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A sign for the new year: Carlsbad celebrates installation of landmark

Hundreds of spectators cheer Jan. 8 as the Carlsbad archway sign is lit for the first time at its new home at the corner of Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive. (Photo by Scott Allison)

North Coast Current

January 9, 2015

Residents and officials celebrated the installation of Carlsbad’s new downtown sign Jan. 8 with fanfare at a 5:30 p.m. ceremony. Hundreds of spectators joined Mayor Matt Hall in lighting the sign, which spans Carlsbad Boulevard in front of the historic former Twin Inns building. The Carlsbad High...

North Coast Current wins several SPJ awards

North Coast Current

July 10, 2014

North Coast Current contributors, and its editorial director, won multiple awards July 10 from the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The Current also won Second Place for Online News Site behind U-T San Diego. Contributors Scott Allison, Alex Groves and Helen Hawes,...

Current wins special award for media coverage

North Coast current

November 1, 2013

The North Coast Current won a special award Oct. 30 for its reporting on the state of local media. Writers Alex Groves and Ernesto Lopez received the Wildcard award from the San Diego Press Club during the organization’s 40th annual awards celebration. The Current won 19 awards overall. The special...

North Coast Current wins 12 awards

North Coast Current

July 12, 2013

The North Coast Current won 12 awards July 12 at the annual banquet for the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Chapter. The Current won awards for its online content and design: First Place for Online Design (awarded to Publisher and Editorial Director Roman S. Koenig) and Honorable Mention...

‘Lost Girls’ author discusses book, ensuing controversy

‘Lost Girls’ author discusses book, controversy

Scott Allison

July 10, 2012

Journalist and true-crime author Caitlin Rother recently released her book “Lost Girls” amid a firestorm of protests and controversy. On July 7, Rother was at the Encinitas Library discussing the book. The talk centered on her research for the book, but the controversy dominated the theme as she...

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