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Encinitas, neighboring cities see increase in COVID-19 cases

North Coast Current July 24, 2021
Encinitas and other north coastal communities are not alone in seeing an uptick in COVID-19 infections, county numbers showed July 21.
Encinitas Marine Safety Capt. Larry Giles salutes members of the city’s public safety agencies, including fellow lifeguards, during his retirement celebration Tuesday, July 20, at Moonlight Beach. (Photo courtesy of Scott Chatfield)

Encinitas Marine Safety Capt. Larry Giles retires

North Coast Current July 22, 2021
Encinitas city leaders and community members gathered at Moonlight Beach on Tuesday to celebrate Capt. Larry Giles’ retirement.

Two loud booms heard in northern San Diego

North Coast Current July 12, 2021
Residents from coastal San Diego communities such as Encinitas east to San Marcos and elsewhere in the county reported hearing two loud booms around 8:35 p.m. Monday.

Carlsbad City Council member Cori Schumacher resigns

North Coast Current July 9, 2021
Carlsbad City Councilwoman Cori Schumacher has announced her resignation. She leaves the council after recent tumult ranging from a recall effort to online harassment she alleged against residents.
Stage curtains. (Photo by Peter Ong, FreeImages)

OCEANSIDE: Youth performances return to Brooks theatre

June 30, 2021
OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside Theatre Company’s Youth Theatre Arts Summer Camp returns after a yearlong pandemic respite with “Broadway by the Beach” performances July 2 and 3 at the historic Sunshine Brooks Theatre.
The swing ride is among the primary attractions at the San Diego County Fair, where attendees enjoyed the sunset from above the crowds on the evening of June 23. (Photo by Bella Ross)

Visitors savor return of San Diego County Fair after pandemic lockdown

Bella Ross June 30, 2021
Long lines and big crowds have become almost as integral to the San Diego County Fair experience as fried foods. But this year’s event is like no other.
Chris Pickett, chief strategy officer for Encinitas-based Flock Freight. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas tech firm Flock Freight hires chief strategy officer

North Coast Current June 29, 2021
Shipping technology startup Flock Freight, which is expanding its new Encinitas headquarters, announced the hiring of Chris Pickett as chief strategy officer on June 23.
Work continues on one of the bridges across San Marcos Creek, pictured in early June. (San Marcos city photo)

San Marcos Creek project on track for 2023 completion

Anneliese Esparza June 28, 2021
The San Marcos Creek Project, which has been in the works for several years, is scheduled to be completed in the next two years as bridges take shape this summer.
Homemade pizza is not only a nutritious offering, the ingredients can be prepped in advance for a quick lunch or dinner option. (Photo by Laura Woolfrey Macklem)

Preserved Home: Great dough key to pizza done right

Laura Woolfrey Macklem June 28, 2021
For years, I’ve been in search of the perfect pizza crust. My goal was a chewy, sturdy crust that could withstand a mountain of toppings and a thick pool of sauce. The trick is a crust with an easy bite but strong enough to meet my family’s appetite for ample toppings. It’s a versatile, trusty workhorse to dazzle your family and friends.
Lake Hodges is shown at sunset in February 2018 looking east toward the pedestrian bridge, visible in the far distance. (Photo by Autumn Sky Photography; iStock Getty Images)

Water Authority: San Diego County can weather drought

North Coast Current June 25, 2021
San Diego County is in a secure spot when it comes to water supplies despite serious drought concerns, according to a recent San Diego County Water Authority update.
Demolition work has begun on Carlsbad’s Fire Station 2 in La Costa, pictured June 24. (North Coast Current photo)

Carlsbad begins razing of old La Costa fire station

North Coast Current June 24, 2021
Demolition of Carlsbad’s Fire Station 2 in La Costa, built more than 50 years ago before the area was incorporated into the city, is now underway.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Sheriff’s Department identifies man killed in Encinitas shooting

North Coast Current June 22, 2021
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has identified a man who was shot and killed in a confrontation with deputies in Encinitas on June 18.
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