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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

California state Sen. Catherine Blakespear (center) and Encinitas Mayor Tony Kranz (immediate left) stand with members of the Encinitas City Council, San Dieguito High School Academy and family of Brodee Braxton Champlain-Kingman on Sept. 21 as they mark the granting of $3.09 million in state funds for the Santa Fe Drive Corridor Improvements Project. (Encinitas city photo)

$3.09 million headed for Santa Fe Drive safety project in Encinitas

North Coast Current September 21, 2023
Spurred by the death of an Encinitas teenager over the summer, state Sen. Catherine Blakespear (D-Encinitas) has been able to secure $3.09 million in funds for the Santa Fe Drive Corridor Improvements Project, the city announced Sept. 21.
Stonesteps Beach Access in the Encinitas community of Leucadia reopened June 21 after several months of repair work. (Encinitas city photo)

Stonesteps beach access closed again to finalize repairs

North Coast Current September 6, 2023
Access to Stonesteps Beach in Encinitas will be hindered again as crews finalize repairs to infrastructure, the city recently announced.
The Surfer’s Point property’ located at the corner of Coast Highway 101 and La Costa Avenue in Leucadia, is in line to be purchased by the city of Encinitas. (Google Maps photo)

City’s Leucadia land buy could help preserve civic access

Alysse Dodge September 6, 2023
In a unanimous decision last month, the Encinitas City Council approved a purchase and sale agreement with Surfer’s Point LLC, possibly contributing to the preservation of open space.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Encinitas City Council OKs $6.3M purchase of Leucadia property

North Coast Current August 14, 2023
Encinitas city officials are heralding the planned purchase of the Surfer’s Point property in Leucadia as a net positive for preserving public spaces along the coast, according to a city announcement Aug.10.
Nick Buck, who has worked in Encinitas city government for more than two decades, now serves as the city’s mobility manager. (Encinitas city photo)

Encinitas picks longtime employee to serve as new mobility manager

North Coast Current August 13, 2023
A longtime Encinitas city employee has been chosen to fill a new position dedicated to transportation-related mobility, the city announced this month.
The city of Encinitas is publicizing its e-bike state of emergency and new ordinance through signs that residents can pick up and place on their lawns. (Encinitas city photo)

Encinitas e-bike safety campaign includes classes, signage

North Coast Current August 4, 2023
The city of Encinitas has launched an e-bike safety campaign following the implementation of an updated bicycle ordinance that took effect July 28.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Lake Drive in Encinitas reopens after months of sinkhole repairs

North Coast Current July 13, 2023
Lake Drive in Encinitas has reopened after months of work to repair a large sinkhole that developed during heavy rains in March, the city announced Wednesday, July 12.
Stonesteps Beach Access in the Encinitas community of Leucadia reopened June 21 after several months of repair work. (Encinitas city photo)

Stonesteps Beach Access in Leucadia open after long delays

Owen Pratt June 28, 2023
Leucadia’s Stonesteps Beach Access has finally reopened to the public after months of repairs and construction.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas officials and donors participate in a groundbreaking for the new Lusardi Tower and Lusardi Pulmonary Institute on Thursday, June 8. Left to right: Debbi Lusardi, Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, Scripps Encinitas Physician Chief Operating Executive Scott Eisman, M.D., Warner Lusardi, Scripps Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Bigelow, and Scripps Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer John Engle. (Scripps Health photo)

Scripps Encinitas breaks ground on hospital expansion

North Coast Current June 9, 2023
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas marked the beginning of a major expansion Thursday, June 8, with a groundbreaking ceremony for the $263 million Lusardi Tower and Lusardi Pulmonary Institute.
Palm trees line Coast Highway 101 in downtown Encinitas. (Photo by Doug Berry, iStock Getty Images)

Machado Foundation, San Dieguito student among Encinitas eco-honorees

North Coast Current May 11, 2023
The Rob Machado Foundation is among winners of Encinitas’ 2022 Environmental Awards, the city announced May 10.
Legal updates. (Photo by Wesley Tingey via Unsplash)

DA dismisses charges against former Encinitas mayoral candidate

J.W. August May 8, 2023
Three charges of domestic violence filed against a former candidate for mayor of Encinitas have been dropped. Jeff Morris had pleaded not guilty when originally charged.
The San Elijo Joint Powers Authority’s Water Campus is located on Manchester Avenue in Encinitas. (RNT Architects photo)

San Elijo JPA announces $18.3M project for water treatment upgrades

North Coast Current April 4, 2023
A project announced by the San Elijo Joint Powers Authority on April 3 aims to capture more than 7 million gallons of stormwater per year and redirect pollutants from entering the San Elijo Lagoon, in addition to other water infrastructure improvements.
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