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Commentary: Leucadia faces the wrongs of ‘by-right’

Nicola Ranson August 12, 2021
Ask the Encinitas City Council to stand up for Leucadia, local laws and its own Planning Commission, rather than cave in to pressures from the building industry. The alternative gives developers a carte blanche to flout the regulations that have evolved to keep our backyard attractive for generations to come.

COMMENTARY: Finding story of Nemo highlights concerns over Caruso plan

Richard Riehl February 18, 2016

A billionaire Los Angeles developer came to town planning to transform one of Carlsbad’s three lagoons into a magnet for tourist dollars. After winning the approval of local officials, he encountered...

Commentary: Can we tell the truth?

Although we have written and spoken about the importance of honesty and civility in our public discourse in the past, we feel compelled to speak out now because, in response to the current election campaign...

For Prop. A: Initiative will help preserve community character

Your “yes” vote on the Right to Vote Initiative, Proposition A, is the most important vote you will cast since we incorporated the city of Encinitas in 1986. Your vote will decide if Encinitas retains...

Against Prop. A: Planning process will be thrown into chaos

Tony Kranz May 11, 2013

The “Right to Vote” initiative, now known as Proposition A, will be decided in a special election on June 18, and I urge you to vote no. Prop. A seems straightforward and simple to support: what...

Perspective: How to reinvent yourself at any age

StatePoint November 20, 2012

With the technological and cultural landscape in flux, many professional fields are undergoing rapid changes. Continually challenging yourself can help you achieve success, keeping you relevant as your...

Commentary: Vote no on Prop. K

Teresa Arballo Barth October 31, 2012

Proposition K – Shall the voters of the city of Encinitas directly elect a mayor and four City Council members? Sounds like a great idea. But is it? Most cities have a directly elected mayor. I would...

Perspective: How to get your political opinion heard

StatePoint September 14, 2012

For most Americans, politics can feel like a spectator sport, especially in an election year when so much news is devoted to the horse race. But there are many ways average citizens can take active and...

Commentary: Let residents decide land-use issues

Olivier Canler August 16, 2012

For most participants, the process of updating the housing and land-use elements of the Encinitas General Plan has been frustrating and difficult. These elements must be resolved before the City Council...

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