CARLSBAD — Summer time is the busy season in any coastal community — August 2012 saw nearly 24,000 visitors to Carlsbad Village on one Saturday. But the downtown hopes to increase that number with a battery of fun events and the completion of several revitalization projects.
CARLSBAD — Family Open Studios invites all to free art-making workshops held in conjunction with each exhibition from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cannon Art Gallery in the Carlsbad City Library complex, 1775 Dove Lane. The next two Family Open Studios will be held:
LA COSTA — In addition to its fresh local produce, artisans, flowers, baked goods and other food offerings, La Costa Canyon Farmers Market, at 1 Maverick Way/Camino de los Coches across from Stagecoach Park, is becoming a weekly community gathering spot with its special events.
ENCINITAS — The Post Office at 1160 N. Coast Highway 101 is once again going to be studied by the United States Postal Service to determine the feasibility of its closure.
ENCINITAS — The San Diego County Registrar of Voters released the results of 11,080 ballots Tuesday night after polls closed for Proposition A. With 51.5 percent of residents voting “yes,” the land-use initiative is on track to pass.
SOLANA BEACH — Attempting to help the Sheriff’s Department in its crime-fighting efforts, council members voted 4-1 at the June 12 meeting to approve an ordinance requiring hotel and motel operators to standardize information collected from guests at registration.
OCEANSIDE — The first session of the six-week Guiding Good Choices parenting program met at Libby Lake Community Center on June 11 and has already drawn a group of interested parents.
ENCINITAS — Skaters took turns swooping down a 9-foot quarterpipe. With the speed from the drop, some hopped onto a rail and slid across it. Others chose to launch off a ramp on the opposite end of the street course. A few of them caught air, grabbed their boards and landed cleanly.
David Miyashiro served as the assistant superintendent of education services for the Encinitas Union School District for four years.During this time, he spearheaded a plan for the district to buy iPads for its third through six-graders for $1.7 million, the funds for which came from bond money for technology improvements.