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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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Top Stories

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


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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


Filed under DIALOGUE, Encinitas, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Top Stories

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


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

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...

Elected mayor’s term begins

Elected mayor’s term begins

Camille Lozano

December 11, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

There was standing room only in the Encinitas City Council Chambers on Tuesday night for the special council meeting to swear in first-ever Mayor-Elect Kristin Gaspar and Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear, who will replace Teresa Barth on the council. Family, friends and residents of Encinitas crowded...

Cyber citizenship

Cyber citizenship

Gisela Lagos

December 2, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, LOCAL WIDE WEB, Media, Olivenhain, Politics, Top Stories

E-Town Hall/Peak Democracy is the newest in a line of efforts Encinitas has made to increase public engagement, but not everyone is convinced that paying for the pilot program was money well spent. In community blogs, comments and group conversations, residents have been talking about the positives...

Point of View: Principals, principles and politics

Roman S. Koenig

November 7, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COLUMNISTS, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Point of View

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...

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