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Council votes to remove contested site from housing plan

A discussion originally scheduled for development standards turned into another debate about a controversial property when the Encinitas City Council voted April 18 in favor of removing the site from a housing proposal already sent to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Deputy...

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  • 6th Annual Taste of Leucadia

    6th Annual Taste of Leucadia

    Thousands of area residents enjoyed great food and beverages at Leucadia 101 Main Street Association’s 6th Annual Taste of Leucadia held April 5. The community celebrated its beloved restaurants, retailers, craft brewers and local vintners at the event which also featured live music all along N....

  • Stone Brewing to return to Encinitas Street Fair

    The 36th Annual Encinitas Street Fair will once again extend the hours of its popular Beer Garden on April 28 from noon to 7 p.m. The hours on April 29 will be the usual noon to 5 p.m. The tasty brews on tap will feature several styles of beer, courtesy of the Beer Garden sponsor Stone Brewing...

  • Encinitas schools earn three Civic Learning Awards from state

    Encinitas schools earn three Civic Learning Awards from state

    Three schools in the Encinitas Union School District (EUSD) came away with honors in the 2018 Civic Learning Awards, presented recently by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. The awards celebrate public schools’ efforts to engage students in civic learning. This year, 74 schools...

  • For Sebastian Slovin, a hope to rise above the stigma of suicide

    For Sebastian Slovin, a hope to rise above the stigma of suicide

    Slovin was only 6 years old living a seemingly idyllic childhood in La Jolla when his high-performing father Vernon Slovin, a native of South Africa and for a time one of the highest-ranking swimmers in the world, found himself buckled under financial stress and chained to the shackles of a debil

  • La Costa woman nominated for 'Academy Awards' of romance writing

    La Costa woman nominated for 'Academy Awards' of romance writing

    Jeanne M. Dickson released "Grounded Hearts" last June.

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  • April 19: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...

  • New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.

  • Encinitas native goes from NBA to beach volleyball court

    Encinitas native goes from NBA to beach volleyball court

    Throughout his basketball career playing for the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns, 29-year-old Chase Budinger reached incredible heights in the NBA, and that’s aside from his towering 6-foot, 7-inch frame.

  • April 5: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy lost to San Ysidro 5-3 in the Lions Club Tournament championship game on May 29. The loss snapped a seven-game Ravens winning streak. CCA starter Jordan Goldmann, who took the loss, struck out three and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk. The...

  • SDA pole vaulter hitting new heights

    SDA pole vaulter hitting new heights

    Because it doesn’t have a swimming pool, San Dieguito Academy got itself a 16-foot pole vaulter—specifically senior Kevin Ward, who cleared a San Diego CIF and then state best 16-foot-1 at the recent Falcon Relays hosted by Torrey Pines High School.

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