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Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear appears to hold a sound victory as Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are headed for the City Council, according to San Diego County Registrar of Voters results as of midday Nov. 7. Measure U is headed for defeat. Tasha Boerner Horvath retains her lead for the 76th District Assembly seat over Elizabeth Warren. Incumbents lead school board races.

Hubbard, Mosca ahead in Encinitas city races; Blakespear has wide margin for mayor

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are leading their races for the first two by-district seats on the Encinitas City Council, according to county election results.

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

Joel Vaughn

November 5, 2018

The cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas are experiencing the effects of district city council elections for the first time. This is particularly significant in Districts 1 and 3 of Carlsbad since all six candidates would be new faces on the City Council.

Encinitas council, high school board brace for first district votes

Encinitas council, high school board brace for first district votes

Joel Vaughn

August 23, 2018

As two Encinitas governing bodies prepare to hold their first elections by district this November, candidates and other officials are weighing the issue of respecting defined community interests versus the broader regions they represent.

EDITORIAL: Muir on the right side of Encinitas council vote

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017

What qualifies someone to be appointed to the Encinitas City Council? Two or three years living in the city with little public footprint outside a brief stint on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The one sitting council member to question this? Mark Muir.

Mosca to fill Encinitas council seat

North Coast Current

January 12, 2017

Encinitas Parks and Recreation Commission member Joe Mosca will fill a vacant seat on the Encinitas City Council after the council voted 3-1 on Jan. 11 in favor of his appointment.

Latest tally: Blakespear holds Encinitas lead, Measure T out

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016

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

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.

EDITORIAL: Community character, experience lead endorsement picks

North Coast Current

November 6, 2016

The North Coast Current’s editorial leadership suggests the following candidates for several Nov. 8 races affecting the city of Encinitas. The nature of this year’s local campaign reflects some of what we’ve seen nationally, with preferred candidates taking positions on issues that are at odds with other aspects that make those candidates appealing.

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Encinitas candidates support arts center effort, differ on site cost

Mike Peterson

November 4, 2016

Encinitas City Council and mayoral candidates say they support moving forward with turning the old Pacific View school site into an arts center despite disagreeing about the site’s acquisition.

Encinitas split over controversial housing element update

Mike Peterson

October 27, 2016

A housing element update on the Encinitas ballot Nov. 8 has the city divided. If approved, Measure T, as the proposal is known on the ballot, would create a new land-use designation in Encinitas that would allow property owners to build higher-density housing in certain zones around the city.

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