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Encinitas Mayor Blakespear announces re-election bid

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces her re-election bid via Facebook Live on Saturday, April 11. (Facebook Live capture)

North Coast Current

April 12, 2020

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear took to Facebook Live on Saturday, April 11, to announce her re-election bid in the midst of California’s coronavirus stay-at-home order.

Encinitas resident Susan Turney seeks District 2 council seat

North Coast Current

April 12, 2020

Encinitas resident Susan Turney launched her “Residents First” campaign in a March 16 news release and filed papers with the city Feb. 18 and April 1.

EDITORIAL: San Diego County: ‘No’ on Measure B; ‘yes’ on Measure A

North Coast Current

February 25, 2020

Measure B supporters note that 60% of Newland Sierra housing would be affordably priced for the working class. But assuming it’s built, what would that “affordable” price be at completion given the continuing rise in prices, up 8% over the past year alone? Moreover, what’s their definition of “working class?”

EDITORIAL: Which Current are you reading? Encinitas site stirs election season confusion

North Coast Current

February 9, 2020

Are you reading the North Coast Current or Encinitas Current? Look carefully. Not just at the nameplate, but at the web address. If you thought you were reading one and not the other, beware. It might be by design in this era of murky news outlets, leading to purposeful confusion stoked by political parties, bureaucracies, candidates and special interests.

Teresa Acosta joins race for Carlsbad City Council District 4

Carlsbad City Council District 4 candidate Teresa Acosta. (Campaign photo)

North Coast Current

June 14, 2019

Carlsbad business owner Teresa Acosta announced June 12 that she is running for a seat on the City Council, the second non-incumbent in the race for District 4. Acosta joins Phil Urbina, who launched his campaign April 28.

Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear appears to hold a sound victory as Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are headed for the City Council, according to San Diego County Registrar of Voters results as of midday Nov. 7. Measure U is headed for defeat. Tasha Boerner Horvath retains her lead for the 76th District Assembly seat over Elizabeth Warren. Incumbents lead school board races.

Encinitas housing Measure U falling short in voting results

November 7, 2018

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results from Tuesday's election, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters as of 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Encinitas council member Horvath ahead in race for state Assembly

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Tasha Boerner Horvath, a member of the Encinitas City Council, is ahead in the race for the 76th District state Assembly seat, according to county election results.

Hubbard, Mosca ahead in Encinitas city races; Blakespear has wide margin for mayor

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are leading their races for the first two by-district seats on the Encinitas City Council, according to county election results.

Incumbent leading in by-region San Dieguito school board race

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Incumbent Maureen "Mo" Muir led Tuesday’s vote for her seat on the San Dieguito Union High School District board in a new by-region voting system, according to county election results. Encinitas Union School District incumbents are also ahead.

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

The city sign at Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive is shown in this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Joel Vaughn

November 5, 2018

The cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas are experiencing the effects of district city council elections for the first time. This is particularly significant in Districts 1 and 3 of Carlsbad since all six candidates would be new faces on the City Council.

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