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17 tons of donated pet food delivered to Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Thousands of needy animals will have full bellies soon thanks to a donation of 17 tons — or 34,400 pounds — of dog and cat food at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Fourteen pallets of Special Kitty cat food and 21 pallets of Sam's Club dog food, which were carried on a big rig from Reno, were...

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  • iPalpiti Festival returns this week

    iPalpiti Festival returns this week

    This week, Encinitas will welcome the annual iPalpiti Festival for the 6th consecutive year. The 23 remarkable world-class young musicians from 18 different countries exemplify the true spirit of iPalpiti: to touch the lives of all who hear them through their gift of music. The festival begins...

  • Local martial arts students earn big wins at World Championship

    Local martial arts students earn big wins at World Championship

    Local martial arts students are showing off some serious gear after they were named champions at the ATA International World Expo in Little Rock, Ark., last month. More than a dozen young competitors from the Encinitas and Carmel Valley-based Church's ATA Martial Arts placed in various competitions...

  • Climate Action Plan update discussed at workshop

    Climate Action Plan update discussed at workshop

    Residents want to see limits on drive-thru restaurants, coordination of traffic lights, electric school buses and options for plug-in electric vehicle charging stations – those opinions were expressed at a draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) update workshop on July 11 at Encinitas City Hall. The meeting...

  • Happily Ever After Dog Adoption and Pet Faire

    Happily Ever After Dog Adoption and Pet Faire

    The Rancho Coastal Humane Society matched shelter dogs with their forever homes on July 9 at the “Happily Ever After Dog Adoption and Pet Faire” held at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum. The event also included pet-friendly vendors, services, kids crafts, face painting, raffles, food trucks and...

  • Community shows support for Mayor Blakespear following threatening text

    Community shows support for Mayor Blakespear following threatening text

    Encinitas residents are rallying around Mayor Catherine Blakespear after authorities say she was sent a threatening text message earlier this month. The mayor, who was elected to a two-year term in November, was sent the text on July 2 from a disposable cell phone, according to Capt. John Maryon...

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