North Coast Current

Current wins special award for media coverage

North Coast current

November 1, 2013

The North Coast Current won a special award Oct. 30 for its reporting on the state of local media. Writers Alex Groves and Ernesto Lopez received the Wildcard award from the San Diego Press Club during the organization’s 40th annual awards celebration. The Current won 19 awards overall. The special...

Set phasers to stunned: Fair hosts ‘Star Trek’ museum

Becky Cox and her grandson, John Peterson, admire the intricate details of “Star Trek” models June 19 used in “The Next Generation” TV series. The ships are part of Star Trek: The Exhibition at the San Diego County Fair. (Photo by Scott Allison)

Ken Pagano

June 29, 2013

Don’t beam the sets and props up yet, Scotty. Star Trek: The Exhibition will be docked with the San Diego County Fair through July 4. Trekkers and Trek fans alike have the chance to boldly stroll where few fans have strolled before, back in time and into the future through an interactive museum...

High school district incumbents win

North Coast Current

November 7, 2012

Voters in the San Dieguito Union High School District returned two incumbents to the Board of Trustees on Nov. 6, according to results from the county registrar of voters. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the results show that Joyce Dalessandro and Beth Hergesheimer will retain their seats...

Bond key issue in trustees’ race

Proposition AA is a bond measure that, if approved by voters in November, would fund improvements at San Dieguito Union High School District schools, including San Dieguito Academy. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Ken Pagano

September 24, 2012

When the voters in the San Dieguito Union High School District go to the polls in November, they’ll be deciding the future of the community. Sharing the ballot this year: four candidates running for two seats on the school board and a $449 million school-construction loan. Proposition AA would...

Mary Fleener lives art on the edge

Artist Mary Fleener works on a piece depicting the Surfing Madonna mosaic in her studio at her home in Encinitas. (Photo by Scott Allison)

Ken Pagano

August 18, 2012

It takes a person less than the time it would take to toast a slice of bread to realize Mary Fleener is anything but bland. Talented. Political. Fiery. These are the words people used to describe her. Fleener attributes her independent streak to role models she had early in life. “My mom worked...

Comic Fest goes back to basics

Ken Pagano

August 18, 2012

It’s been dubbed “Comic-Con unplugged.” A smaller, more intimate convention where attendees and professionals can mingle, swap stories and share the same patio table for a bite without Bruiser the bodyguard cracking his knuckles and staring down fans to stay in line. Likened to watching a...

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