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3 arrested at Encinitas’ Moonlight Beach during closure protest

North Coast Current

April 25, 2020

Three people were arrested Saturday, April 25, at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas during a protest against state and local closures of public spaces and businesses deemed nonessential during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced.

Encinitas reopens walkways as county sees uptick in new coronavirus cases

North Coast Current

April 24, 2020

The city of Encinitas has reversed part of its public-space closure orders with the reopening of the Coastal Rail Trail and the walking path on Coast Highway 101 as of Friday, April 24.

Encinitas closes access to Rail Trail, Coast Highway walkways

North Coast Current

April 15, 2020

The Coastal Rail Trail and South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas are closed to pedestrians effective Thursday, April 16, in observance of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the city announced Wednesday evening.

Rail Trail work to affect parking, traffic, pathway access in Cardiff

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018

Cardiff residents can expect parking closures and occasional construction noise along San Elijo Avenue as preliminary work begins on the Encinitas segment of the Coastal Rail Trail, project officials announced April 27.

Fence, Montgomery track crossing among issues for Cardiff rail trail

Bicycle riders use a path alongside the rail line in Cardiff on Feb. 14. The area is a possible route for the Coastal Rail Trail. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Amanda Rhoades

February 24, 2016

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.

LETTER: Costs justified for safe and legal beach access, rail upgrade

February 18, 2016

In a letter to the editor (“Hypocrisy on Encinitas City Council?” Feb. 4), a resident accused me of a double standard in not considering repair and replacement expenses for a rail crossing in Cardiff, while voting against artificial turf at Leo Mullen sports park for reasons he assumed were the ...

LETTER: Hypocrisy on Encinitas City Council?

February 4, 2016

This is a tale of two projects approved by the Encinitas City Council. The first is the Coastal Rail Trail (CRT) approved on May 20, 2015, and eagerly championed by Deputy Mayor Lisa Shaffer. This approval was followed by an add-on project to construct an at-grade railroad crossing at Montgomery Avenue....

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