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Grandfathering granny flats: Encinitas eyes state bill to help housing crunch

Grandfathering granny flats: Encinitas eyes state bill to help housing crunch

Joel Vaughn

August 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

Home is where the drywall is up to code, or it’s in the backyard, above the garage or an added second story. Accessory dwelling units will have a chance to be counted in Encinitas’ housing requirement.

Blakespear announces re-election bid for Encinitas mayor

Blakespear announces re-election bid for Encinitas mayor

North Coast Current

June 10, 2018


Filed under Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Politics

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her plans to run for re-election this November in an email to supporters Sunday, June 10.

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.

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Seaside Courier newspaper ceases printing, cites revenue challenges

Mike Peterson

January 9, 2017


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Media, North County, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Seaside Courier, a local print newspaper, is currently on hiatus as its staff decides the paper’s future.

Deadlines for Encinitas city commission seats close this month

North Coast Current

January 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Health, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Deadlines to apply for positions on Encinitas city commissions are approaching fast. The deadline for incumbents to reapply for their seats is Jan. 12, and the deadline for all other applicants is Jan. 26.

Update: Gaspar, Schneider on track to win seats

North Coast Current

December 1, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, North County, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Outgoing Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has earned enough votes to overtake incumbent Dave Roberts for San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3, election results show. Leslie Schneider moved ahead of incumbent Patricia Sinay for a seat on the Encinitas Union School Distirct board.

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.

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