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  • SDUHSD board walks out of board meeting during public comment

    SDUHSD board walks out of board meeting during public comment

    The San Dieguito Union School District board and staff walked out of the board room during a meeting on Nov. 1 as SDUHSD President Beth Hergesheimer said she could not get control over public comment. This was not the first time where public comment led to an issue at a meeting, but leaving the...

  • Local artists pull together to remedy plumbing mishap

    Local artists pull together to remedy plumbing mishap

    Exhibiting artists at Off Track have been busily working toward reopening their gallery after faulty plumbing caused a leak that seeped under the gallery floor, causing it to discolor and buckle. The leakage began gradually, taking months before it became noticeable and possibly threatening to...

  • Robert Kephart selected to fill Division 4 vacancy on OMWD Board of Directors

    Robert Kephart selected to fill Division 4 vacancy on OMWD Board of Directors

    Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors selected Robert Kephart at its Nov. 7 meeting as the new director representing Division 4 of OMWD’s service area. Kephart fills the seat left vacant by the resignation of Jerry Varty. Kephart has 20 years of service on the County of San Diego...

  • Progress continues on Cardiff School rebuild project

    Progress continues on Cardiff School rebuild project

    Cardiff School District presented site plan updates and proposed a three-phase construction approach to rebuild and remodel Cardiff School at its monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees for Cardiff School District on Nov. 8. The update and proposed construction call out three phases of sequential...

  • Former SDSU standouts lead growing San Diego Bulldogs basketball club

    Former SDSU standouts lead growing San Diego Bulldogs basketball club

    SDSU standout DJ Gay leads the Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito’s Bulldogs basketball program, which has become one of the largest youth club basketball programs in San Diego and Southern California.

  • New classroom buildings open at Oak Crest Middle

    New classroom buildings open at Oak Crest Middle

    New classroom buildings opened this fall at Oak Crest Middle School. The campus' administration building, now under construction, is set to open in 2019.

  • San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy recognized

    The fourth annual Encinitas Environmental Award Program recognizes local organizations that exhibit exemplary leadership in preserving and enhancing the environment in Encinitas. At the Surfing Madonna Beach Run on Oct. 7, Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear presented the nonprofit environmental...

  • City of Encinitas Climate Action Plan wins award

    City of Encinitas Climate Action Plan wins award

    On Sept. 20, the City of Encinitas was honored for excellence in environmental planning. The San Diego Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) recognized Encinitas' 2018 Climate Action Plan (CAP) with the distinguished award of Outstanding Planning Document of the Year. The CAP was acknowledged...

  • Lagoon's wooden railroad trestle replaced after 74 years

    Lagoon's wooden railroad trestle replaced after 74 years

    Big pieces of a wooden railroad trestle splashed into the San Elijo Creek during the first week of October, as workers demolished the 1944 bridge to make way for a new link in the chain of transportation projects underway along the 60-mile North Coast Corridor. The disappearing trestle paralleled...

  • New Resource Center director says helping people 'is who I am'

    New Resource Center director says helping people 'is who I am'

    After waiting months for the announcement, John Van Cleef sent his resume to the Community Resource Center the day the Encinitas-based nonprofit posted a job opening for a new executive director. “And then I went back and re-read the e-mail announcing the posting, and I hadn’t followed the instructions...

  • 76-year-old woman struck and killed while walking across Encinitas roadway

    76-year-old woman struck and killed while walking across Encinitas roadway

    A 76-year-old woman was fatally injured Friday night, Oct. 6, when she was struck by a Toyota Prius outside an Encinitas Fire Station, authorities said.

  • Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project construction to start

    The City of Encinitas awarded a construction contract for the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project at the City Council meeting on Sept. 26. The shoreline between Restaurant Row and South Cardiff State Beach is vulnerable to coastal flooding during large storm events and projected sea level rise....

  • Encinitas mayoral, District 4 candidates tackle issues at forum

    Encinitas mayoral, District 4 candidates tackle issues at forum

    Two current Encinitas City Council members and those vying to take over their seats fielded questions related to Olivenhain, New Encinitas and the city as a whole on Oct. 3. The forum at the Olivenhain Meeting Hall allowed a packed room of residents to ask questions to two mayoral candidates and...

  • 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...

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