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Encinitas' battle for housing to continue at next meeting

The residents of Encinitas will have to continue to wait on the fate of affordable and high-density housing in the city as the Encinitas City Council on July 18 was unable to reach a majority decision on whether to send its latest housing element update to the voters in November. After hearing...

Lifestyle

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  • The Happys to bring energetic performance, blend of genres to Cardiff

    The Happys to bring energetic performance, blend of genres to Cardiff

    A band that truly lives up to its name aims to bring Cardiff-by-the-Sea back to the feel-good, hippie vibes of the 1960s on July 14 when they play at Tower 13. The Happys, hailing from Northern California, was founded in 2012 by lead vocalist and guitarist Nick Petty, who aimed to make people smile...

  • Encinitas Crime Report (July 6 to July 10)

    Encinitas Crime Report (July 6 to July 10)

    July 10 • Misdemeanor petty theft (all other larceny) - 1000 N block El Camino Real, 5:08 p.m. • Misdemeanor drunk in public: alcohol, drugs, combo or toluene - 5 Santa Fe Drive, 9:17 a.m. July 9 • Vehicle break-in/theft - Mackinnon Ranch Road/Manchester Avenue, 8 p.m. • Vehicle break-in/theft...

  • Student at The Rhoades School raises more than $2,000 for families in need

    Student at The Rhoades School raises more than $2,000 for families in need

    Seventh-grade student Kate Peterson from The Rhoades School in Encinitas recently raised more than $2,000 and delivered 870 meals to members of the community in need as part of a school project. Throughout the past year, Kate collected donations from teachers, family and friends to purchase food...

  • Willowcreek-Bridgewater July 4th Parade

    Willowcreek-Bridgewater July 4th Parade

    Residents in the Willowcreek-Bridgewater neighborhood continued a beloved longtime tradition by holding the neighborhood’s annual July 4th Parade. The event included bikes, wagons, strollers, skates, great food and a popular water fight.

  • Commentary: How granny flats help with California’s housing shortage

    Commentary: How granny flats help with California’s housing shortage

    California — and San Diego County in particular — has an affordable housing shortage. Coming to a consensus on adequately addressing this shortage has understandably hit speed bumps due to concerns about the environment, public safety and other quality-of-life issues. However, doing nothing is...

Sports

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  • LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

    LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

    For someone who claims that he’s not very “interesting,” rising La Costa Canyon senior golfer Kento Yamawaki has a summer schedule that most high schoolers would only dream about.

  • May 31: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....

  • Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.

  • Encinitas celebrates opening of new Marine Safety Center

    Encinitas celebrates opening of new Marine Safety Center

    Encinitas broke ground on the 2,350-square-foot lifeguard tower in the fall of 2016. The former lifeguard tower, originally built by lifeguard staff in 1953, was demolished in October of that year.

  • May 24: Week in Sports

    May 24: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.

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