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Council to move ahead with district elections

Encinitas will continue to move to district elections, despite opposition from residents at the second public hearing on the subject Sept. 20. The Encinitas City Council voted unanimously at the meeting to approve staff recommendation to guide the creation of draft district boundaries and set a...

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  • Marijuana task force to meet Sept. 28

    Marijuana task force to meet Sept. 28

    Residents will get the chance to share their thoughts about marijuana’s place in Encinitas when the city’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) Subcommittee reconvenes after a summer break on Sept. 28. At the public meeting at city hall, the subcommittee will continue its discussion on the possibilities...

  • Osher gives learning opportunities to people over 50

    Osher gives learning opportunities to people over 50

    Carol Roberts is preparing for her first day of school. This quarter, she'll take classes in a range of subjects, from science to politics, at UC San Diego in La Jolla. But Roberts isn't the typical college student. She's 79. The Solana Beach woman will take part in classes at the Osher Lifelong...

  • Chopra Center begins offering Ayurvedic breast massages

    Chopra Center begins offering Ayurvedic breast massages

    Women and men can now relieve pain through a massage that pays attention to an often ignored body part — the breasts. The Chopra Center in Carlsbad, located at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, began offering the breast massages in mid-August as part of their "Ayurvedic" spa, which offers a dozen...

  • Cardiff Greek Festival

    Cardiff Greek Festival

    Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church welcomed the San Diego community to experience Hellenic cuisine, entertainment and hospitality during the 39th Annual Cardiff Greek Festival held Sept. 9 and 10. The event featured the sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of Greece.

  • 22nd Annual Blind Surfing Event

    22nd Annual Blind Surfing Event

    On Sept. 10, the 22nd annual Blind Surfing Event for the sight impaired was held at South Ponto State Beach in Carlsbad. Participants had the opportunity to experience the local famous shorelines from a surfer’s point of view. Urban Surf 4Kids and Stella Maris Surf Association, with the support...

Sports

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  • Sept. 14: Week in Sports

    Sept. 14: Week in Sports

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

  • La Costa Canyon’s cross country coach Bill Vice ready for another great season

    La Costa Canyon’s cross country coach Bill Vice ready for another great season

    In the 20 years since Bill Vice took over the helm of the boys and girls cross country teams at La Costa Canyon High School he has become one of the most successful coaches in one of the most successful high school athletic programs in San Diego. Between them, his two squads have collected nine...

  • Former standout CCA volleyball player remains connected to program

    Former standout CCA volleyball player remains connected to program

    When Kalie Wood struggled early on in her Canyon Crest Academy volleyball career she went to coaches for help. They tossed her a yoga mat. “(CCA Volleyball coach Ariel Haas) rolled up a yoga mat and put it under my arms and said ‘You are not allowed to drop this yoga mat and you’re going to pass...

  • Former LLC baseball star Mickey Moniak adjusting to pro ball

    Former LLC baseball star Mickey Moniak adjusting to pro ball

    Even in one of the nation’s most competitive regions, high school baseball was almost too easy for Mickey Moniak. Moniak made the varsity team at La Costa Canyon as a freshman and hit .444 (156 for 351) in a four-year career that included him leading the Mavericks to two Open Division championship...

  • Encinitas team headed to Junior League World Series

    Encinitas team headed to Junior League World Series

    Thirteen Encinitas boys will represent the United States' western region this weekend when they compete for the first time ever in the Junior League Baseball World Series. The Encinitas Little League All-Stars junior division will head to Taylor, Mich. on Aug. 11 to represent 13 states against...