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Authorities continue to warn about 'crimes of opportunity'

Overall crime in Encinitas, Del Mar and Solana Beach was down or stayed about the same in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department North Coastal Station. However, Captain John Maryon warns that the cities' top problems — property thefts and burglaries — have...

Lifestyle

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  • Direct Orthopedic Care office opens in Encinitas

    Direct Orthopedic Care office opens in Encinitas

    Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC), an immediate access orthopedic-only clinic treating pediatric to geriatric orthopedic conditions, announces that the orthopedic surgeons and staff of Pacific Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine have joined Direct Orthopedic Care to open a second Southern California DOC...

  • Encinitas students raise nearly $1,000 for Operation Smile

    Encinitas students raise nearly $1,000 for Operation Smile

    Instead of receiving gifts that would make themselves happy, 11 Encinitas students raised nearly $1,000 to put smiles on other children's faces this holiday season. The group of fifth and sixth graders from Claire Killeen's class at Encinitas Ranch Academy raised $960 in December for Operation...

  • Dr. Sunil Rayan elected new chief of staff at Scripps Encinitas

    Dr. Sunil Rayan elected new chief of staff at Scripps Encinitas

    Physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas have elected vascular surgeon Sunil Rayan, MD, as the hospital's new chief of staff. Rayan's three-year term began on Jan. 1 As chief of staff, Rayan will serve as the primary medical staff liaison to Scripps Encinitas’ administrative leadership...

  • County dedicates day to Carlsbad girl for her volunteer work

    County dedicates day to Carlsbad girl for her volunteer work

    Tori Dondanville

  • Encinitas Crime Report (Dec. 28 to Jan. 2)

    Jan. 2 • Felony take vehicle without owner's consent/vehicle theft - 3300 block Avenida Platino, 2 a.m. Jan. 1 • Misdemeanor simple battery - 15300 block Cayenne Creek Court, 11:30 a.m. • Misdemeanor drunk in public: alcohol, drugs, combo or toluene - 800 S block 101, 2 a.m. Dec. 31 • Misdemeanor...

Sports

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  • The season ahead: Avocado West girls basketball preview

    The season ahead: Avocado West girls basketball preview

    Every sport has its gold standard, the team that wins year-in and year-out and challenges for championships—the benchmark by which others measure themselves. When it comes to girls’ basketball on San Diego’s North Coast, that type of model has been constructed by La Costa Canyon. The players, coaches...

  • Pedestrian struck on highway in Encinitas dies

    Pedestrian struck on highway in Encinitas dies

    A 34-year-old man identified Dec. 26 as Zachari A. Tatsey, died Christmas Day of injuries he suffered last week, when a vehicle struck him as he crossed a highway in Encinitas, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Tatsey, who lived in Encinitas, was attempting to cross South Coast Highway...

  • The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

    The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

    With U.S. Soccer now expanding its Development Academy program to include a girls’ program for the first time, high school teams across the county are feeling the effects of top players opting to participate in this new system of elite player development instead of playing prep soccer.

  • Dec. 7: Week in Sports

    Dec. 7: Week in Sports

    Girls basketball: Torrey Pines lost to Christian of El Cajon 61-52 as the Falcons fell to 1-2 to start the season in the Matador Classic on Dec 2. Izzy Ascencio scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Falcons.Rachel Shen scored 13 points and Maddie McClurg added 12 points. Beryl Dannis...

  • Nov. 30: Week in Sports

    Nov. 30: Week in Sports

    Football: No. 2-seeded Santa Fe Christian defeated No. 3 San Pasqual 14-12 in a San Diego Section Division III playoff semifinal on Nov. 24.The Eagles with their fourth straight win advanced to the Dec. 2 championship game. They will play top-seeded El Centro Southwest at noon at Southwestern College....

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