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Encinitas residents gather to protest death of George Floyd

Encinitas residents gather under the Cardiff Kook statue on May 31 to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Photo courtesy of Scott Chatfield)

North Coast Current

May 31, 2020

Nearly 400 Encinitas residents gathered at the Cardiff Kook statue Sunday, May 31, to add their voices to growing nationwide protests over the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis police custody.

Driver arrested after van hits, injures three outside Encinitas bar

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

March 1, 2020

San Diego County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he reportedly drove a van into three people outside a downtown Encinitas bar early Sunday, March 1.

Authorities make arrest in death of Encinitas woman

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

October 12, 2019

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of an Encinitas woman, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday evening, Oct. 11.

Leucadia merchants assess next steps after fire destroys building

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the site of four businesses, pictured Oct. 8, in Leucadia on Sept. 30. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Julia Shapero

October 8, 2019

The cause of a fire that tore through four local businesses in Leucadia is still unknown, authorities said. By Oct. 8, the merchants had collectively raised more than $23,000 toward rebuilding.

Officials release names of two killed in Encinitas bluff collapse

Grandview Beach in the Encinitas community of Leucadia. (Google Street View photo)

North Coast Current

August 3, 2019

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the names of two of the three beachgoers who died as the result of a bluff collapse Aug. 2 at Grandview Beach in the Encinitas community of Leucadia.

3 dead in Encinitas bluff failure

Grandview Beach in the Encinitas community of Leucadia. (Google Street View photo)

North Coast Current

August 2, 2019

Authorities from the Encinitas Fire Department and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department remained on scene into the evening Friday, Aug. 2, at the site of a bluff collapse earlier in the afternoon that killed three people.

Encinitas bluff collapse kills one beachgoer, injures others

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

August 2, 2019

A bluff collapse at Grandview beach in the Encinitas community of Leucadia killed one person and injured others Friday, Aug. 2, authorities reported.

Carlsbad crash injures 3, blocks traffic on Rancho Santa Fe Road

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

July 1, 2019

Three people were hospitalized June 29 after a serious collision at Rancho Santa Fe Road and Camino Junipero in Carlsbad. Drug intoxication may have been a factor in the crash, police reported.

Local health, educational leaders express outrage, heartbreak over Chabad of Poway attack

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department stands guard in front of Chabad of Poway on April 27 after a shooting at the house of worship. (Sheriff’s Department photo)

North Coast Current

April 29, 2019

Lori Gilbert Kaye, a victim who died in Saturday’s Poway synagogue shooting, was the wife of a Scripps Coastal doctor. The suspect was a CSU San Marcos student.

Deputies save driver before train collides with vehicle in Encinitas

North Coast Current

December 31, 2017

Sheriff’s deputies rescued a suspected drunken driver before a train collided with the driver’s car late Saturday, Dec. 30, at E Street and South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas, authorities reported.

Suspects arrested in Encinitas kidnapping attempt

North Coast Current

July 29, 2017

A tip from the public July 28 led to the arrests of two men sought in connection with an Encinitas kidnapping attempt, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department announced. The men, identified by authorities as Christopher White, 27, and Jeremiah Owens, 28, were booked into Vista Jail on July 28, facing...

Train hits, kills pedestrian in Encinitas, authorities report

North Coast Current

October 30, 2016

A female pedestrian was killed Oct. 29 when she was hit by an Amtrak train near Vulcan Avenue in Encinitas, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.

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