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

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.

Work begins on major addition to MiraCosta College’s Cardiff campus

Work begins on major addition to MiraCosta College’s Cardiff campus

Chase Spear

September 20, 2019

MiraCosta College announced last month that work is beginning on a new Student Services and Administration building at its San Elijo campus in Cardiff. The campus will host a groundbreaking for the $11.8 million project on Oct. 10.

Park’s status remains sticking point in Cardiff school renovation project

Park’s status remains sticking point in Cardiff school renovation project

Bella Ross

September 18, 2019

The implementation of Measure GG, a bond program approved in 2016 that allocated $22 million to remodel two Cardiff schools, has sparked a trail of discussions over whether George Berkich Park is legally allowed to undergo any changes.

Critics launch petition against Encinitas school name change

Critics launch petition against Encinitas school name change

North Coast Current

September 17, 2019

Sunset High School alumni and members of the community have launched an online petition calling on the San Dieguito Union High School District to keep the continuation school’s name.

San Dieguito school district portal back online after thwarted malware attack

San Dieguito school district portal back online after thwarted malware attack

North Coast Current

August 20, 2019

The San Dieguito Union High School District’s parent access portal was back online as of Monday, Aug. 19, after the district worked last week to restore security when an attempted malware attack was detected.

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

North Coast Current

August 20, 2019

If you visit the growing cluster of housing and businesses just across from California State University San Marcos on the north side of East Barham Drive, you will find the new home of a living landmark.

San Dieguito school district parent portal offline after malware attack

San Dieguito school district parent portal offline after malware attack

North Coast Current

August 17, 2019

The San Dieguito Union High School District continues work to restore network security after an attempted malware attack on its parent access portal, the district reported in an update Thursday, Aug. 15.

Encinitas’ Herman Cook Volkswagen part of education funding project

Encinitas’ Herman Cook Volkswagen part of education funding project

North Coast Current

August 3, 2019

Herman Cook Volkswagen has linked with DonorsChoose.org to support teachers and projects in Encinitas schools, the car dealership announced Aug. 1.

Encinitas artist guides young students through creativity at summer camp

Encinitas artist guides young students through creativity at summer camp

Meghan Lanigan

July 8, 2019

One Encinitas woman’s passion has been to keep children connected to art, and for the past 27 years, Carla Funk, artist and published poet, has merged art with learning at a camp she hosts for kids in her back yard every summer.

Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

North Coast Current

July 7, 2019

California State University San Marcos’ new president officially took office July 1. She replaces Karen Haynes, who retired in June.

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Lauren J. Mapp

June 28, 2019

California State University San Marcos President Karen Haynes retired in June after five decades of working in higher education. Among her accomplishments over the years, she cites being able to lead two universities as a president. Haynes said this is a rarity in both the number of years served and for a woman to work in two presidential roles in academia.

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

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.

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