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City-owned land could become affordable homes

The City of Encinitas will enter into negotiations with San Diego Habitat for Humanity to lease current city-owned land for use of building two affordable homes. The two parcels, located at 750 Leucadia Boulevard and totaling about 16,700 square feet, are both currently vacant and were previously...

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  • Sheriff's Department conducts minor decoy operation in Encinitas, Solana Beach

    Sheriff's Department conducts minor decoy operation in Encinitas, Solana Beach

    One man was arrested and one business was cited for selling alcohol to a minor in a San Diego County Sheriff's Department and Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control decoy operation in Encinitas and Solana Beach, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies and two minor decoys performed a "minor decoy"...

  • Ordinance on accessory dwelling units explored

    Ordinance on accessory dwelling units explored

    The Encinitas City Council on May 17 further explored the possibilities of accessory dwelling units to help the city meet its housing requirement. The council voted unanimously to bring a new ordinance presented by staff at the meeting regarding the accessory dwelling units — which are additional...

  • Open House serves up Asian food, hamburgers and more

    Open House serves up Asian food, hamburgers and more

    Food enthusiasts in Encinitas are now able to satisfy their palates with different kinds of foods — from Asian-inspired dishes to hamburgers to more than 100 types of tequila — at Open House Food + Drink. The 7,000-square-foot largely open-air establishment in the Moonlight Plaza center on Coast...

  • Encinitas Crime Report (May 11-May 16)

    May 16 • Misdemeanor petty theft (from building) - 16900 block Dove Canyon Road, 8:15 p.m. • Vehicle break-in/theft - 400 block Santa Fe Drive, 5 p.m. May 15 • Felony vandalism ($400 or more) - 2500 S block 101, 11 p.m. • Commercial burglary - 17100 block Camino Del Sur, 10:30 p.m. • Misdemeanor...

  • City puts in efforts to make Encinitas more bike-friendly

    City puts in efforts to make Encinitas more bike-friendly

    Bikers, city officials and public safety authorities agree that Encinitas is a great place for a bike ride, but improvements can still be made. With hills and limited dedicated bicycle lanes, Andy Hanshaw, executive director of the San Diego Bike Coalition, said Encinitas is more appealing to experienced...

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