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Encinitas City Council candidate forums go digital for 2020

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

September 18, 2020

The League of Women Voters’ North County chapter has partnered with two Encinitas town councils to host City Council candidate forums in September and October.

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Cardiff

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

September 14, 2020

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle along South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas on Sept. 12, authorities reported.

North coastal San Diego faces Labor Day broil as heat wave settles in

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

North Coast Current

September 4, 2020

Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach and other north coastal San Diego communities are expected to broil just as much as the rest of the county as a holiday weekend heat wave settles in, prompting a warning from the National Weather Service.

Commentary: Community vetted Cardiff School project; plaintiffs won’t accept it

Jon Cohen

August 23, 2020

If Save the Park prevails with its latest court action, it will waste more of Cardiff School District’s already strained budget. And, underscoring the ultimate folly of their unrelenting campaign, it will do nothing to create a better educational experience for kids or improved recreational space for Cardiff.

Education Matters: Personal attacks in Cardiff sink to new depths

Marsha Sutton

August 14, 2020

Bullying tactics worthy of playground antics not only set a terrible example of poor adult behavior but also may do more damage to Cardiff School’s tenuous position.

Education Matters: Continued controversy plagues Cardiff community

Marsha Sutton

August 6, 2020

Cardiff School can be rebuilt and the park can be saved — and along the way blame can be put aside in favor of civility and lawful resolution of differences, without unnecessary adversarial posturing. All that’s missing is the will to make it happen.

Encinitas resident Alex Riley seeks District 1 council seat

North Coast Current

July 10, 2020

Alex Riley has launched his campaign for Encinitas City Council, challenging incumbent Tony Kranz in District 1.

Cardiff school project faces second lawsuit

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

July 10, 2020

Just a few months after what felt like a final resolution to the debate over what will happen to George Berkich Park, local group Save the Park has filed a second lawsuit against the Cardiff School District.

Letter: Greta Thunberg or Veruca Salt?

July 6, 2020

Those familiar with Willie Wonka may remember Veruca Salt, the spoiled, rich brat whose signature line was "I WANT IT NOW!" Parents — consider your child's entire future, not just the next year or two. The world doesn't need any more Veruca Salts. It needs more Greta Thunbergs with environmental consciousness to look beyond the now and into the future.

Cyclists question safety of new Encinitas bike lane design through Cardiff

A woman rides a bicycle Wednesday, June 10, south along new protected bike lines on Coast Highway 101 through Cardiff in Encinitas. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Bella Ross

June 12, 2020

Encinitas officials have defended a new protected bikeway along Coast Highway 101 between Cardiff and Solana Beach that may seem inviting for less-experienced cyclists but has actually been the site of multiple accidents, even striking some of the area’s most veteran riders.

Carlsbad police investigate threat ahead of Floyd rallies

North Coast Current

June 5, 2020

The Carlsbad Police Department is investigating a social media threat of violence during George Floyd-related rallies in the city. By 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, a peaceful protest was underway.

LETTER: The real Cardiff way

June 1, 2020

The Cardiff Way encourages students to “Act Responsibly,” “Be Honest,” but these rules aren’t part of the School District’s way. “Bullying,” on the other hand, apparently is.

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