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California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

North Coast Current

March 24, 2020

Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

California governor’s order: Stay home

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday, March 19, for all residents to stay home as the state works through the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

City vs. citizens? Sides differ on perceptions of Encinitas housing suit

City vs. citizens? Sides differ on perceptions of Encinitas housing suit

Cameron Niven

November 6, 2019

The city of Encinitas recently filed a lawsuit against 100 unnamed defendants of a resident-backed group called Preserve Proposition A in a claim to clarify whether future housing plans need to be held for a public vote. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal squabbles between Encinitas, housing advocates and the state of California as the city’s latest housing element was deemed compliant under state housing law by the Department of Housing and Community Development on Oct. 10.

Encinitas gains state housing element approval, city announces

Encinitas gains state housing element approval, city announces

North Coast Current

October 10, 2019

Encinitas has a state-approved affordable housing plan, the city announced Oct. 10. The green light comes after several years of proposals and controversy over growth in Encinitas, from voter rejection of ballot measures to lawsuits.

I-5 bridge work requires closures of Manchester Ave. in Encinitas

I-5 bridge work requires closures of Manchester Ave. in Encinitas

North Coast Current

September 7, 2019

Local drivers will want to take note of planned overnight closures of Manchester Avenue in Encinitas Sept. 8-13, officials announced.

National historic status on horizon for Encinitas Boat Houses

National historic status on horizon for Encinitas Boat Houses

Julia Shapero

August 23, 2019

The Encinitas Boat Houses, the most photographed buildings in the city, are on their way to earning a spot on the National Register of Historic Places following a vote by the State Historical Resources Commission.

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

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.

Carlsbad new corporate hub for cannabis product firm Sunniva

Carlsbad new corporate hub for cannabis product firm Sunniva

North Coast Current

June 2, 2019

Carlsbad is set to become a new corporate location for Sunniva, a developer of cannabis products in Canada and California, the company announced May 31. The move from Vancouver to Carlsbad comes as the company sharpens focus on its California operations.

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