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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.

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

Chase Spear

March 20, 2020

Due to the potential health hazard imposed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, K-12 school districts across San Diego County — including those in North County — have closed their campuses.

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.

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

Chase Spear

March 18, 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to grow, North San Diego County colleges have enacted precautionary changes to their campus operations.

Sunset High School in Encinitas to keep its name, trustees decide

Sunset High School in Encinitas to keep its name, trustees decide

Roman S. Koenig

February 28, 2020

The sun will not set on the longtime name of an Encinitas alternative high school after a vote by district trustees Thursday, Feb. 27. There will be some updates, however, according to San Dieguito district officials.

Caltrans to raze old Interstate 5 bridge over Encinitas lagoon

Caltrans to raze old Interstate 5 bridge over Encinitas lagoon

North Coast Current

February 27, 2020

Demolition is set to begin on the original Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, Caltrans announced.

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

North Coast Current

February 26, 2020

A weather service advisory will remain in effect through noon Thursday, Feb. 27, as Santa Ana winds whipped through San Diego County starting early Wednesday morning.

EDITORIAL: San Diego County: ‘No’ on Measure B; ‘yes’ on Measure A

North Coast Current

February 25, 2020

Measure B supporters note that 60% of Newland Sierra housing would be affordably priced for the working class. But assuming it’s built, what would that “affordable” price be at completion given the continuing rise in prices, up 8% over the past year alone? Moreover, what’s their definition of “working class?”

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