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As the city of Encinitas develops a streetscape plan for Birmingham Drive in Cardiff, community members are discussing ways to preserve its self-funded sidewalk, pictured April 28. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Cardiff weighs community sidewalk’s future amid Encinitas roadway plan

Julia Shapero April 30, 2021
As designs for a series of improvements along Birmingham Drive near completion, the Cardiff-by-the-Sea community has begun to make plans to save community-based sidewalk art from the 1980s that runs along the street.
Coast Highway 101 grates can be found throughout downtown Encinitas, installed as part of a streetscape project several years ago. A similar project is now slated for Leucadia. (Photo by Jill5141, iStock Getty Images)

Leucadia Streetscape plans remain in place, but concerns still loom

Linus Smith July 11, 2018
After more than a decade, the city of Encinitas aims to begin construction of the Leucadia Streetscape Project in October, pending full approval of the project plans from the California Coastal Commission, anticipated in August.

City: Leucadia tree removal likely, but not yet scheduled

Jessica LaFontaine August 21, 2014

With Leucadia’s canopy of trees along Coast Highway 101 and the rail corridor diminishing every year due to tree removals, and the emergence of city plans to remove a large, longstanding eucalyptus tree...

Pedestrians walk around final construction along Highway 101 in Solana Beach in early August. (Photo by Ernesto Lopez)

Merchants await finish of Solana Beach project

Ernesto Lopez August 16, 2013

With construction nearing completion on the Solana Beach streetscape project along the Highway 101 corridor, most businesses are starting to see a higher flow of customers come through their doors compared...

Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association then-Executive Director Peder Norby (right) stands with manager Dody Crawford (center) and intern Mathew Gelbman in this 2007 file photo. (Photo by David J. Olender)

From main street to the village: Encinitas downtown advocate Peder Norby shifts to Carlsbad

Heather Rushall August 13, 2013

Longtime downtown Encinitas advocate and Highway 101 Coordinator Peder Norby announced his decision to move his passion for economic redevelopment to Carlsbad after 16 years with the city. The city...

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