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City: Leucadia tree removal likely, but not yet scheduled

Jessica LaFontaine
August 21, 2014
Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

With Leucadia’s canopy of trees along Coast Highway 101 and the rail corridor diminishing every year due to tree removals, and the emergence of city plans to remove a large, longstanding eucalyptus tree from the center divide of the highway, some residents are expressing dismay about the removal of...

Pacific View options still murky for city of Encinitas

Pacific View options still murky for city of Encinitas

Jessica LaFontaine
January 24, 2014
Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, Top Stories

The Encinitas City Council discussed and voted on Jan. 15 to continue pursuing an ongoing topic – the purchase of the Pacific View School property currently owned by the Encinitas Union School District. The 2.6-acre seaside property is located at 608 Third Street. Discussions continued at a City...

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

Jessica LaFontaine
January 23, 2014
Filed under Encinitas, High School Sports, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

San Dieguito Academy students recently played their first game on a new athletic field, constructed thanks to the recent series of school construction bonds issued by the San Dieguito Union High School District in April 2013. Voters in the district approved Proposition AA – a $449 million bond measure...

First Encinitas mayor’s race looms; 22-year-old plans run

First Encinitas mayor’s race looms; 22-year-old plans run

Jessica LaFontaine
December 27, 2013
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain

Encinitas is preparing to implement a new system for choosing a mayor after voters in 2012 opted to change from an appointed mayor to an elected one. With an elected-mayor format looming in 2014, Solana Beach and Del Mar will be the only cities left in the area still running under an appointed mayor. For...

City looking into concerns over Encinitas Ranch golf course

City looking into concerns over Encinitas Ranch golf course

Jessica LaFontaine
November 1, 2013
Filed under COASTLINE, Encinitas, Politics

The Encinitas City Council has formed a subcommittee to investigate and possibly find solutions to questions raised about the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course. The course is overseen by the independently run Encinitas Ranch Golf Authority, which was created in an agreement between the development company...

Encinitas aims to increase engagement on Strategic Plan

Encinitas aims to increase engagement on Strategic Plan

Jessica LaFontaine
October 18, 2013
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Encinitas is changing its plan of attack when it comes to tackling city issues by implementing the first of a set of Strategic Plan City Council special meetings beginning Oct. 30. The meetings will be held at 6 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Drive. The public is encouraged...

School’s journalism class back this fall

School’s journalism class back this fall

Jessica LaFontaine
September 5, 2013
Filed under Education, K-12, La Costa, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

La Costa Canyon High School will no longer be removing the journalism class that produces the school newspaper, MavLife, from the class schedule. Instead, the class will be combined with the broadcasting journalism class, which produces the school television newscast. Classes resumed Aug. 27. Anthony...

Student editor protests demise of newspaper class

Student editor protests demise of newspaper class

Jessica LaFontaine
May 13, 2013
Filed under Education, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

The student staff members of La Costa Canyon High School’s campus newspaper are struggling to keep the course alive for the next school year. After controversial coverage was published in MavLife, the school newspaper, the journalism course was removed for the fall because of low enrollment number...

Children’s activities get positive feedback at Encinitas fair

Children’s activities get positive feedback at Encinitas fair

Jessica LaFontaine
May 3, 2013
Filed under COASTLINE, Encinitas

Framed exotic insects, screen-print pillows, kettle corn, kids’ rides, and arts and crafts were just a few of the attractions that brought more than 100,000 people to the 30th annual Encinitas Street Fair on April 27 and 28. The fair featured 450 vendors’ booths, live music performances and a...

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