Encinitas

Reporter: Wehtahnah Tucker


Email: wtucker@coastnewsgroup.com

Contact Info:

City Hall
505 S. Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024-3633

Encinitas Sheriff’s Station
175 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-3633
760-966-3500

Graffiti Hotline
760-633-2751

Public Works
760-633-2840

Encinitas Fire and Marine Safety
505 S. Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024
Fire Prevention: (760) 633-2820
Marine Safety: (760) 633-2800

Metal detector seeks to find medal’s owner

Metal detector seeks to find medal’s owner

ENCINITAS – Her obsession with metal detecting has unearthed hundreds, if not thousands of items that people have lost, dropped or that time has forgotten. Apart from the loose change and discarded soda can tabs, some of the items that Peggy Higgins has found over the years have captured her imagination. One such item – […]

City looking for path forward in stabilizing Beacon’s Beach

City looking for path forward in stabilizing Beacon’s Beach

ENCINITAS — Another bluff collapse at Beacon’s Beach could wipe out much of the nearby parking lot and a winding trail that leads down to a popular surfing spot, officials fear. City signs posted there even warn beachgoers to use the trail at their own risk. “It’s an active landslide area,” said Encinitas Director of […]

Runners make their marks

Runners make their marks

ENCINITAS – A half-mile stretch of Vulcan Avenue became a veritable race track for runners challenging themselves to see just how fast they could run a mile on Sunday. The Encinitas Mile, the inaugural event co-founded by North County runners Mark Sarno and Daniel Seidel, saw several heats of runners head down a portion of […]

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

ENCINITAS – For the second time in two months, a motorist collided with a bicyclist at an identical spot on Coast Highway 101. On Friday, a motorist traveling south on the highway, attempted a left hand turn into the driveway of the Ride Cyclery bicycle shop, when the vehicle collided with a cyclist heading southbound. […]

Animal safehouse for pets of domestic violence victims

Animal safehouse for pets of domestic violence victims

ENCINITAS — The Rancho Coastal Humane Society Animal Safehouse Program is one step forward in supporting victims and ending the cycle of domestic violence. John Van Zante, Rancho Coastal Humane Society public relations director, said when the humane society heard there was a need for the service they stepped forward and offered to shelter pets […]

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

ENCINITAS — Co-founders of The Encinitas Mile race Daniel Seidel and Mark Sarno are looking to join in the movement of bringing back the mile. As North County runners, they appreciated the fact that there have been so few opportunities to run in a competitive mile-long race. On March 16, that will all change. The […]

Local honored for lifetime of teaching tennis

Local honored for lifetime of teaching tennis

ENCINITAS — Teaching tennis comes naturally to Brad Humphreys, who began passing on his knowledge at the age of 15, when he took a summer job with a recreation department in Twin Falls, Idaho. Later, after earning his master’s degree in education from Idaho University, he relocated in 1970 to Encinitas, where he became a […]

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

Dancers, musician, and painter collaborate in the first of four stirring performances

ENCINITAS — The story was about lines and relationships in first of four Patricia Rincon Dance Collective Salon Dances at the Encinitas Library on Feb. 23. The dance series is a nod to the Isadora Duncan Salon Dances of the 1900s, in which wealthy patrons gathered in their salon to watch dance. Features of the […]

Suspect sought in string of vehicle burglaries

Suspect sought in string of vehicle burglaries

ENCINITAS — An unknown number of suspects are targeting vehicles in the parking lot of the LA Fitness gym on El Camino Real, stealing a number of items, including purses and wallets. Detective Chris Lawrence of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department said they were able to obtain a photo of at least one of the […]

5k Paw Walk proves to be tail-wagging fun

5k Paw Walk proves to be tail-wagging fun

Encinitas — More than 600 people and their dogs took part in the San Diego Botanic Garden and Rancho Coastal Humane Society 5k Paw Walk at the botanic garden Feb. 22. Walking trails were marked off, water stations were located along the course, and participants were given plastic bags for any needed clean up. The […]

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