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Encinitas council, high school board brace for first district votes

Encinitas council, high school board brace for first district votes

Joel Vaughn

August 23, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County

As two Encinitas governing bodies prepare to hold their first elections by district this November, candidates and other officials are weighing the issue of respecting defined community interests versus the broader regions they represent.

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Lauren J. Mapp

August 31, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Top Stories

Following the receipt of a demand letter from Malibu law firm Shenkman & Hughes, the Encinitas City Council decided unanimously Aug. 30 to move forward with developing a districting process for the City Council election system.

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.

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.

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.

Encinitas Measure T, county Measure B losing early

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Higher Education, K-12, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results Tuesday night, whole local school bond measures were on track to win, according to early voting results as of 11:50 p.m. Countywide Measure B, in support of building the massive Lilac Hills development in Valley Center, was also headed for defeat, according to early county results.

Incumbents lead in San Dieguito school board race

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Incumbents Beth Hergesheimer and Joyce Dalessandro led Tuesday’s vote for two seats on the San Dieguito Union High School District board, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Rimga Viskanta and Patricia S. Sinay led the vote for two board seats in the Encinitas Union School District.

Encinitas school board candidates discuss student yoga, farming

Ernesto Lopez

November 7, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Food, Health, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Two issues at the center of this year’s race for the Board of Trustees in the Encinitas Union School District are the funding of yoga and farming programs, which are available to the 5,400 students at the nine schools as part of the Health and Wellness Program.

Carlsbad Strawberry Fields measure to be debated on KOCT

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Elections, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Carlsbad’s Measure A, an upcoming special election on the fate of proposed Strawberry Fields development, is the topic of a special Journalist Roundtable on Jan. 7 on KOCT, Oceanside’s community television station. The broadcast begins at about 7 p.m. following an hourlong general Journalist Roundtable...

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