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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...

Lifestyle

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  • City Council begins reviewing districting maps

    City Council begins reviewing districting maps

    The Encinitas City Council on Oct. 10 began reviewing proposed maps of how the city could look once it is divided into districts but made no formal decisions at the meeting. A demographer presented two five-district and three four-district maps to the council, who said its focus is to try to maintain...

  • 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...

Sports

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  • Oct. 12: Week in Sports

    Oct. 12: Week in Sports

    Volleyball: Torrey Pines’ perennially dominant program took home another important piece of hardware, and the Falcons didn’t have to travel far. The host Falcons won the elite Gold Division of the prestigious California Challenge with a 2-0 (25-18, 25-21) victory in the championship game over Santa...

  • San Dieguito boys water polo team scores first win over La Costa Canyon

    San Dieguito boys water polo team scores first win over La Costa Canyon

    In front of nearly 400 boisterous fans at Magdalena Ecke YMCA, the San Dieguito Academy boys water polo team defeated La Costa Canyon for the first time ever

  • LCC and SDA water polo teams set for Oct. 10 showdown

    LCC and SDA water polo teams set for Oct. 10 showdown

    No matter the sport, the time or the circumstance, whenever La Costa Canyon and San Dieguito Academy face off, the stakes are simply more special. That will definitely be the case when the two local rivals match-up in boys’ water polo, Tuesday night, Oct. 10, at the Ecke YMCA Pool (7:30 p.m.). ...

  • Sept. 21: Week in Sports

    Sept. 21: Week in Sports

    Demitri Washington scored three touchdowns to lead Santa Fe Christian to a 58-14 nonleague victory over La Jolla on Sept. 15.

  • Sept. 14: Week in Sports

    Sept. 14: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines defeated Fallbrook 44-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 8.

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