Encinitas

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.

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.

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.

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