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Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Kranz holds lead for Encinitas mayor; District 3 close; cannabis tax winning

North Coast Current November 9, 2022
Encinitas Councilman Tony Kranz appeared headed toward a mayoral victory after voting wrapped up for the midterms on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but at least one City Council seat was in close contention, according to early results.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Early vote tally: Carlsbad pool measure iffy; Blackburn ahead for mayor

North Coast Current November 9, 2022
Carlsbad’s Measure J — which sought voter approval of a million-dollar increase for the updating of a city pool — was running just about 50/50 based on early results from the Nov. 8 elections.

Point of View: What does it mean for a reporter to take a ‘hit’ for the team?

Roman S. Koenig November 7, 2022
A threat against a journalist for attempting to take the temperature of local politics warrants exposure and response.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

From ‘rough-and-tumble’ to the ‘gnarliest’ — Encinitas mayoral hopefuls, observers note vitriolic turn

Stephen Wyer November 3, 2022
A growing number of electoral candidates and activists in Encinitas are expressing concern over what’s being described as an unusually vitriolic and hostile political climate heading into next week’s midterm election.
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Housing to wildfire risks — Encinitas council candidates share top issues

Samantha Cox November 3, 2022
On Nov. 8, Encinitas residents will weight two candidates in District 3 and four candidates in District 4 for the City Council. What are the candidates’ most important issues for their districts and the city at large?
Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)

Carlsbad candidates list public safety, city character as key issues

Samantha Cox November 3, 2022
On Nov. 8, Carlsbad will elect a new mayor, two City Council members, a city treasurer and a clerk.

Letter: San Diego County Gun Owners election endorsements

October 19, 2022
It is crucial that voters elect solidly pro-Second Amendment candidates who will speak out and defend the fundamental right to self defense for law-abiding citizens, oppose an extremist anti-gun agenda, and stand strong in support of our civil rights.
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department vehicle. (Sheriff’s Department social media photo)

Encinitas coffee shop owner, bystander wounded in shooting

North Coast Current October 15, 2022
A suspect is in custody after a shooting Thursday, Oct. 13, that wounded a coffee shop owner and bystander in Encinitas, authorities reported.
Newspapers. (Photo by Tim Mossholder via Unsplash)

North San Diego County colleges end student newspaper print editions

Roman S. Koenig October 12, 2022
The leading institutions of higher education in North San Diego County are all without printed student news publications as of Oct. 12, ending a nearly 80-year tradition in the region.
Carlsbad Police Department vehicle. (OsideNews file photo)

Truck collision with tree kills man in Carlsbad

North Coast Current October 8, 2022
A man was killed when his truck collided with a tree Friday, Oct. 7, in Carlsbad, authorities reported.
The front of the former Advanced Web Offset printing facility in Vista is shown in an undated photo. The plant, the last of its kind serving San Diego County, was closed in August after it was purchased by an Orange County company. (Publicity photo)

San Diego community newspapers left in limbo after losing local printer

Roman S. Koenig October 7, 2022
Community newspapers in North San Diego County were left scrambling for printing services in recent days after the region’s last facility for such work shut down and dropped their contracts, local media sources said.
The recent demolition of this small century-old bungalow in Cardiff, believed to have been a pastor’s house for a former church located on a property next door, raised debate on social media about what the historical preservation of buildings means in the city of Encinitas. (Google Street View photo)

Cardiff dwelling’s demolition stirs discussion of historical designations

Samantha Cox September 30, 2022
A 100-year-old house located behind a historic church building at 230 Birmingham Drive in Cardiff was demolished in mid-August. The old church, presently a business building called The Sanctuary, has some protected status as a historical designation, but the demolition of the property behind it ― built in 1910 as a catalog kit, according to locals ― caught residents’ attention on social media.
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