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Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current

July 13, 2020

Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.

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?”

Man killed, deputy injured in Encinitas fire, authorities report

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

January 4, 2020

A man died in an Encinitas house fire and a sheriff’s deputy was injured in a rescue attempt Friday, Jan. 3, authorities reported.

Leucadia merchants assess next steps after fire destroys building

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the site of four businesses, pictured Oct. 8, in Leucadia on Sept. 30. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Julia Shapero

October 8, 2019

The cause of a fire that tore through four local businesses in Leucadia is still unknown, authorities said. By Oct. 8, the merchants had collectively raised more than $23,000 toward rebuilding.

Encinitas house fire Jan. 22 likely accidental, authorities report

Meghan Lanigan

January 31, 2018

A house fire early Monday, Jan. 22, in the 1600 block of Landquist Drive in Encinitas Estates was most likely accidental, according to authorities.

Sheriff’s deputy saves woman from burning car in Encinitas

A Honda Civic burns on Manchester Avenue at San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas early Oct. 23. Sheriff's Deputy Steve Gusman is credited with saving the life of a driver trapped in the car. (San Diego County Sheriff's Department photo)

North Coast Current

October 25, 2016

A San Diego County sheriff’s deputy is credited with saving a driver from a burning car early Oct. 23 along Manchester Avenue in Encinitas, authorities said.

CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

Fire destroys Encinitas McDonald’s

North Coast Current

September 2, 2011

An apparent gas leak lead to an explosion Thursday night that destroyed the McDonald's restaurant in Encinitas, authorities said. Fire crews were still on the scene early Friday afternoon to survey the damage. The apparent blast lead to a three-alarm fire around 9:30 p.m. Thursday night, authorities...

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