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North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

A faculty member walks across the courtyard of San Dieguito High School Academy's math and science building Aug. 31, 2017. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Chase Spear

March 20, 2020

Due to the potential health hazard imposed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, K-12 school districts across San Diego County — including those in North County — have closed their campuses.

UC San Diego Health opens Encinitas primary care center

Dr. Christopher Kane, UC San Diego Health Physician Group CEO (far left); state Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath, D-76th District (second from left, holding ribbon), and Kevin Schwerdtfeger, regional practice manager (holding scissors) celebrate the opening of UC San Diego Health’s new Encinitas health center on June 10 with other facility officials and employees. (UC San Diego Health photo)

North Coast Current

June 12, 2019

UC San Diego Health’s new Encinitas primary care center opened June 10. Located at 1505 Encinitas Blvd., the facility is on a site that has seen several incarnations over the past 45 years, from banks to restaurants.

Encinitas mayor, leaders statewide: Increase funds to stop gun violence

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

North Coast Current

April 30, 2019

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear is among several California mayors calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to increase funding in support of communities that disproportionately face the threat of gun violence.

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.

El Niño storms bring significant rain at the start of the year

North Coast Current

January 8, 2016

Encinitas and its coastal and inland neighbors experienced significant rainfall thanks to a series of El Niño related storms this week, according to National Weather Service figures. The storms during the first week of 2016 caused considerable flooding through San Diego County and led to severe bl...

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