The North County Beat

The North County Beat

By The Coast News Group
The Coast News presents The North County Beat Podcast hosted by Kelli Kyle and Ryan Woldt. Every other week, Kelli and Ryan give you a rundown of all the top local news from around North County San Diego. Look for it every other Friday on The Coast News website, and on Spotify, iTunes and the Stitcher app.
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Episode 15: Beach Days, Face Masks and Reopening Society

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Episode 17: Phase 3, Hospital Status and Bluff Safety
As salons and houses of worship begin to reopen, is the state of California ready to dive into the rest of phase 3? We explore the latest re-openings and get updates from our local hospitals, where doctors are reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases. Plus, find out why a state senate bill pledging increased bluff safety has generated some opposition. Catch The North County Beat podcast every other Friday with hosts Kelli Kyle and Ryan Woldt.
23:38
May 29, 2020
Episode 16: Businesses, Grads and Grades
Business owners are getting antsy as San Diego County attempts to accelerate state reopening plans. In local schools, a debate over how to grade students has some parents and students frustrated. Plus, a look at how college and high school seniors are celebrating graduations during COVID-19. Catch The North County Beat podcast every other Friday with hosts Kelli Kyle and Ryan Woldt.
22:35
May 15, 2020
Episode 15: Beach Days, Face Masks and Reopening Society
With the COVID-19 curve starting to flatten, San Diego County looks at ways to ease health restrictions without opening the door to more risk. Hear the latest on beach and park re-openings, mandatory face masks and conversations to get non-essential businesses back up and running. Catch The North County Beat podcast every other Friday with hosts Kelli Kyle and Ryan Woldt.
19:28
May 1, 2020
Episode 14: Resignations, Cancellations and COVID-19
More details on the Encinitas City Manager's resignation and the canceled San Diego County Fair. Plus, how a community organization is responding to an increase in domestic violence calls as a result of self-isolation. Catch The North County Beat podcast every other Friday with hosts Kelli Kyle and Ryan Woldt.
20:39
April 17, 2020
Episode 13: Homeschooling, Hand Sanitizer and COVID-19
We're continuing to feel the effects of coronavirus in San Diego County. Get the latest on how schools are doing amidst closures, and how one local business went from making whiskey to hand sanitizer.
19:53
April 3, 2020
Episode 12: Coronavirus, Community and Small Business
COVID-19 is taking the nation by storm, so we're taking a look at how it's affecting our community here in San Diego County. For the latest updates and information on this pandemic, head to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus. Get more local coverage for North County in the print edition of The Coast News, out every Friday.
18:06
March 20, 2020
On the Beat: Elections, Art and Bees
Super Tuesday came and went, and we've got the results on all your North County elections and ballot measures. You'll learn how a unique mural contest at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is linking kids, art and outdoor adventure. Plus, see what all the buzz is about when it comes to local backyard beekeeping. Pick up the print edition of The Coast News every Friday!
16:44
March 6, 2020
On the Beat: Bluff Safety, Street Art and Young Voters
With the California Primary Election right around the corner, we look at what young voters in North County are doing to make their voices heard. You'll also hear about a new art exhibit in Oceanside that will change the way you think about street art. Plus, catch the latest on a federally funded bluff safety program for Encinitas and Solana Beach. Pick up the print edition of The Coast News every Friday!
16:16
February 21, 2020
On the Beat: The Surfing Madonna, the Cardiff Kook and the Marisol Initiative
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 Surfing Madonna has the mosaic at risk of being taken down, plus, a short history lesson on the Cardiff Kook and why he's there, just in time for the Cardiff Kook Valentine's Day Run on Sunday, February 9. The North County Beat is a bi-weekly podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
21:29
February 7, 2020
On the Beat: Women's March, Scott Eastwood and Safe Parking
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 paid an unexpected visit to a protest over Measure G. The North County Beat is a bi-weekly podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
19:23
January 24, 2020
On the Beat: Election Controversy, Frustrated Freelancers and Encinitas Cyclovia
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. The North County Beat is a bi-weekly podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
11:36
January 10, 2020
On the Beat: Nuclear Wastewater, Old Christmas Trees and New Workouts
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 podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
14:20
December 27, 2019
On the Beat: Kids, Parks and Stalled Construction
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 in Vista and a spectacular Carlsbad Christmas decoration contest. The North County Beat is a podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
16:05
December 20, 2019
On the Beat: Facial Recognition, A College President, and Food for the Holidays
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 County Beat is a podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
13:08
December 13, 2019
On the Beat: Murals, Homesteads and Craft Beer
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 podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
13:03
December 6, 2019
Schools, Safe Parking Lots and Small Business Saturday
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 podcast from The Coast News. Pick up our print edition every Friday!
12:44
November 29, 2019
On the Beat: Dogs, Football and Books
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!
12:33
November 22, 2019