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Victim in Solana Beach death ID’d as Butterfly Farms co-founder

January 5, 2021
Management and supporters of Butterfly Farms in Encinitas are mourning the death of co-founder Tom Merriman, who authorities identified as the victim in a suspicious death in Solana Beach on Jan. 1.

Encinitas to crack down on violations of COVID-19 order

Medical. (Photo by Hush Naidoo, Unsplash)
San Diego County reports record 62 deaths on Dec. 31
January 1, 2021
The new year in Encinitas begins with stricter oversight of outdoor dining and other activities as San Diego County ended 2020 with a record number of deaths from COVID-19.

Large-scale Encinitas housing proposal sets stage for 2021 cycle

A map shows the proposed scale of the Encinitas Boulevard Apartments in Olivenhain. (Encinitas city document image)
December 31, 2020
The next housing cycle begins in 2021, and state law requires Encinitas to pass another housing policy. The Encinitas Boulevard Apartments, a new development proposed in Olivenhain, has sparked controversy among residents.

Encinitas-based CEO Ormond joins national small-business board

Y’vonne Ormond, CEO of Encinitas-based 5P Consulting. (Courtesy photo by Nikkie Achartz)
December 31, 2020
Y’vonne Ormond, CEO of Encinitas-based 5P Consulting, has been named to the National Small Business Association Leadership Council, the company announced in November.

North Coast Current marks award-winning year

Business news. (James Abbott via Freeimages)
December 31, 2020
The North Coast Current had a successful 2020, receiving 16 awards from local and nationally affiliated professional media organizations.

Officials seek residents’ input for 2021 Encinitas housing plan update

Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)
December 31, 2020
The city of Encinitas invites residents to submit comments during January as officials finalize a state-mandated housing update.

Education Matters: The impact of a new San Dieguito school board

December 14, 2020
With a new school board and fresh perspectives, perhaps San Dieguito Union High School District constituents can look forward to greater transparency, more fiscal responsibility and an emphasis on the interests of students ahead of adults.

Olivenhain, Rancho Santa Fe face power cuts as Santa Ana whips San Diego

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
December 3, 2020
Power has been cut to some areas of north coastal San Diego County, including Olivenhain in Encinitas, as Santa Ana winds hit historic speeds in the region Dec. 3, according to local weather and power authorities.

Incumbents winning in Encinitas; Gaspar headed for county loss

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)
November 4, 2020
Encinitas-related battles for office are leading to incumbent victories for City Council and the ouster of a county Board of Supervisors member after a contentious election that came to a close Nov. 3.

Encinitas cannabis measure winning in very close tally

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)
City Council tepid about allowing legal operations
November 4, 2020
Encinitas voters appear to be going against a generally fidgety City Council when it comes to allowing cannabis businesses in the city, according to returns from the Nov. 3 election.

Letter: Blakespear a proven leader as Encinitas mayor

November 1, 2020
When Catherine Blakespear was elected to the city council in 2014, and as mayor in 2016 and 2018, she provided leadership that allowed for diverse opinions, public input, inclusiveness and transparency. That’s why all of the current Encinitas elected City Council members — and numerous other local leaders — are supporting her reelection.

From pledges to the polls, Encinitas grapples with dearth of election civility

Photo of newspaper on fire. (Photo illustration by Jeremy Bishop, Unsplash)
October 31, 2020
As national political debate becomes plagued with toxicity and disinformation, Encinitas residents have noticed the same behavior trickle into local elections, such as the city’s mayoral race.
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