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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.

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.

Elected mayor’s term begins

Elected mayor’s term begins

Camille Lozano

December 11, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

There was standing room only in the Encinitas City Council Chambers on Tuesday night for the special council meeting to swear in first-ever Mayor-Elect Kristin Gaspar and Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear, who will replace Teresa Barth on the council. Family, friends and residents of Encinitas crowded...

Encinitas Union School District seeks applicants for board seat

North Coast Current

December 4, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Community News, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, K-12, La Costa, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Marcos, Solana Beach

The Encinitas Union School District seeks a replacement for Board of Trustees member Maureen “Mo” Muir, who will leave to begin her new term on the San Dieguito Union High School District board. Applications are open to registered voters who live within the Encinitas Union district, according...

Pacific View sale had little impact on Encinitas election, backers say

Pacific View sale had little impact on Encinitas election, backers say

Gisela Lagos

December 2, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

The recently completed sale of the Pacific View School property was seen as a hot-button topic leading up to last month’s election, but even some among those who were unabashedly for its sale to the city said the topic probably didn’t play that large a role for Encinitas voters. “If Pacific...

Gaspar Encinitas’ first elected mayor; Blakespear on City Council; Prop. F fails

North Coast Current

November 5, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Uncategorized

Kristin Gaspar will serve as Encinitas’ first elected mayor, according to final returns from the Nov. 4 election. Catherine Blakespear will take a seat on the City Council, the returns show. Encinitas voters rejected Proposition F, a measure that sought to allow regulated medical marijuana dispensaries...

Longtime high school district trustee loses seat; replacement to serve on two boards

North Coast Current

November 5, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, K-12, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Olivenhain, Politics, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Longtime San Dieguito Union High School District Trustee Barbara Groth lost her seat in the Nov. 4 election, according to preliminary returns from the San Diego County registrar of voters. Groth came in fourth in a race for three seats on the Board of Trustees. Her replacement, Maureen “Mo” Muir,...

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