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Local schools like Cathedral Catholic reaping benefits of going solar

Cathedral Catholic High School recently completed work on its 1.1 megawatt solar system on campus, housed on carports over the school parking lot. The system is expected to help the school achieve savings of $80,000 to $100,000 a year in its electrical energy costs. The project was commissioned...

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  • Homelessness on the rise in Encinitas, study finds

    Homelessness on the rise in Encinitas, study finds

    Homelessness in Encinitas is up about 25 percent in the last year, according to findings from a point-in-time homeless count earlier this year. In a study released April 20, the San Diego County-based Regional Task Force on the Homeless (RTFHSD) found 117 people were living on the streets or in...

  • Sheriff's Department to host Coffee with the Community

    Sheriff's Department to host Coffee with the Community

    The San Diego County Sheriff's Department's North Coastal Station will host a "Coffee with the Community" event April 27 from 8 to 10 a.m. at McDonalds, 1064 N. El Camino Real in Encinitas. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the deputuies who patrol...

  • Encinitas hit with another housing element lawsuit

    Encinitas hit with another housing element lawsuit

    The City of Encinitas was slapped with another lawsuit April 14 regarding its failure to include a state-mandated housing element. San Diego Tenants United, an affordable housing group, sued the city for failing to facilitate the development of housing for low-income families, as required by California...

  • Encinitas pushes forward on bar reforms

    Encinitas pushes forward on bar reforms

    Encinitas is barreling forward with its booze crackdown. After years of wrangling, piecemeal measures and mounting uproar from neighbors along the Coast Highway 101 corridor, the Encinitas City Council on Wednesday, April 19, signed onto a package of sweeping reforms that focus on bars and restaurants...

  • Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt

    Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt

    Families enjoyed arts and crafts, prizes, jump houses, face painting and the opportunity to hunt 22,000 eggs at the city’s Spring Egg Hunt on April 15 at Encinitas Community Park.

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