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Current earns awards for environmental, political coverage

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.

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Lauren J. Mapp

June 28, 2019

California State University San Marcos President Karen Haynes retired in June after five decades of working in higher education. Among her accomplishments over the years, she cites being able to lead two universities as a president. Haynes said this is a rarity in both the number of years served and for a woman to work in two presidential roles in academia.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

Roasters brewing up artisan coffee movement in North County

Roasters brewing up artisan coffee movement in North County

Lauren J. Mapp

November 21, 2018

Coffee has long been a major component of American breakfasts, but in recent years, a great number of small specialty coffee roasters have popped up in San Diego County, including Encinitas and Carlsbad.

Current earns awards for news site, Encinitas electoral coverage

North Coast Current

July 18, 2018

The North Coast Current was recognized for local news excellence with four awards Tuesday, July 18, from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter.

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Lauren J. Mapp

August 31, 2017

Following the receipt of a demand letter from Malibu law firm Shenkman & Hughes, the Encinitas City Council decided unanimously Aug. 30 to move forward with developing a districting process for the City Council election system.

Encinitas Spring Street Fair marks 34th year with music, local vendors

Encinitas Spring Street Fair marks 34th year with music, local vendors

Lauren J. Mapp

April 28, 2017

Join the community of Encinitas as it celebrates the season during the annual Encinitas Spring Street Fair April 29 and 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown Encinitas on Coast Highway 101.

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Dating back to 1981, the Vista Farmers Market at 325 S. Melrose Drive is the oldest farmers market in the North County area, and one of the longest-running markets in the state of California. Open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Vista Farmers Market features about 100 vendors each week, a...

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Open Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Fallbrook Open Air Market at Valley Fort is located at 3757 S. Mission Road in Fallbrook. This market opened in 2014 and about 15 vendors come in once a week to sell art, jewelry, fudge, candy, clothing, hats and other crafts, adding to the selection available...

SOLANA BEACH: Music, food court part of the fun at Cedros market

SOLANA BEACH: Music, food court part of the fun at Cedros market

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Solana Beach’s Cedros Avenue Farmers Market features a food court where attendees can purchase and enjoy ready-to-eat food from Red Oven Pizza, Same Day Kettle Corn, Conscious Coconut Juice Bar, Jamaican Jerk Hut, Divine Fresh and Chez Christophe. Co-managed by Karen Williams and Sean MacLeod for...

OCEANSIDE: Thursday market brings fresh finds, family atmosphere

OCEANSIDE: Thursday market brings fresh finds, family atmosphere

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. may not be the most common time slot for a weekly farmers market, but that’s exactly what makes the market in Oceanside at 401 Pier View Way unique. Sponsored by Main Street Oceanside, this market includes more than 65 vendors of produce, ready-to-eat food, arts and...

DEL MAR: Long-running market offers seaside view and atmosphere

DEL MAR: Long-running market offers seaside view and atmosphere

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Upper Shores Park at 225 9th St. is home to the certified and nonprofit Del Mar Farmers Market every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. It is self-proclaimed as the second oldest farmers market in the San Diego area — having been in operation since 1986 — and features 30 vendors every week. Market Manager...

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