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Kristin Gibson, who represented Area 5 on the San Dieguito Union High School District board, resigned March 19. (Courtesy photo)

San Dieguito high school district trustee resigns

North Coast Current March 22, 2021
San Dieguito Union High School District Trustee Kristin Gibson has resigned, district officials announced March 20.
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces run for state Senate

North Coast Current March 16, 2021
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her candidacy for California’s 36th state Senate seat this week.

Education Matters: What they’re paid

Marsha Sutton March 11, 2021
With the understanding that public education exists to put student interests first, the public needs to know what teachers earn, how superintendents receive increased pay, and what might need to be cut from student services in the future to accommodate regular and often massive wage increases.

Education Matters: Understanding the dangers of national strife

Marsha Sutton February 5, 2021
We look to our children for hope. Let us provide guidance to young people so they can work toward a better future and help mend national strife and divisions that today seem insurmountable.

3.1 earthquake off Carlsbad felt in parts of San Diego County

North Coast Current January 26, 2021
A small earthquake rattled parts of coastal north San Diego County late Monday.

Education Matters: The impact of a new San Dieguito school board

Marsha Sutton December 14, 2020
With a new school board and fresh perspectives, perhaps San Dieguito Union High School District constituents can look forward to greater transparency, more fiscal responsibility and an emphasis on the interests of students ahead of adults.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Caterina exits San Dieguito board race, backs competitor Allman

North Coast Current October 14, 2020
A candidate has bowed out of the San Dieguito Union High School District board race and given her support to a competitor.

Education Matters: San Dieguito board hopefuls present differing priorities

Marsha Sutton October 10, 2020
The race for San Dieguito Union High School District’s Area 4 seat offers voters stark choices. With three candidates hoping to replace retiring school board member Joyce Dalessandro, the election could turn the tables on a union-dominated school board. Although school board races are technically nonpartisan, this one, as with many others, is decidedly not.

Education Matters: The candidate scramble at San Dieguito

Marsha Sutton October 7, 2020
Is it the last act of sitting school board members to recruit and select their replacements? The idea of retiring and letting anyone run who wants to is apparently not something San Dieguito Union High School District board members do.
Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

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

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.

Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current July 13, 2020
Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.

Education Matters: Restricting public participation

Marsha Sutton June 3, 2020
Of all the issues that have arisen recently in the San Dieguito Union High School District, it’s fair to say the grading policy was one of considerable importance to the community. On this issue, the public was denied its right to address the board in a fair and transparent manner.
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