North Coast Current

Encinitas school board candidates discuss student yoga, farming

Ernesto Lopez

November 7, 2016

Two issues at the center of this year’s race for the Board of Trustees in the Encinitas Union School District are the funding of yoga and farming programs, which are available to the 5,400 students at the nine schools as part of the Health and Wellness Program.

EDITORIAL: Community character, experience lead endorsement picks

North Coast Current

November 6, 2016

The North Coast Current’s editorial leadership suggests the following candidates for several Nov. 8 races affecting the city of Encinitas. The nature of this year’s local campaign reflects some of what we’ve seen nationally, with preferred candidates taking positions on issues that are at odds with other aspects that make those candidates appealing.

Cool on the Coast: April wraps up with street fair, music, relaxation

Layla Marino

April 21, 2016

April is a very special month in San Diego County, especially on the North Coast. With the freshest local strawberries beginning to sprout and the Carlsbad flower fields in full bloom, there is nothing like spring on the coast. We must not forget, however, that there is also plenty of music and culture in our fair region as the weather warms up. Plays, music and, best of all, beer abound this month, so be sure to take a break from the beach and check out some of the North Coast’s world-class culture.

Yoga fight highlights ABCs of innovation: Area school officials weigh challenges of building programs

A program introducing yoga in Encinitas schools resulted in a lawsuit, which the Encinitas Union School District ultimately won. (North Coast Current photo illustration)

Paige Nelson

August 16, 2013

In wrapping up a lawsuit that brought national media attention to Encinitas in recent months, Judge John Meyer of the San Diego Superior Court ruled yoga fit for public schools. Encinitas Union School District Superintendent Timothy Baird said it’s the first districtwide yoga program and also quite...

POV: Strike a pose for hypocrisy

Roman S. Koenig

December 12, 2012

Foes of yoga are in a twist over an innovative Encinitas Union School District program that brings the practice into the classroom as part of a physical fitness regimen. The foes of the program – mostly parents crying foul over bringing “religion” into the curriculum – are attacking the practice...

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