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District frustration mounts after latest ruling in Cardiff school park case

The status of George Berkich Park, pictured Sept. 17, 2019, is in debate between the Cardiff School District and residents as construction continues at the district’s Cardiff Elementary campus. (NCC file photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

September 25, 2020

The Cardiff community is reeling from legal whiplash after a U.S. district court ruled the National Parks Service acted in violation of its own rules in approving the Cardiff School rebuild, forcing the district to delay its planned return to in-person learning.

Encinitas mosaics an outlet for students, memorial for residents

Three of more than 50 new mosaics are pictured at the Santa Fe Drive undercossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas in late August. (Photo by Jim Gilliam, courtesy of the city of Encinitas)

Julia Shapero

September 25, 2020

Fifty-three mosaics created by local high school students, college students and adult artists are completed and installed under the Santa Fe Drive undercrossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas.

North Coast Current news site recognized for excellence in SPJ contest

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

North Coast Current

September 1, 2020

The North Coast Current’s news site was recognized as being among the best in the county by judges of the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s annual contest.

Commentary: Community vetted Cardiff School project; plaintiffs won’t accept it

Jon Cohen

August 23, 2020

If Save the Park prevails with its latest court action, it will waste more of Cardiff School District’s already strained budget. And, underscoring the ultimate folly of their unrelenting campaign, it will do nothing to create a better educational experience for kids or improved recreational space for Cardiff.

Education Matters: Personal attacks in Cardiff sink to new depths

Marsha Sutton

August 14, 2020

Bullying tactics worthy of playground antics not only set a terrible example of poor adult behavior but also may do more damage to Cardiff School’s tenuous position.

San Diego region faces prolonged heat wave, Weather Service says

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

North Coast Current

August 14, 2020

Although coastal North County is expected to escape many of the hottest temperatures, much of the San Diego region is under an excessive heat warning as it faces a week's worth of excessive warmth, the National Weather Service reports.

Education Matters: Continued controversy plagues Cardiff community

Marsha Sutton

August 6, 2020

Cardiff School can be rebuilt and the park can be saved — and along the way blame can be put aside in favor of civility and lawful resolution of differences, without unnecessary adversarial posturing. All that’s missing is the will to make it happen.

Pedestrian access improvements ready at Encinitas undercrossings

North Coast Current

August 6, 2020

Construction is complete on bicycle and pedestrian paths running under Interstate 5 at Santa Fe Drive and Encinitas Boulevard, Caltrans announced.

Preserved Home: A pitch for using pits and scraps

Strawberry scraps can be used to make fermented vinegar. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)

Laura Woolfrey Macklem

August 6, 2020

Grocery prices are climbing, so turn scraps into savings while adding interesting and healthy items to your pantry.

Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current

July 13, 2020

Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.

Encinitas resident Alex Riley seeks District 1 council seat

North Coast Current

July 10, 2020

Alex Riley has launched his campaign for Encinitas City Council, challenging incumbent Tony Kranz in District 1.

Cardiff school project faces second lawsuit

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

Bella Ross

July 10, 2020

Just a few months after what felt like a final resolution to the debate over what will happen to George Berkich Park, local group Save the Park has filed a second lawsuit against the Cardiff School District.

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