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Carlsbad, Del Mar close beaches and parks amid coronavirus concerns

North Coast Current

March 23, 2020

The increasing number of people converging on San Diego recreational areas in the past few days despite a statewide stay-at-home order has led the cities of Carlsbad and Del Mar to close access to beaches, parks, trails and other spots effective Monday, March 23.

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)

Chase Spear

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.

California governor’s order: Stay home

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an order Thursday, March 19, for all residents to stay home as the state works through the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Carlsbad gives green light to community choice energy

Windmills generating power in Mojave. (Photo by Shawn Bagley, Unsplash)

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

Sue Satterlee of Vista won first place for her dried dill and second place for her firecrackers in the Home and Hobby contest at this year’s San Diego County Fair. (Photo by Lauren J. Mapp)

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

A Coaster commuter train travels along the coast of Del Mar. (Autumn Sky Photography, iStock Getty Images)

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 City Councilwoman Olga Diaz. (Courtesy photo)

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

A new statewide online California community college is proposed to focus on career and credential programs. Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2018-19 budget plan calls for $120 million to have the college up and running by the fall 2019. (Photo by Juliette Leufke, Unsplash)

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.

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