Encinitas

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.

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.

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.

Transcripts for students, alumni now free

REGION — Students in the San Dieguito Union High School District who used to spend money on fees for obtaining official transcripts are getting some relief.

Woman, 91, fights back against PETA

Woman, 91, fights back against PETA

REGION — The silver-haired woman tightly clutched the charcoal-colored chinchilla as it furrowed into her blouse.

Concepts on traditional cultural structures turn to reality

Concepts on traditional cultural structures turn to reality

ENCINITAS — A Jewish cultural tradition that started some thousands of years ago will be carried on this weekend at the Leichtag Foundation’s the Ranch when three finalists from a design contest begin building their winning Sukkah structures.

New density bonus policies to be discussed behind closed doors

New density bonus policies to be discussed behind closed doors

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council’s discussions on how its new density-bonus policies will affect the controversial Desert Rose development will now occur behind closed doors after the developer threatened to sue the city if it enforced the policy on the project.

Bike shop leading charge to collect, refurbish bicycles

Bike shop leading charge to collect, refurbish bicycles

ENCINITAS — Nothing lights up a child’s eyes during the holiday season than a brand new bicycle wrapped with a ribbon, said Paul Thompson, the executive director of the Community Resource Center.

Scripps reaches milestone with cancer treatment option

Scripps reaches milestone with cancer treatment option

ENCINITAS — Scripps Health reached a unique milestone in cancer treatment this month, as it completed its 100th treatment using a special type of radiation therapy that targets cancer cells with laser-type focus.

Postmaster General says USPS issues ‘very fixable’

Postmaster General says USPS issues ‘very fixable’

ENCINITAS — In a late August visit to San Diego, The Postmaster General of the United States Patrick Donahoe described the situation the Postal Service is in as “very fixable,” but only through legislation.

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