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

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

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 commemorate the event’s 25th anniversary, the Encinitas Historical Society has brought together local...

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

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

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 at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. More information about the organization is online: ww...

National historic status on horizon for Encinitas Boat Houses

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)

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.

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

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)

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.

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch Hullabaloo market Feb. 4

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

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 the year. In addition to live music by Hullabaloo, there will be face-painting, arts and crafts,...

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

Carlsbad's Highway 101 street sign. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

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 in La Costa. The discussion will cover how planning and transportation choices affect the community’s...

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, but what about the events on the North Coast that are a bit off the beaten racetrack, so to speak...

OCEANSIDE: Historic Star Theatre unveils restored marquee July 3

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

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 River and one of the largest neon marquees in operation in the United States, the theater company...

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

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)

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 tree’s lumber will be used to create furnishings for the garden’s Larabee house and items...

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