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Grandfathering granny flats: Encinitas eyes state bill to help housing crunch

Grandfathering granny flats: Encinitas eyes state bill to help housing crunch

Joel Vaughn

August 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

Home is where the drywall is up to code, or it’s in the backyard, above the garage or an added second story. Accessory dwelling units will have a chance to be counted in Encinitas’ housing requirement.

Progress continues on arts group’s vision for old Encinitas school site

Progress continues on arts group’s vision for old Encinitas school site

Antonio Pequeño IV

August 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Education, Encinitas, NORTH COAST LINK, Theater

2018 has been a quiet yet productive year for the former Pacific View school site and the Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance.

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.

Rhoades School student raises funds for Interfaith Community Services

Rhoades School student raises funds for Interfaith Community Services

North Coast Current

August 22, 2018


Filed under Education, Encinitas, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Kate Peterson, a seventh-grader at The Rhoades School in Encinitas, recently raised more than $2,000 and delivered 870 meals to members of the community in need as part of a school project, the school announced.

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Cameron Niven

August 21, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

On Aug. 7, Scripps Institution of Oceanography measured the sea-surface temperature of local waters at 79 degrees, which was the highest temperature taken in the 102 years since the institute started taking measurements. Some beaches, such as Solana Beach, recorded water temperatures up to 81 degrees, according to reports. Why are these ocean water temperatures so high? How long are they going to last? How often are they going to arrive? How could they affect future storms and climate?

Train hits, injures man in Encinitas

Train hits, injures man in Encinitas

North Coast Current

July 15, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement

A man was injured when he was hit by an Amtrak train after 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, along the 1400 block of North Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department reported.

ENCINITAS: Ladybug festival July 21 at Botanic Garden

ENCINITAS: Ladybug festival July 21 at Botanic Garden

July 14, 2018


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Education, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its Insect and Ladybug Festival July 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 37-acre garden, located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive. The event features live insects, lizards, snakes, ladybugs and Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Children can practice bug collecting,...

OCEANSIDE: Veterans resource fair July 26

OCEANSIDE: Veterans resource fair July 26

July 13, 2018


Filed under Camp Pendleton, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Military, Oceanside, Region

OCEANSIDE — State Sen. Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel, 36th District) hosts a resource fair for veterans July 26, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Veterans Association of North County, 1617 Mission Ave. in Oceanside. Veterans and their families can receive information on benefits and how to file claims, with...

Leucadia Streetscape plans remain in place, but concerns still loom

Leucadia Streetscape plans remain in place, but concerns still loom

Linus Smith

July 11, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, Leucadia, Top Stories

After more than a decade, the city of Encinitas aims to begin construction of the Leucadia Streetscape Project in October, pending full approval of the project plans from the California Coastal Commission, anticipated in August.

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