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Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Region, San Diego County

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

March 3, 2019


Filed under Arts, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Film, San Diego County

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Italian Film Festival invites moviegoers to see “L’ordine delle cose” (“The Order of Things”) at 7 p.m. March 14 at the La Palomar Theatre, 471 S. Coast Hwy 101 in Encinitas. The film, in Italian with English subtitles, follows Corrado (Paolo Pierobon), a policeman...

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

Encinitas receives nearly 2 inches of rain in 24-hour period

North Coast Current

February 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Region, San Diego County

Encinitas saw just under 2 inches of rain Feb. 13-14 as an atmospheric river of subtropical moisture blended with a colder northern system that drenched Southern California.

ENCINITAS: Fermentation Festival returns Feb. 17

ENCINITAS: Fermentation Festival returns Feb. 17

February 14, 2019


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Food

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Fermentation Festival returns to Encinitas on Feb. 17, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Leichtag Commons, 800 Ecke Ranch Road. The fifth annual event’s mission is to highlight the ancient tradition of fermentation by showing how healthy, easy, safe, delicious and fun it is to make and...

Cardiff resident joins accounting firm Optima Office as CFO

Cardiff resident joins accounting firm Optima Office as CFO

North Coast Current

February 8, 2019


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Region, San Diego County

Cardiff resident Mike Bergthold has been named chief financial officer of San Diego accounting firm Optima Office, according to a Feb. 8 announcement from RebL Marketing.

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

Jewish Family Service of San Diego offers food assistance for furloughed workers and their families hit by the federal government shutdown now through the end of the closure, the nonprofit organization announced Jan. 21.

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas has extended its offer of free admission to furloughed federal employees and contractors, and their families, through Jan. 25, park officials announced.

Globetrotters offer furloughed workers tickets to events

Globetrotters offer furloughed workers tickets to events

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

The Harlem Globetrotters offer complimentary game tickets to furloughed federal government employees for upcoming local games in its 2019 Fan Powered North American tour, the team recently announced.

Encinitas resident named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy hospitals

Encinitas resident named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy hospitals

North Coast Current

January 18, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, Region, San Diego County

Encinitas resident Dr. Megan Hamreus has been named chief of staff for Scripps Mercy Hospital’s San Diego and Chula Vista campuses, Scripps Health announced.

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