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Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces run for state Senate

North Coast Current March 16, 2021
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announced her candidacy for California’s 36th state Senate seat this week.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas City Council fills seat amid district boundary concerns

North Coast Current February 26, 2021
The Encinitas City Council filled a vacancy on the dais Feb. 24 amid one member's concern about Cardiff's representation given the boundaries of its voting district.

Encinitas resident Alex Riley seeks District 1 council seat

North Coast Current July 10, 2020
Alex Riley has launched his campaign for Encinitas City Council, challenging incumbent Tony Kranz in District 1.

Encinitas novelist is international award finalist

North Coast Current May 22, 2020
“Black Market News,” the debut novel by Encinitas-based journalist, filmmaker and educator Roman S. Koenig, is an official 2020 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist.
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces her re-election bid via Facebook Live on Saturday, April 11. (Facebook Live capture)

Encinitas Mayor Blakespear announces re-election bid

North Coast Current April 12, 2020
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear took to Facebook Live on Saturday, April 11, to announce her re-election bid in the midst of California’s coronavirus stay-at-home order.

Encinitas resident Susan Turney seeks District 2 council seat

North Coast Current April 12, 2020
Encinitas resident Susan Turney launched her “Residents First” campaign in a March 16 news release and filed papers with the city Feb. 18 and April 1.

EDITORIAL: Which Current are you reading? Encinitas site stirs election season confusion

North Coast Current February 9, 2020
Are you reading the North Coast Current or Encinitas Current? Look carefully. Not just at the nameplate, but at the web address. If you thought you were reading one and not the other, beware. It might be by design in this era of murky news outlets, leading to purposeful confusion stoked by political parties, bureaucracies, candidates and special interests.
Cardiff resident Julie Thunder points toward the Encinitas city seal on the wall of the City Council chambers on Jan. 22 during the announcement of her run for mayor. (Encinitas city video feed)

Cardiff resident Julie Thunder announces run for Encinitas mayor

North Coast Current January 23, 2020
Calling for the removal of the poinsettia from the city seal — an expression of frustration over her dissatisfaction with the Encinitas City Council — Cardiff resident Julie Thunder announced her run for mayor during public comments at a council meeting Jan. 22.
Carlsbad City Council District 4 candidate Teresa Acosta. (Campaign photo)

Teresa Acosta joins race for Carlsbad City Council District 4

North Coast Current June 14, 2019
Carlsbad business owner Teresa Acosta announced June 12 that she is running for a seat on the City Council, the second non-incumbent in the race for District 4. Acosta joins Phil Urbina, who launched his campaign April 28.
County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Gaspar seeks 2nd county board term; 2 Encinitas hopefuls in race

North Coast Current May 3, 2019
San Diego County 3rd District Supervisor Kristin Gaspar announced May 3 that she will seek a second term on the board.
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Encinitas mayor, leaders statewide: Increase funds to stop gun violence

North Coast Current April 30, 2019
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear is among several California mayors calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to increase funding in support of communities that disproportionately face the threat of gun violence.
Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz. (Courtesy photo)

Escondido Councilwoman Olga Diaz announces run for supervisor

North Coast Current February 20, 2019
Longtime Escondido City Councilwoman Olga Diaz officially launched her campaign Feb. 20 for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat representing the 3rd District. Encinitas resident Terra Lawson-Remer is also an announced candidate for the district.
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