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Gaspar Encinitas’ first elected mayor; Blakespear on City Council; Prop. F fails

North Coast Current

November 5, 2014

Kristin Gaspar will serve as Encinitas’ first elected mayor, according to final returns from the Nov. 4 election. Catherine Blakespear will take a seat on the City Council, the returns show. Encinitas voters rejected Proposition F, a measure that sought to allow regulated medical marijuana dispensaries...

Current Q&A: Encinitas council candidates discuss new mayor’s post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

Sandy Coronilla

October 17, 2014

This November, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a new City Council member to serve a four-year term. The four qualified candidates include deputy county counsel Bryan McKeldin Ziegler, college instructor Julie Graboi, businessman Alan Lerchbacker and attorney Catherine Blakespear. All...

Post-election wrap: Tough campaign, major mayoral change

Ernesto Lopez

November 11, 2012

After an election season plagued by hit pieces, Encinitas saw the election of two new City Council members, Lisa Shaffer and Tony Kranz, and the return of an appointed incumbent, Mark Muir. In fourth place, out of three possible seats to fill, was longtime councilman and current mayor Jerome Stocks....

Shaffer, Kranz, Muir win council seats

North Coast Current

November 7, 2012

Encinitas voters on Nov. 6 opted for fresh faces on the City Council and ended the 12-year tenure of Councilman Jerome Stocks, according to full results from the county registrar of voters. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, newcomers Lisa Shaffer and Tony Kranz and appointed Councilman Mark...

Editorial: Yost, Shaffer, Kranz for council; yes on K and L

North Coast Current

October 26, 2012

Not too long ago, the North Coast Current said it would opt out of offering Encinitas City Council endorsements. This philosophy is based on a movement by news media nationwide (San Diego not included) to avoid kingmaking and allow voters to make decisions based on information and analysis. However,...

Council hopefuls state their cases

Ernesto Lopez

October 10, 2012

With less than a month until elections, the Encinitas City Council race is well under way, and with nine candidates vying for three of five seats, the competition is stiff. In the running are political newcomers such as Bryan Ziegler, incumbents Jerome Stocks and Mark Muir, who was appointed to council...

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