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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...

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...

LETTER: Former Coast Dispatch employee appreciates the Current

August 30, 2019
As a former old-time employee of the Coast Dispatch, WCCN, etc., it warms my heart to have found this newspaper.
The Encinitas Boat Houses, pictured Aug. 23, are on track to be included on the National Register of Historic Places. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

National historic status on horizon for Encinitas Boat Houses

Julia Shapero August 23, 2019
The Encinitas Boat Houses, the most photographed buildings in the city, are on their way to earning a spot on the National Register of Historic Places following a vote by the State Historical Resources Commission.
Joanna Rossoni, Briana Fillmore and Sam Bouffard participate in activities at The CADO museum in San Marcos on July 6. The pop-up museum is dedicated to the avocado. (CADO Museum photo)

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

Chase Spear August 20, 2019
Since late June, The CADO museum in San Marcos has dedicated itself to preserving the history and educational significance of the California avocado.
San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo by Jay A. Clark)

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch Hullabaloo market Feb. 4

January 10, 2019

ENCINITAS — The Heritage Ranch, home of the San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas, hosts a Hullabaloo Family Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 and continuing the first Monday of the month throughout...

Summertime family surfing. (Photo by Filios Sazeides, Unsplash)

Cool on the Coast: Beat June gloom with county fair, local arts and more

Michele Leivas June 8, 2017
Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido.
Carlsbad's Highway 101 street sign. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

CARLSBAD: Public invited to Feb. 16 forum on future of Highway 101

February 4, 2017

CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad hosts a panel discussion and community meeting about historic Highway 101’s past, present and future Feb. 16 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the City Library, 1775 Dove Lane...

Sept. 6 forum to discuss Encinitas tree removals, future policies

North Coast Current August 31, 2016
With the impending removal of four decades-old Ficus trees in downtown Encinitas, city officials seek residents’ feedback at a meeting Sept. 6 for future policies governing tree planting and maintenance.

Cool on the Coast: Stage some summer fun in July

Layla Marino July 16, 2015

In July, San Diego reaches a fever pitch for events, especially with the opening of the Del Mar races and, of course, Comic-Con. Residents and tourists alike are bound to easily find these big three events,...

The Historic Star Theatre in Oceanside. (North Coast Current file photo)

OCEANSIDE: Historic Star Theatre unveils restored marquee July 3

July 2, 2015

OCEANSIDE — The Historic Star Theatre invites the public to celebrate the unveiling of the venue’s restored neon marquee July 3 at 7 p.m. The sign is the largest neon marquee west of the Mississippi...

Lumber from a diseased historic Torrey pine tree is collected June 29 as the tree is removed at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. (San Diego Botanic Garden photo)

San Diego Botanic Garden says goodbye to historic Torrey pine at Encinitas site

North Coast Current June 30, 2015

A historic Torrey pine tree predating the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas was cut down on its grounds June 29 and 30 after garden officials found it was severely compromised by a parasitic fungus. The...

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