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Caltrans to raze old Interstate 5 bridge over Encinitas lagoon

Caltrans to raze old Interstate 5 bridge over Encinitas lagoon

North Coast Current

February 27, 2020

Demolition is set to begin on the original Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, Caltrans announced.

EDITORIAL: San Diego County: ‘No’ on Measure B; ‘yes’ on Measure A

North Coast Current

February 25, 2020

Measure B supporters note that 60% of Newland Sierra housing would be affordably priced for the working class. But assuming it’s built, what would that “affordable” price be at completion given the continuing rise in prices, up 8% over the past year alone? Moreover, what’s their definition of “working class?”

Mysterious boom felt throughout San Diego County

North Coast Current

February 21, 2020

Residents from Encinitas east to Escondido and south to La Mesa, Santee and elsewhere in San Diego County reported rattled nerves and shaken buildings after hearing at least one loud boom at about 1:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.

Encinitas Interstate 5 bridge lanes will shift to new span

Encinitas Interstate 5 bridge lanes will shift to new span

North Coast Current

January 30, 2020

A major step in the replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas will take place the weeks of Feb. 2 and 9, the San Diego Association of Governments announced.

Interstate 5 express lane work gets OK for Carlsbad, Oceanside

Interstate 5 express lane work gets OK for Carlsbad, Oceanside

North Coast Current

January 3, 2020

Construction of new express lanes along Interstate 5 will continue north in 2020 after a green light from the Coastal Commission, the San Diego Association of Governments announced.

Tree removals expected as I-5 work continues in Encinitas

Tree removals expected as I-5 work continues in Encinitas

North Coast Current

December 2, 2019

Trees and plants are set to be removed along the shoulders of Interstate 5 through Encinitas ahead of bird nesting season by mid-February, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Dec. 2.

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

Old San Marcos oak now a centerpiece of new North City neighborhood

North Coast Current

August 20, 2019

If you visit the growing cluster of housing and businesses just across from California State University San Marcos on the north side of East Barham Drive, you will find the new home of a living landmark.

Encinitas maintains Tree City USA designation for eighth year

Encinitas maintains Tree City USA designation for eighth year

North Coast Current

June 3, 2019

Encinitas has maintained its Tree City USA status for an eighth year, the city announced June 3. The city earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s notation, which recognizes communities’ efforts to maintain an urban tree canopy.

Encinitas, regional officials mark completion of Cardiff dune project

Encinitas, regional officials mark completion of Cardiff dune project

North Coast Current

May 27, 2019

Fencing along part of the beach west of Coast Highway 101 in Cardiff might not be a surprise given the ongoing transportation projects underway in the area. But this particular fencing indicates something different — wildlife at work.

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s new name: Nature Collective

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s new name: Nature Collective

North Coast Current

May 22, 2019

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy marked its transition to a new name — the Nature Collective — with a sunset celebration on May 17 at Seaside Beach in Cardiff.

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019

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

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

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