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National historic status on horizon for Encinitas Boat Houses

The Encinitas Boat Houses, pictured Aug. 23, are on track to be included on the National Register of Historic Places. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Julia Shapero

August 23, 2019

The Encinitas Boat Houses, the most photographed buildings in the city, are on their way to earning a spot on the National Register of Historic Places following a vote by the State Historical Resources Commission.

ENCINITAS: Community party June 11 at Pacific View school site

A mosaic at the Pacific View School site in Encinitas. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

June 8, 2017

ENCINITAS — The public is invited to enjoy free food and music while celebrating and exploring ongoing renovations at the former Pacific View School site during a Block Party on June 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. The Encinitas Historical Society and the Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance co-host the...

Encinitas Historical Society launches Heritage Tree fundraising drive

North Coast Current

March 31, 2017

The Encinitas Historical Society has launched a fundraising effort to install underground power lines to the Encinitas Heritage Tree, which is lit every holiday season.

Encinitas to purchase Pacific View school site for $10 million

Key supporters pose for a picture March 27 in front of Pacific View school’s entrance. (Photo by Ellen Wright)

Ellen Wright

March 27, 2014

The Encinitas Union School District and Encinitas City Council revealed the terms of an agreement to purchase the Pacific View school property March 27. The city agreed to pay $10 million for the 2.8-acre site in order to keep it public under its current zoning. The city also agreed to keep the historic...

District to pursue Encinitas’ Pacific View offer

North Coast Current

March 21, 2014

Encinitas Union School District trustees will pursue an offer from the city of Encinitas to purchase the Pacific View Elementary School property, according to a district staff member on March 21. The district board met at 2:30 p.m. March 21 to consider a last-ditch, confidential bid for the long-closed...

City seeks meeting with district over Pacific View property

The Encinitas Right to Vote Initiative could shift approval of zoning changes from City Hall, pictured Feb. 8, to voters. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

North Coast Current

March 13, 2014

The Encinitas City Council unanimously agreed March 12 to seek a last-ditch meeting with the Encinitas Union School District before a planned auction of the shuttered Pacific View Elementary School property. The action came a day after residents converged on a school board meeting to call for the district to sell the property to the city rather than auctio...

Pacific View school site auction goes on despite protests

The Pacific View Elementary School site in Encinitas, closed in 2003, is set to be auctioned by the Encinitas Union School District on March 25. (Photo by Scott Allison)

Ellen Wright

March 12, 2014

Residents gathered at the Encinitas Union School District Board of Trustees meeting March 11 to express their concern over the sale of the long-closed Pacific View Elementary School. The bluff-top property was closed in 2003 due to aging facilities and low enrollment, district Superintendent Tim Baird...

No surplus of debate in Pacific View school quandary: Opinions differ on state act as online campaign builds

The original Encinitas schoolhouse, maintained by the Encinitas Historical Society, sits on the site of Pacific View Elementary School. The Encinitas Union School District plans to auction the long-closed Pacific View in March. (Photo by Scott Allison)

Alex Groves

February 27, 2014

The battle over an unoccupied Encinitas school site rages on as the Encinitas Union School District has set the property up for auction in March with a minimum bid of $9.5 million, sparking a grassroots movement to preserve the property that has City Council members and school district officials alike...

ENCINITAS: Historical Society open house set for Oct. 6

October 4, 2013

ENCINITAS – The Encinitas Historical Society hosts an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Old Schoolhouse, 390 West F St. The event marks the 130th anniversary of the school building. The Old Schoolhouse is open Friday and Saturday afternoons, except public holidays, from 1 to 4 p.m. Entry...

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