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Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

Blakespear, Kranz, Muir, Horvath ahead in Encinitas council races

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Catherine S. Blakespear is on track to be the next mayor of Encinitas, with City Council incumbents Tony Kranz and Mark Muir, and newcomer Tasha Horvath Boerner, joining the dais, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Incumbent Dave Roberts was ahead in the District 3 race for San Diego County supervisor.

Encinitas Measure T, county Measure B losing early

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Higher Education, K-12, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results Tuesday night, whole local school bond measures were on track to win, according to early voting results as of 11:50 p.m. Countywide Measure B, in support of building the massive Lilac Hills development in Valley Center, was also headed for defeat, according to early county results.

EDITORIAL: Vote ‘no’ on county Measure B

North Coast Current

October 20, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, DIALOGUE, Editorial, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

San Diego County residents will vote Nov. 8 on a landmark proposal that could change the face of rural inland communities in favor of big development, using the initiative process to push a single builder’s vision.

Earthquake centered near Borrego Springs rattles San Diego County

North Coast Current

June 10, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

San Diego County and regions beyond felt a moderate earthquake at about 1:04 a.m. June 10. The quake, centered in Anza Borrego State Park near the desert community of Borrego Springs, had a reported magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Times-Advocate in Escondido, Valley Center sold to Roadrunner

North Coast Current

January 6, 2016


Filed under BUSINESS NOTES, Escondido, Media, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

The second incarnation of Escondido’s Times-Advocate newspaper and its Valley Center counterpart have been sold to the Valley Roadrunner, according to a Jan. 5 news release from the new owner. The owner is relatively new to the Roadrunner, as well, according to the announcement. Roadrunner Publications...

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

Times-Advocate debuts in Valley Center, Escondido

North Coast Current

August 7, 2014


Filed under Escondido, Media, NEIGHBORS, Region, Valley Center

Residents of inland North County might recognize the name of a new Valley Center newspaper — The Times-Advocate. The original century-old daily Times Advocate of Escondido was half of the merger that created the North County Times in 1995. The North County Times was launched when the Times Advocate...

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