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55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

March 8, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Region, San Diego County

Drivers on Interstate 5 will notice a lower posted speed limit between Encinitas and Carlsbad, transportation, civic and safety officials announced March 8. The I-5 speed limit has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph along an 8-mile stretch of the freeway from Manchester Avenue in Cardiff to Palomar Airport Road.

ENCINITAS: San Dieguito student-produced ‘Trials’ March 14-16

ENCINITAS: San Dieguito student-produced ‘Trials’ March 14-16

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts, CURRENT EVENTS, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Theater

ENCINITAS — San Dieguito High School Academy students perform “Trials,” a student-written and directed show by seniors Colin Gasperoni and Sophia Papalia, for three nights March 14-16 at 7 p.m. in the Clayton E. Liggett Theater on campus. “Trials” follows Samantha Belford, a tough, independent...

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Caltrans is wrapping up work on barrier placement and other construction preparation along Interstate 5 through Encinitas and Carlsbad.

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

Jewish Family Service of San Diego offers food assistance for furloughed workers and their families hit by the federal government shutdown now through the end of the closure, the nonprofit organization announced Jan. 21.

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas has extended its offer of free admission to furloughed federal employees and contractors, and their families, through Jan. 25, park officials announced.

Globetrotters offer furloughed workers tickets to events

Globetrotters offer furloughed workers tickets to events

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

The Harlem Globetrotters offer complimentary game tickets to furloughed federal government employees for upcoming local games in its 2019 Fan Powered North American tour, the team recently announced.

Botanic Garden offers free admission to furloughed workers

Botanic Garden offers free admission to furloughed workers

North Coast Current

January 14, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

Furloughed federal employees and contractors, and their families, can receive a break on admission to the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas now through Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., park officials recently announced.

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.

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