Profiles

  • ‘Hats & Heels’

    ‘Hats & Heels’

    Soroptimist International of Poway and North San Diego hosted a “Hats & Heels” luncheon event, “Empowering Women in Transition,” March 31 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Soroptimist International is “a global women’s organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading...

  • Encinitas Half Marathon and 5K

    Encinitas Half Marathon and 5K

    Runners welcomed spring on a beautiful morning March 31 at the Encinitas Half Marathon and 5K that started at the Moonlight Beach Parking lot. For more information, visit www.encinitashalfmarathon.com.

  • Art Night Encinitas

    Art Night Encinitas

    Art lovers had the opportunity to enjoy an evening of visual art April 6 when Encinitas civic and local art galleries swing open their doors for the Art Night Encinitas. The event celebrated the city’s diverse visual art scene at seven participating locations. Many of the locations also featured...

  • Taste of Leucadia

    Taste of Leucadia

    The Leucadia 101 Main Street Association presented the Taste of Leucadia April 4. The event is a “celebration of the culinary flavors and local libations that make downtown Leucadia district unique.” The Taste of Leucadia highlights local restaurants, retailers, craft brewers and vintners.

  • A Ghoulishly School Affair: Behind the scenes at La Costa Canyon High School’s production of The Addams Family

    A Ghoulishly School Affair: Behind the scenes at La Costa Canyon High School’s production of The Addams Family

    First-time student director Rocco Polanco works The Addams Family from both sides of the stage.

  • Public art unveiling

    Public art unveiling

    An unveling ceremony was held March 9 for new public art installed at J Street Viewpoint Park, located at 398 J Street, Encinitas, CA 92024, at 3rd Street, in downtown Encinitas. The sculpture, titled, Humanity, is a cylindiner bronze sculpture created in 2013 by Del Mar artist Maidy Morhous. The...

  • ‘Wiggles and Waggles’ fashion show luncheon

    ‘Wiggles and Waggles’ fashion show luncheon

    The people, pets, and wildlife served by the Rancho Coastal Humane Society were the beneficiaries when renowned fashion designer Zandra Rhodes hosted the first “Wiggles and Waggles” fashion show luncheon Feb. 26 at the Del Mar Country Club. Funds raised at the event benefit the Rancho Coastal Humane...

  • 'Wiggles and Waggles' fashion show luncheon

    'Wiggles and Waggles' fashion show luncheon

    The people, pets, and wildlife served by the Rancho Coastal Humane Society were the beneficiaries when renowned fashion designer Zandra Rhodes hosted the first "Wiggles and Waggles" fashion show luncheon Feb. 26 at the Del Mar Country Club. Funds raised at the event benefit the Rancho Coastal Humane...

  • City Tacos brings its unique offerings to Encinitas

    City Tacos brings its unique offerings to Encinitas

    City Tacos will open at the Lumberyard toward the end of March, the restaurant's owner said.

  • Gala to honor two Encinitas-based foster care volunteers

    Gala to honor two Encinitas-based foster care volunteers

    Among the five honorees are Kathy Roberts and Kevan Lyon of Encinitas.

  • ‘A Salute to the Greatest Generation’

    ‘A Salute to the Greatest Generation’

    The American Legion is turning 100, and San Dieguito American Legion Post 416, Encinitas, celebrated the anniversary March 2 with “A Salute to the Greatest Generation,” featuring distinguished guest, 97-year-old WWII Paratrooper Tom Rice. The organization as a whole traces its roots to March 15-17,...

  • Inn at Moonlight Beach aims to offer a unique, tranquil experience

    Inn at Moonlight Beach aims to offer a unique, tranquil experience

    The five-room bed-and-breakfast establishment hosted its grand opening Feb. 26.

  • Encinitas Little League Opening Day

    Encinitas Little League Opening Day

    Encinitas Little League teams celebrated Opening Day of the 2019 season Feb. 23. The event included opening ceremonies, team photos, Home Run Derby fundraiser, games and more. www.ellbaseball.org

  • Sweetheart’s Ball

    Sweetheart’s Ball

    A night of fun for community members of all ages took place at the Sweetheart’s Ball held Feb. 15 at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center. The event included dancing, light hors d’oeuvres, treats and refreshments.

  • Paw Walk in the Garden

    Paw Walk in the Garden

    San Diego Botanic Garden teamed up with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society for the seventh annual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden on Feb. 16. Both organizations benefit from this event where participants follow a 5K walk through Encinitas’ “beautiful 37-acre urban oasis with their four-legged, furry friends.”...

  • Leucadia Cyclery closing doors after three decades in business

    Leucadia Cyclery closing doors after three decades in business

    Proprietor Fred Breidenthal’s shop has been a staple in the biking community.

  • Encinitas events this week (Nov. 30)

    Encinitas events this week (Nov. 30)

    The city-designated Heritage Tree, a 90-foot-tall towering Norfolk Island pine tree, will be covered in LED lights during the holidays in the Moonlight Beach parking lot. The tree will be lit Nov. 30 at 4:30 p.m.

  • 13th annual inclusion/adapted physical education basketball tournament

    The 13th annual inclusion/adapted physical education basketball tournament took place Nov. 15 at La Costa Canyon High School. This year 10 teams with students from Torrey Pines High School, La Costa Canyon High School, Oak Crest, Diegueño, Carmel Valley and Pacific Trails middle schools participated...

  • Encinitas Turkey Trot 5k & 10k

    Encinitas Turkey Trot 5k & 10k

    Local residents once again started Thanksgiving by participating in the popular Encinitas Turkey Trot 5k & 10k Nov. 22. The race started and finished under the world famous “Encinitas” sign. The course took runners and walkers along Highway 101 where participants enjoy miles of ocean views. The...

  • 20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala benefits Casa De Amparo

    20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala benefits Casa De Amparo

    The 20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala return to Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe Nov. 10. The black-tie event included a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner by chef Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille, music and dancing with Cal-Phonics, and live and silent auctions. Established in...

  • Surf Therapy Day

    Surf Therapy Day

    A Walk on Water (AWOW) held "Surf Therapy Day" Nov. 17 at Cardiff Beach. Since launching in 2012, AWOW has welcomed over 1,000 families and provided "Surf Therapy" to over 2,000 children and adults in need, according to AWOW's website at awalkonwater.org. AWOW's mission is to "reach every child...

  • SDA Parents’ Night Out fundraiser

    SDA Parents’ Night Out fundraiser

    The San Dieguito High School Academy boys water polo team held its its 5th annual Parents’ Night Out fundraiser Nov. 16 at the American Legion in. The evening featured live music by The Saltlickers, a local band. Proceeds will help fund team expenses. Online: encinitasadvocate.com

  • Holiday Street Fair

    Holiday Street Fair

    The Encinitas Holiday Street Fair kicked off the season Nov. 18. The event included more than 450 booths to visit, unique downtown Encinitas retailers, live music on the Beer Garden Stage and Lumberyard Courtyard Stage, plus dance, music and other entertainment on the Community Stage. The event,...

  • A summer job that led to a career change in food science for people and pets

    A summer job that led to a career change in food science for people and pets

    Rhondi Shigemura-Webster stumbled onto the path of food science by accident. As an undergrad studying medical research, she needed a summer job to help pay tuition and was hired to work with her best friend’s father at Conagra Brands. She had so much fun developing new products based on science...

  • Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 Veterans Day Dinner

    Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 Veterans Day Dinner

    The Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 held its annual Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 8 where the organization made a $4,000 donation to Wounder Warriors Freedom Station.

  • Encinitas events this week (Nov. 16)

    Encinitas events this week (Nov. 16)

    The Encinitas Holiday Street Fair, along South Coast Highway 101, between D and J Streets, will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Exposure: A women’s benefit event

    Exposure: A women’s benefit event

    Exposure 2018, the world’s largest women’s skateboarding event returned to Encinitas for its seventh year Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 at the Encinitas Community Park. The event featured 200 female skaters from 20 different countries skating invert, bowl and street events. Proceeds go to Community Resource...

  • 17th Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat

    17th Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat

    The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association presented its 17th Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event Oct. 31 at South Coast Hwy 101, from Encinitas Blvd to K Street. The event included carved pumpkins on display at multiple viewing locations, merchants had goodies for kids who also had the opportunity...

  • Ensemble from Brazil to perform in Encinitas

    Ensemble from Brazil to perform in Encinitas

    The Music by the Sea concert series will feature a performance by Quinta Essentia recorder ensemble, one of Brazil’s top-rated musical groups, on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. The concert series presents the winners of the Beverly Hills National Auditions in...

  • Encinitas events this week (Nov. 9)

    Encinitas events this week (Nov. 9)

    Encinitas events

  • ‘Dia de los Muertos’ held in Encinitas

    ‘Dia de los Muertos’ held in Encinitas

    Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) and the City of Encinitas presented the 5th annual Encinitas Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival Oct. 27 at the Encinitas Community Center. The event included performances by San Diego’s top Mariachi Bands and Ballet Folklorico dancers, art-making workshops...

  • Foster and birth moms become unlikely best friends

    Foster and birth moms become unlikely best friends

    The Weinsteins, who live with their children in Encinitas, have served since 2013 as foster parents with the Angel Foster Family Network.

  • Encinitas events this week (Nov. 2)

    Encinitas events this week (Nov. 2)

    For more information and events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2CP5LeT. John McCutcheon Accompanying himself on guitar, banjo, piano, hammered dulcimer, fiddle, and autoharp, John McCutcheon sings his own songs, along with covers of well-known folk greats Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie...

  • Del Mar Fall Racing Festival returns Nov. 9 with favorite and new events

    Del Mar Fall Racing Festival returns Nov. 9 with favorite and new events

    The Fall Racing Festival - slated from Nov. 9 through Dec. 2 - will host activities and promotions geared toward all ages and interests, while once again showcasing some of the sport’s elite equines in action.

  • North County resident celebrated for children’s literature

    North County resident celebrated for children’s literature

    The Children’s Literature Council of Southern California has named Michael Mahin's “Muddy” the “Outstanding Picture Book Biography” of 2018 and it also made the New York Public Library’s list of Top Ten Children’s Books of 2017.

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