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Victim in Solana Beach death ID’d as Butterfly Farms co-founder

North Coast Current January 5, 2021
Management and supporters of Butterfly Farms in Encinitas are mourning the death of co-founder Tom Merriman, who authorities identified as the victim in a suspicious death in Solana Beach on Jan. 1.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Cardiff

North Coast Current 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

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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Driver arrested after van hits, injures three outside Encinitas bar

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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Man killed, deputy injured in Encinitas fire, authorities report

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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Train strikes, kills man at Leucadia intersection in Encinitas

North Coast Current October 30, 2019
A man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, in Leucadia, authorities reported.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Officials identify man found dead off Encinitas shore

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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Power out in parts of Encinitas and nearby neighborhoods

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.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Train hits, injures man in Encinitas

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.
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