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  • City to discuss modifications to Cardiff streets

    City to discuss modifications to Cardiff streets

    Members of the public are invited to join the City's Traffic Engineering Division to discuss potential street modifications, including changes to existing street striping and parking along Liverpool Drive and Chesterfield Drive. The meeting will take place Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Encinitas...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • CRC announces partnership with Bastyr University

    CRC announces partnership with Bastyr University

    Community Resource Center (CRC) and Bastyr University California have partnered together to develop and deliver nutrition and wellness education to local households in need. Community Resource Center distributes over 480,000 pounds of rescued food annually at their center, an essential resource...

  • Artist creates sculpture out of plastic, trash in Encinitas

    Artist creates sculpture out of plastic, trash in Encinitas

    A Tibetan artist recently visited Encinitas to create a sculpture out of ocean pollutants and express the dangers of unconsciously throwing items out.

  • Encinitas shop scoops up vegan cookie dough

    Encinitas shop scoops up vegan cookie dough

    The shop opened over the summer.

  • 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...

  • Meet the candidates: Encinitas City Council

    Meet the candidates: Encinitas City Council

    Six people are vying for three seats on the Encinitas City Council.

  • Encinitas Ranch sending team to PGA event

    Encinitas Ranch sending team to PGA event

    Next month, a group of young golfers will tee it up and let it fly at the PGA Junior League Championships in Scottsdale, Ariz. The last time the San Diego All-Stars — based out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course — played in the event, the result was a victory at the 2015 competition in Lake Buena Vista,...

  • Encinitas hesitant to expand low-income housing requirements

    Encinitas hesitant to expand low-income housing requirements

    The question of whether to bump up Encinitas' low-income inclusionary housing requirement needs more research to make sure the change won't adversely impact new housing development in town, the City Council decided Oct. 24. The vote to turn what was initially forecasted to be a $65,000 research...

  • Encinitas family detains suspected robber, authorities say

    Encinitas family detains suspected robber, authorities say

    An Encinitas family detained a homeless man who possibly attempted to break into and rob their home, sheriff's officials said in a news release. Fred Weston, the 62-year-old homeowner of the one-acre property on the 500 block of La Costa Avenue, was awakened by his surveillance system on his property...

  • Passion 4 K.I.D.S. honored with 'California Heroes Award' by California Senate

    Passion 4 K.I.D.S. honored with 'California Heroes Award' by California Senate

    Passion 4 K.I.D.S., an Encinitas-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit for children, was honored with the “California Heroes Award” from the California Senate. Senator Joel Anderson presented the prestigious award to Charles and Linda Van Kessler, founders of Passion 4 K.I.D.S. He noted “These awards are...

  • North Coast Singers founding artistic director announces retirement

    North Coast Singers founding artistic director announces retirement

    Sally Husch Dean, Founding Artistic Director of the San Diego North Coast Singers (SDNCS) has announced her intention to retire after 26 years of serving the youth choral organization.

  • Encinitas events this week (Oct. 26)

    Encinitas events this week (Oct. 26)

    Dia de los Muertos The family-friendly “Day of the Dead” festival includes performances by San Diego’s top Mariachi Bands and Ballet Folklorico dancers on Oct. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. The event will also include art-making workshops for...

  • Encinitas woman dances in 'Romeo and Juliet'-like show

    Encinitas woman dances in 'Romeo and Juliet'-like show

    Noelle Franco, 20, is lending her dance skills as part of the ensemble of "Beyond Babel," which was written by Carlsbad residents Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid, as well as the Hideaway Circus.

  • Encinitas District 3 candidate: Jody Hubbard

    Encinitas District 3 candidate: Jody Hubbard

    Jody Hubbard, a 19-year resident of Encinitas, is the lone opponent running against District 3 councilmember Mark Muir.

  • Acupuncture office offers free treatments for breast cancer patients in October

    Acupuncture office offers free treatments for breast cancer patients in October

    Acupuncture Continuum, located at 317 North El Camino Real, suite 401, regularly offers treatments that can help alleviate pain, stress and other factors that can affect someone's quality of life.

  • San Dieguito board unanimously approves new superintendent 

    San Dieguito board unanimously approves new superintendent 

    SDUHSD President Beth Hergesheimer said that Haley was selected after a nationwide search this summer due to his leadership qualities, school finance acumen, special education background, and curriculum and program development capabilities.

  • Encinitas events this week (Oct. 19)

    Encinitas events this week (Oct. 19)

    The symphony will perform Vivaldi’s Autumn from the Four Seasons, featuring Cheryl Swem violin soloist, the first movement of Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms, and much more on Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Seacoast Community Church, 1050 Regal Road.

  • Encinitas to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

    Encinitas to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

    Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) and the City of Encinitas are presenting the fifth annual Encinitas Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The free festival takes place on Oct. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear...

  • Women's skate event coming to Encinitas

    Women's skate event coming to Encinitas

    “I believe the fastest growing category of skateboarding right now is the girls,” said Christian Hosoi, skateboarding legend. “I am blown away by how far their skateboarding abilities have come in recent years and can’t wait to see them at the greatest women’s skateboarding event.” Hosoi and his...

  • Duck Donuts bringing customizable delights to Encinitas

    Duck Donuts bringing customizable delights to Encinitas

    A Wonka-like paradise for donuts is set to rise in Encinitas this weekend. Duck Donuts will open its California location Oct. 20 at 1452 Encinitas Boulevard, following seven years of success on the east coast. The concept is entirely based on customization: You walk in, grab an order sheet and...

  • Two face off in contested judicial race

    Two face off in contested judicial race

    While political campaigns for seats on the Superior Court bench are often low-key affairs, a contest this fall has drawn more attention than usual.

  • Encinitas planners: More work needed on low-income housing requirement

    Encinitas planners: More work needed on low-income housing requirement

    Much more research needs to be done before any steps are taken on a proposal to bump up the city's low-income housing construction requirement, the Encinitas planning commissioners declared during a special workshop Tuesday, Oct. 9.

  • Coastal Commission backs Leucadia Streetscape project, denies opponents' appeal

    Coastal Commission backs Leucadia Streetscape project, denies opponents' appeal

    Encinitas can proceed with its plans to overhaul Leucadia's portion of Coast Highway 101 and eliminate a vehicle lane in each direction, the state Coastal Commission decided Thursday, Oct. 11.

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