North Coast Current

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 a panel of local media representatives discuss what they consider their role is in the community and...

U-T San Diego to launch Encinitas paper

North Coast Current

April 23, 2014

U-T San Diego, the daily newspaper that purchased a group of weeklies in the region late last year, has announced the impending launch of the Encinitas Advocate. The announcement was made in the La Jolla Light, according to its digital edition made public this morning, April 23, ahead of its street dis...

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Industry observers weigh impact of U-T San Diego’s entry into local weekly media market

Alex Groves

November 24, 2013

U-T San Diego, the last remaining daily newspaper in San Diego County, recently purchased eight weekly community newspapers from Mainstreet Communications, and experts in the field of media and active journalists are holding their breath to see what the paper will do with its newly claimed acquisitions. The...

U-T San Diego buys 8 local weekly newspapers

North Coast Current

November 1, 2013

U-T San Diego, which a year ago bought and eventually closed the daily North County Times, announced the purchase of eight community weekly newspapers in North County on Nov. 1. The purchase leaves the area with far fewer longtime independently run news outlets – the online news journal North Coast Current, founded in 2002; The ...

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

Alex Groves

September 22, 2013

The sale of the old North County Times building to The Classical Academy of Escondido officially went through Sept. 12, and school officials are now working to prepare the facility to be a school. The sale comes following an extended escrow period. The school was waiting for the allocation of necessary...

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

Alex Groves

August 9, 2013

The acquisition of the old North County Times building by a North County charter high school is still ongoing, and both seller and potential buyer appear to be keeping mum regarding some details of the sale’s status. The Classical Academy of Escondido entered into an escrow agreement with U-T San...

Does end of Times leave news void?

Does end of Times leave news void?

Alex Groves

June 6, 2013

The North County Times long stood as one of the leading news sources for North County residents on everything from politics and school board coverage to entertainment reviews. Its 17-year run was abruptly canceled in March as it was fully absorbed into the newspaper that purchased it last September,...

U-T makes Times sale official

North Coast Current

October 1, 2012

With a platform championing family values and business, the ownership of U-T San Diego officially announced its purchase of the North County Times, the only daily competitor to the U-T in the county. The announcement, by way of a promotional video posted Oct. 1 on YouTube, was made as about 80 layoff notices...

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