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Sugar Encinitas: A coffeehouse where everything’s nice

Sugar Encinitas: A coffeehouse where everything’s nice

Debbie L. Sklar

February 20, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, Food, Leucadia, NORTH COAST TASTE, Real Beans

Need a little sugar with your coffee? If you’re in search of a signature cup of coffee minus the corporate setting, Sugar Coffee & Tea might just be up your alley. You won’t see any corporate logos, cups or cookie-cutter baristas here, just the real deal. Its owner and president, Ryan Berts...

Gifts that say ‘Encinitas’

Gifts that say ‘Encinitas’

December 16, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Holidays, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

The tree has been decorated and the stockings hung with care but the shopping list is still incomplete. There’s no reason to worry if you haven’t picked up a gift for your boss or a small trinket for your neighbor just to say thanks for watering the plants while you were on vacation over the summer. Forget...

Grauer School expeditions offer much more than ‘chalk and talk’

Grauer School expeditions offer much more than ‘chalk and talk’

Debbie L. Sklar

November 21, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

For some schools, building a rigorous education model requires a meticulous balance — and more. Take the Encinitas-based Grauer School, which is best known for balancing Socratic and discovery-based learning with rigorous college preparation. Founded in 1991, the school has 150 students and offers...

Second act for film commission? Encinitas arts commissioner, county supervisor seek green light for agency

Second act for film commission? Encinitas arts commissioner, county supervisor seek green light for agency

Debbie L. Sklar

October 3, 2014


Filed under Arts, Business, Encinitas, Film, Media, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

What do “Top Gun,” the hit television series “Simon & Simon,” and other such high-profile projects as “Traffic,” “Almost Famous,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Lords of Dogtown,” “Bring It On,” “Veronica Mars” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” all...

MiraCosta College marks 80th anniversary with new facilities, reflections on success

MiraCosta College marks 80th anniversary with new facilities, reflections on success

Debbie L. Sklar

September 10, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region

In 1934, actress Jean Harlow was starring on the silver screen, Time magazine’s Man of the Year was Franklin D. Roosevelt and the St. Louis Cardinals were the World Series champs. In North County, the new MiraCosta College was opening its doors to slightly more than 100 excited students. Today,...

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Debbie L. Sklar

August 20, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, Region, San Marcos, Top Stories

Encinitas teen Gabrielle Posard’s mission to feed the hungry may have started out as a small project sketched on a napkin in 2009, but today her organization, Donate Don’t Dump, distributes more than 20,000 pounds of donated food monthly to struggling families and seniors. Gabrielle, 17, has d...

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Debbie L. Sklar