Author Archive for Jared Whitlock
ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden’s 6,000 members can no longer vote on trustee elections or other issues.
COAST CITIES — Finding parking near the beach can be a challenge. And it’s made tougher by signs in front of residents’ homes stating parking isn’t allowed there.
ENCINITAS — Local water districts are closely monitoring a nasty drought to see if water-use restrictions are necessary. For now, it appears they will have adequate supply to draw from.
ENCINITAS — The city and USS Cal Builders entered into settlement negotiations with the California Regional Water Quality Control Board in hopes of reducing a $430,850 fine for sediment from the Encinitas Community Park entering downstream waterways.
COAST CITIES — Two years after the debut of new and expanded marine protected areas, wardens are placing a greater emphasis on citations for illegal activity in the reserves.
The City Council said it’s still interested in the property
A series of strong northwest swells kept wave heights in the 5-to-7 foot range throughout the week, and an even bigger swell is due to hit Friday into Saturday. Given that swell had been lacking earlier in the winter, surfers rejoiced at the numerous opportunities to get wet. Photos by Jared Whitlock
CARLSBAD — Mission Estancia Elementary ushered around 50 students who were outside the campus inside its building at around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday in response to a police helicopter flying overhead.
COAST CITIES — Solana Beach passed an ordinance this past June that allowed the Sheriff’s Department to inspect hotel guest books without a warrant. A week later, Encinitas gave its initial approval for a similar law.