North Coast Current

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

The San Elijo Lagoon is headed into its next phase of restoration and enhancement and looks to be ahead of schedule, according to project officials.

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments are taking steps to minimize the impacts to commuters during construction as Interstate 5 construction pushes northward.

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

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

Meghan Lanigan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, North County, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

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.

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

February 3, 2017


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Despite January’s rainy weather, construction got underway on freeway and rail projects across San Elijo Lagoon between Solana Beach and the Encinitas community of Cardiff.

EDITORIAL: Muir on the right side of Encinitas council vote

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

What qualifies someone to be appointed to the Encinitas City Council? Two or three years living in the city with little public footprint outside a brief stint on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The one sitting council member to question this? Mark Muir.

EDITORIAL: ‘No’ on Encinitas Measure T

North Coast Current

November 1, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain

The North Coast Current urges a “no” vote on Measure T for one reason: It’s time to call the state of California out on its misguided approach to shoving high-density development down communities’ throats.

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

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

Meghan Lanigan

October 20, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Top Stories

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

EDITORIAL: Vote ‘no’ on county Measure B

North Coast Current

October 20, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, DIALOGUE, Editorial, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

San Diego County residents will vote Nov. 8 on a landmark proposal that could change the face of rural inland communities in favor of big development, using the initiative process to push a single builder’s vision.

Earthquake centered near Borrego Springs rattles San Diego County

North Coast Current

June 10, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

San Diego County and regions beyond felt a moderate earthquake at about 1:04 a.m. June 10. The quake, centered in Anza Borrego State Park near the desert community of Borrego Springs, had a reported magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

State panel OKs Interstate 5 project across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

March 15, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

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.

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