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Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

A wave crashes along the Encinitas coast. (Photo by Ian McDonnell, iStock Getty Images)

Cameron Niven

August 21, 2018

On Aug. 7, Scripps Institution of Oceanography measured the sea-surface temperature of local waters at 79 degrees, which was the highest temperature taken in the 102 years since the institute started taking measurements. Some beaches, such as Solana Beach, recorded water temperatures up to 81 degrees, according to reports. Why are these ocean water temperatures so high? How long are they going to last? How often are they going to arrive? How could they affect future storms and climate?

CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

Several of this year’s scholarship winners gather Aug. 3 to celebrate their awards from the San Dieguito Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. (Courtesy photo)

North Coast Current

August 15, 2015

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla celebrated the efforts of 15 students seeking healthcare-related careers by granting them scholarships for the new school year on Aug. 3. The joint scholarship program, now in its 12th year, provides assistance...

Fresh concepts are Chef Foshee’s forte

Fresh concepts are chef Foshee’s forte

Kelley Carlson

July 16, 2012

Dining at George’s at the Cove never gets stale, with an ever-changing menu and fresh concepts regularly being introduced by its award-winning executive chef, Encinitas resident Trey Foshee. “We’re constantly improving ourselves,” said Foshee, who is also a partner in the La Jolla establishment....

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