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North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

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.

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

North County colleges’ coronavirus reality: Remote classes, canceled graduations

Chase Spear

March 18, 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to grow, North San Diego County colleges have enacted precautionary changes to their campus operations.

Encinitas grocer, other local markets set aside hours for elderly, disabled

North Coast Current

March 18, 2020

Local grocery stores are reserving special time for elderly and disabled shoppers as residents hunker down during the coronavirus outbreak.

District: Person at Encinitas school tests presumptive positive for coronavirus

North Coast Current

March 15, 2020

The Encinitas Union School District announced Sunday, March 15, that a person at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary tested presumptive positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Encinitas cancels events as county, state issue coronavirus guidelines

North Coast Current

March 13, 2020

The city of Encinitas announced March 12 that it will cancel several upcoming events as the California Department of Public Health and San Diego County continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic.

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

North Coast Current

February 26, 2020

A weather service advisory will remain in effect through noon Thursday, Feb. 27, as Santa Ana winds whipped through San Diego County starting early Wednesday morning.

EDITORIAL: San Diego County: ‘No’ on Measure B; ‘yes’ on Measure A

North Coast Current

February 25, 2020

Measure B supporters note that 60% of Newland Sierra housing would be affordably priced for the working class. But assuming it’s built, what would that “affordable” price be at completion given the continuing rise in prices, up 8% over the past year alone? Moreover, what’s their definition of “working class?”

Update: Gaspar, Schneider on track to win seats

North Coast Current

December 1, 2016

Outgoing Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has earned enough votes to overtake incumbent Dave Roberts for San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3, election results show. Leslie Schneider moved ahead of incumbent Patricia Sinay for a seat on the Encinitas Union School Distirct board.

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

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