North Coast Current

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

The San Elijo Lagoon is headed into its next phase of restoration and enhancement and looks to be ahead of schedule, according to project officials.

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments are taking steps to minimize the impacts to commuters during construction as Interstate 5 construction pushes northward.

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

North Coast Current

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST BEAT

The city of Encinitas invites college and high school artists to participate in a permanent installation of mosaic panels at the Interstate 5 undercrossing at Santa Fe Drive, the city recently announced.

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

Meghan Lanigan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, North County, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

Cranes sit on either side of Interstate 5 at the Manchester Avenue exit and orange netting outlines the area where vegetation has been cleared at San Elijo Lagoon. There is hardly any water in the back basins, the lagoon lacks greenery, and if one did not know better, it might look like the lagoon is in trouble. However, all is as it should be, according to Doug Gibson, executive director and principal scientist of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

February 3, 2017


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Despite January’s rainy weather, construction got underway on freeway and rail projects across San Elijo Lagoon between Solana Beach and the Encinitas community of Cardiff.

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

Meghan Lanigan

October 20, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Top Stories

Of the protected lagoons affected by the North Coast Corridor Project along Interstate 5, work around San Elijo Lagoon is taking a different approach.

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