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North County school districts adjust to coronavirus challenges

A faculty member walks across the courtyard of San Dieguito High School Academy's math and science building Aug. 31, 2017. (Photo by Jen Acosta)
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.

Election update: Encinitas candidates ahead in Super Tuesday races

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)
Regional propositions headed to defeat with one exception
March 4, 2020
Encinitas-based officeholders and candidates made headway or held onto their seats based on preliminary results from March 3’s Super Tuesday elections.

William Russell Harris: Journalist was North County Times managing editor

William Russell “Rusty” Harris. (Courtesy photo)
February 22, 2019
William Russell Harris, who guided the Blade-Citizen and North County Times newsrooms to scores of awards and mentored dozens of newspaper people, died Feb. 21 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Cool on the Coast: January, with a side of coffee or tea

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido. (Hannah Wei, Unsplash)
A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Escondido and the region
January 19, 2018
Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Escondido and the region.

EDITORIAL: Vote ‘no’ on county Measure B

October 20, 2016
San Diego County residents will vote Nov. 8 on a landmark proposal that could change the face of rural inland communities in favor of big development, using the initiative process to push a single builder’s vision.

ENCINITAS: Builders’ use of ballot measures topic of July 14 talk

July 13, 2016

ENCINITAS — Regional activists Diane Nygaard and Mark Jackson are slated to speak July 14 at 6 p.m. about the recent trend of developers using the initiative process to get major projects approved. The...

Times-Advocate in Escondido, Valley Center sold to Roadrunner

Some newspaper operations merge, company says Jan. 5
January 6, 2016

The second incarnation of Escondido’s Times-Advocate newspaper and its Valley Center counterpart have been sold to the Valley Roadrunner, according to a Jan. 5 news release from the new owner. The...

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

The Times-Advocate is a new newspaper in Valley Center that debuted at the end of July. It's a familiar title in North County, as it was the name for the daily Times Advocate in Escondido, which became part of the now-closed North County Times. (North Coast Current photo)
August 7, 2014

Residents of inland North County might recognize the name of a new Valley Center newspaper — The Times-Advocate. The original century-old daily Times Advocate of Escondido was half of the merger that...

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