Author Archive for judd.handler

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Take a chill pill before exercising

Boot camps and other extreme workouts have become quite popular in Encinitas. Is this a good thing or a bad thing — or just a thing? What does it say about the character of this once-sleepy beach community when people are seen running down Second Street, holding monster truck tires above their heads and willingly […]

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Robert “Bob” Nanninga: Year One, A.D.

It’s been one year since the death of Bob Nanninga, who contributed much to the city of Encinitas and beyond. For those not familiar with Nanninga’s accomplishments during his all-too-brief 45 years, here’s a rundown of some of them: environmental activist; The Coast News columnist; co-creator of the popular Full Moon Poetry Slams; E St. […]