Encinitas

Encinitas agricultural ordinance takes shape

Encinitas agricultural ordinance takes shape

ENCINITAS—After months of debate and discussion, Encinitas unveiled a draft of its agricultural ordinance that officials said they hope strikes a balance between encouraging agricultural while protecting the suburban value of neighbors.

Houlihan Dog Park to close for three weeks

Dog owner who frequent the Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park should plan to take their four-legged friends to the park sometime before Tuesday, as Encinitas officials announced they will close the park for three weeks to perform scheduled maintenance.

Applicant field for Encinitas City Manager down to seven

ENCINITAS—The consultant hired by Encinitas to handle the recruitment for a permanent city manager said he will recommend seven finalists to the City Council at meeting on Monday.

Leichtag farmer wins major food writing award

ENCINITAS—The Leichtag Foundation’s “Farmer D” has won a major food-writing award.

Coastal Rail plan, fence proposal, panned by residents

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to from an earlier version to reflect the accurate cost of the Coast Highway rail alternative, $4 million to $5 million.

YMCA plans mean Little League can stay

YMCA plans mean Little League can stay

ENCINITAS—Encinitas Little League will be able to call the Magdalena Ecke YMCA fields home for most of its operation for the foreseeable future, as the YMCA’s recently announced expansion plans will allow for the baseball organization to stay.

Park fee study moves forward, revenue increasing ideas nixed

ENCINITAS—The City Council unanimously authorized its parks and recreation department to move forward with its ongoing study of its fee schedule, but not before it nixed a controversial appendix that included some revenue-generating ideas that sparked a rebuke from several residents.

Traffic Calming measures planned for Quail Gardens, Saxony

Traffic Calming measures planned for Quail Gardens, Saxony

ENCINITAS—On the heels of a major victory to slow down vehicle speeds on sections of Saxony Road and Quail Gardens Drive, stakeholders along both streets have turned their attention to a more ambitious goal- lowering the speed limit along the entire stretch of both roads between Leucadia and Encinitas boulevards.

Encinitas voices support in expansion of skate park safety gear mandate to non-skaters

Encinitas voices support in expansion of skate park safety gear mandate to non-skaters

ENCINITAS—With little fanfare, Encinitas staked its support of an assembly bill that would expand a requirement for riders of all types of vehicles at skate parks, as opposed to only skateboarders.

Student help desk thriving at EUSD

Student help desk thriving at EUSD

ENCINITAS—When the students at Mission Estancia have trouble with their school-issued iPad, who are they gonna call?