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EDITORIAL: Encinitas effort to help homeless is not a ‘big city’ issue

North Coast Current

January 24, 2020

There are legitimate reasons to debate the implementation of Jewish Family Service’s parking lot program — the Encinitas City Council’s procedures and motives; the stipulations of a state grant program; the concerns over safety, health, proper facilities and vetting of parking lot users. But for some in the community, it’s been a last straw of some kind.

Encinitas council OKs parking lot for homeless after lengthy session

Encinitas council OKs parking lot for homeless after lengthy session

Roman S. Koenig

January 23, 2020

Encinitas City Council members approved a Safe Parking Program lot early Thursday, Jan. 23, for homeless people who live in their cars.

Deadline nears to apply for Encinitas City Council seat

Deadline nears to apply for Encinitas City Council seat

North Coast Current

December 31, 2018

Jan. 4 is the deadline to apply for appointment to the Encinitas City Council seat left by Tasha Boerner Horvath, who was elected to the state Assembly in November.

Reluctance, questions shadow Encinitas council vote to approve districts

Reluctance, questions shadow Encinitas council vote to approve districts

Roman S. Koenig

November 20, 2017

A division of Encinitas into electoral districts led to a divided vote among the City Council on Nov. 15 in favor of moving forward with the plan.

Encinitas residents can get info on City Council districts Oct. 7

Encinitas residents can get info on City Council districts Oct. 7

North Coast Current

October 6, 2017

Encinitas residents can gain more information about the city’s plans to split council elections into districts at a workshop scheduled 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Cardiff Elementary School.

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Lauren J. Mapp

August 31, 2017

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.

Mosca to fill Encinitas council seat

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017

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.

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 ...

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....

LETTER: Pacific View procurement plan for operating partner cuts public short

April 7, 2015

I own the property at 643 Fourth St. in Encinitas, across from the Old Schoolhouse on the former EUSD Pacific View school site. My attorney Felix Tinkov and I have submitted written inputs and testified at almost every Pacific View meeting, since the first before the Planning Commission in July 2008. At...

What to do with Pacific View: Arts supporters, activists optimistic but quiet about Encinitas site’s future

What to do with Pacific View: Arts supporters, activists optimistic but quiet about Encinitas site’s future

Gisela Lagos

February 24, 2015

With almost 70 arts groups, Encinitas boasts the second-largest arts community in San Diego County, and the direction of the city-owned Pacific View site promises to be a welcome addition for arts supporters throughout the community. “Encinitas is a growing city,” said Commissioner Naimeh Tanha,...

Encinitas City Council OKs interim plan for Pacific View site

North Coast Current

February 13, 2015

The Encinitas City Council voted unanimously Feb. 11 to move forward with an interim, arts-focused development plan for the former Pacific View School site, which the city bought last year. The plan calls for rehabilitation of the dilapidated buildings that would eventually allow for museum, educational...

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