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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.

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.

Blakespear announces re-election bid for Encinitas mayor

Blakespear announces re-election bid for Encinitas mayor

North Coast Current

June 10, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her plans to run for re-election this November in an email to supporters Sunday, June 10.

ENCINITAS: Mayor’s State of the City speech March 27

ENCINITAS: Mayor’s State of the City speech March 27

February 9, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

ENCINITAS — City officials and the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce invite residents to join them for the State of the City Address on Tuesday, March 27, starting at 5:30 p.m., at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. After networking and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, Mayor...

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.

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Lauren J. Mapp

August 31, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Top Stories

Following the receipt of a demand letter from Malibu law firm Shenkman & Hughes, the Encinitas City Council decided unanimously Aug. 30 to move forward with developing a districting process for the City Council election system.

EDITORIAL: Muir on the right side of Encinitas council vote

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

What qualifies someone to be appointed to the Encinitas City Council? Two or three years living in the city with little public footprint outside a brief stint on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The one sitting council member to question this? Mark Muir.

Mosca to fill Encinitas council seat

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Encinitas Parks and Recreation Commission member Joe Mosca will fill a vacant seat on the Encinitas City Council after the council voted 3-1 on Jan. 11 in favor of his appointment.

Deadlines for Encinitas city commission seats close this month

North Coast Current

January 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Deadlines to apply for positions on Encinitas city commissions are approaching fast. The deadline for incumbents to reapply for their seats is Jan. 12, and the deadline for all other applicants is Jan. 26.

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