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School board drops lawsuit

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Union school board voted on Oct. 4, to drop a lawsuit against the city stemming from the council’s rejection of the board’s rezoning application last year.

Residents speak out against Muir, Stocks; art banner language agreed on

Residents speak out against Muir, Stocks; art banner language agreed on

ENCINITAS — Several groups were relieved when the City Council unanimously approved new language for the city’s banner ordinance on Oct. 10.

Public banner ordinance language stalled

ENCINITAS — The city will continue to bar nonprofit groups from using the light poles along Coast Highway 101 for their advertising banners despite attempts to craft new language for the ordinance that governs the approval of such use.

Viability of project questioned after review of nonprofit’s finances

ENCINITAS — Several roadblocks have become evident in the EUSD (Encinitas Union School Board) agreement to sell the Pacific View Elementary site.

Political newcomers eye City Council seat

Political newcomers eye City Council seat

ENCINITAS — The city’s November election ballot will feature two seated council members and seven challengers vying for three seats on the City Council. 

Encinitas City Council puts Pacific View request on hold

ENCINITAS — The City Council voted 4-0, with Deputy Mayor Kristin Gaspar recusing herself, not to accept the request for a general plan amendment to rezone property and create a new arts center at the former Pacific View Elementary site.

Council votes unanimously to issue bonds for park, beach projects

ENCINITAS — The City Council voted unanimously to issue bonds to pay for the Encinitas Community Park and Moonlight Beach improvements despite some lingering objections by residents Wednesday.

Candidate forum kicks off city’s campaign season

ENCINITAS — A relatively modest-sized crowd turned out to hear the views of the City Council candidates at the first forum of the election on Sept. 18.

Councilwoman memorialized on Cardiff statue

Councilwoman memorialized on Cardiff statue

ENCINITAS – The Cardiff Kook was transformed into a memorial for longtime councilwoman Maggie Houlihan, 63, who lost her battle with cancer Sept. 16, 2011.

Political newcomer enters race for Encinitas City Council

Political newcomer enters race for Encinitas City Council

ENCINITAS — Bryan Ziegler’s name might be familiar in political circles, as he emerged late in the race for San Diego County’s District 3 Supervisor.