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Council votes to remove contested site from housing plan

A discussion originally scheduled for development standards turned into another debate about a controversial property when the Encinitas City Council voted April 18 in favor of removing the site from a housing proposal already sent to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Deputy...

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  • Double track work planned near Cardiff-by-the-Sea

    Double track work planned near Cardiff-by-the-Sea

    As part of the San Elijo Lagoon Double Track Project, overnight and weekend work is planned from 12:30 a.m. on April 21 to 3 a.m. on Monday, April 23 as construction crews continue to lay new track north of Chesterfield Avenue and prepare recently laid track for eventual train service. Additionally,...

  • 6th Annual Taste of Leucadia

    6th Annual Taste of Leucadia

    Thousands of area residents enjoyed great food and beverages at Leucadia 101 Main Street Association’s 6th Annual Taste of Leucadia held April 5. The community celebrated its beloved restaurants, retailers, craft brewers and local vintners at the event which also featured live music all along N....

  • 'Scratch Day' coming to Encinitas

    'Scratch Day' coming to Encinitas

    Scratch Day is a global collection of events where people of all programming levels congregate to meet, share and learn.

  • Stone Brewing to return to Encinitas Street Fair

    The 36th Annual Encinitas Street Fair will once again extend the hours of its popular Beer Garden on April 28 from noon to 7 p.m. The hours on April 29 will be the usual noon to 5 p.m. The tasty brews on tap will feature several styles of beer, courtesy of the Beer Garden sponsor Stone Brewing...

  • Teens warn against dangers of alcohol in 'Sticker Shock' campaign

    Teens warn against dangers of alcohol in 'Sticker Shock' campaign

    Local high schoolers came together April 12 with one message: "Under 21? Alcohol is illegal. Don't buy, don't provide." The group of seven teens — from Torrey Pines High School, Canyon Crest Academy and San Dieguito Academy — visited six area liquor stores to place advisory stickers with the message...

Sports

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  • April 19: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...

  • Tough, national caliber schedules prep LCC-Torrey Pines lacrosse teams for rivalry shoot-out

    Tough, national caliber schedules prep LCC-Torrey Pines lacrosse teams for rivalry shoot-out

    Over the course of four days next week, the boys and girls lacrosse teams from La Costa Canyon and Torrey Pines will square off in games that will likely determine not only the champion of the 2018 Avocado West League but the No. 1 seeding in the CIF Open Division Playoffs.

  • New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.

  • Encinitas native goes from NBA to beach volleyball court

    Encinitas native goes from NBA to beach volleyball court

    Throughout his basketball career playing for the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns, 29-year-old Chase Budinger reached incredible heights in the NBA, and that’s aside from his towering 6-foot, 7-inch frame.

  • A Saturday brunch with a bang

    A Saturday brunch with a bang

    It was not your ordinary brunch at Belmont Village Senior Living on March 31, when the acclaimed San Diego State Drumline band, called “State of Sound,” under the direction of Tohbias Juniel, marched their way up to the building and into residents’ and visitors’ hearts. SDSU’s Drumline is a part...

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