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California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

North Coast Current

March 24, 2020

Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

Chase Spear

March 20, 2020

Due to the potential health hazard imposed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, K-12 school districts across San Diego County — including those in North County — have closed their campuses.

California governor’s order: Stay home

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday, March 19, for all residents to stay home as the state works through the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

Chase Spear

March 18, 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to grow, North San Diego County colleges have enacted precautionary changes to their campus operations.

Encinitas grocer, other local markets set aside hours for elderly, disabled

North Coast Current

March 18, 2020

Local grocery stores are reserving special time for elderly and disabled shoppers as residents hunker down during the coronavirus outbreak.

District: Person at Encinitas school tests presumptive positive for coronavirus

North Coast Current

March 15, 2020

The Encinitas Union School District announced Sunday, March 15, that a person at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary tested presumptive positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

U-Haul offers help to students during coronavirus outbreak

U-Haul offers help to students during coronavirus outbreak

North Coast Current

March 13, 2020

U-Haul announced March 12 that it’s offering 30 days of free self-storage at its sites as San Diego area universities and community colleges scale back campus operations and move classes online during the coronavirus outbreak.

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