Jared Whitlock

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Recent Articles

  • Encinitas cracks down on vacation rentals

    Several hundred Encinitas homeowners have been targeted by a city crackdown on unregistered vacation rentals that are advertised on websites like Airbnb. In the last three months, the city has sent letters to 305 homeowners stating that an ordinance passed in 2006 requires a permit and tax payment...

  • Supervisor candidates spar, weigh in on issues

    Supervisor candidates spar, weigh in on issues

    Three candidates vying for a seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors traded barbs and weighed in on transportation, development and a new Chargers stadium during an April 21 forum. The two Republicans in the race, Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar and Escondido Mayor Sam Abed, criticized...

  • Thieves targeting unlocked cars

    Thieves are increasingly preying on unlocked cars with valuables inside, according to the Encinitas Sheriff’s Substation. Sgt. Richard Eaton said too often people leave purses, cell phones, computers and other valuables in their car without locking their doors. Eaton said the solution is simple:...

  • American Legion Post 416 experiencing resurgence

    American Legion Post 416 experiencing resurgence

    The San Dieguito American Legion Post 416 found itself cornered two years ago. Not by enemies, but by time: Its long-time headquarters in downtown Encinitas was crumbling with no end in sight, its membership was aging and its funds were dwindling. Just when the future looked bleak, a new team...

  • Carlsbad opts against joining fire services agreement

    Carlsbad opts against joining fire services agreement

    The city of Carlsbad recently declined, at least for now, to join Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar in a shared fire services agreement. Encinitas City Manager Karen Brust relayed this news on Jan. 13 to the Encinitas City Council, reading an email from Interim Carlsbad City Manager Kathy Dodson...

  • New Sheriff’s captain emphasizes community policing

    New Sheriff’s captain emphasizes community policing

    John Maryon recently took over as captain of the Encinitas Sheriff’s substation, but he’s by no means new to the community. This is Maryon’s fourth stint at the substation. He first worked as a patrol deputy in 1996, then in the community-oriented policing unit, and later was assigned to a street...

  • Olive Garden to support local schools Nov. 3

    Olive Garden Restaurants nationally are partnering with the NFHS Network to host High School Spirit Night from 4-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. That night, each Olive Garden restaurant nationwide will support their local high schools. After the event, Olive Garden will make a donation to the benefiting...

  • Brandeis group invites community to Nov. 9 party

    The community is invited to join the Brandeis National Committee San Dieguito Chapter at a Breakfast and Style Party from 9-11 a.m. Nov. 9 at Chico’s at the Carlsbad Forum, 1925 Calle Barcelona. A catered brunch will be served. The morning will feature the newest fashions and fashion techniques,...

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