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Mayor Catherine Blakespear announces re-election bid

Catherine Blakespear has announced her candidacy for re-election as mayor of Encinitas. Blakespear, who was elected to her first two-year term in 2016, said in her newsletter June 10 that she chose to wait until after the primary election to officially announce her bid for re-election. In her announcement,...

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  • 22 rescued dogs arrive at Rancho Coastal Humane Society

    22 rescued dogs arrive at Rancho Coastal Humane Society

    A rescue vehicle that arrived at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society on June 12 carried 22 dogs from a crowded animal sanctuary. The van left St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown, Miss., early June 10 and arrived in Encinitas at 2 p.m. on June 12. The 1,847-mile journey took the dogs halfway...

  • Bro-Am Festival to make waves again June 30

    Bro-Am Festival to make waves again June 30

    A celebration of music, surfing and charity will once again hit the sands of Moonlight Beach on June 30 when the rock band Switchfoot presents the 14th annual Bro-Am. Each year, the community event includes surf contests, live music and vendors that raise funds for local youth programs. "The Bro-Am...

  • Internet sensation from Encinitas marvels at Padres beer-soaked spotlight

    Internet sensation from Encinitas marvels at Padres beer-soaked spotlight

    The marriage proposals from Australia alone reached 10, at last count. Music megastar Justin Timberlake labeled the moment “MVP status” on Instagram. The Catch-and-Chug, as it’s known to millions, made the front page of a newspaper in Milan and began trending on websites in Brazil. A week after...

  • Encinitas recognized on national scale for environmental efforts

    Encinitas recognized on national scale for environmental efforts

    The City of Encinitas was recognized for its efforts toward battling climate change June 8 at The U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. Mayor Catherine Blakespear accepted the honorable mention award, of which 11 cities across the country were recognized. Austin, Texas and Schenectady, New York...

  • KAABOO Del Mar announces 2018 daily performance lineup and single-day tickets

    KAABOO Del Mar announces 2018 daily performance lineup and single-day tickets

    The daily performance schedule has been announced for the 2018 edition of KAABOO Del Mar, along with single-day tickets that went on sale June 12. The full list of daily performers appears below, along with prices for single-day tickets and VIP passes. The headliners for Sept. 14 — the upscale...

Sports

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  • 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.

  • Photo gallery: San Diego CIF Track & Field Prelims

    Photo gallery: San Diego CIF Track & Field Prelims

    The 2018 CIF Division I-II Track & Field Championships are slated for Saturday , May 26, at Mt. Carmel High School. Start time is 10 a.m. A healthy contingent of North Coast area athletes will be included in the field.

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