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Quiche. (Photo by Angèle Kamp via Unsplash)

Preserved Home: Quiche is a dish for everyone, and everything

Laura Woolfrey Macklem April 30, 2021
Quiche might conjure up thoughts of froo-froo French cooking for light appetites, but it’s actually a humble dish and a perfect receptacle for hearty leftovers.
As the city of Encinitas develops a streetscape plan for Birmingham Drive in Cardiff, community members are discussing ways to preserve its self-funded sidewalk, pictured April 28. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Cardiff weighs community sidewalk’s future amid Encinitas roadway plan

Julia Shapero April 30, 2021
As designs for a series of improvements along Birmingham Drive near completion, the Cardiff-by-the-Sea community has begun to make plans to save community-based sidewalk art from the 1980s that runs along the street.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Authorities investigate San Marcos High School bomb threat

North Coast Current April 27, 2021
San Marcos High School was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department reported.
The San Diego Botanic Garden is located in Encinitas. (Botanic Garden photo by Rachel Cobb)

San Diego Botanic Garden given Encinitas award for Earth Day

North Coast Current April 21, 2021
The San Diego Botanic Garden recently received recognition from the city of Encinitas for excellence in environmental stewardship.
Mission Ridge Apartments has been renamed The Resort at Encinitas after its sale in March. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas apartment complex Mission Ridge changes hands

North Coast Current April 14, 2021
Mission Ridge Apartments in Encinitas recently sold for an undisclosed amount to Interstate Equities Corp., a firm involved in the transaction recently announced. The complex has been renamed The Resort at Encinitas.
Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

March exits with summerlike temps along north San Diego coast

North Coast Current March 31, 2021
It's no April fool. A super-warm Wednesday closed out March with temperatures in the 80s in some spots along coastal North San Diego County and a record set in the inland areas, weather officials reported.
Eileen Burke, owner of Queen Eileen’s Gift Baskets in downtown Encinitas, shows off a 1950s-era mural uncovered in her shop during remodeling in February. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas gift shop unwraps historical surprise behind wall

Julia Shapero March 31, 2021
Queen Eileen’s Gift Baskets, which has been open for more than 30 years in downtown Encinitas, reopened March 13 with a Coca-Cola-themed celebration in honor of a circa 1950s-era sign that was uncovered during remodeling work.
Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)

Store manager expresses frustration after unmasked group causes ruckus

Julia Shapero March 31, 2021
A group of individuals protested mask mandates in mid-February at two Encinitas grocery stores, refusing to wear masks or leave the stores. “This is the first time I’ve had this large of a group this focused and seemingly of the same mind,” Cardiff Seaside Market General Manager Austin Davis said.
Lux Art Institute in Encinitas is merging with the San Diego Art Institute this September to create The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego. (Lux Art Institute photo)

Lux merger with San Diego Art Institute creates broader forum

Anneliese Esparza March 30, 2021
When the Lux Art Institute and the San Diego Art Institute merge this September to become The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the two campuses will have over 15,000 square feet of indoor space for art galleries, classes, workshops and artist residencies.
Kristin Gibson, who represented Area 5 on the San Dieguito Union High School District board, resigned March 19. (Courtesy photo)

San Dieguito high school district trustee resigns

North Coast Current March 22, 2021
San Dieguito Union High School District Trustee Kristin Gibson has resigned, district officials announced March 20.
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces run for state Senate

North Coast Current March 16, 2021
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her candidacy for California’s 36th state Senate seat this week.

Education Matters: What they’re paid

Marsha Sutton March 11, 2021
With the understanding that public education exists to put student interests first, the public needs to know what teachers earn, how superintendents receive increased pay, and what might need to be cut from student services in the future to accommodate regular and often massive wage increases.
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