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The North County Beat

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Presented by The Coast News Group THE NORTH COUNTY BEAT features in-depth analysis and incisive commentary on a wide range of topics including politics, housing, environmental and social that impact North County San Diego. Host Kelli Kyle digs into the issues impacting you, and interviews influentia… read more

84 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Getting Deals Done: An Interview with Patrick Howell

May 7th, 2021

27:38

A "deal" is so much more than just a business transaction. In his new column for The Coast News, local business leader Patrick Howell explores what …

ICU Doctor Kevin Shaw on COVID, Vaccines and Re-openings

April 23rd, 2021

22:58

Between the vaccine rollout and statewide reopening plans, things seem to be looking up with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. North County Beat host …

The Other Dreamers

April 9th, 2021

15:32

We've all heard the conversations about coming to the U.S., but what happens when you're already here? The Dream Act WOULD grant children of undocumented migrants a path to citizenship if it passed, but there's another …

A Conversation with Kaso John, 2020 Black Engineer of the Year

March 26th, 2021

41:30

Carlsbad resident Kaso John was recently named the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year by Career Communications Group. We sat down to talk about his move to the US as a teen, what it was like being the only black student in …

The Great Relocation at Villa Serena Apartments

March 15th, 2021

12:51

Your apartment complex is rebuilding. Where do you go? That's a question many residents are facing at the Villa Serena Apartments in San Marcos. The …

Headlines - March 3rd, 2021

March 3rd, 2021

11:32

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Minding Your Mind: Exploring the Benefits and Science of Mindfulness.

March 1st, 2021

23:26

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on our mental health. To cope, many are turning to practices of mindfulness, which has already exploded …

Headlines - February 24th, 2020

February 24th, 2021

12:24

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Headlines - February 17th, 2021

February 17th, 2021

10:10

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Black Out SD 2021

February 12th, 2021

19:08

In honor of Black History Month, local community organizers are getting together to host Black Out SD 2021. Catch Kelli's conversation with Violet, …

Headlines - February 10th, 2021

February 10th, 2021

6:45

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Bonus Episode: An Interview with Dr. Kevin Shaw - Covid-19 in the Hospital, a Restaurant Restriction Response

February 4th, 2021

24:20

As restrictions loosen on outdoor dining and other business activities, host Kelli Kyle checks in with Dr. Kevin Shaw, an ICU doctor working with Covid patients at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, to hear how the …

Headlines - February 3, 2021

February 3rd, 2021

8:32

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Are you open? Restaurants and COVID-19.

February 1st, 2021

12:20

The most recent wave of stay-at-home orders had some restaurants playing by the rules while others did their own thing. We take a candid look at how …

Headlines - January 27th, 2021

January 27th, 2021

9:15

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Headlines - January 20th, 2021

January 20th, 2021

5:53

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Giving a Voice to Muslim-American Youth

January 15th, 2021

43:06

An interview with the women behind the new San Diego-based podcast "Caught in the Middle" on why the show got started and the need for open dialogue among youth in the Muslim community. Inspired by original reporting …

Headlines - January 13th, 2021

January 13th, 2021

10:10

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Headlines - January 6, 2021

January 6th, 2021

8:34

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The Push for Recreational Cannabis in Oceanside

December 30th, 2020

25:29

On this episode of The North County Beat we examine the push for recreational cannabis in Oceanside. Although recreational weed is legal in California, many North County cities are hesitant to permit dispensaries for …

Headlines - December 30th, 2020

December 30th, 2020

10:32

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Headlines - December 23rd, 2020

December 23rd, 2020

8:45

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Human Trafficking in San Diego - Bonus interview w/ Dr. Ami Carpenter.

December 18th, 2020

40:32

As part of our series on Human Trafficking, North County Beat Host Kelli Kyle interviewed Dr. Ami Carpenter, a University of San Diego Professor who co-authored a massive 2016 study on regional sex trafficking. Please …

Human Trafficking in San Diego: Part 2 of 2

December 18th, 2020

24:25

Title: Human Trafficking in San Diego: Part 2 of 2

Description: Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in San Diego County. Find out what the issue actually looks like in this area, who's affected and …

Headlines - December 16th, 2020

December 16th, 2020

8:49

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group (https://thecoastnews.com/). Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on Wednesday, December 16th, 2020, and hosted by …

Human Trafficking in San Diego: Part 1 of 2

December 11th, 2020

20:44

Title: Human Trafficking in San Diego: Part 1 of 2

Description: Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in San Diego County. Find out what the issue actually looks like in this area, who's affected and …

Headlines - December 9th, 2020

December 9th, 2020

8:18

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group (https://thecoastnews.com/). Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, and hosted by …

Headlines - December 2, 2020

December 2nd, 2020

8:10

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group (https://thecoastnews.com/). Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020, and hosted by …

Del Mar Heights Elementary School Project

November 27th, 2020

9:58

A hearing on December 3 will decide whether a rebuild of the Del Mar Heights Elementary School goes through as planned. Host Kelli Kyle walks you …

Headlines - November 24th, 2020

November 24th, 2020

9:09

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group (https://thecoastnews.com/). Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020, and hosted by …

Headlines - November 18th, 2020

November 18th, 2020

9:02

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Local Response to the Election. Presenting Both Sides.

November 13th, 2020

12:02

We take a look at how a local Democrat and Republican responded to the national elections and the call of former Vice President Joe Biden as the winner. Plus, a side of context regarding voter fraud and the precedent …

Headlines - November 11th, 2020

November 11th, 2020

6:17

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - November 4th, 2020

November 4th, 2020

7:02

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

We're All Stressed. Some Tips for Dealing.

October 30th, 2020

23:43

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. This year, Americans are feeling more stress in multiple areas of their lives including concerns over COVID-19 …

Headlines - October 28th

October 28th, 2020

9:01

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - October 21st, 2020

October 21st, 2020

9:48

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

The Clean Campaign Forum

October 15th, 2020

12:26

Encinitas candidates for mayor and city council discussed their approaches to running a clean campaign at The Clean Campaign Forum on Tuesday, October 13. Get a recap of how it went, plus the larger dynamics and themes …

Headlines - October 14th, 2020

October 14th, 2020

6:56

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - October 7th, 2020

October 7th, 2020

6:56

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Grocery Shopping Etiquette For the Coming Holidays

October 2nd, 2020

21:06

Social distancing is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. We take a look at social distancing etiquette when it comes to grocery …

Headlines - September 30th, 2020

September 30th, 2020

10:00

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - September 23rd, 2020

September 23rd, 2020

8:04

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

2020 Election Toxicity Vs. The Clean Campaign!

September 18th, 2020

21:27

While part one of this two-part series on election toxicity looked at the scope of the problem in North County, part two examines solutions as well …

Headlines - September 16th, 2020

September 16th, 2020

9:13

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - September 9th, 2020

September 9th, 2020

8:46

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

2020 Election Toxicity in North County San Diego

September 4th, 2020

24:03

Tensions are running high this election season, and that's created some toxicity online and in-person. In part one of this two-part series, The North County Beat host Kelli Kyle and Coast News Encinitas reporter Caitlin …

Headlines - September 2nd, 2020

September 2nd, 2020

6:46

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - August 26th

August 26th, 2020

6:01

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Creating Political Change

August 21st, 2020

15:25

Host Kelli Kyle connects with grassroots groups, The North County Civil Liberties Union & North County 4 Racial Justice, pushing for political …

Headlines - August 19th, 2020

August 19th, 2020

6:42

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - August 12th, 2020

August 12th, 2020

7:38

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Reopening Schools Under the Shadow of COVID-19

August 7th, 2020

16:08

With the first day of school right around the corner for many local districts, we looked into how they will approach instruction with the COVID-19 …

Headlines - August 5th, 2020

August 5th, 2020

6:04

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Diversity and Inclusion with Professor Bernardo Ferdman

July 29th, 2020

18:56

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have been at the forefront of many local, state and national discussions. Kelli spoke with Bernardo Ferdman, a …

Headlines - July 29th, 2020

July 29th, 2020

8:48

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Approaching Diversity in Education - Season 2, Episode 3

July 24th, 2020

16:30

Social media accounts alleging discrimination at The Classical Academies and other local San Diego schools open the door to a conversation on how …

Headlines - July 22nd, 2020

July 22nd, 2020

8:49

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - July 15th, 2020

July 15th, 2020

4:56

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - July 10th, 2020

July 10th, 2020

5:44

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Episode 20 - San Diego's Affordable Housing Explained

July 10th, 2020

14:26

Episode 20: Affordable housing is a hot topic in San Diego County — especially during an election year. Host Kelli Kyle and Coast News Reporter Dan Brendel break it down to look at what affordable housing means, how it …

Headlines - July 7th, 2020

July 7th, 2020

4:02

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - July 3rd, 2020

July 3rd, 2020

5:32

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Headlines - June 30, 2020

June 30th, 2020

5:34

Welcome to Headlines presented by The Coast News Group. Every week we recap the headlines from North County San Diego. This show was recorded on …

Episode 19: CAHOOTS, Live Music and COVID-19

June 26th, 2020

22:11

As the county deals with an increase in COVID-19 cases, they're also taking on conversations over police reform. The Coast News Editor-in-Chief …

Bonus Episode: An Interview with SURJ North County

June 16th, 2020

13:18

As protests against systemic racism continue throughout the U.S., we spoke with organizers for Showing Up For Racial Justice North County, a group …

Episode 18: Coronavirus, Protests and Change

June 12th, 2020

25:32

On The North County Beat, we bring you the latest updates on COVID-19 and reopenings cross the county. Take a deep dive into North County's response to the death of George Floyd, exploring the protests that happened …

Episode 17: Phase 3, Hospital Status and Bluff Safety

May 29th, 2020

23:38

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 …

Episode 16: Businesses, Grads and Grades

May 15th, 2020

22:35

Business owners are getting antsy as San Diego County attempts to accelerate state reopening plans. In local schools, a debate over how to grade …

Episode 15: Beach Days, Face Masks and Reopening Society

May 1st, 2020

19:28

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 …

Episode 14: Resignations, Cancellations and COVID-19

April 17th, 2020

20:39

More details on the Encinitas City Manager's resignation and the canceled San Diego County Fair. Plus, how a community organization is responding to …

Episode 13: Homeschooling, Hand Sanitizer and COVID-19

April 3rd, 2020

19:53

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 …

Episode 12: Coronavirus, Community and Small Business

March 20th, 2020

18:06

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 

On the Beat: Elections, Art and Bees

March 6th, 2020

16:44

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 …

On the Beat: Bluff Safety, Street Art and Young Voters

February 21st, 2020

16:16

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 …

On the Beat: The Surfing Madonna, the Cardiff Kook and the Marisol Initiative

February 7th, 2020

21:29

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 …

On the Beat: Women's March, Scott Eastwood and Safe Parking

January 24th, 2020

19:23

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 …

On the Beat: Election Controversy, Frustrated Freelancers and Encinitas Cyclovia

January 10th, 2020

11:36

Controversy over Republican challenger Melanie Burkholder's doctoral degree, AB-5's threat to small theaters and the newest Encinitas event, Cyclovia …

On the Beat: Nuclear Wastewater, Old Christmas Trees and New Workouts

December 27th, 2019

14:20

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 …

On the Beat: Kids, Parks and Stalled Construction

December 20th, 2019

16:05

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 …

On the Beat: Facial Recognition, A College President, and Food for the Holidays

December 13th, 2019

13:08

Get the top stories this week in North San Diego County, including the police response to new body camera regulations, tiny protesters at Cardiff …

On the Beat: Murals, Homesteads and Craft Beer

December 6th, 2019

13:03

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 …

Schools, Safe Parking Lots and Small Business Saturday

November 29th, 2019

12:44

The top stories in North San Diego County, including the status of school construction in Cardiff, the future of an Oceanside Councilman and the …

On the Beat: Dogs, Football and Books

November 22nd, 2019

12:33

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 …

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