Encinitas

Fire Department wants 3 additional firefighters at Olivenhain station

Fire Department wants 3 additional firefighters at Olivenhain station

ENCINITAS — Encinitas’ fire chief has signaled that he will ask the City Council for three more firefighters at the city’s newest fire station in Olivenhain during the upcoming budget discussions.

Arguments to be heard in yoga case

Arguments to be heard in yoga case

ENCINITAS — A conservative rights group’s continued litigation against the Encinitas Union School District’s yoga program returns to court next week when a state appeals court panel will hear arguments in the group’s appeal of the lower court’s ruling.

Encinitas 101 MainStreet taps new CEO

Encinitas 101 MainStreet taps new CEO

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association has tapped an Escondido woman to serve as the organization’s executive director.

Leaf blower ban goes back to commission

Leaf blower ban goes back to commission

ENCINITAS — Encinitas’ environmental commission will revisit proposed restrictions on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers in Encinitas, amid concern that the ban would financially strain homeowners in large planned communities.

Slight change to skate park rules, enforcement looms

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council recently made a subtle change to its rules at local skate parks, and city officials signaled that enforcement and ticketing could be on the horizon.

Council shuts down eTown Hall

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council voted to cancel the city’s contract with the company that powers its online civic engagement tool, eTown Hall.

Residents weigh in on city manager traits

ENCINITAS — Encinitas’ next city manager should be from a similar sized city, have an understanding of the inner workings of the state’s Coastal Commission, be able to work with a highly engaged and articulate electorate, dealt with “hard core” developers, understand Proposition A and density bonus issues and their impact on the community, be […]

Speed at the forefront of second annual Encinitas Mile

Speed at the forefront of second annual Encinitas Mile

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Mile is back — all 5,280 feet of it — for the second year in a row.

Council OKs fencing to separate Orpheus playground from off leash dog park

ENCINITAS — Danielle Hurtado sat on a bench in Orpheus Park, watching her 4-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter play on the play structure. Behind them, a couple of dogs streaked up and down the hill in the park’s off-leash dog area.

School district will install filters on student iPads

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Union School District is working on installing filters on student iPads by next week that will restrict access to inappropriate sites when the students take their devices home, Superintendent Tim Baird said this week.