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Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas shops work to recover from flood

Flooding from heavy rain reaches the driveway and halfway up the windows of the Sunshine Gardens property in Encinitas on Friday, April 10. (Sunshine Gardens photo)

Julia Shapero

April 24, 2020

Sunshine Gardens and other Encinitas businesses suffered severe damage the weekend of April 10 after the San Diego region experienced unusually high rainfall. Despite the losses, the nursery and North County Olive Oil have been able to reopen. San Dieguito Tennis Club is assessing mudslide damage.

Encinitas receives nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours Friday

A swollen Escondido Creek flows west through Olivenhain toward San Elijo Lagoon in Cardiff as nonstop rain flooded Encinitas and the region Friday afternoon, April 10. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

North Coast Current

April 10, 2020

Encinitas recorded nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours as of 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, as a low-pressure system parked over Southern California drenched the region over the past several days.

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