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Downtown Encinitas experiences a calm Cinco de Mayo

Downtown Encinitas experienced a rather quiet Cinco de Mayo this year, despite concerns from the community about loud and overcrowded bars along Coast Highway 101 and new regulations from the city regarding drinking and noise downtown. Homeowners and members of downtown’s Self-Realization Fellowship...

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  • City puts in efforts to make Encinitas more bike-friendly

    City puts in efforts to make Encinitas more bike-friendly

    Bikers, city officials and public safety authorities agree that Encinitas is a great place for a bike ride, but improvements can still be made. With hills and limited dedicated bicycle lanes, Andy Hanshaw, executive director of the San Diego Bike Coalition, said Encinitas is more appealing to experienced...

  • City continues its discussion on pot cultivation in Encinitas

    City continues its discussion on pot cultivation in Encinitas

    The city’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) Subcommittee met with residents and business owners again on May 15 to continue exploring the possibilities of cultivation and delivery in Encinitas. The subcommittee — comprised of Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz and Council member Joe Mosca — invited consultant...

  • Encinitas hires its housing consultant

    Encinitas hires its housing consultant

    Encinitas will have professional help on its Housing Element Update, following the approval of a housing consultant at the May 10 city council meeting. Dave Barquist, project manager San Diego-based Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., was hired by the city in a $54,500 contract to help it develop...

  • City sets regulations on commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods

    City sets regulations on commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods

    Large commercial vehicles will be more heavily regulated in all Encinitas residential neighborhoods, following approval by the city council on May 10. The council voted unanimously, with Council member Mark Muir absent from the meeting, in favor of an ordinance that amends city code to prohibit...

  • Advocacy group hosts 100 days rally in Encinitas

    Advocacy group hosts 100 days rally in Encinitas

    The Wagon Circle, an Encinitas-based advocacy group that formed last year, celebrated organizing and supporting each other through the first 100 days of the new administration on May 7 with a picnic and unity rally. The gathering took place at Cottonwood Creek Park, where members marched linked...

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