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As the city of Encinitas develops a streetscape plan for Birmingham Drive in Cardiff, community members are discussing ways to preserve its self-funded sidewalk, pictured April 28. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Cardiff weighs community sidewalk’s future amid Encinitas roadway plan

Julia Shapero April 30, 2021
As designs for a series of improvements along Birmingham Drive near completion, the Cardiff-by-the-Sea community has begun to make plans to save community-based sidewalk art from the 1980s that runs along the street.
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)

Santa Fe Christian students thank Sharp caregivers

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.
Helping hands. (Photo by Branimir Balogovic, Unsplash)

Nonprofit helps feed families in Solana Beach during crisis

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?”
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)

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

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.
Food harvest. (Photo by Chris Johnson, FreeImages)

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

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

San Marcos seeks donations for annual Fourth of July fireworks

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 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)

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

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.
Jimmy and Enrique. (Courtesy photo)

CARLSBAD: Jimmy and Enrique perform at June 20 library event

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...

(FreeImages photo by Bas van de Wiel)

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

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...

(FreeImages photo by Bas van de Wiel)

ENCINITAS: Community sweethearts dance Feb. 15

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...

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