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California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Encinitas, Solana Beach cut access to city beaches

North Coast Current

March 24, 2020

Encinitas and Solana Beach joined other coastal north San Diego County cities Tuesday, March 24, in closing access to beaches, parks and other facilities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

Chase Spear

March 20, 2020

Due to the potential health hazard imposed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, K-12 school districts across San Diego County — including those in North County — have closed their campuses.

California governor’s order: Stay home

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday, March 19, for all residents to stay home as the state works through the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Joel Vaughn

July 6, 2018

A state online community college may be just over the horizon, though local faculty and elected officials aren’t quite sure if it’s entirely necessary. (Audio story included)

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Dating back to 1981, the Vista Farmers Market at 325 S. Melrose Drive is the oldest farmers market in the North County area, and one of the longest-running markets in the state of California. Open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Vista Farmers Market features about 100 vendors each week, a...

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Open Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Fallbrook Open Air Market at Valley Fort is located at 3757 S. Mission Road in Fallbrook. This market opened in 2014 and about 15 vendors come in once a week to sell art, jewelry, fudge, candy, clothing, hats and other crafts, adding to the selection available...

SOLANA BEACH: Music, food court part of the fun at Cedros market

SOLANA BEACH: Music, food court part of the fun at Cedros market

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Solana Beach’s Cedros Avenue Farmers Market features a food court where attendees can purchase and enjoy ready-to-eat food from Red Oven Pizza, Same Day Kettle Corn, Conscious Coconut Juice Bar, Jamaican Jerk Hut, Divine Fresh and Chez Christophe. Co-managed by Karen Williams and Sean MacLeod for...

OCEANSIDE: Thursday market brings fresh finds, family atmosphere

OCEANSIDE: Thursday market brings fresh finds, family atmosphere

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. may not be the most common time slot for a weekly farmers market, but that’s exactly what makes the market in Oceanside at 401 Pier View Way unique. Sponsored by Main Street Oceanside, this market includes more than 65 vendors of produce, ready-to-eat food, arts and...

DEL MAR: Long-running market offers seaside view and atmosphere

DEL MAR: Long-running market offers seaside view and atmosphere

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Upper Shores Park at 225 9th St. is home to the certified and nonprofit Del Mar Farmers Market every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. It is self-proclaimed as the second oldest farmers market in the San Diego area — having been in operation since 1986 — and features 30 vendors every week. Market Manager...

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