Women’s agriculture conference in region Jan. 13-17

January 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO — Women interested in learning aspects of the agriculture business and networking with other women in the industry from across the country can attend the National Farmers Union’s Women’s...

Jimbo’s grocery chain is among the sponsors of Encinitas Union School Distirct’s Farm Lab. (EUSD Farm Lab photo)

Encinitas Union School District trustees OK Farm Lab expansion

North Coast Current May 1, 2018
The Encinitas Union School District’s Farm Lab recently received the green light to expand after a Board of Trustees vote, the district announced April 30.
Orange netting, pictured March 9, stretches down San Elijo Lagoon in Cardiff to keep beachgoers safe during construction. (Photo by Cam Buker)

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

Meghan Lanigan March 23, 2018
Cranes sit on either side of Interstate 5 at the Manchester Avenue exit and orange netting outlines the area where vegetation has been cleared at San Elijo Lagoon. There is hardly any water in the back basins, the lagoon lacks greenery, and if one did not know better, it might look like the lagoon is in trouble. However, all is as it should be, according to Doug Gibson, executive director and principal scientist of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.
Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

OCEANSIDE: Learn about developing agricultural tourism Jan. 31

January 12, 2017

OCEANSIDE — Visit Oceanside, in partnership with the city of Oceanside and the South Morro Hills Agricultural Region, invites residents to an Agritourism Planning Workshop on Jan. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to...

A project to widen Interstate 5 will provide improvements to the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, including the lengthening of the bridge space at Manchester Avenue, pictured Oct. 20, for improved tidal flow. (North Coast Current photo)

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

Meghan Lanigan October 20, 2016
Of the protected lagoons affected by the North Coast Corridor Project along Interstate 5, work around San Elijo Lagoon is taking a different approach.

State panel OKs Interstate 5 project across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current March 15, 2016
The California Coastal Commission gave the green light last week to a major makeover of Interstate 5 running across San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, local officials announced March 15.

San Elijo I-5 bridge expansion topic of March 9 state meeting

North Coast Current March 3, 2016
The replacement and expansion of the Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon and related Encinitas projects are the subject of a March 9 public hearing of the California Coastal Commission.
The San Elijo Lagoon is pictured in January looking north from the gateway of former settling ponds. (Courtesy photo by Janie DeCelles)

San Elijo Lagoon nursery effort gets $8K boost from Garden Club

North Coast Current June 2, 2015

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s effort to build a native plant nursery received a boost recently in the form of an $8,000 grant from the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The Garden Club doled out $50,000...

A new mural by Bob Hord and the 101 Artists' Colony has been installed at the Paul Ecke Central School garden. (Photo courtesy of Paul Ecke Central School)

School marks garden opening

North Coast Current August 17, 2012

Paul Ecke Central School celebrates the opening of its garden and new produce shed with the start of school Aug. 20, the Encinitas Unified School District announced. The garden is designed to be a hands-on...

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