North Coast Current

Education Matters: Restricting public participation

Marsha Sutton

June 3, 2020

Of all the issues that have arisen recently in the San Dieguito Union High School District, it’s fair to say the grading policy was one of considerable importance to the community. On this issue, the public was denied its right to address the board in a fair and transparent manner.

LETTER: The real Cardiff way

June 1, 2020

The Cardiff Way encourages students to “Act Responsibly,” “Be Honest,” but these rules aren’t part of the School District’s way. “Bullying,” on the other hand, apparently is.

Encinitas residents gather to protest death of George Floyd

Encinitas residents gather under the Cardiff Kook statue on May 31 to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Photo courtesy of Scott Chatfield)

North Coast Current

May 31, 2020

Nearly 400 Encinitas residents gathered at the Cardiff Kook statue Sunday, May 31, to add their voices to growing nationwide protests over the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis police custody.

San Diego Botanic Garden announces phased reopening

The San Diego Botanic Garden, located in Encinitas, has announced a phased reopening plan in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Rachel Cobb, San Diego Botanic Garden)

North Coast Current

May 28, 2020

The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas has announced a phased reopening plan beginning this week.

Detour Salon in Encinitas closes as coronavirus business restrictions lift

Detour Salon in Encinitas is closing after 22 years, the owners announced on Wednesday, May 27. (Google Street View photo)

North Coast Current

May 28, 2020

Detour Salon, a go-to spot in downtown Encinitas for haircuts, styling supplies and accessories for 22 years, announced its closure Wednesday, May 27, a casualty of challenging business conditions amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Encinitas novelist is international award finalist

North Coast Current

May 22, 2020

“Black Market News,” the debut novel by Encinitas-based journalist, filmmaker and educator Roman S. Koenig, is an official 2020 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist.

San Dieguito high school district warns of employee email breach

Computer code. (Photo by Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

May 15, 2020

The San Dieguito Union High School District announced May 14 that an unknown party gained access to employee email accounts last summer, an incident that predates an August 2019 malware attack on the district’s parent access portal.

National Parks Service OKs Cardiff school site boundary change

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

May 6, 2020

The National Parks Service has granted final approval to Cardiff School District for a boundary adjustment, a big win for the district that will allow it to proceed with construction plans approved by voters in 2016, according to a district news release.

Encinitas council OKs Moonlight Beach opening in split vote

North Coast Current

April 27, 2020

Moonlight Beach in Encinitas is reopened as of 8 a.m. Monday morning, April 27, after a decision by the City Council during a special Sunday meeting. The choice was not without dissent, however.

3 arrested at Encinitas’ Moonlight Beach during closure protest

North Coast Current

April 25, 2020

Three people were arrested Saturday, April 25, at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas during a protest against state and local closures of public spaces and businesses deemed nonessential during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced.

Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas shops work to recover from flood

Flooding from heavy rain reaches the driveway and halfway up the windows of the Sunshine Gardens property in Encinitas on Friday, April 10. (Sunshine Gardens photo)

Julia Shapero

April 24, 2020

Sunshine Gardens and other Encinitas businesses suffered severe damage the weekend of April 10 after the San Diego region experienced unusually high rainfall. Despite the losses, the nursery and North County Olive Oil have been able to reopen. San Dieguito Tennis Club is assessing mudslide damage.

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