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  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 25)

    For more information and a complete list of events, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2ILzoBj. Memorial Day Tribute American Legion Post 416 and Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 will host a Memorial Day Tribute on May 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 210 West F Street. The event will feature...

  • San Diego County Fair looking to be pretty 'sweet'

    San Diego County Fair looking to be pretty 'sweet'

    This year, from June 1 to July 4, the San Diego County Fair will have a theme of "How Sweet It Is." Decadent selections include a cotton candy ice cream sandwich and bacon-wrapped baklava.

  • Artist paints new mural to help revitalize street in Cardiff

    Artist paints new mural to help revitalize street in Cardiff

    Skye Walkers' latest mural, at 2121 Newcastle on the side of the Cardiff Reef Apartments building, features a depiction of pro-surfer Rob Machado riding green-hued waves at sunset at Cardiff State Beach.

  • Encinitas arts program assistant shows own work

    Encinitas arts program assistant shows own work

    Cheryl Ehlers normally helps put on art shows for others. Now, she's unveiling her own talents in a show at the Cardiff Library.

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 18)

    For more information and to view a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2rxVoEY . Memorial Day Tribute American Legion Post 416 and Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 will host a Memorial Day Tribute on May 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 210 West F Street. The event will...

  • Cardiff School District reveals final school design plans

    Cardiff School District reveals final school design plans

    Cardiff School District has presented the final site plan to rebuild and remodel Cardiff School. The project is part of a $22 million bond measure passed by 66 percent of Cardiff voters in November 2016. Finalized and presented to the school board, the design was a result of extensive public outreach...

  • Arts Alive auction to be held May 20 in Cardiff

    Arts Alive auction to be held May 20 in Cardiff

    Each banner is an original work of art created by a local artist and will be on display for the last time during the Live Auction.

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (May 11)

    For a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2wpRtA0. Mother's Day Weekend Art, Garden and Studio Tour Bring your mom (or friends) to explore this year's amazing collection of eight distinctive Encinitas and south Carlsbad gardens that are chock full of exciting...

  • Lux executive director announces departure

    Lux executive director announces departure

    After 20 years, Reesey Shaw will transition from her position as the Lux Art Institute's executive director. In a statement released April 26, Shaw — who founded the Encinitas-based Lux in 1998 — announced she was proud of helping the museum find land; getting permits; qualifying the institute...

  • Art Guild presents Mother's Day home tours

    Art Guild presents Mother's Day home tours

    The San Dieguito Art Guild, a nonprofit group, will host the 2018 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour. This is a self-guided, driving tour on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Tickets are good for both days and homes may be re-visited. Take your mom...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (April 27)

    For more information and for a complete list of events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2K1dtnm. Spring Street Fair Enjoy more than 450 booths and five live entertainment stages, children's rides, bike valets and a beer garden on April 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown Encinitas...

  • 'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

    'Taking Center Stage': La Costa Canyon Theatre Dept. presents Les Miserables

    La Costa Canyon (LCC) High School’s Theatre department was once coined a “ghost town.” Several years ago, there were barely enough students to fill two theatre classes and participation in theatre was unpopular in an athletic-driven environment. That perception has changed dramatically with the...

  • Encinitas Crime Report (April 13 to April 16)

    April 16 • Other sex crime - 400 block Cole Ranch Road, 12:07 a.m. April 15 • Vehicle break-in/theft - 200 block Barbara Avenue, 10 p.m. • Felony take vehicle without owner's consent/vehicle theft - 500 block Mar Vista Drive, 7:30 p.m. • Vehicle break-in/theft - 100 block Encinitas Boulevard, 6:30...

  • Passport to Brazil event to take place April 28

    Passport to Brazil event to take place April 28

    The diverse cultural background of Brazil includes many celebrations and festivals that have become known around the world, such as Brazilian Carnival. This colorful culture creates an environment that makes Brazil a popular destination. Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) will recreate this culture...

  • Encinitas dance company presents debut performance

    Encinitas dance company presents debut performance

    As she sat watching a play at the La Jolla Playhouse last year, dance teacher Sadie Weinberg had a vision. "If theatre companies can bring in different directors for plays, thus presenting a variety of voices for audiences, why doesn't something similar exist for dance companies?" the Village Park...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (April 20)

    For a complete list of events, visit the city’s newsletter at https://bit.ly/2quNc8S. Arbor Day tree planting event The City of Encinitas will be hosting a free "Arbor Day" event for tree enthusiasts on April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at San Dieguito Academy, 800 Santa Fe Drive. Tree Stewards will...

  • Encinitas artists to showcase work at Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Encinitas artists to showcase work at Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Six Encinitas artists of a variety of media will show their work at the Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy on April 28 and 29.

  • 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...

  • Artistic flourishes planned for freeway underpasses

    Artistic flourishes planned for freeway underpasses

    Two of the busiest freeway underpasses in Encinitas may be gaining an artistic makeover, as well as new bike lanes and sidewalks. A thick ribbon of mosaic work designed by a professional artist could wind along the walls approaching the Encinitas Boulevard underpass, while dozens of student-created...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (April 13)

    Brat and Beer Fest Olivenhain Town Council presents the 46th annual Brat and Beer Fest on April 29. The day, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Olivenhain Meeting Hall, 423 Rancho Santa Fe Road, will include local craft beers, wine, soda and authentic German brats. For more information, visit www.olivenhain.org...

  • Lifelong Leucadian presents first photography show

    Lifelong Leucadian presents first photography show

    A life-long Leucadian will present her first-ever photography show beginning April 14. Cheyenne Arnold, 29, first seriously picked up a camera a few years ago. A former social media coordinator, Arnold said creativity had always been a part of her life. "Looking at what I liked about the job, it...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (April 6)

    Pickin' Pear Concert Tia Martini and Leon Elam will perform at the Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 2020 Chestnut Boulevard in Carlsbad, on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. The pair applies non-traditional stylings to their traditional instruments and create an original mix of modern American music. Together...

  • Pair of retired teachers pen children's books

    Pair of retired teachers pen children's books

    Barbara Gay, of Carmel Valley, and Libby Nickel, of Poway, teamed up last summer to create the "Travis and Mollie" children's book series.

  • Encinitas woman's work on display at Civic Center Gallery

    Encinitas woman's work on display at Civic Center Gallery

    A lifelong Encinitas woman is showing a collection of original paintings at the Civic Center Gallery through May 3. Taylor Chapin's work has been on display at the gallery at City Hall, 505 South Vulcan Avenue, since March 8. The paintings all focus on people, domesticity and consumerism. She recently...

  • Off Track Gallery to host reception on April 14

    Off Track Gallery to host reception on April 14

    The public is invited to a reception at the Off Track Gallery featuring the exquisite jewelry by Cheryl DeLain on Saturday, April 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. “Join me on a global jewelry adventure featuring hand-blown glass from Murano Italy, vintage handmade silver from India and Thailand, rich lapis...

  • Off Track Gallery to host artist reception on Feb. 10

    Off Track Gallery to host artist reception on Feb. 10

    The public is invited to a reception at the Off Track Gallery, 937 South Coast Highway 101, Suite C-103, featuring the limited edition photography of Jeffrey R. Brosbe on Feb. 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. Brosbe says, “Visually, my work is built around shape, light and shadow. The essence of my images,...

  • Woman burned in Encinitas house fire

    Woman burned in Encinitas house fire

    A woman was burned and her Encinitas home was significantly damaged early Jan. 22 when the one-story, single-family residence caught fire, authorities said. Crews from the Encinitas Fire Department responded to the blaze at 12:26 a.m. on the 1600 block of Landquist Drive, east of El Camino Real...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Jan. 26)

    For more information and a complete list of events, visit the city’s newsletter at http://bit.ly/2DruIPa. Concert: Roger Anderson Chorale Experience an interstellar delight for the senses by the Encinitas-based auditioned adult chorus in their show, "United Voices of Earth and Cosmos" on Jan. 27...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Jan. 19)

    Fundraiser for cancer patient Supporters of Kira Stanley, a La Costa Canyon High School student who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor, will host a surf competition and fundraising part for the girl Jan. 20. The surf competition will take place at Moonlight Beach, beginning at...

  • Wind-powered, metal sculpture to launch city's new public art effort

    Wind-powered, metal sculpture to launch city's new public art effort

    A wind-powered, titanium sculpture by a famed Encinitas metal artist will be the first featured piece in a new city-orchestrated effort to establish public art displays in all five of its communities. Plans to install the kinetic metal sculpture won City Council approval Jan. 10. The piece, titled...

  • Encinitas accepting nominations for Senior Citizen of the Year

    Encinitas accepting nominations for Senior Citizen of the Year

    The City of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club is pleased to announce that they will be honoring individuals for the 2017 “Senior Citizen of the Year Award” and “Service to Seniors Award.” Both awards will be based on nominations made from the public....

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Jan. 12)

    Encinitas Historical Walking Tour The Encinitas Historical Society will hold a free walking tour of Historic Encinitas on Jan. 20. The tour, which is led by an Encinitas Historical Society volunteer, begins at 10 a.m. in the classroom of the 1883 Schoolhouse, located at 390 West F Street. The tour...

  • San Dieguito Academy students to perform 'Twelfth Night'

    San Dieguito Academy students to perform 'Twelfth Night'

    San Dieguito Academy theatre students will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy "Twelfth Night." The play, set in the 1920s, follows a woman who disguises herself as a man after the passing of her twin brother. Soon after, a series of romantic dilemmas ensue. The show will be performed...

  • 'Medicine Show' to take place Jan. 13

    'Medicine Show' to take place Jan. 13

    Kevin Roth and Ken Lehnig's Medicine Show will be performed Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 2020 Chestnut Ave. in Carlsbad.

  • Egyptian tapestries to be displayed in Encinitas again

    Egyptian tapestries to be displayed in Encinitas again

    Back by popular demand, the hand-woven, one-of-a-kind, garden-themed tapestries from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Egypt will be on display at the San Diego Botanic Garden located in Encinitas once again this year. The Egyptian artists who create these unique pieces, vividly celebrate the...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Jan. 5)

    Families Make History: New Year's Wish Banners A new year is an exciting and hopeful time for all. Using a variety of art materials like fabric, paint, yarn, beads, and branches (and, of course, your imagination), create your own banner that you can design with your New Year’s wishes and images...

  • Composer Joe Garrison to perform in Encinitas

    Composer Joe Garrison to perform in Encinitas

    Visionary composer Joe Garrison will perform "The Broken Jar" on Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. As a more-than-25-year veteran of pushing the boundaries of modern composition, prolific musician Garrison ventures into a new realm of timbre - utilizing his unique extended...

  • Touring 'Hamilton' is giving back to San Diego in unusual deal

    Touring 'Hamilton' is giving back to San Diego in unusual deal

    San Diegan Liz Nederlander Coden named her recently created website — yourshotinjanuary.org — with good reason. You will understand if you were among the many eager theatergoers who tried, but failed, to score tickets to the quickly sold-out touring musical “Hamilton” that plays in San Diego in...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Dec. 29)

    Garden of Lights The San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights for a magical holiday experience. With horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, live entertainment, food, hot mulled...

  • Pedestrian struck on highway in Encinitas dies

    Pedestrian struck on highway in Encinitas dies

    A 34-year-old man identified Dec. 26 as Zachari A. Tatsey, died Christmas Day of injuries he suffered last week, when a vehicle struck him as he crossed a highway in Encinitas, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Tatsey, who lived in Encinitas, was attempting to cross South Coast Highway...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Dec. 29)

    For more information on the events below and others, visit the city’s newsletter at ______. Friends of the Encinitas Library Bookstore Sale Thousands of books will be priced mostly from 25 cents to $1 at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale opens early...

  • Musicians invited to 'Come Together' for community concert

    Musicians invited to 'Come Together' for community concert

    Musicians from all over Southern California are invited to perform in a concert in Encinitas next month. The first-ever "Come Together" community concert— presented by Camarada for free on Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center — will host amateurs and students who play...

  • Broadway star Christian Hoff to perform with CCA students

    Broadway star Christian Hoff to perform with CCA students

    A Tony Award-winning actor is lending a hand to the students of Canyon Crest Academy. Christian Hoff — perhaps best known for his role as Tommy DeVito in the hit Broadway show "Jersey Boys" — will perform with dozens of kids at CCA's Proscenium Theater on Feb.10 for the school's annual gala, "Oh!...

  • Local artist presents first show

    Local artist presents first show

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  • Local artist's paintings of ocean now on display in Encinitas gallery

    Local artist's paintings of ocean now on display in Encinitas gallery

    Angela Jackson, who lives in Cardiff and has taught at San Dieguito Academy since 2005, displays mixed-media paintings dedicated to the waters of Encinitas, Hawaii, Cabo and other places around the globe in her "Ebb and Flow" show.

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Dec. 22)

    For more information on the events below and others, visit the city’s newsletter at http://bit.ly/2jWNa6G. Garden of Lights The San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights for a magical holiday experience....

  • Encinitas girl lands dream 'Nutcracker' role

    Encinitas girl lands dream 'Nutcracker' role

    As a toddler, Gabrielle Fish became mesmerized by a San Francisco Ballet production of "The Nutcracker," particularly by the whimsical main character, Clara. Now, at 11, the dancer at Encinitas Ballet Academy is getting the chance to play the role Dec. 16. Gabrielle, who has been dancing since...

  • Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Dec. 15)

    For more information on the events below and others, visit the city’s newsletter at http://bit.ly/2B1lMOm. Garden of Lights The San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights for a magical holiday experience....

  • Encinitas siblings perform in 'Peter Pan' production

    Encinitas siblings perform in 'Peter Pan' production

    An Encinitas brother and sister will take part in a production of a beloved fairy tale with modern-day twists later this month. Hayden Luedde, 14, and his sister, Hunter Luedde, 11, will perform in Lythgoe Family Panto's production of "Peter Pan and Tinker Bell" from Dec. 21 through Dec. 31 at...

  • SDA Boys Water Polo Team prep holiday baskets for CRC

    SDA Boys Water Polo Team prep holiday baskets for CRC

    The San Dieguito High School Academy Boys Water Polo Team helped out with the Encinitas Community Resource Center’s Holiday Baskets at the Del Mar Fair Grounds Dec. 2, in preparation for the Holiday Baskets event that will be held Dec. 15 to 17. As part of the team’s commitment to community service...

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