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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Kranz holds lead for Encinitas mayor; District 3 close; cannabis tax winning

North Coast Current November 9, 2022
Encinitas Councilman Tony Kranz appeared headed toward a mayoral victory after voting wrapped up for the midterms on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but at least one City Council seat was in close contention, according to early results.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Early vote tally: Carlsbad pool measure iffy; Blackburn ahead for mayor

North Coast Current November 9, 2022
Carlsbad’s Measure J — which sought voter approval of a million-dollar increase for the updating of a city pool — was running just about 50/50 based on early results from the Nov. 8 elections.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

From ‘rough-and-tumble’ to the ‘gnarliest’ — Encinitas mayoral hopefuls, observers note vitriolic turn

Stephen Wyer November 3, 2022
A growing number of electoral candidates and activists in Encinitas are expressing concern over what’s being described as an unusually vitriolic and hostile political climate heading into next week’s midterm election.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Housing to wildfire risks — Encinitas council candidates share top issues

Samantha Cox November 3, 2022
On Nov. 8, Encinitas residents will weight two candidates in District 3 and four candidates in District 4 for the City Council. What are the candidates’ most important issues for their districts and the city at large?
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Carlsbad candidates list public safety, city character as key issues

Samantha Cox November 3, 2022
On Nov. 8, Carlsbad will elect a new mayor, two City Council members, a city treasurer and a clerk.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Homelessness, housing, safety among issues for Oceanside council hopefuls

Samantha Cox November 2, 2022
What do this year’s Oceanside City Council candidates consider to be the single most important issue facing their respective districts? And, as a whole, what’s the single most important issue for the city at large?

Letter: San Diego County Gun Owners election endorsements

October 19, 2022
It is crucial that voters elect solidly pro-Second Amendment candidates who will speak out and defend the fundamental right to self defense for law-abiding citizens, oppose an extremist anti-gun agenda, and stand strong in support of our civil rights.
The San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)

Education Matters: The deafening sound of crickets

Marsha Sutton August 12, 2022
It’s not easy for the public to understand what’s really going on with the the San Dieguito Union High School District redistricting map when the major players won’t talk about it. All we have to go on are a few facts, as minimal as they may be, and educated speculation.
The San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)

Muir says she will not seek re-election to San Dieguito school board

North Coast Current August 11, 2022
San Dieguito Union High School District board President Maureen “Mo” Muir has announced that she will not run for re-election this fall.
The San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)

Education Matters: Chaos at San Dieguito school district

Marsha Sutton June 8, 2022
The San Dieguito Union High School District board will eventually need to come to some decision over this ugly situation: reinstate Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward and incur the wrath of the Asian American community and those who believe she has done irreparable harm, or fire her and incur the wrath of the union, its supporters and foes of Trustee Michael Allman.
The San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)

San Dieguito school board deadlocks on filling trustee seat

North Coast Current April 22, 2022
With a four-member board in the wake of a resignation, San Dieguito Union High School District trustees deadlocked 2-2 on how to fill the vacancy Wednesday, April 20.
Former Encinitas Planning Commission Chairman Bruce Ehlers, with supporters behind him, addresses the City Council on Wednesday, April 13, ahead of the council’s vote to remove him from the commission. (Encinitas city video feed)

Encinitas City Council unanimously sacks Planning Commission chairman

Roman S. Koenig April 15, 2022
The Encinitas City Council ousted Planning Commission Chairman and council candidate Bruce Ehlers on Wednesday, April 13, following an earful from angry residents.
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