Encinitas

Brush with Art: Artist plants creative seeds at Sunshine Gardens

Brush with Art: Artist plants creative seeds at Sunshine Gardens

It’s no small coincidence that Solana Beach artist Renée Miller’s given name means “reborn.” The 35-year-old painter and art instructor often recreates herself and is now breathing new life into an old structure that she recently renovated and moved to Encinitas.

Encinitas Council adopts $76M budget, says no to extra deputy

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council unanimously adopted a $76 million operating budget and its six-year capital improvement budget, but voted down an 11th-hour request by the Sheriff’s Department to hire an additional deputy.

Surfrider Foundation throws support behind Coastal Commission

Surfrider Foundation throws support behind Coastal Commission

ENCINITAS — San Diego’s largest coastal advocacy group threw its weight behind the California Coastal Commission in its legal fight to maintain its regulatory authority over private seawalls, even as some residents questioned them over their stance.

Residents riled up over high-density housing plan along Quail Gardens Drive

Residents riled up over high-density housing plan along Quail Gardens Drive

ENCINITAS — A proposal in its infant stages to place low-income high-density housing on city-owned land along Quail Gardens Drive has the surrounding neighborhood up in arms.

Surf lessons bring smiles to youth, Wounded Warriors

Surf lessons bring smiles to youth, Wounded Warriors

ENCINITAS — Out in the water there were smiles from ear to ear as kids rode in waves on their bellies and attempted to stand up on foam boards. Surfing Madonna Oceans Project held its first summer surf camp sessions for challenged youth and Wounded Warriors at Moonlight Beach on May 30.

Cardiff lifeguard tower up for approval

ENCINITAS — A proposed state lifeguard tower and support facility in Cardiff is on the Encinitas Planning Commission’s agenda Thursday night.

The ‘Human Library’ is set for June 7

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas branch of the San Diego County Library encourages you to check out a “human book” this Sunday, as part of its “Human Library” event.

Encinitas takes step to prepare for green waste recycling mandate

Encinitas takes step to prepare for green waste recycling mandate

ENCINITAS — With a historic green waste recycling mandate set to take effect in six months, Encinitas recently became one of the county’s first cities to take a public step towards preparing for it.

Surfrider Foundation to host seawall tour

Surfrider Foundation to host seawall tour

ENCINITAS — With the Supreme Court poised to weigh in on the state Coastal Commission’s the authority to impose time limits on privately erected seawalls along the state’s coastline, an environmental group is set to host a tour aimed at educating the public about what it believes are the negative side effects of the private […]

Farm Bureau executive director speaks on drought

Farm Bureau executive director speaks on drought

ENCINITAS — Though the topic of a recent library workshop was officially climate change, presenter Eric Larson admits he is not an expert on carbon footprint. What he does know a lot about is water and farming.