North Coast Current

Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Encinitas councilman, Cardiff resident join forces to launch new publication

Mike Peterson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE, Media, Politics

A new monthly newsletter headed by Encinitas Councilman Mark Muir and resident Julie Thunder launched last month.

EDITORIAL: Muir on the right side of Encinitas council vote

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, DIALOGUE, Editorial, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

What qualifies someone to be appointed to the Encinitas City Council? Two or three years living in the city with little public footprint outside a brief stint on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The one sitting council member to question this? Mark Muir.

Mosca to fill Encinitas council seat

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Encinitas Parks and Recreation Commission member Joe Mosca will fill a vacant seat on the Encinitas City Council after the council voted 3-1 on Jan. 11 in favor of his appointment.

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

Blakespear, Kranz, Muir, Horvath ahead in Encinitas council races

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Catherine S. Blakespear is on track to be the next mayor of Encinitas, with City Council incumbents Tony Kranz and Mark Muir, and newcomer Tasha Horvath Boerner, joining the dais, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Incumbent Dave Roberts was ahead in the District 3 race for San Diego County supervisor.

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Mike Peterson

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Encinitas City Council and mayoral candidates say they support moving forward with turning the old Pacific View school site into an arts center despite disagreeing about the site’s acquisition.

Encinitas leaders, regional expert weigh family ties on Nov. 8 ballot

Ernesto Lopez

October 30, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

The Bushes have two U.S. presidents in their family. The Clintons may just have two, depending on the outcome of November’s election. And in the city of Encinitas, the Gaspars might also be in a position to join this form of family political lineage.

Encinitas split over controversial housing element update

Mike Peterson

October 27, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

A housing element update on the Encinitas ballot Nov. 8 has the city divided. If approved, Measure T, as the proposal is known on the ballot, would create a new land-use designation in Encinitas that would allow property owners to build higher-density housing in certain zones around the city.

Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Amanda Rhoades

February 24, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas

Cardiff’s section of the Coastal Rail Trail has stirred up controversy for almost two years now, but even with the Encinitas City Council’s approval, the project isn’t rolling forward just yet.

Taking root: Encinitas continues work on urban farming policy

Taking root: Encinitas continues work on urban farming policy

Lauren J. Mapp

February 15, 2016


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

Among recent changes in the local farming community, Encinitas’ Urban Agriculture Subcommittee continued a discussion of a new urban agriculture ordinance and agricultural permit during the second of five Planning Commission public hearings last month. Led by appointed City Council members Catherine Bla...

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