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Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Cardiff

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September 14, 2020
A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle along South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas on Sept. 12, authorities reported.

Encinitas council OKs Moonlight Beach opening in split vote

April 27, 2020
Moonlight Beach in Encinitas is reopened as of 8 a.m. Monday morning, April 27, after a decision by the City Council during a special Sunday meeting. The choice was not without dissent, however.

3 arrested at Encinitas’ Moonlight Beach during closure protest

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

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.

Driver arrested after van hits, injures three outside Encinitas bar

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Two people hurt holding suspect before deputies’ arrival
March 1, 2020
San Diego County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he reportedly drove a van into three people outside a downtown Encinitas bar early Sunday, March 1.

Man killed, deputy injured in Encinitas fire, authorities report

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January 4, 2020
A man died in an Encinitas house fire and a sheriff’s deputy was injured in a rescue attempt Friday, Jan. 3, authorities reported.

Train strikes, kills man at Leucadia intersection in Encinitas

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October 30, 2019
A man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, in Leucadia, authorities reported.

Officials identify man found dead off Encinitas shore

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September 16, 2019
Authorities have identified a man who was found dead Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the ocean south of Moonlight Beach in Encinitas.

Power out in parts of Encinitas and nearby neighborhoods

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January 9, 2019
Power is out as of about 4:50 p.m. in portions of Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain and northwest Rancho Santa Fe, according to San Diego Gas & Electric.

Train hits, injures man in Encinitas

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July 15, 2018
A man was injured when he was hit by an Amtrak train after 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, along the 1400 block of North Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department reported.

Encinitas house fire Jan. 22 likely accidental, authorities report

January 30, 2018
A house fire early Monday, Jan. 22, in the 1600 block of Landquist Drive in Encinitas Estates was most likely accidental, according to authorities.

Deputies save driver before train collides with vehicle in Encinitas

December 31, 2017
Sheriff’s deputies rescued a suspected drunken driver before a train collided with the driver’s car late Saturday, Dec. 30, at E Street and South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas, authorities reported.
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