Encinitas Advocate


Council leaves it to voters to decide pot’s fate in Encinitas

After months of deliberation and arguments from proponents and opponents, the Encinitas City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 18 decided the voters should decide whether marijuana should be cultivated and delivered in Encinitas. The council ultimately voted 4-1 to place an initiative on the ballot regarding...


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  • Local farmer pushes for marijuana to sustain business

    Local farmer pushes for marijuana to sustain business

    Encinitas farmer Bob Echter is fighting to grow marijuana to help keep his business alive, which has sparked conversations within the city. The second generation agriculturalist, who owns Dramm and Echter in the Encinitas Ranch area, wants to grow cannabis on a portion of his land to help offset...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Oct. 13)

    For more information on the events below and others, visit the city’s newsletter at http://bit.ly/2yLfmOD Vintage and handmade faire Come experience a diverse gathering of artists/craftspeople, food, vintage merchants, and several North County historical societies on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

  • Encinitas Crime Report (Oct. 5 to Oct. 9)

    Oct. 9 • Fraud - 700 block Ocean View Avenue, 1:16 p.m. Oct. 8 • Misdemeanor petty theft (all other larceny) - 1200 block Encinitas Boulevard, 8:22 p.m. • Felony battery with serious bodily injury - 1300 S block 101, 8:07 p.m. • Misdemeanor drunk in public: alcohol, drugs, combo or toluene - 1000...

  • Teens spread awareness about human trafficking at event

    Teens spread awareness about human trafficking at event

    A group of Encinitas teens spent their Saturday off, not by relaxing, but by spreading the word about an issue they believe to be important. The teens held a presentation Oct. 7 at San Dieguito Academy (SDA) regarding human sex trafficking, which they referred to as "modern slavery." "We believe...

  • Moonlight Beach Bash

    Moonlight Beach Bash

    Attendees enjoyed a festive night on the sand at the Oct. 7 Moonlight Beach Bash. The event brings together art, music, dance, food, fun and beach culture.


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