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Encinitas council OKs Moonlight Beach opening in split vote

North Coast Current

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

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.

Driver arrested after van hits, injures three outside Encinitas bar

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

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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North Coast Current

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

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

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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North Coast Current

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

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

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

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

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

Meghan Lanigan

January 31, 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

North Coast Current

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.

Suspects arrested in Encinitas kidnapping attempt

North Coast Current

July 29, 2017

A tip from the public July 28 led to the arrests of two men sought in connection with an Encinitas kidnapping attempt, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department announced. The men, identified by authorities as Christopher White, 27, and Jeremiah Owens, 28, were booked into Vista Jail on July 28, facing...

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