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Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Nomination papers out to some Encinitas City Council candidates

North Coast Current July 19, 2024
Five candidates have been issued nomination papers during the first week of the application window to run in this November’s Encinitas City Council election.
Councilwoman Joy Lyndes (fourth from the left) represented the city of Encinitas at the American Society of Landscape Architects San Diego Chapter awards on June 20, held at the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. With Lyndes are Schmidt Design Group members (left to right) Rudy Perez, Jenn Montgomery, Chris Tiffany, Todd Schechinger, Jeff Justus, Jesus Alan Figeroa and Devon Boutte. (Courtesy photo)

Encinitas’ Cottonwood Creek Park wins climate award for its design

North Coast Current June 26, 2024
Cottonwood Creek Park’s transformation from an Encinitas industrial maintenance yard to an innovative landmark for community and environmental sustainability was recognized this month by the American Society of Landscape Architects San Diego Chapter, the city announced Wednesday, June 26.
The Lake Calavera Trails in Carlsbad are 6.25 miles of trials that run throughout Lake Calavera Preserve. (Carlsbad city photo)

Lake Loop Trail in Carlsbad reopens after repair work

North Coast Current June 16, 2024
Lake Loop Trail along the south side of Lake Calavera in Carlsbad has reopened to the public after nearly a month of repair work, the city announced June 14.
Beacon’s Beach access in the Encinitas community of Leucadia is shown in a 2017 photo. (Encinitas city photo)

Beacon’s Beach access reopened in time for holiday weekend

North Coast Current May 24, 2024
Access to Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas reopened as of Wednesday, May 22, in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend after months of work to stabilize the bluff and repair the trail, city officials announced.
Encinitas Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Director Dave Knopp began his duties on April 29. (Encinitas city photo)

Encinitas’ parks director brings years of regional experience

North Coast Current May 15, 2024
The city of Encinitas recently brought aboard a new parks, recreation and arts director with experience in such management at the San Diego County level.
Kevin Sabellico stands outside the San Dieguito Union High School District offices in Encinitas in a campaign Facebook photo taken in April. Sabellico is running for district’s Board of Trustees Area 4 seat, which covers the district’s southern region. (Sabellico campaign social media photo)

Sabellico leaves Carlsbad panel, shifts campaign to school board

North Coast Current May 8, 2024
Carlsbad Planning Commission member Kevin Sabellico has resigned from the panel to join a county board while running for the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees instead of the City Council, he announced this week.
Encinitas environmental award recipients meet with members of the City Council and Environmental Commission during a meeting Wednesday, April 17. (Encinitas city photo)

City recognizes Encinitas environmental leaders

North Coast Current April 19, 2024
A historic local surf shop, community garden nonprofit, doctor and student were the recipients of Encinitas environmental stewardship awards on Wednesday, April 17.
Sunset at Ponto Beach in Carlsbad. (OsideNews file photo)

Carlsbad cracks top 25 of Niche’s Best Places to Live in America

North Coast Current March 29, 2024
Carlsbad appears to fit a particular “niche” in the U.S. when it comes to being a pleasant place to live despite high housing and living costs, according to a national website’s recent rankings.
The city of Encinitas completed a Z-style pedestrian crossing on El Camino Real between Encinitas Village shopping center to the east and Encinitas Marketplace to the west in March. (Encinitas city photo)

Encinitas completes pedestrian crossing along stretch of El Camino Real

North Coast Current March 28, 2024
The city of Encinitas recently completed a pedestrian crossing on El Camino Real between two shopping centers just north of Encinitas Boulevard.
Homemade brown-and-serve dinner rolls are convenient and allow for a variety of topping options. (Photo by Laura Macklem)

Preserved Home: Roll recipes to serve you and your family well

Laura Macklem March 19, 2024
Put aside gluey, expensive store-bought rolls and buns for homemade to make quick dinners extra special, it will serve you well.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Encinitas extends deadline for 3 commission seat applications

North Coast Current March 8, 2024
The city of Encinitas seeks applicants to fill vacancies on two of its commissions, with an extended deadline of Thursday, March 14.
Conventional chemical pesticides are less effective today, and all-natural versions are turning out to be a better solution. (Photo by Alexas Fotos, Pixabay via EarthTalk)

EarthTalk: Consider natural alternatives for pest control

Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss February 21, 2024
Natural pest control has become increasingly popular given the slew of health and effectiveness issues with conventional pesticides derived from synthetic chemicals.
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