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Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

Encinitas firm CycloPure reports advance in water decontamination

Encinitas firm CycloPure reports advance in water decontamination

North Coast Current

March 9, 2019


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Encinitas

Encinitas-based firm CycloPure Inc. recently announced a significant advancement in its technology to remove manmade chemicals from contaminated water.

ENCINITAS: ‘Got Green?’ Learn gardening, vegan food tips March 16

ENCINITAS: ‘Got Green?’ Learn gardening, vegan food tips March 16

March 4, 2019


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its first “Got Green?” event March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day includes plant-based cooking demonstrations, organic gardening tips, vegan food trucks and live entertainment. Demonstrations include aquaponics by Ecolife Conservation and composting...

ENCINITAS: Plant native species at San Elijo Lagoon property Jan. 12

ENCINITAS: Plant native species at San Elijo Lagoon property Jan. 12

January 6, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy invites residents to participate in a Lake Drive Community Planting Event on Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Native species will be planted on the conservancy’s 77-acre Lake Drive property in Cardiff. Adults and children ages 12 and up are are welcome to...

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Cameron Niven

August 21, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

On Aug. 7, Scripps Institution of Oceanography measured the sea-surface temperature of local waters at 79 degrees, which was the highest temperature taken in the 102 years since the institute started taking measurements. Some beaches, such as Solana Beach, recorded water temperatures up to 81 degrees, according to reports. Why are these ocean water temperatures so high? How long are they going to last? How often are they going to arrive? How could they affect future storms and climate?

ENCINITAS: City hosts sea-level workshop May 8

ENCINITAS: City hosts sea-level workshop May 8

May 4, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain

ENCINITAS — The city of Encinitas Coastal Zone Management Program presents a sea-level rise workshop May 8, 6-9 p.m., in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave in Encinitas. Six panelists will discuss current research on coastal processes, bluff mapping and erosion, flood mapping,...

Encinitas Union School District trustees OK Farm Lab expansion

Encinitas Union School District trustees OK Farm Lab expansion

North Coast Current

May 1, 2018


Filed under Education, Encinitas, Food, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

The Encinitas Union School District’s Farm Lab recently received the green light to expand after a Board of Trustees vote, the district announced April 30.

Sand replenishment in progress at Solana Beach’s Fletcher Cove

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Sand replenishment is underway at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and project partners announced April 27.

Rail Trail work to affect parking, traffic, pathway access in Cardiff

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Cardiff residents can expect parking closures and occasional construction noise along San Elijo Avenue as preliminary work begins on the Encinitas segment of the Coastal Rail Trail, project officials announced April 27.

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