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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

BMW Encinitas, an automotive presence dating back to Harloff Chevrolet along Encinitas Boulevard in the late 1960s, closed on March 20. (Google Street View photo)

BMW Encinitas, a fixture with roots to Harloff in 1960s, goes to Carlsbad

Roman S. Koenig March 24, 2023
A bit of automobile history has left Encinitas with the recent closure of a BMW dealership on Encinitas Boulevard in the eastern part of town.
Herman Cook Volkswagen General Manager and co-owner Connor Cook and Stellar Solar CEO Kent Harle stand with the new VW ID.4 Electric Vehicle and Bosch Power Max EV Charger, soon to be powered by Stellar Solar’s 65-kilowatt solar system. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas’ Herman Cook Volkswagen, Stellar Solar announce partnership

North Coast Current December 19, 2021
Herman Cook Volkswagen is partnering with Stellar Solar of San Diego to install a new solar system for the longtime Encinitas car dealership and develop an incentive program for customers who buy electric vehicles.
Classic car. (Photo by Ash Edmonds via Unsplash)

ENCINITAS: Cruise Nights return Thursdays

June 17, 2021

ENCINITAS — Cruise Nights return to downtown Encinitas starting June 17, running every third Thursday throughout the summer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. along South Coast Highway 101. Hundreds of classic cars...

Classic Car Nights. (Encinitas 101 MainStreet photo)

ENCINITAS: Enjoy classic cars and tunes July 16

July 9, 2015

ENCINITAS — Encinitas 101 MainStreet’s July 16 installment of Classic Car Nights runs along South Coast Highway 101 with hundreds of classic cars to admire and live music at several venues. Car clubs...

Cool on the Coast: It’s a busy March with State of the City, alternative rock, vintage VWs and healthy living

Layla Marino March 16, 2015

March continues to heat up on the coast as we get ready to say farewell to winter. The weather may be up and down, but the North Coast always has lots of fun in store, no matter what Mother Nature brings....

Remote Control Chaos

OsideNews September 23, 2013

Oceanside CA- On the second and fourth Sunday of the month, an informal gathering of remote control car enthusiasts, put their skills to the test. A course of twists, turns and jumps is set up in the...

State Assembly Bill 1658 calls for the reintroduction of black-on-yellow, yellow-on-black and yellow-on-blue license plates in California, similar to the one pictured here at Encinitas Classic Car Nights on Sept. 13. Plateholders would pay a special renewal fee. (Photo by Donna P. Crilly)

Golden plates: Car buffs laud plan to bring back iconic colors

Donna P. Crilly September 22, 2012

Classic car owners generally have a few things in common. Aside from a love of an era of cars when baby boomers were still babies, enthusiasts typically have money to spend and time to restore their classic...

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