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Santa Fe Christian students thank Sharp caregivers

Santa Fe Christian fifth graders show their messages to Sharp healthcare workers. Top row, left to right: Calvin Barno, Anna Barr, Samantha Kim and Aspen Lee. Bottom row, left to right: Quinn Nikkel, Presley Seedig and Jaya Yuskiewicz. Lower right corner: teacher Cynthia Nixon. (Photos of Santa Fe Christian Schools)

North Coast Current

May 22, 2020

Students in teacher Cynthia Nixon’s fifth-grade class at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach recently sent pictures and notes of appreciation to Sharp Grossmont Hospital doctors and nurses.

Nonprofit helps feed families in Solana Beach during crisis

Helping hands. (Photo by Branimir Balogovic, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

April 17, 2020

About 65 families received free boxes of food in Solana Beach on Wednesday, April 15, thanks to an effort by La Colonia de Eden Gardens Inc.

Leucadia residents give $500 checks to store’s workers

North Coast Current

April 17, 2020

Two Leucadia residents gave $500 “thank you” checks to employees of Just Peachy Market on Wednesday, April 15, amid the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.

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?”

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

December 4, 2019

The Encinitas-based Community Resource Center seeks donations for Holiday Baskets between Dec. 6-12 and Dec. 13. The collections go toward a three-day distribution at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Encinitas food education group gets $375,000 Sprouts foundation grant

Food harvest. (Photo by Chris Johnson, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

October 9, 2019

Encinitas-based Sage Garden Project is among several nonprofits in the Southwest that have received donations from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, Sprouts announced Oct. 8. In addition, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito is the recipient of a Neighborhood Grant from the foundation.

San Marcos seeks donations for annual Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July fireworks. (Photo by Warren Tobias, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

June 20, 2019

The city of San Marcos has launched a fundraising drive for its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza.

San Diego Oasis wins $5,000 grant from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change

San Diego Oasis representatives celebrate their organization’s award June 7 from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change at the Harrah’s resort on the Rincon Reservation. Left to right: David Beevers, Oasis North County director; Oasis board members Julie Derry and William Wise; San Diego Oasis President Simona Valanciute; organization External Relations Vice President Jolyn Parker; Secretary Judy Lewis (secretary); and Development Associate Sarah Beaupre. (San Diego Oasis photo)

North Coast Current

June 11, 2019

Local community organization San Diego Oasis, with a North County base in Escondido, received a $5,000 grant as a Top 5 regional nonprofit from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change program, the group announced June 11.

CARLSBAD: Jimmy and Enrique perform at June 20 library event

Jimmy and Enrique. (Courtesy photo)

June 7, 2019

CARLSBAD — A concert by Jimmy and Enrique headlines the Carlsbad City Library Learning Center’s Summer Reading Festival on Thursday, June 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Library Learning Center, 3368 Eureka Place. Admission is free. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jimmy and Enrique will perform a mix of wo...

DEL MAR: Art Center Gallery opens in new spot May 15

(FreeImages photo by Bas van de Wiel)

May 10, 2019

DEL MAR — The new Del Mar Art Center Gallery opens its doors to the public Wednesday, May 15, with more than three dozen working artist members showing their creations in a variety of media, such as graphite drawings, watercolor, pastel and acrylic paintings, and original jewelry. The gallery is located...

ENCINITAS: Community sweethearts dance Feb. 15

(FreeImages photo by Bas van de Wiel)

December 31, 2018

ENCINITAS — Sweethearts young and old are invited to attend an evening of dancing on Feb. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Encinitas Community and Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas. Light hors d'oeuvres, treats and refreshments will be provided. Photo backdrops will also be available. This...

City of Encinitas seeks senior citizen award nominees

North Coast Current

December 30, 2018

The city of Encinitas’ Senior Citizen Commission and Encinitas Rotary Club seek nominations for 2018 Senior Citizen of the Year Award and Service to Seniors Award, the city recently announced. Residents are welcome to submit nominations now through Feb. 14.

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