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Encinitas council member Horvath ahead in race for state Assembly

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Tasha Boerner Horvath, a member of the Encinitas City Council, is ahead in the race for the 76th District state Assembly seat, according to county election results.

Incumbent leading in by-region San Dieguito school board race

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Incumbent Maureen "Mo" Muir led Tuesday’s vote for her seat on the San Dieguito Union High School District board in a new by-region voting system, according to county election results. Encinitas Union School District incumbents are also ahead.

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

The San Elijo Lagoon is headed into its next phase of restoration and enhancement and looks to be ahead of schedule, according to project officials.

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments are taking steps to minimize the impacts to commuters during construction as Interstate 5 construction pushes northward.

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.

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Environmental hot water? Local ocean temperatures hitting historic highs

Cameron Niven

August 21, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

On Aug. 7, Scripps Institution of Oceanography measured the sea-surface temperature of local waters at 79 degrees, which was the highest temperature taken in the 102 years since the institute started taking measurements. Some beaches, such as Solana Beach, recorded water temperatures up to 81 degrees, according to reports. Why are these ocean water temperatures so high? How long are they going to last? How often are they going to arrive? How could they affect future storms and climate?

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

Meghan Lanigan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, North County, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

Cranes sit on either side of Interstate 5 at the Manchester Avenue exit and orange netting outlines the area where vegetation has been cleared at San Elijo Lagoon. There is hardly any water in the back basins, the lagoon lacks greenery, and if one did not know better, it might look like the lagoon is in trouble. However, all is as it should be, according to Doug Gibson, executive director and principal scientist of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.

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