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City vs. citizens? Sides differ on perceptions of Encinitas housing suit

Encinitas homes are shown in this March 2018 aerial. (Photo by Ian McDonnell, iStock Getty Images)

Cameron Niven

November 6, 2019

The city of Encinitas recently filed a lawsuit against 100 unnamed defendants of a resident-backed group called Preserve Proposition A in a claim to clarify whether future housing plans need to be held for a public vote. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal squabbles between Encinitas, housing advocates and the state of California as the city’s latest housing element was deemed compliant under state housing law by the Department of Housing and Community Development on Oct. 10.

Critics question nonprofit’s motives; group vows to continue

Ernesto Lopez

November 30, 2012

In the wake of controversial mailers and websites circulated during the election season, the organization We Love Encinitas, which claimed to be a nonprofit group, is facing scrutiny for mailers that some deem political. In early October, the group sent a mailer publicizing high favorable ratings from the cit...

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