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Carlsbad new corporate hub for cannabis product firm Sunniva

Work is underway on a new Sunniva cannabis production facility Cathedral City, shown in this photo. Sunniva is moving corporate operations to Carlsbad from Canada. (Sunniva photo)

North Coast Current

June 2, 2019

Carlsbad is set to become a new corporate location for Sunniva, a developer of cannabis products in Canada and California, the company announced May 31. The move from Vancouver to Carlsbad comes as the company sharpens focus on its California operations.

Encinitas-based cannabis platform BudTrader launches stock offering CEO Brad McLaughlin explains the site’s goals and services in a promotional video announcing the company’s stock offering. (BudTrader video capture)

North Coast Current

May 27, 2019

An Encinitas-based cannabis advertising and networking platform recently gave the green light for its call seeking new investors. launched a Regulation Crowdfunding effort through Equifund CFP, it was announced May 23.

Carlsbad resident new VP at financing firm LendSpark

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

North Coast Current

March 31, 2019

Carlsbad resident Paul Cortez has been promoted to vice president of real estate at LendSpark, the company recently announced. Cortez will focus on developing the company's real estate loan and investment portfolio.

Encinitas firm CycloPure reports advance in water decontamination

Drinking water. (Photo by Yucel Tellici, Freeimages)

North Coast Current

March 9, 2019

Encinitas-based firm CycloPure Inc. recently announced a significant advancement in its technology to remove manmade chemicals from contaminated water.

AutoNation’s BMW Encinitas earns J.D. Power service accolades

BMW. (Photo by Dan Penton, Freeimages)

North Coast Current

March 9, 2019

BMW Encinitas is among 35 AutoNation car dealerships to receive certification in J.D. Power’s Dealer of Excellence Program, AutoNation announced March 7.

SAN DIEGO: Women’s agriculture conference in region Jan. 13-17

Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

January 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO — Women interested in learning aspects of the agriculture business and networking with other women in the industry from across the country can attend the National Farmers Union’s Women’s Conference, which runs Jan. 13-17 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Farmers, educators, policy...

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

The first cohort of students in MiraCosta College's biomanufacturing bachelor's program starts this fall. (MiraCosta College photo)

North Coast Current

September 1, 2017

MiraCosta College marks the launch of its first four-year bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing this fall, the college announced Aug. 29.

Encinitas chamber marks 50 years as business booster

Pictured to left to right are: Councilman Mark Muir (left), Encintas Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Gattinella, Mayor Kristin Gaspar and Councilman Tony Kranz mark the chamber’s 50th anniversary Nov. 7 at the Encinitas Community Center. (Encinitas Chamber of Commerce photo by Bill Wechter)

Debbie L. Sklar

December 30, 2014

Fifty years ago, the first of the “pony cars,” the 1965 Mustang, was Ford’s most successful launch since the Model A, “The Munsters” were introduced to television audiences, and Encinitas was less than a decade from the beginning of a significant suburban expansion. It was also the era in which...

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