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EDITORIAL: Encinitas protests run against our better nature

North Coast Current

April 20, 2020

During the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, a Cardiff church opened its doors to the leadership and expertise of the time to treat the ill of its community. A century later, the measures in place during today’s viral crisis are designed to help prevent the use of our churches for such a purpose again.

EDITORIAL: Which Current are you reading? Encinitas site stirs election season confusion

North Coast Current

February 9, 2020

Are you reading the North Coast Current or Encinitas Current? Look carefully. Not just at the nameplate, but at the web address. If you thought you were reading one and not the other, beware. It might be by design in this era of murky news outlets, leading to purposeful confusion stoked by political parties, bureaucracies, candidates and special interests.

EDITORIAL: Cardiff’s kids are all right, but what about the adults?

North Coast Current

January 4, 2020

In an ongoing dispute over the status of a park in the construction zone of Cardiff Elementary School, vile posters and banners chastising a local woman for her supposed “hatred of children” have appeared. Cut the immaturity. Be a good example for the children of Cardiff.

Editorial: Yost, Shaffer, Kranz for council; yes on K and L

North Coast Current

October 26, 2012

Not too long ago, the North Coast Current said it would opt out of offering Encinitas City Council endorsements. This philosophy is based on a movement by news media nationwide (San Diego not included) to avoid kingmaking and allow voters to make decisions based on information and analysis. However,...

Editorial: Who watches the watchdog?

North Coast Current

October 22, 2012

It’s bad enough that the local media market has virtually been taken over by ultra-conservative developer Douglas Manchester, relegating the daily North County Times and U-T San Diego (now one media outlet) to a platform for his political whims. But Coast News Publisher Jim Kydd? And hidden in plain...

Editorial: Shedding extra light on the election

North Coast Current

October 11, 2012

News outlets often endorse candidates for office that reflect the ownership’s vision of the community. This election season, however, the North Coast Current takes a different approach. As Election Day approaches, the Current offers the following points to ponder as you decide who will best lead the...

Editorial: Community is no fifth wheel

North Coast Current

May 28, 2012

The old Encinitas adage is apparently wrong – there is life east of Interstate 5. The community of New Encinitas is flexing its political muscles, and while it might be the fifth and arguably newest of the city’s communities, activists in the area are showing that it’s no fifth wheel. The communit...

Editorial: A new start in Encinitas

North Coast Current

April 7, 2012

History is turning an important page in Encinitas in wake of the announcement that the Paul Ecke Ranch is changing hands. It’s with that sense of history – and the future – that the North Coast Current relaunches its news production. Surely, we can expect a multitude of voices in the coming...

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