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Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Mike Peterson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Media, Politics

A new monthly newsletter headed by Encinitas Councilman Mark Muir and resident Julie Thunder launched last month.

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Mike Peterson

January 9, 2017


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Media, North County, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Seaside Courier, a local print newspaper, is currently on hiatus as its staff decides the paper’s future.

ENCINITAS: Engage the media at June 9 forum

June 2, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain

Community organization Engage Encinitas hosts the next installment of its Citizens Academy series, “Meet the Media,” June 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Hear from a panel of local media representatives discuss what they consider their role is in the community and...

Times-Advocate in Escondido, Valley Center sold to Roadrunner

North Coast Current

January 6, 2016


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Escondido, Media, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

The second incarnation of Escondido’s Times-Advocate newspaper and its Valley Center counterpart have been sold to the Valley Roadrunner, according to a Jan. 5 news release from the new owner. The owner is relatively new to the Roadrunner, as well, according to the announcement. Roadrunner Publications...

Transcript to continue publishing in deal with Los Angeles firm

North Coast Current

August 30, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Media, Region, San Diego County

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, will continue to publish thanks to a recent deal with the Daily Journal Corp. of Los Angeles. Daily Journal purchased the Transcript’s name, masthead and other assets, according to an announcement...

San Diego Daily Transcript to close after century in business

North Coast Current

July 22, 2015


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Media, Region, San Diego County

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, announced July 22 that it will close operations on Sept. 1, when it publishes its last edition. Publisher Robert L. Loomis made the announcement on the publication's news site, San Diego Source, which will also cease operation in the months after the newspaper's c...

Current Q&A: Encinitas mayoral candidates discuss new post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

Sandy Coronilla

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

For the first time in the city’s history, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a mayor on Nov. 4. The five qualified candidates include independent journalist Alex Fidel, current Mayor Kristin Gaspar, writer and former City Council member Sheila Cameron, current Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz...

Current Q&A: Encinitas council candidates discuss new mayor’s post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

Sandy Coronilla

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

This November, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a new City Council member to serve a four-year term. The four qualified candidates include deputy county counsel Bryan McKeldin Ziegler, college instructor Julie Graboi, businessman Alan Lerchbacker and attorney Catherine Blakespear. All...

Definition of nonprofit journalism enters gray area in Encinitas

Camille Lozano

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Media, Olivenhain, Politics

The not-for-profit news model has recently emerged as an increasingly viable form for sustaining media organizations in a time when the future of traditional media is questioned and for-profit institutions report weakened readership. But as nonprofit news organizations rise in number, concerns have...

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

North Coast Current

August 7, 2014


Filed under Escondido, Media, NEIGHBORS, Region, Valley Center

Residents of inland North County might recognize the name of a new Valley Center newspaper — The Times-Advocate. The original century-old daily Times Advocate of Escondido was half of the merger that created the North County Times in 1995. The North County Times was launched when the Times Advocate...

Saving Times: Newspaper’s former archivist opens North County Times cabinets to local historical societies

Saving Times: Newspaper’s former archivist opens North County Times cabinets to local historical societies

Ernesto Lopez

December 20, 2012


Filed under Escondido, Local History, Media, Region, San Diego County, Top Stories

North County historian Lucy Berk has a big task at hand. She is digging up paper files of the Times Advocate archives from 1983 to 1995 and distributing them to local historical societies. Berk worked at the newspaper as an archivist during that time frame, before its merger with The North County Bl...

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