Encinitas

Theater company sets the stage for new venue

Theater company sets the stage for new venue

ENCINITAS — A local theater company has reached out to the city about building a permanent facility on a city-owned piece of land in the Encinitas Ranch Town Center long targeted for a performing arts venue.

Plastic in the oceans inspires documentary

Plastic in the oceans inspires documentary

ENCINITAS — While on a walk on the beach with his wife Maxine a couple of years ago, Philippe Carillo came across a plastic bag on the shore. By the end of their walk, they had filled the bag full with more plastic and trash.

Dragon Knights Stilt Theater performance shines at arts festival

Dragon Knights Stilt Theater performance shines at arts festival

ENCINITAS — Packed into an afternoon of chalk art, community mural painting, Tahitian dancers, a battle of the bands and local nonprofits like the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project, the Dragon Knights Stilt Theater performance shined at the annual Encinitas Arts Festival on March 29.

‘Thorny’ issue getting better along roads

‘Thorny’ issue getting better along roads

ENCINITAS — There was a time that bicyclers riding through Leucadia would avoid the east side of Coast Highway 101 and the west side of Vulcan Avenue between Encinitas and Leucadia boulevards at all cost.

Leo Mullen turf, lights discussed at council meeting

ENCINITAS — The City Council agreed to include the potential installation of artificial turf and permanent lighting at Leo Mullen Sports Park in its capital improvement budget discussions, which kicked off this week.

Encinitas celebrates Nimoy with week of ‘Spock Block’

Encinitas celebrates Nimoy with week of ‘Spock Block’

ENCINITAS — Vulcan Avenue: The not-so-final frontier. Voyage a block of this avenue — between D and E streets — for a weeklong mission to celebrate the life of Leonard Nimoy — the most prominent of Vulcans.

Officer-involved shooting in Encinitas

Officer-involved shooting in Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting in Village Park in which a deputy fatally shot a man armed with a shotgun who was reportedly suicidal.

Senior Zone to go into effect April 1

Senior Zone to go into effect April 1

ENCINITAS — The speed limit along a stretch of Saxony Road will be lowered to 25 miles per hour beginning April 1, as the city’s first “senior zone” will go into effect, city officials said.

Barriers on San Elijo Avenue placed as a matter of public safety

Barriers on San Elijo Avenue placed as a matter of public safety

ENCINITAS — It didn’t take Michael Manhard long to express his feelings about the new “additions” to his neighborhood — more than a dozen temporary barriers at the edge of a bluff adjacent to the stretch of San Elijo Avenue where he lives.

Leo Mullen turf, lights up for discussion at council meeting

ENCINITAS — A large youth soccer organization in Encinitas is expected to lobby the City Council Wednesday for lights and artificial turf at one of the city’s sports parks.