Profiles

  • Cardiff 101 Member Mixer

    Cardiff 101 Member Mixer

  • Monster Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk and Party

    Monster Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk and Party

    The Cardiff Schools Education Foundation presented the first annual “Monster Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk and Party” Oct. 14. The run started at Ada Harris School then moved on to Encinitas Community Park and back. The event also included an after-party, featuring carnival games, games, donut walk, face...

  • Authorities identify woman struck, killed by vehicle

    Authorities identify woman struck, killed by vehicle

    Authorities on Oct. 10 identified a 76-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Encinitas. Lubov Kozelskaya of Encinitas was walking westbound across the road in the 500 block of Balour Drive shortly before 7:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound,...

  • Encinitas events this week (Oct. 12)

    Encinitas events this week (Oct. 12)

    Encinitas events

  • Surfing Madonna Beach Run

    Surfing Madonna Beach Run

    Thousands of runners once again participated in the largest beach run on the sand at the Surfing Madonna 1K, 5K, 10K Beach Run held at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas Oct. 7. The event also featured prize money, live music, food vendors and more. Surfing Madonna Oceans Project is a registered 501c3...

  • 23rd Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest

    23rd Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest

    The 23rd Annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest celebrated the season Sept.30 on Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real. The event included authentic German music, the Gemütlichkeit Alpine Dancers, carnival rides, a street craft faire featuring 200 vendors, great food and refreshments,...

  • Moonlight Beach Bash

    Moonlight Beach Bash

    The festive Moonlight Beach Bash, which brings together art, music, dance, food, fun and beach culture, took place Sept. 29 at Moonlight Beach. The event is presented by the City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Visit www.EncinitasParksandRec.com.

  • Ironman vet Julie Moss recounts her 1982 'Crawl of Fame' in new memoir

    Ironman vet Julie Moss recounts her 1982 'Crawl of Fame' in new memoir

    Thirty-six years ago, surprise front-runner Julie Moss collapsed just 15 feet shy of the finish line at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii. But in one of the most famous moments in televised sports history, the 23-year-old fledgling triathlete used her hands to drag her body across the line....

  • Shark attack victim recovering, in serious condition; North County beaches reopen

    Shark attack victim recovering, in serious condition; North County beaches reopen

    The teen suffered traumatic upper body wounds in the attack. A GoFundMe account had raised more than $28,500 as of Oct. 1.

  • Encinitas Crime Report (Sept. 27 to Sept. 29)

    Oct. 1 • Misdemeanor drunk in public: alcohol, drugs, combo or toluene - 1000 block Golden Road, 12:48 a.m. • Vehicle break-in/theft - 17700 block Azucar Way, midnight Sept. 30 • Felony take vehicle without owner's consent/vehicle theft - Camino San Thomas Laurel Hill Lane, 11:45 p.m. • Felony...

  • Encinitas events this week (Oct. 5)

    Encinitas events this week (Oct. 5)

    Encinitas events

  • Old Art Deco building to be transformed into upscale eatery

    Old Art Deco building to be transformed into upscale eatery

    Plans are in the works to transform an aging, Art Deco-style building on a dark and dirty bit of downtown's D Street into an upscale dining establishment with a raw oyster bar. The brownish-gray structure a half-block west of Coast Highway 101 began life as a grocery store just before the Great...

  • Man who torched school, church in Encinitas sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Man who torched school, church in Encinitas sentenced to 10 years in prison

    An Encinitas man who admitted to setting fires at a church and a middle school and throwing a Molotov cocktail into another church building during a three-week arson spree was sentenced Sept. 27 to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Carender, 22, was arrested in July 2017 at his home on Island View...

  • Deputies arrest three people in Encinitas on suspicion of drug sales

    Deputies arrest three people in Encinitas on suspicion of drug sales

    Sheriff's deputies arrested three people in Encinitas on Sept. 26 after finding drugs in a home. Detectives from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department's North Coastal Station Narcotics and Gang Detail served a search warrant at the residence of Robert Lorifice, in the 1600 block of Blossom...

  • Hubbard, Muir field questions in candidates forum

    Hubbard, Muir field questions in candidates forum

    Encinitas residents in District 3 will have two candidates to choose from in November. One has served on the city council for three terms, while the other is a current planning commissioner who aims to bring a new vision to the city. Incumbent Mark Muir and his challenger Jody Hubbard fielded questions...

  • Red light cameras to stay in Encinitas - for now

    Red light cameras to stay in Encinitas - for now

    Motorists in Encinitas will have to contend with red light cameras at two busy intersections along El Camino Real for at least another 18 months under a decision made Aug. 22 by the Encinitas City Council. The decision to keep the red light camera program for now, but revisit the issue in a year,...

  • New fire engine to serve North Leucadia/Saxony Canyon

    New fire engine to serve North Leucadia/Saxony Canyon

    The Encinitas Fire Department will station a new "fast response" engine on North Coast Highway under a one-year pilot program intended to reduce response times for the North Leucadia/Saxony Canyon area, under a plan approved on Aug. 22 by the City Council.

  • Encinitas Crime Report (Aug. 17 to Aug. 21)

    Aug. 21 • Felony grand theft: money/labor/property - 1000 N block El Camino Real, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 20 • Vehicle break-in/theft - 2700 block Mackinnon Ranch Road, 8:30 p.m. • Misdemeanor drunk in public: alcohol, drugs, combo or toluene - 400 block Santa Fe Drive, 1:27 p.m. Aug. 19 • Misdemeanor...

  • Encinitas events this week (Aug. 24)

    Encinitas events this week (Aug. 24)

    For more events and information, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2BmiQxn. LeucadiART Walk The largest art event of the year will take place Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art Walk covers a one-mile stretch of Hwy 101 in Leucadia with more than 80 artist booths of original art, jewelry,...

  • Guitar Orchestra inviting new players to join

    Guitar Orchestra inviting new players to join

    Guitarists of all skill levels are invited to participate in the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra’s upcoming session. Rehearsals begin Sept. 10. The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra’s fall/winter session is one of fans’ favorites. This year’s theme is a Classical Christmas. Musicians will learn and then perform...

  • Jimbo's cashier turns to tunes for fundraising

    Jimbo's cashier turns to tunes for fundraising

    Jimbo's cashier Kaleigh Colford quite literally "whistled while she worked," recently earning about $1,800 for a San Diego-based foster youth charity by singing Disney tunes while ringing up customers. Colford, 24, said she has always enjoyed singing the songs for children in her checkout lines....

  • Olivenhain teen wins Congressional Award for charity, animal work

    Olivenhain teen wins Congressional Award for charity, animal work

    Sissy Sugarman, 17, was recognized Aug. 7 by Congressman Darrell Issa as a recipient of the Congressional Silver Medal for her more than 300 hours of community service, along with support for veterans organizations and other animal welfare groups.

  • Surprised Encinitas couple find themselves a hit on Facebook Watch

    Surprised Encinitas couple find themselves a hit on Facebook Watch

    An Encinitas couple’s good Samaritan program offering skateboarding and life lessons to at-risk kids shot from relative obscurity to 1.4 million online views within a day and a half of its debut last week. And the attention came as a huge surprise to John and Alison Barry. They had agreed to be...

  • Art classes help those with brain injuries, other challenges thrive

    Art classes help those with brain injuries, other challenges thrive

    Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas began offering the classes several years ago to help those with brain injuries and neurological challenges express themselves and increase their. motor skills

  • Incoming Botanic Garden CEO, president excited about new position

    Incoming Botanic Garden CEO, president excited about new position

    After helping to lead the Leichtag Foundation as its current chief scientist and working as the executive director of the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC, Ari Novy is ready to tackle his new duties as the new president and CEO of the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. Novy, an Encinitas...

  • Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

    Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

    The 13th Annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer, presented by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas, took place Aug. 12 in Cardiff. The event featured over 100 dog-related vendors, rescue groups, pet adoption agencies, and a carefully curated “Maker’s Market Row” with local handmade goods....

  • San Dieguito Art Guild Off Track Gallery Artist Reception

    San Dieguito Art Guild Off Track Gallery Artist Reception

    An artists’ reception took place at the Off Track Gallery Aug. 11. The event included an awards ceremony to recognize Encinitas Friends of the Arts and three promising MiraCosta College students: Rachel Greenstein (watercolor, oils), Priscilla Rivera (portraits), and Jonathan Broberg (variety of...

  • Japan Festival

    Japan Festival

    The 9th Annual Japan Festival, planned and hosted by the Encinitas Library in partnership with the City of Encinitas, took place Aug. 11 and celebrated Encinitas’ Sister City Amakusa, Japan. The event featured an array of Japanese artists with a variety of performances: music by Silk Wind Trio,...

  • Six candidates to run in Encinitas council election

    Six candidates to run in Encinitas council election

    Three incumbents and three challengers will vie for a trio of seats on the Encinitas city council this November. In Encinitas, voters will be able to select their choice for the mayor, as well as districts three and four, if they live within one of those area’s boundaries. District three represents...

  • Holy Fire dogs arrive at Rancho Coastal Humane Society

    Holy Fire dogs arrive at Rancho Coastal Humane Society

    The latest refugees-on-four-paws have been transferred to the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas as a result of the Holy Fire that has devastated parts of Riverside County and Orange Counties. RCHS has long been known as the San Diego area animal shelter that greeted pets from disaster...

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