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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...

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  • Man dies after being hit by vehicle while crossing Encinitas street

    Man dies after being hit by vehicle while crossing Encinitas street

    A 61-year-old pedestrian died after he was hit by a vehicle near an intersection in Encinitas on the evening of Jan. 9, authorities said. The man was walking west and trying to cross North El Camino Real outside of a marked crosswalk near Encinitas Boulevard around 6:35 p.m. when he was struck...

  • Darrell Issa won't seek re-election to Congress

    Darrell Issa won't seek re-election to Congress

    After nearly two decades in office — and facing what was shaping up as the toughest re-election campaign of his career — longtime Rep. Darrell Issa announced Jan. 10 that he will retire from the House of Representatives at the end of this term. The announcement signals the end of a chapter that...

  • The Grauer School to host panel on sexual harrassment

    The Grauer School will host an Empowerment in the Workplace panel on Jan. 23 to address the recent surge in public reports of sexual harassment and to give students practical tools for dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace. The event, which takes place at 3:15 pm at 1500 S. El Camino...

  • Students at The Rhoades School raise $1,500 for nonprofit

    Students at The Rhoades School raise $1,500 for nonprofit

    Sixth grade students at The Rhoades School in Encinitas recently raised $1,500 to benefit The Pulsera Project, a nonprofit organization that buys hand-woven pulseras, or bracelets, from Central American artists, and partners with student groups to sell them through schools in the United States....

  • Encinitas commissioners refuse to recite Pledge of Allegiance

    Encinitas commissioners refuse to recite Pledge of Allegiance

    Two commissioners — Darius Degher and Christina Simokat — threw a spotlight on the standard agenda item when they both chose not to say the pledge during the commission's Dec. 11 meeting and sat while the other commissioners recited it.

Sports

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  • SDA Annual Alumni Boys' soccer game another hit

    SDA Annual Alumni Boys' soccer game another hit

    The San Dieguito High School Academy Annual Alumni Boys' soccer game was held during the break on Jan. 5. 

  • Jan. 11: Week in Sports

    Jan. 11: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines standout Rachel Shen had her first career triple-double as the Falcons defeated Vista 65-51 in a Tip-Off Classic tournament game on Jan. 3.

  • 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.

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