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North Coast Current marks award-winning year

North Coast Current December 31, 2020
The North Coast Current had a successful 2020, receiving 16 awards from local and nationally affiliated professional media organizations.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

North Coast Current news site recognized for excellence in SPJ contest

North Coast Current September 1, 2020
The North Coast Current’s news site was recognized as being among the best in the county by judges of the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s annual contest.
Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)

Current earns awards for environmental, political coverage

North Coast Current July 26, 2019
The North Coast Current was recognized for local news excellence with seven awards Wednesday, July 17, from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego.
California community colleges are moving away from a purely enrollment-based funding formula to a mix of enrollment and student outcomes. (Photo by Aaron Murphy, Freeimages)

Local community colleges weigh challenges of new state funding model

Joel Vaughn February 14, 2019
The purpose of community college lies in its funding, and that model is undergoing some key changes.
The city sign at Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive is shown in this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

Joel Vaughn November 5, 2018
The cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas are experiencing the effects of district city council elections for the first time. This is particularly significant in Districts 1 and 3 of Carlsbad since all six candidates would be new faces on the City Council.
Encinitas homes are shown in this March 2018 aerial. (Photo by Ian McDonnell, iStock Getty Images)

Grandfathering granny flats: Encinitas eyes state bill to help housing crunch

Joel Vaughn August 30, 2018
Home is where the drywall is up to code, or it’s in the backyard, above the garage or an added second story. Accessory dwelling units will have a chance to be counted in Encinitas’ housing requirement.
Traffic moves along Coast Highway 101 in January 2016 in Encinitas, one of several north San Diego County governing bodies opting for district-based elections in 2018. (Photo by Art Wager, iStock Getty Images)

Encinitas council, high school board brace for first district votes

Joel Vaughn August 23, 2018
As two Encinitas governing bodies prepare to hold their first elections by district this November, candidates and other officials are weighing the issue of respecting defined community interests versus the broader regions they represent.

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Joel Vaughn July 6, 2018
A state online community college may be just over the horizon, though local faculty and elected officials aren’t quite sure if it’s entirely necessary. (Audio story included)
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