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10 doctor-recommended health tips for the new year

StatePoint January 3, 2020

Four in 10 adults in the U.S. have two or more chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While certain conditions and risk factors are beyond one’s control, the new...

Health. (Jovan Mandic, iStock Getty Images Plus via StatePoint)

Looking for a healthy New Year’s resolution? Don’t overlook your eyes

StatePoint January 3, 2020

The most ambitious time of year is upon us: the time to set New Year’s resolutions. All the parties have been hosted, the marshmallows have been toasted and you’ve binged on your new favorite TV...

This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

North Coast Current December 4, 2019
The Encinitas-based Community Resource Center seeks donations for Holiday Baskets between Dec. 6-12 and Dec. 13. The collections go toward a three-day distribution at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Stuff the Bus to help hungry families this season

North Coast Current December 4, 2019
Albertsons and Vons partner with local groups for the 12th Annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive to help families.
Musical instruments. (FreeImages photo by Eduardo Guillen)

CARLSBAD: Carols for Carlsbad highlights school music programs Dec. 7

November 30, 2019

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Educational Foundation invites residents to celebrate the music programs of the Carlsbad Unified School District at its annual Carols of Carlsbad event Saturday, Dec. 7, from...

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido. (Moriah Farmer, FreeImages)

ENCINITAS: 25th holiday tree-lighting set for Dec. 6

November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The community is invited to the 25th Annual Encinitas Heritage Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the corner of 4th and C streets overlooking Moonlight Beach. To...

Santa Claus. (Tim Mossholder, Unsplash)

CARDIFF: Mingle with Kringle on Dec. 1 at Town Center

November 30, 2019

CARDFF — Cardiff 101 Main Street holds its 12th Annual Kringle Mingle from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Cardiff Town Center. There will be free photos with Santa in a vintage Camera Camper sleigh...

San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo by Jay A. Clark)

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch offers holiday family craft class Dec. 1

November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Dieguito Heritage Ranch invites families to create ornaments for their holiday trees at its Families Make History craft event on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. The ranch is located...

San Elijo Lagoon Earth Day Detectives Tour. (Photo courtesy of San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy)

CARDIFF: Nature Collective offers family activities Dec. 1

November 30, 2019

CARDIFF — The Nature Collective offers hands-on activities for families on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center, 2710 Manchester Ave. in Cardiff. Nature...

San Diego County beach. (Photo by Frank McKenna, Unsplash)

Cool on the Coast: Round out August with Leucadia art walk, family time at Del Mar track

Antonio Pequeño IV August 17, 2019
Your roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar and the San Diego region.
Sue Satterlee of Vista won first place for her dried dill and second place for her firecrackers in the Home and Hobby contest at this year’s San Diego County Fair. (Photo by Lauren J. Mapp)

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Lauren J. Mapp July 6, 2019
Jars of jam, bottles of liqueurs, cookies, cakes and more lined the walls of the Del Mar Fairgrounds grandstand complex during the annual San Diego County Fair as it came to a close last week. The Home and Hobby contest drew in hundreds of competitors to more than 100 categories this year.
Child reading. (Olesya Shelomova/Adobe via StatePoint)

Fun ways to keep kids’ minds active in summer

StatePoint June 8, 2019

A vacation from school is no excuse for a vacation from thinking. Not only can learning be made fun, but you can avoid a rusty return to school in the fall by keeping kids’ minds active all summer long. Here...

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