The North County Beat

The North County Beat
The first episode of The North County Beat will debut on Nov. 22 with a rundown of all your top local news from the week. Look for it every Friday on the Coast News website as well as on Spotify, iTunes and the Stitcher app.

The Surfing Madonna, the Cardiff Kook and the Marisol Initiative
Feb 7 • 21 min
Del Mar residents are gearing up to vote on a measure that would facilitate the construction of the Marisol Resort on bluffs near the Solana Beach border — and it has people in both cities fired up for different reasons. In Encinitas, some drama over the…
Women’s March, Scott Eastwood and Safe Parking
Jan 24 • 19 min
Encinitas is moving forward with a safe parking lot for homeless residents, leaving residents divided over the process. In Oceanside, the North County Women’s March brought together community organizations to stand against injustice, and Scott Eastwood…
Election Controversy, Frustrated Freelancers and Encinitas Cyclovia
Jan 10 • 11 min
Controversy over Republican challenger Melanie Burkholder’s doctoral degree, AB-5’s threat to small theaters and the newest Encinitas event, Cyclovia (sorry, no cars allowed!). These are some of the stories happening in North County San Diego this week.…
Nuclear Wastewater, Old Christmas Trees and New Workouts
Dec 27, 2019 • 14 min
A routine wastewater dump at San Onofre’s nuclear plant cut short, how you can get your Christmas tree recycled and new workouts to try in 2020 — these are some of the stories happening in North County San Diego this week. The North County Beat is a…
Kids, Parks and Stalled Construction
Dec 20, 2019 • 16 min
This week on The North County Beat, we dive deep into the situation over halted construction at Cardiff Elementary School. You’ll also hear top stories from North San Diego County, including an update on the situation at Palomar College, cannabis delivery…
Facial Recognition, A College President, and Food for the Holidays
Dec 13, 2019 • 13 min
Get the top stories this week in North San Diego County, including the police response to new body camera regulations, tiny protesters at Cardiff Elementary, Palomar College in hot water and the truth about food insecurity around the holidays. The North…
Murals, Homesteads and Craft Beer
Dec 6, 2019 • 13 min
The latest headlines from North San Diego County, including a look at a new mural celebrating a Cardiff community member, a historic homestead seeking national recognition and a return to Ballast Point’s crafty beginnings. The North County Beat is a…
Schools, Safe Parking Lots and Small Business Saturday
Nov 29, 2019 • 12 min
The top stories in North San Diego County, including the status of school construction in Cardiff, the future of an Oceanside Councilman and the efforts of small business owners to keep their stores jumpin’ all year round. The North County Beat is a new…
Dogs, Football and Books
Nov 22, 2019 • 12 min
This week’s top stories in North County: racehorse deaths, Carlsbad High School football’s shot at a championship and kids who read to an unlikely four-legged audience. Don’t miss a Beat!