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Update: Gaspar, Schneider on track to win seats

North Coast Current

December 1, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, K-12, North County, Politics, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Outgoing Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has earned enough votes to overtake incumbent Dave Roberts for San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3, election results show. Leslie Schneider moved ahead of incumbent Patricia Sinay for a seat on the Encinitas Union School Distirct board.

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Encinitas Councilwoman Catherine Blakespear retains her sound lead for the city's mayoral seat as housing Measure T fails, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Incumbent Dave Roberts holds a narrow lead over current Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar in the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 race, county returns show. Local school improvement bonds are passing widely.

Blakespear, Kranz, Muir, Horvath ahead in Encinitas council races

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Escondido, Fallbrook, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

Catherine S. Blakespear is on track to be the next mayor of Encinitas, with City Council incumbents Tony Kranz and Mark Muir, and newcomer Tasha Horvath Boerner, joining the dais, according to county election results as of 11:50 Tuesday night. Incumbent Dave Roberts was ahead in the District 3 race for San Diego County supervisor.

Encinitas leaders, regional expert weigh family ties on Nov. 8 ballot

Ernesto Lopez

October 30, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

The Bushes have two U.S. presidents in their family. The Clintons may just have two, depending on the outcome of November’s election. And in the city of Encinitas, the Gaspars might also be in a position to join this form of family political lineage.

EDITORIAL: Vote ‘no’ on county Measure B

North Coast Current

October 20, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, DIALOGUE, Editorial, North County, Region, San Diego County, Valley Center

San Diego County residents will vote Nov. 8 on a landmark proposal that could change the face of rural inland communities in favor of big development, using the initiative process to push a single builder’s vision.

Encinitas mayor announces run for county supervisor seat

North Coast Current

September 3, 2015


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Elections, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Olivenhain, Politics

Kristin Gaspar, Encinitas’ first elected mayor, has announced she will run for a seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in 2016. Gaspar made the announcement Aug. 31. She will run for the seat serving the 3rd District, currently filled by former Solana Beach councilman Dave Roberts. In J...

SAN MARCOS: Meet sheriff’s deputies at community coffee Feb. 23

February 20, 2015


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Region, San Marcos

SAN MARCOS — Deputies from the county sheriff’s San Marcos station host Coffee with the Community on Feb. 23 starting at 8 a.m. at the Broken Yolk Cafe, 101 South Las Posas Road in San Marcos. Residents will have an opportunity to discuss concerns and exchange ideas in a casual setting. More information:...

Quake rattles parts of county

North Coast Current

February 22, 2013


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Region, San Diego County

An earthquake Feb. 22 registering 4.3 on the Richter scale and centered off the coast of Baja California was felt as far north as Encinitas. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake struck at 8:40 p.m. about 39 miles off the coast of Rosarito at a depth of about 20 miles. People reported...

Small quake shakes region

North Coast Current

October 2, 2012


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Region, San Diego County

A 4.1 earthquake centered near Ocotillo and 22 miles from Pine Valley struck at 1:28 a.m. Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The temblor was widely felt, according to Facebook posts in the region, including Encinitas and Escondido. The quake was centered 10 miles west northwest of Ocot...

Quakes rattle region

North Coast Current

August 26, 2012


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Region, San Diego County

At least two earthquakes were felt in the San Diego region Sunday afternoon, one of which registered 5.4 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Both quakes hit near the towns of Brawley and Westmoreland. The first quake registered 5.3 and hit at 12:31 p.m., according to US...

‘Lost Girls’ author discusses book, ensuing controversy

‘Lost Girls’ author discusses book, ensuing controversy

Scott Allison

July 10, 2012


Filed under COASTLINE, Encinitas, Region, San Diego County

Journalist and true-crime author Caitlin Rother recently released her book “Lost Girls” amid a firestorm of protests and controversy. On July 7, Rother was at the Encinitas Library discussing the book. The talk centered on her research for the book, but the controversy dominated the theme as she...

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