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Update: Gaspar, Schneider on track to win seats

North Coast Current
December 1, 2016
Filed under Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, North County, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Outgoing Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has earned enough votes to overtake incumbent Dave Roberts for San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3, election results show. Leslie Schneider moved ahead of incumbent Patricia Sinay for a seat on the Encinitas Union School Distirct board.

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Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current
November 9, 2016
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

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Blakespear, Kranz, Muir, Horvath ahead in Encinitas council races

North Coast Current
November 9, 2016
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Catherine S. Blakespear is on track to be the next mayor of Encinitas, with City Council incumbents Tony Kranz and Mark Muir, and newcomer Tasha Horvath Boerner, joining the dais, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Incumbent Dave Roberts was ahead in the District 3 race for San Diego County supervisor.

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Encinitas leaders, regional expert weigh family ties on Nov. 8 ballot

Ernesto Lopez
October 30, 2016
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

The Bushes have two U.S. presidents in their family. The Clintons may just have two, depending on the outcome of November’s election. And in the city of Encinitas, the Gaspars might also be in a position to join this form of family political lineage.

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Blakespear announces run for Encinitas mayor

Blakespear announces run for Encinitas mayor

North Coast Current
March 4, 2016
Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear announced last week that she will run for mayor this year.

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Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Amanda Rhoades
February 24, 2016
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas

Cardiff’s section of the Coastal Rail Trail has stirred up controversy for almost two years now, but even with the Encinitas City Council’s approval, the project isn’t rolling forward just yet.

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Encinitas mayor announces run for county supervisor seat

North Coast Current
September 3, 2015
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Elections, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics

Kristin Gaspar, Encinitas’ first elected mayor, has announced she will run for a seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in 2016. Gaspar made the announcement Aug. 31. She will run for the seat serving the 3rd District, currently filled by former Solana Beach councilman Dave Roberts. In J...

Cool on the Coast: It’s a busy March with State of the City, alternative rock, vintage VWs and healthy living

Layla Marino
March 16, 2015
Filed under Arts, Business, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Food

March continues to heat up on the coast as we get ready to say farewell to winter. The weather may be up and down, but the North Coast always has lots of fun in store, no matter what Mother Nature brings. The season’s first surf competition, a huge gem faire and, as always, lots of music and family...

From housing to labor issues, North Coast city leaders see full slate for 2015

Alex Groves
January 23, 2015
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Marcos, Solana Beach

At the start of a new year, city officials across North County are attempting to prioritize issues and come up with comprehensive solutions to challenges associated with growth and an improving economy. Many cities are also trying to determine the best way to finance projects while being fiscally...

A grand-slam opening: Encinitas celebrates park in Major League style

A grand-slam opening: Encinitas celebrates park in Major League style

Manny Lopez
January 12, 2015
Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Community News, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

Hundreds attended the long-awaited grand opening celebration Jan. 10 for the 44-acre Encinitas Community Park, which sits west of Interstate 5 between Santa Fe and Birmingham drives. Festivities for the opening of the $19.3 million project, which began construction in 2012, featured three ribbon-cutting...

Encinitas chamber marks 50 years as business booster

Encinitas chamber marks 50 years as business booster

Debbie L. Sklar
December 30, 2014
Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Leucadia, Olivenhain

Fifty years ago, the first of the “pony cars,” the 1965 Mustang, was Ford’s most successful launch since the Model A, “The Munsters” were introduced to television audiences, and Encinitas was less than a decade from the beginning of a significant suburban expansion. It was also the era in which...

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