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Demolition of the retired Encina Power Station along Carlsbad Boulevard, pictured April 10, is expected to be complete within about a year. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Work continues on demolition of Carlsbad power plant

Julia Shapero May 31, 2021
After almost 70 years on the Carlsbad coastline, demolition of the Encina Power Station, along with its 400-foot smokestack, is set to be complete within the next year.
Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

Olivenhain, Rancho Santa Fe face power cuts as Santa Ana whips San Diego

North Coast Current December 3, 2020
Power has been cut to some areas of north coastal San Diego County, including Olivenhain in Encinitas, as Santa Ana winds hit historic speeds in the region Dec. 3, according to local weather and power authorities.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Power cut to areas of Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe during Santa Ana

North Coast Current October 30, 2019
Parts of Encinitas were without power as of Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, as strong Santa Ana winds moved into the area, according to San Diego Gas & Electric and city officials.
Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

Encinitas, utility officials on alert as Santa Ana winds set to return

North Coast Current October 29, 2019
Encinitas is again on San Diego Gas & Electric’s list of potential communities affected by power cuts during Santa Ana winds predicted for late Tuesday, Oct. 29, through Thursday, Oct. 31.
Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)

Olivenhain on power-cut watch as Encinitas feels Santa Ana heat

North Coast Current October 25, 2019
Residents in Olivenhain could again face San Diego Gas & Electric power cuts as the region continues to face hot Santa Ana temperatures and moderate winds Friday, Oct. 25, the city of Encinitas announced via Twitter. The temperature in Encinitas hit 86 degrees by 12:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)

Olivenhain could face power cuts during current Santa Ana

North Coast Current October 10, 2019
Residents in Olivenhain could face San Diego Gas & Electric power cuts in the next few days as the region faces Santa Ana conditions, the city of Encinitas announced via Twitter on Thursday, Oct. 10.
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.
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