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Pacific View sale had little impact on Encinitas election, backers say

Pacific View sale had little impact on Encinitas election, backers say

Gisela Lagos

December 2, 2014


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

The recently completed sale of the Pacific View School property was seen as a hot-button topic leading up to last month’s election, but even some among those who were unabashedly for its sale to the city said the topic probably didn’t play that large a role for Encinitas voters. “If Pacific...

Cyber citizenship

Cyber citizenship

Gisela Lagos

December 2, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, LOCAL WIDE WEB, Media, Olivenhain, Politics, Top Stories

E-Town Hall/Peak Democracy is the newest in a line of efforts Encinitas has made to increase public engagement, but not everyone is convinced that paying for the pilot program was money well spent. In community blogs, comments and group conversations, residents have been talking about the positives...

‘Pacific’ views differ among Encinitas mayoral candidates on property purchase

Gisela Lagos

October 13, 2014


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

Among the candidates for mayor for Encinitas, there is no dispute that the old Pacific View School property should be used for the community and that it should stay out of developers’ hands, but there is a large discrepancy among the candidates’ opinions on how the city’s pledge to purchase it...

Encinitas mayoral candidates stake their plots on urban farming issue

Gisela Lagos

October 13, 2014


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

Candidates in Encinitas’ first race for mayor each see agriculture as an integral part of the city, and as the city’s Urban Agriculture Subcommittee works to create an ordinance that speaks to urban farming, differences of opinion have taken root among the candidates. Candidate Alex Fidel is on one side of the issue, saying that agricultur...

Saving the family farm: Murky Encinitas ordinances cast shadow over urban agriculture

Saving the family farm: Murky Encinitas ordinances cast shadow over urban agriculture

Gisela Lagos

May 31, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Food, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Top Stories

Coral Tree Farm is working to gain back the ability to sell produce and hold community educational events for children and adults since losing its farm zoning rights due to city ordinances that do not account for urban farms. Sixteen years ago, Laurel Mehl and her family started the process of downsizing...

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