North Coast Current

Encinitas housing Measure U falling short in voting results

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results from Tuesday's election, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters as of 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Encinitas council member Horvath ahead in race for state Assembly

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Tasha Boerner Horvath, a member of the Encinitas City Council, is ahead in the race for the 76th District state Assembly seat, according to county election results.

Incumbent leading in by-region San Dieguito school board race

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2018, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Incumbent Maureen "Mo" Muir led Tuesday’s vote for her seat on the San Dieguito Union High School District board in a new by-region voting system, according to county election results. Encinitas Union School District incumbents are also ahead.

Commentary: Can we tell the truth?

Teresa Arballo Barth and Lisa Shaffer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Commentary, DIALOGUE

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 and the launch of our new, innovative Housing Element update process, some in our community are...

Prop. A appears headed for slim victory

North Coast Current

June 18, 2013


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

Encinitas' Proposition A appeared headed for a slim victory Tuesday night with 100 percent of precincts reporting. The measure – which would impose a citywide height limit of two stories or 30 feet for all buildings and structures, among other major amendments to zoning – was ahead 51.52...

Early Prop. A results: Too close to call

North Coast Current

June 18, 2013


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

With the closure of the polls at 8 p.m. and ballot counts underway, Encinitas' Proposition A is a wash with a near 50-50 split based on early absentee ballot results. With about 3 percent of ballots counted, approval for Prop. A is ahead at 50.67 percent while "no" votes are 49.33 percent, according...

Polls open today for Prop. A vote

North Coast Current

June 18, 2013


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

Encinitas residents are voting today on whether to adopt Proposition A, The Encinitas Right to Vote Amendment. If approved, Prop. A would impose a citywide height limit of two stories or 30 feet for all buildings and structures, among other major amendments to zoning. Resident who plan to vote today...

Commentary: Vote no on Prop. K

Teresa Arballo Barth

October 31, 2012


Filed under Commentary, DIALOGUE

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 argue that Encinitas is not like most cities. Twenty-five years ago, residents of five very different...

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

North Coast Current

October 26, 2012


Filed under DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas

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,...

Editorial: Who watches the watchdog?

North Coast Current

October 22, 2012


Filed under DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas

It’s bad enough that the local media market has virtually been taken over by ultra-conservative developer Douglas Manchester, relegating the daily North County Times and U-T San Diego (now one media outlet) to a platform for his political whims. But Coast News Publisher Jim Kydd? And hidden in plain...

Editorial: Shedding extra light on the election

North Coast Current

October 11, 2012


Filed under DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas

News outlets often endorse candidates for office that reflect the ownership’s vision of the community. This election season, however, the North Coast Current takes a different approach. As Election Day approaches, the Current offers the following points to ponder as you decide who will best lead the...

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