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Encinitas Spring Street Fair set for music, food, crafts, family fun

A young visitor to the Encinitas Spring Street Fair enjoys a piña colada on April 29, 2018. (NCC file photo by Jen Acosta)
Annual event runs April 27-28 along Coast Highway 101
April 25, 2019
Join the community of Encinitas as it celebrates the season during the annual Encinitas Spring Street Fair April 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Encinitas on Coast Highway 101.

Pacific View site plan up for Encinitas planning review

An architectural rendering shows a possible configuration for the former Pacific View School site. (Photo courtesy of EACEA)
February 20, 2019
The Encinitas Planning Commission is set to consider the proposed redevelopment of the former Pacific View school site Feb. 21. The Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance, the group working on the proposal, has been rounding up support ahead the hearing.

Progress continues on arts group’s vision for old Encinitas school site

In this photo from an Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance impact report, a volunteer works on the former Pacific View school site's year stamp on an entrance wall at the Encinitas campus. (Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance photo)
Renovations at former Pacific View campus ongoing
August 24, 2018
2018 has been a quiet yet productive year for the former Pacific View school site and the Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance.

Encinitas Spring Street Faire celebrates 35 years

Spencer Howe and Natalie Boudin make a “hang loose” sign with their hands as they spin on the ride
Annual event runs April 28-29 along Coast Highway 101
April 26, 2018
Join the community of Encinitas as it celebrates the season during the annual Encinitas Spring Street Faire April 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown Encinitas on Coast Highway 101.

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....

Encinitas arts alliance receives $25K grant from Leichtag Foundation

An architectural rendering shows a possible configuration for the former Pacific View School site. (Photo courtesy of EACEA)
April 7, 2017
The Leichtag Foundation recently granted $25,000 to the Encinitas Arts, Culture, and Ecology Alliance to support a part-time program manager, the alliance announced April 1.

EDITORIAL: Community character, experience lead endorsement picks

North Coast Current offers recommendations for Encinitas, educational and regional races
November 6, 2016
The North Coast Current’s editorial leadership suggests the following candidates for several Nov. 8 races affecting the city of Encinitas. The nature of this year’s local campaign reflects some of what we’ve seen nationally, with preferred candidates taking positions on issues that are at odds with other aspects that make those candidates appealing.

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Although the former Pacific View Elementary School campus in Encinitas, pictured in August 2015, remains empty for now, the city is moving forward with plans for its renewal. (NCC file photo by Susan Whaley)
Some question Pacific View purchase as plans forge ahead for project
November 4, 2016
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 moves forward on Pacific View site plans

Although the former Pacific View Elementary School campus in Encinitas, pictured in August 2015, remains empty for now, the city is moving forward with plans for its renewal. (NCC file photo by Susan Whaley)
With right-of-entry cleared for local arts group, cleanup of former school can begin
March 11, 2016
The ongoing Pacific View project in Encinitas took a major step forward Feb. 24 when City Council members approved a right-of-entry agreement granting volunteer access to the property to allow for minor repairs and cleanup.

Encinitas, group take first steps to remake Pacific View

The former Pacific View school site in downtown Encinitas, pictured in late August, requires significant cleanup and restoration after years of neglect. (Photo by Susan Whaley)
November 3, 2015

With an operating partner on board, the vacant Encinitas Pacific View School property has a foreseeable future. The Encinitas City Council voted unanimously Sept. 23 for The Encinitas Arts, Culture...

Pacific View follow-up with Encinitas council slated for April 8

March 10, 2015

The Encinitas City Council is slated to hear the results of a community forum on the future of the former Pacific View School property on April 8, according to Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer. The March 3...

Encinitas seeks points of view March 3 for old school site

February 26, 2015

The city of Encinitas’ Pacific View Activation Plan Subcommittee will hold its third public meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. March 3 at City Hall. The creation of a process to determine which Encinitas organizations...

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