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Carlsbad gives green light to community choice energy

Carlsbad gives green light to community choice energy

North Coast Current

October 11, 2019

Carlsbad is the latest coastal North County city to join efforts in building community choice energy programs after a City Council vote Oct. 8.

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Lauren J. Mapp

July 6, 2019

Jars of jam, bottles of liqueurs, cookies, cakes and more lined the walls of the Del Mar Fairgrounds grandstand complex during the annual San Diego County Fair as it came to a close last week. The Home and Hobby contest drew in hundreds of competitors to more than 100 categories this year.

SANDAG, local leaders weigh options for regional transportation plan

SANDAG, local leaders weigh options for regional transportation plan

Joel Vaughn

July 2, 2019

SANDAG and San Diego County are putting the pieces together for a public transit system that’s a practical, alluring alternative to the congested highway, but it may be many years in the making.

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

North Coast Current

February 20, 2019

Longtime Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz officially launched her campaign Feb. 20 for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat representing the 3rd District. Encinitas resident Terra Lawson-Remer is also an announced candidate for the district.

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Local educators, state rep lukewarm on proposed online community college

Joel Vaughn

July 6, 2018

A state online community college may be just over the horizon, though local faculty and elected officials aren’t quite sure if it’s entirely necessary. (Audio story included)

Darrell Issa announces he will not seek re-election to Congress

North Coast Current

January 10, 2018

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) will not seek re-election this year, the congressman announced Jan. 10.

2 a.m. Sunday temps hit mid to high 80s along North Coast

North Coast Current

September 3, 2017

Encinitas’ nighttime low temperature as of 2:05 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, was 85 degrees as remnants of tropical depression Lidia headed for the San Diego region, according to readings reported by The Weather Channel.

VISTA: Rod Run returns to Main Street on Aug. 6

VISTA: Rod Run returns to Main Street on Aug. 6

July 30, 2017

VISTA — The Vista Rod Run returns to Main Street for its 28th year Aug. 6. The event, hosted by the Vista Village Business Association, runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thirty trophies will be awarded at the close of the event. The “Rumblefest” draws more than 5,000 visitors to check out hundreds of...

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

VISTA: Melrose Drive farmers market dates back to 1981

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Dating back to 1981, the Vista Farmers Market at 325 S. Melrose Drive is the oldest farmers market in the North County area, and one of the longest-running markets in the state of California. Open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Vista Farmers Market features about 100 vendors each week, a...

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

FALLBROOK: Valley Fort market focuses on crafts, clothing, food

Lauren J. Mapp

April 18, 2017

Open Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Fallbrook Open Air Market at Valley Fort is located at 3757 S. Mission Road in Fallbrook. This market opened in 2014 and about 15 vendors come in once a week to sell art, jewelry, fudge, candy, clothing, hats and other crafts, adding to the selection available...

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