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Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Mike Peterson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Media, Politics

A new monthly newsletter headed by Encinitas Councilman Mark Muir and resident Julie Thunder launched last month.

No Go: Disappointment, questions remain after unconfirmed Amazon Encinitas store announcement

No Go: Disappointment, questions remain after unconfirmed Amazon Encinitas store announcement

Meghan Lanigan

November 17, 2017


Filed under Encinitas, ENTERPRISE

Within the past week, Encinitas residents and city officials went from excitement to confusion about whether or not Amazon was opening an Amazon Go store in downtown Encinitas at the previous Whole Foods Market location in the Pacific Station center on South Coast Highway 101.

Old-school bookselling is new again at revived Crown Books in Encinitas

Old-school bookselling is new again at revived Crown Books in Encinitas

Meghan Lanigan

October 6, 2017


Filed under Business, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE

In a busy strip mall on the north end of El Camino Real, a familiar bookstore from the ’80s and ’90s has opened its doors once again in Encinitas.

Encinitas chamber marks 50 years as business booster

Encinitas chamber marks 50 years as business booster

Debbie L. Sklar

December 30, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Leucadia, Olivenhain

Fifty years ago, the first of the “pony cars,” the 1965 Mustang, was Ford’s most successful launch since the Model A, “The Munsters” were introduced to television audiences, and Encinitas was less than a decade from the beginning of a significant suburban expansion. It was also the era in which...

Solana Beach toasts grand opening of Pillbox Tavern & Grill

Solana Beach toasts grand opening of Pillbox Tavern & Grill

Manny Lopez

December 17, 2014


Filed under Business, ENTERPRISE, Food, Solana Beach

Situated near Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, the Pillbox Tavern & Grill on Plaza Street celebrated its official grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 10. Members of the Solana Beach City Council and Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce, along with owners, staff and former Solana Beach...

Gifts that say ‘Encinitas’

Gifts that say ‘Encinitas’

December 16, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Holidays, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

The tree has been decorated and the stockings hung with care but the shopping list is still incomplete. There’s no reason to worry if you haven’t picked up a gift for your boss or a small trinket for your neighbor just to say thanks for watering the plants while you were on vacation over the summer. Forget...

Encinitas 101 honors longtime board member

Encinitas 101 honors longtime board member

North Coast Current

October 10, 2014


Filed under Business, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Leucadia

The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association honored a departing longtime board member Oct. 7 as the organization installed its new Board of Directors during its annual meeting at The Lumberyard Tavern. Bart Smith and Don Taylor stepped down from the board, Encinitas 101 said in an announcement. Taking...

North County cities agree to work together to bolster business in region

North County cities agree to work together to bolster business in region

Alex Groves

April 5, 2014


Filed under Business, Carlsbad, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, Oceanside, Region, San Marcos, Uncategorized, Vista

Five North County cities are set to unveil a marketing campaign in late May as part of their official effort to promote North County as a positive regional entity for prospective businesses, and those surrounding the project say it stands to positively impact the region in a noticeable way. The cities...

Vista firm on track with zero-emission Roadster

Vista firm on track with zero-emission Roadster

Manny Lopez

December 18, 2013


Filed under Business, ENTERPRISE, Region, Vista

The recently unveiled Torq Roadster by Epic Electric Vehicles in Vista is a three-wheeled, race-inspired electric sports car that’s not a car and runs side-by-side with some of its top fossil-fueled brethren. Registered as a motorcycle, the zero-emissions, open-cockpit two-seater – powered by...

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

Alex Groves

September 22, 2013


Filed under Business, Education, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, K-12, Region

The sale of the old North County Times building to The Classical Academy of Escondido officially went through Sept. 12, and school officials are now working to prepare the facility to be a school. The sale comes following an extended escrow period. The school was waiting for the allocation of necessary...

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

U-T building sale to school still in limbo

Alex Groves

August 9, 2013


Filed under Business, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, Media, Real Estate, Region

The acquisition of the old North County Times building by a North County charter high school is still ongoing, and both seller and potential buyer appear to be keeping mum regarding some details of the sale’s status. The Classical Academy of Escondido entered into an escrow agreement with U-T San...

Brookside Winery back from the wayside

Brookside Winery back from the wayside

Manny Lopez

August 7, 2013


Filed under Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Food, Rancho Santa Fe

When your pedigree boasts a history as one of the oldest winemaking families in California, the decision to become a vintner isn’t always as easy as it may seem. For native San Diegan Tim Bacino, owner of Rancho Santa Fe-based Brookside Winery, the endeavor has meant working tirelessly to fill a huge...

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