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North Coast Current

Whether you’re a small investor or a company CEO, or neither, monitoring the daily Dow Jones Industrial Average is a way of keeping tabs on the pulse of the nation’s business health. (Photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: When Mr. Dow met Mr. Jones

Tom Morrow September 29, 2022
Whether you’re a small investor or a company CEO, or neither, monitoring the daily Dow Jones Industrial Average is your way of keeping tabs on the pulse of the nation’s business health, and that’s certainly everyone’s business.

Palomar football improves season record with win against Southwestern

David A. Willauer September 21, 2022
In a game that was filled with penalties, turnovers and a lot of mistakes on both ends of the field, the Palomar College Comets improved their record to 2-1 on the football campaign as they defeated the Southwestern College Cougars by a 17-0 score Sept. 17 at Escondido High School’s Wayne Embry Field.
The White House is pictured in June 2020. (Photo by Tabrez Syed via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: A historical assessment of 14 presidents

Tom Morrow September 17, 2022
During the last half of the 20th century and through much of what has passed thus far in this century, there often has been less than stellar performances on the part of U.S. presidents. These are my personal subjective assessments, not from a political, but from a “historical,” point of view.
“I’m trying to make old music cool again,” Oceanside alt-country singer-songwriter Kimmi Bitter says of her music. (Publicity photo)

From Oceanside to the open road: Kimmi Bitter’s musical journey

OsideNews September 12, 2022

Northern Pine Brewery beer named for performer’s van By Charlene Pulsonetti: If you long for a fresh take on dreamy tunes reminiscent of the 1960s and ’70s, and female vocals that pull on the heartstrings,...

“I’m trying to make old music cool again,” Oceanside alt-country singer-songwriter Kimmi Bitter says of her music. (Publicity photo)

From Oceanside to the open road: Kimmi Bitter’s musical journey

Charlene Pulsonetti September 11, 2022
If you long for a fresh take on dreamy tunes reminiscent of the 1960s and ’70s, and female vocals that pull on the heartstrings, you don’t need Doc Brown’s time traveling DeLorean. Instead, look to Oceanside’s Kimmi Bitter.
Rain (Jan Fillem, Unsplash)

Tropical Storm Kay bringing winds, rain to north San Diego County communities

OsideNews September 9, 2022

North Coast Current: Oceanside CA— Wind gusts along north coastal San Diego County reached upward of 50 mph early Friday, Sept. 9, as bands of Tropical Storm Kay continued to move through San Diego County. The...

Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)

Tropical Storm Kay bringing winds, rain to north San Diego County communities

North Coast Current September 9, 2022
Wind gusts along north coastal San Diego County reached upward of 50 mph early Friday, Sept. 9, as bands of Tropical Storm Kay continued to move through San Diego County.
Working for Britain’s Naval Intelligence Division during the Second World War is where author Ian Fleming got his ideas for creating 007, James Bond. (Photo by Kristaps Ungurs via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: The man who would be Bond

OsideNews August 21, 2022

By Tom Morrow: The British spy hero James Bond was created by a former Royal Navy intelligence officer. The fictitious Bond was the hero character of Ian Fleming, who was a planner and coordinator of clandestine...

Working for Britain’s Naval Intelligence Division during the Second World War is where author Ian Fleming got his ideas for creating 007, James Bond. (Photo by Kristaps Ungurs via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: The man who would be Bond

Tom Morrow August 21, 2022
The British spy hero James Bond was created by a former Royal Navy intelligence officer. The fictitious Bond was the hero character of Ian Fleming, who was a planner and coordinator of clandestine operations during World War II.
President John F. Kennedy is pictured on a 1960s-era television set. (Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: The ‘Golden Age’ depends upon your age

Tom Morrow July 14, 2022
We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’” (of whatever you want to discuss — television, movies, lifestyle, politics, cars). Probably the most commonly discussed “golden age” has to do with communication — and, depending upon your age, that can take in a wide variety of subjects — magazines, newspapers, television and radio.
President John F. Kennedy is pictured on a 1960s-era television set. (Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos via Unsplash)

Historically Speaking: The ‘Golden Age’ depends upon your age

OsideNews July 14, 2022

By Tom Morrow: We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’” (of whatever you want to discuss — television, movies, lifestyle, politics, cars). Probably the most commonly discussed...

Visitors mingle at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on June 23. The fair is fully open this year after closures and scaled-back events during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Charlene Pulsonetti)

Labors of love shine in San Diego County Fair contests

OsideNews June 29, 2022

From Encinitas to Escondido, locals celebrate return of annual summer event By Charlene Pulsonetti: Del Mar CA— After its pandemic-era cancellation in 2020 and a scaled-back version in 2021, the San...

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