North Coast Current

3 arrested at Encinitas’ Moonlight Beach during closure protest

North Coast Current

April 25, 2020

Three people were arrested Saturday, April 25, at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas during a protest against state and local closures of public spaces and businesses deemed nonessential during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced.

Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas shops work to recover from flood

Flooding from heavy rain reaches the driveway and halfway up the windows of the Sunshine Gardens property in Encinitas on Friday, April 10. (Sunshine Gardens photo)

Julia Shapero

April 24, 2020

Sunshine Gardens and other Encinitas businesses suffered severe damage the weekend of April 10 after the San Diego region experienced unusually high rainfall. Despite the losses, the nursery and North County Olive Oil have been able to reopen. San Dieguito Tennis Club is assessing mudslide damage.

Encinitas reopens walkways as county sees uptick in new coronavirus cases

North Coast Current

April 24, 2020

The city of Encinitas has reversed part of its public-space closure orders with the reopening of the Coastal Rail Trail and the walking path on Coast Highway 101 as of Friday, April 24.

EDITORIAL: Encinitas protests run against our better nature

North Coast Current

April 20, 2020

During the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, a Cardiff church opened its doors to the leadership and expertise of the time to treat the ill of its community. A century later, the measures in place during today’s viral crisis are designed to help prevent the use of our churches for such a purpose again.

Nonprofit helps feed families in Solana Beach during crisis

Helping hands. (Photo by Branimir Balogovic, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

April 17, 2020

About 65 families received free boxes of food in Solana Beach on Wednesday, April 15, thanks to an effort by La Colonia de Eden Gardens Inc.

Encinitas closes access to Rail Trail, Coast Highway walkways

North Coast Current

April 15, 2020

The Coastal Rail Trail and South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas are closed to pedestrians effective Thursday, April 16, in observance of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the city announced Wednesday evening.

County orders halt to COVID-19 antibody tests at Encinitas site

Roman S. Koenig

April 15, 2020

San Diego County health authorities ordered the closure of a drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Encinitas over concerns about its antibody serology test, officials said at their Wednesday, April 15, update.

Drive-through COVID-19 testing site opens in Encinitas

North Coast Current

April 13, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 coronavirus testing is available in Encinitas with the launch of a COVID Clinic site at MiraCosta College’s San Elijo campus in Cardiff.

Encinitas receives nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours Friday

A swollen Escondido Creek flows west through Olivenhain toward San Elijo Lagoon in Cardiff as nonstop rain flooded Encinitas and the region Friday afternoon, April 10. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

North Coast Current

April 10, 2020

Encinitas recorded nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours as of 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, as a low-pressure system parked over Southern California drenched the region over the past several days.

California state beaches report record weekend use, prompting action

North Coast Current

March 25, 2020

Record weekend attendance at many of the state’s beaches and parks during the coronavirus stay-at-home order has prompted new restrictions from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

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