North Coast Current

North Coast Current marks award-winning year

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)
December 31, 2020
The North Coast Current had a successful 2020, receiving 16 awards from local and nationally affiliated professional media organizations.

North Coast Current news site recognized for excellence in SPJ contest

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)
September 1, 2020
The North Coast Current’s news site was recognized as being among the best in the county by judges of the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s annual contest.

Encinitas novelist is international award finalist

‘Black Market News’ topic of Roman S. Koenig’s debut book
May 22, 2020
“Black Market News,” the debut novel by Encinitas-based journalist, filmmaker and educator Roman S. Koenig, is an official 2020 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist.

EDITORIAL: Which Current are you reading? Encinitas site stirs election season confusion

Blurred lines reflect regional and national trend
February 9, 2020
Are you reading the North Coast Current or Encinitas Current? Look carefully. Not just at the nameplate, but at the web address. If you thought you were reading one and not the other, beware. It might be by design in this era of murky news outlets, leading to purposeful confusion stoked by political parties, bureaucracies, candidates and special interests.

Current earns Press Club awards for website, nature reporting

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November 1, 2019
The North Coast Current’s environmental and nature reporting and overall website earned the Encinitas-based news journal several awards from the San Diego Press Club on Oct. 29.

Current earns awards for environmental, political coverage

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)
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.

William Russell Harris: Journalist was North County Times managing editor

William Russell “Rusty” Harris. (Courtesy photo)
February 22, 2019
William Russell Harris, who guided the Blade-Citizen and North County Times newsrooms to scores of awards and mentored dozens of newspaper people, died Feb. 21 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Current earns awards for news site, Encinitas electoral coverage

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 councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

The first edition of the Cardiff Current, not affiliated with the North Coast Current, was emailed to subscribers in January. (Cardiff Current screen capture)
Mark Muir, Julie Thunder create hyperlocal newsletter
February 2, 2018
A new monthly newsletter headed by Encinitas Councilman Mark Muir and resident Julie Thunder launched last month.

Current wins awards for news site, reporting, editorials

November 20, 2017
The North Coast Current has been recognized as one of the area’s best news sites by two regional professional groups in 2017.

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Coastal North County newspaper Seaside Courier is on hiatus as of the start of 2017, the paper's publisher and a contributing writer confirmed Jan. 9. (North Coast Current photo)
Publisher, contributor say coastal media outlet is on hiatus as they consider next steps
January 9, 2017
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

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...

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