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

Muir honored for her services to school board

ENCINITAS — On the same night the Encinitas Union School District board celebrated outgoing member Maureen “Mo” Muir’s service, the district’s superintendent laid out the process for which they could find her replacement. Voters on Nov. 4 elected Muir, who served on the elementary school board for six years, to the San Dieguito Union High […]

Top female skateboarders compete

Top female skateboarders compete

ENCINITAS — Fifty competitors took to the 11-foot bowl and 13-foot vert ramp at Magdalena Ecke YMCA Skatepark to vie for part of the Exposure $20,000 prize purse on Nov. 8. The competition was open to female skateboarders only, and drew top professionals including Lizzie Armanto, Julz Lynn, Allysha Bergado, Arianna Carmona and event founder […]

Law firm accuses school district of civil rights violation

ENCINITAS — The law firm that is suing the Encinitas Union School District for teaching yoga in class is at it again, this time accusing the district of violating a 4th grade boy’s civil rights by not allowing him to read the Bible during free reading time. The National Center for Law & Policy claims that […]

Council could toughen restrictions on leaf blowers

Council could toughen restrictions on leaf blowers

ENCINITAS — Encinitas could toughen its restrictions on noisy gas-powered leaf blowers, according to a report from the city’s environmental commission. The council directed the commission as part of its annual work plan to complete a leaf blower noise reduction and pollution plan, which the council would then consider for adoption. Encinitas currently bars the […]

History made, one upset in school board races

REGION — History was made and an upset of sorts occurred in the elections of two of the region’s largest school districts. San Marcos Unified School District voters elected the board’s first Hispanic representative when they elected Stacy Carlson to the board. She and Pam Lindamood won the two seats that were up for grabs, […]

Attorneys file final appeal over yoga in schools

Attorneys file final appeal over yoga in schools

ENCINITAS — The battle over whether Encinitas Union School District’s yoga program promotes religion in public schools took another step recently as attorneys suing the district announced they had filed their final appeal brief, setting the stage for the state appeals court to take up the matter. The National Center for Law and Policy announced […]

City, residents look to have reached a settlement

ENCINITAS — A sometimes bitter legal battle between the city and a Leucadia couple over their converted garage unit ended Wednesday night with a “thank you” and loud applause. That’s because the City Council unanimously voted on a settlement arrangement that lifts a nearly $190,000 tax lien off of the homeowners Lynn and Russell Marr. […]

Stories from the used car lot: EZ Cars turns to reality TV

Stories from the used car lot: EZ Cars turns to reality TV

ENCINITAS — From nun-dressed musicians to ex-millionaires looking to buy a car to sleep in, the folks at E-Z Cars 101 said you won’t believe some of the stories they have come across on the used-car lot on North Coast Highway. It’s enough to make a reality show, co-owner Karen Ventura said. So, that’s what […]

Report raises questions over lack of bar fines

ENCINITAS — Efforts to tame the city’s notoriously rowdy bar scene appeared to have had some success over the summer — with a couple of glaring exceptions — according to a highly anticipated report on city code enforcement efforts in the downtown area. The City Council received the report at its meeting Wednesday, which showed […]

Building Industry files lawsuit against Encinitas for recent density-bonus actions

Building Industry files lawsuit against Encinitas for recent density-bonus actions

ENCINITAS — The Building Industry Association of San Diego has filed a lawsuit to invalidate the Encinitas City Council’s recent action to close several loopholes that have been popular among developers of so-called “density-bonus” projects. An email obtained by The Coast News indicates that City Attorney Glenn Sabine informed the Council of the lawsuit Monday […]

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