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

ARTWalk gives artists, public chance to interact

ENCINITAS — Photography was not always in Don Miralle’s future. It wasn’t until 1996, his senior year at the University of California, Los Angeles, when the former college swimmer by chance took a photography class in his last semester. “It was then I realized that photography had the same rules as painting or sculpting, except […]

San Dieguito Academy has new basketball coach

San Dieguito Academy has new basketball coach

ENCINITAS — The North County varsity basketball coaching carousel came to a stop this month after San Dieguito High School Academy announced the hiring of Santa Fe Christian Junior Varsity Head Coach Jason Stewart as the program’s head coach. San Dieguito Academy officials were excited to announce the hire Stewart, touting his experience as a […]

Encinitas’ bag ban being called a ‘historic moment’

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council approved a proposed ban on single-use plastic bags at Wednesday’s council meeting, a move hailed by environmental advocates as a “historic moment” in city history. The council voted 3-2 to adopt the two-phase prohibition, which would ban grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, convenience stories, city facilities and gas station […]

Council reverses decision, 10/20 race back on in Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The California 10/20 race is back on again, as the Encinitas City Council made an about face and unanimously approved the musical-themed, 10-mile foot race, along with the rest of its major events calendar for 2015. The race, which is scheduled for Feb. 15, is named for the 10-mile course, which last year […]

Council to consider proposed bag ban

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council will consider a proposed ban on single-use plastic bags at Wednesday’s council meeting. A council majority voted in June to direct staff to craft the two-phase prohibition, which would ban grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, convenience stories, city facilities and gas station markets from using distributing plastic bags six […]

Encinitas fighter embarks on MMA career

Encinitas fighter embarks on MMA career

Third professional fight will be for Featherweight Title ENCINITAS — In just less than five minutes, in two fights ended by two TKOs, Alex Higley has embarked on his Mixed Martial Arts fighting career undefeated. And now, the 29-year-old fighter from Encinitas will be entering just his third professional fight — this one for the […]

Program helps raise awareness on marine protected areas to inner city kids

Program helps raise awareness on marine protected areas to inner city kids

REGION — The three-mile span of beach and ocean between Moonlight State Beach and Cardiff State Beach in Encinitas looks like almost every beach along the California coastline. But since January 2012, it and 10 other stretches of San Diego’s coastline and wetlands have become special areas of refuge for schools of fish and other […]

Court’s ruling on Desert Rose headed for appeal

Court’s ruling on Desert Rose headed for appeal

ENCINITAS — Opponents of a density-bonus development in Olivenhain known as Desert Rose said a Superior Court judge’s ruling and the City Council’s recent closure of several loopholes popular among density development could significantly change what the developer can do on the site. But the attorney for the developer said his client plans to appeal […]

This All-Star summer had plenty of sizzle for ELL

The parting of the Red Sea came and went and did this summer really happen? “It’s crazy what they accomplished,” Chaz Gagne said. Gagne managed the Encinitas Little League All Stars, those boys playing lights out while school was out. ELL, and its boisterous band of boosters dubbed the “Red Sea,” fell short in reaching […]

District to have ‘big year’ in campus growth

District to have ‘big year’ in campus growth

ENCINITAS — If one were to liken San Dieguito Union High School District’s construction campaign to a three-course dinner, last year was just the appetizer. The main course begins this year. The district’s $449 million Proposition AA building campaign kicks into high gear across the district, as a number of key projects commence that will […]

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