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Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

North Coast Current

August 20, 2019

If you visit the growing cluster of housing and businesses just across from California State University San Marcos on the north side of East Barham Drive, you will find the new home of a living landmark.

Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

North Coast Current

July 7, 2019

California State University San Marcos’ new president officially took office July 1. She replaces Karen Haynes, who retired in June.

Local health, educational leaders express outrage, heartbreak over Chabad of Poway attack

Local health, educational leaders express outrage, heartbreak over Chabad of Poway attack

North Coast Current

April 29, 2019

Lori Gilbert Kaye, a victim who died in Saturday’s Poway synagogue shooting, was the wife of a Scripps Coastal doctor. The suspect was a CSU San Marcos student.

CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

Patrick Carr

November 7, 2015

On a hot, sunny day, a breeze whips up a large cloud of dust in a construction lot on the campus of Cal State San Marcos. The curved, grey, unfinished building sits on the lot. It only stands out because there’s a lot of construction going on in the area. Otherwise, the grey blob with some white...

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

North Coast Current

August 15, 2015

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla celebrated the efforts of 15 students seeking healthcare-related careers by granting them scholarships for the new school year on Aug. 3. The joint scholarship program, now in its 12th year, provides assistance...

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Helen Hawes

June 11, 2015

Reading got personal at the Encinitas Library on June 7 with a Human Library event, where borrowers could check out a Human Book and discover life from a different point of view through a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Prizila Vidal was a bestseller at the event. She offered three topics th...

SAN MARCOS: University to mark 25th anniversary at June 20 gala

SAN MARCOS: University to mark 25th anniversary at June 20 gala

May 31, 2015

SAN MARCOS — CSU San Marcos celebrates its 25th anniversary June 20 with a Silver and Blue Gala starting at 6 p.m. Hosted by university President Karen Haynes and the CSUSM Foundation Board, the event’s proceeds will go to support scholarships, student programming and faculty professional development,...

Business leaders optimistic about 2015

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 of commerce memberships and other tell-tale signs of a prosperous economy, some leaders in the...

UPDATE: No gunman at Cal State San Marcos

North Coast Current

August 20, 2014

An updated safety alert posted by California State University San Marcos on Aug. 20 states there was no reported gunman on campus after all. As of 9:45 a.m., the campus lockdown was cleared, according to the alert. No weapons were found when authorities contacted the suspect. According to Twitter r...

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Debbie L. Sklar

August 20, 2014

Encinitas teen Gabrielle Posard’s mission to feed the hungry may have started out as a small project sketched on a napkin in 2009, but today her organization, Donate Don’t Dump, distributes more than 20,000 pounds of donated food monthly to struggling families and seniors. Gabrielle, 17, has d...

Schools closed due to fire emergency

North Coast Current

May 14, 2014

Update 10:40 p.m. May 15: All colleges and school districts listed below have announced closures for Friday, May 16. Several school districts in North County have announced closures in the wake of major brush fires in the region May 14 that have damaged or destroyed several homes. Students at Cal S...

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