Profiles

  • Encinitas Senior Expo

    Encinitas Senior Expo

    The Encinitas Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Encinitas, hosted the Encinitas Senior Expo titled “Embracing Retirement, Before and After 65” on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center. The event was focused on people that will be retiring soon and those...

  • Band-O-Rama Concert

    Band-O-Rama Concert

    The third annual Band-O-Rama Concert took place Feb. 2 at La Costa Canyon High School. Participating schools included Ada Harris Elementary, EUSD’s band program, Diegueno Middle School, Oak Crest Middle School, San Dieguito Academy, and La Costa Canyon High School. The concert concluded with a...

  • Encinitas children's author helps organize inaugural San Diego Writers Festival

    Encinitas children's author helps organize inaugural San Diego Writers Festival

    The day-long event, which is free and open to the public, will include author talks, book signings, readings, workshops, crafts, live music and educational panels.  

  • Two families fight for a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    Two families fight for a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.

  • The Hot Room aims to heat up Encinitas' yoga scene

    The Hot Room aims to heat up Encinitas' yoga scene

    A North County couple has opened a new studio in Encinitas to give locals more options for yoga. Rebekah Cunningham opened The Hot Room at 207 South El Camino Real suite A, in January. The studio offers hot yoga, or yoga sessions in a heated room, with classes in Traditional Bikram, Vinyasa, Hot...

  • North Coastal Council of PTAs Reflections Art Awards Celebration

    North Coastal Council of PTAs Reflections Art Awards Celebration

    The National PTA celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its iconic PTA Reflections Art Program this year. To mark the occasion and celebrate this year’s Council Level Finalists, the North Coastal Council of PTAs held a Art Reception and Awards Celebration on Wednesday evening, Nov. 28, at El Camino...

  • Miracle League of San Diego honors ‘Outstanding Service Award’ recipients

    Miracle League of San Diego honors ‘Outstanding Service Award’ recipients

    Each year the Miracle League of San Diego honors high school seniors who have volunteered their time for at least three years.

  • Cardiff Kringle Mingle

    Cardiff Kringle Mingle

    Cardiff 101 Mainstreet held a special holiday celebration Dec. 2 at the Cardiff Town Center with Santa in his vintage “Camera Camper”sleigh. The event included pictures with Santa, children’s craft pavilion, live musical performances by favorite kid bands, food and drink, gift basket drawing, a...

  • Encinitas Holiday Parade

    Encinitas Holiday Parade

    For the 61st year, Encinitas kicked off the holiday season Dec. 1 with a Holiday Parade and tree lighting event. This year’s theme was Botanical Oasis and the event also honored Grand Marshall Julian Duval. Many of the nearly 100 parade entries also competed to win a prize in one of the judged...

  • Heritage Tree Lighting

    Heritage Tree Lighting

    A tree lighting event took place Nov. 30 for the city-designated Heritage Tree, a 90-foot-tall towering Norfolk Island pine tree, which is covered in LED lights during the holidays in the Moonlight Beach parking lot. It was planted in 1952 by John and Peter Danforth as a Mother’s Day gift for their...

  • Art, science, fashion mix and mingle at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas

    Art, science, fashion mix and mingle at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas

    With the advent of their new executive director, Kathleen Stoughton, the folks at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas are swinging into their 12th season in style. Starting out with L.A.-based artist-in-residence Lia Halloran and her art-meets-science cyanotypes in the Artist Pavilion and local artist...

  • Bike for Boobs event to benefit Encinitas-based charity Oct. 14

    Bike for Boobs event to benefit Encinitas-based charity Oct. 14

    More than 100 people dressed in pink are expected to ride bikes around areas of San Diego on Oct. 14 to raise money for an Encinitas-based breast cancer charity. The sixth annual Bike for Boobs ride — which begins at The Wine Pub, 2907 Shelter Island Drive in Point Loma — includes a casual ride...

  • Off Track Gallery presents reception for David Rickert

    Off Track Gallery presents reception for David Rickert

    The public is invited to an artists’ reception at the Off Track Gallery, 937 South Coast Highway 101, Suite C-103, featuring David Rickert on Oct. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. David Rickert spent most of his life in the Minneapolis area where he was an active, award-winning painter, a member of the Edina...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • San Diego organization works with inmates to train service dogs

    San Diego organization works with inmates to train service dogs

    Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, which was founded in 1998, partners service canines with clients diagnosed with different health ailments, primarily Autism and PTSD.

  • Olivenhain Kids Cross Country Invitational

    Olivenhain Kids Cross Country Invitational

    The sixth annual Olivenhain Kids Cross Country Invitational will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23 at Olivenhain Town Hall. The invitational is a great way for kids ages 5-14 of all abilities to experience a fun, kids-only running event. Age group races begin at 8 a.m. The course is a 500-meter loop...

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