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Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

Alex Groves

June 11, 2015


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach

As California endures another year of difficult drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has put mandatory water restrictions in place and has been asking local governments and boards to pick up the slack in order to meet water conservation goals. Brown signed an executive order April 1 requiring the state’s...

Carlsbad OKs $7.3 million recycled-water expansion project

Carlsbad OKs $7.3 million recycled-water expansion project

North Coast Current

June 10, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, LATEST NEWS

The Carlsbad City Council, acting as the Carlsbad Municipal Water District board, approved a $7.3 million contract June 9 to design and build an expansion of the Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility. CDM Constructors won the contract for the project, which will expand the water recycling plant by 75...

MiraCosta College applies for bachelor’s degree pilot program

North Coast Current

December 23, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region

MiraCosta College has filed an application with the state to launch a pilot bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing, the institution announced Dec. 22. The college, with campuses in Oceanside and Cardiff, would be able to conduct the pilot program if the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s...

The push for paper: California lawmakers look to statewide plastic bag ban as Encinitas approves its own

The push for paper: California lawmakers look to statewide plastic bag ban as Encinitas approves its own

Sandy Coronilla

September 12, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, Solana Beach, Top Stories

Plastic bags, your days are numbered. That’s the message the Encinitas City Council sent last month when it banned single-use plastic bags. The ordinance, which will be phased in starting this spring, is even more stringent than the statewide ban signed Sept. 30 by Gov. Jerry Brown. (Story updated Oct...

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