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‘The best people in the area’: Ducky Waddle’s owner, customers reflect on 20 years of business as Leucadia shop wraps up

Jerry Waddle, pictured in Ducky Waddle's Emporium in mid-2015, is preparing to close the eclectic shop at the end of September. (NCC file photo by Jen Acosta)
September 5, 2016
Ducky Waddle’s Emporium, a beloved Encinitas institution, will close its doors at the end of September after more than 20 years in business.

Saving the store: Crowdfunding campaign, cash mob aim to keep Ducky Waddle’s afloat

Ducky Waddle’s owner Jerry Waddle stands outside his Leucadia store on May 29. (Photo by Jen Acosta)
June 5, 2015

When you walk into Ducky Waddle’s Emporium, you enter another era. The funky Leucadia store beckons feelings of nostalgia, even for first-time visitors. The walls are covered in an assortment of prints...

Teresa Barth, Encinitas residents launch effort to engage community

Encinitas residents Liz Taylor (far left), Teresa Barth, Mim Michelove and Tiffany Fox (far right) have joined forces to create the community nonprofit Encinitas Engage. (Courtesy photo)
January 26, 2015

Teresa Barth, former Encinitas mayor and councilwoman, has officially taken off her “political hat” and stepped into a life of civic engagement. She recently announced her involvement as president...

Shedding light on a dark topic: Local resident, growing movement aim to open discussion on death and, in turn, celebrate life

Encinitas resident Tiffany Fox is hosting a Death Cafe discussion group Oct. 18 in Del Mar. (Photo by Troy Orem)
October 9, 2014

Encinitas resident Tiffany Fox is hosting a Death Cafe on Oct. 18 in Solana Beach. She’ll be serving cake with tea, and you are invited to attend. When Fox heard of the Death Cafe, she felt she’d...

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