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Safety fencing installed as rail work continues in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

North Coast Current

March 31, 2017

Temporary chainlink fencing has been installed around San Elijo Lagoon Double Track Project construction staging areas in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Mike Peterson

November 4, 2016

Encinitas City Council and mayoral candidates say they support moving forward with turning the old Pacific View school site into an arts center despite disagreeing about the site’s acquisition.

Encinitas leaders, regional expert weigh family ties on Nov. 8 ballot

Ernesto Lopez

October 30, 2016

The Bushes have two U.S. presidents in their family. The Clintons may just have two, depending on the outcome of November’s election. And in the city of Encinitas, the Gaspars might also be in a position to join this form of family political lineage.

Encinitas split over controversial housing element update

Mike Peterson

October 27, 2016

A housing element update on the Encinitas ballot Nov. 8 has the city divided. If approved, Measure T, as the proposal is known on the ballot, would create a new land-use designation in Encinitas that would allow property owners to build higher-density housing in certain zones around the city.

LETTER: Costs justified for safe and legal beach access, rail upgrade

February 18, 2016

In a letter to the editor (“Hypocrisy on Encinitas City Council?” Feb. 4), a resident accused me of a double standard in not considering repair and replacement expenses for a rail crossing in Cardiff, while voting against artificial turf at Leo Mullen sports park for reasons he assumed were the ...

Construction reveals a bit of Cardiff history

Construction reveals a bit of Cardiff history

Michele Leivas

February 11, 2016

Residents of Cardiff-by-the-Sea got a blast from the past when recent construction at the corner of San Elijo Avenue and Aberdeen Drive revealed an homage to Cardiff history — the Speedee Mart sign. The resurrected sign, covered up by decades of renovations as other businesses and restaurants moved...

LETTER: Hypocrisy on Encinitas City Council?

February 4, 2016

This is a tale of two projects approved by the Encinitas City Council. The first is the Coastal Rail Trail (CRT) approved on May 20, 2015, and eagerly championed by Deputy Mayor Lisa Shaffer. This approval was followed by an add-on project to construct an at-grade railroad crossing at Montgomery Avenue....

Parade of characters: Residents, pro runners race for the beloved ‘Cardiff Kook’

Parade of characters: Residents, pro runners race for the beloved ‘Cardiff Kook’

Helen Hawes

February 6, 2015

Mere minutes after world class runner Luis Orta blasted to victory in the men’s 10K on Feb. 1, the glamorous Dragonfly Team, wearing matching white sweatshirts and empowered by sporting the bejeweled sunglasses they made the night before, took off on their first 5K run. At least they think so. Some...

CARDIFF: Mingle with Kringle on Dec. 7

December 5, 2014

CARDIFF — Cardiff 101 Main Street hosts the seventh annual Kringle Mingle on Dec. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Cardiff Town Center, 2087 San Elijo Ave. in Cardiff. The event includes music, food from local restaurants, a decorated tree and photos with Santa. More information: 760-436-0431. Online: The North Co...

Point of View: Principals, principles and politics

Roman S. Koenig

November 7, 2014

This season’s election netted some interesting results, from the campaign for Encinitas’ first elected mayor to the unseating of a longtime high school board trustee. Are these contests — the mayor’s seat and the San Dieguito Union High School District board — a sign of what’s to come in...

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...

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