Encinitas

Council mum on city manager finalists

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas City Council emerged from its closed session meeting regarding the narrowing of its field of finalists for the city manager position with not much to report.

Military to receive free admission to Botanic Garden

Military to receive free admission to Botanic Garden

ENCINITAS — Active duty, National Guard and Reserve members and their families will be able to stop and smell the roses at the San Diego Botanic Gardens — for free. Well, at least for the next four months. The Botanic Garden, located in Encinitas, announced a partnership with the Blue Star Museum program that will […]

Sand replenishment project clears major hurdle

Sand replenishment project clears major hurdle

REGION — Plans to place more than 1.5 million cubic yards of sand on beaches in two North County cities over a 50-year span recently reached “the last significant major milestone,” Solana Beach City Manager David Ott said.

Encinitas agricultural ordinance takes shape

Encinitas agricultural ordinance takes shape

ENCINITAS—After months of debate and discussion, Encinitas unveiled a draft of its agricultural ordinance that officials said they hope strikes a balance between encouraging agricultural while protecting the suburban value of neighbors.

Houlihan Dog Park to close for three weeks

Dog owner who frequent the Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park should plan to take their four-legged friends to the park sometime before Tuesday, as Encinitas officials announced they will close the park for three weeks to perform scheduled maintenance.

Applicant field for Encinitas City Manager down to seven

ENCINITAS—The consultant hired by Encinitas to handle the recruitment for a permanent city manager said he will recommend seven finalists to the City Council at meeting on Monday.

Leichtag farmer wins major food writing award

ENCINITAS—The Leichtag Foundation’s “Farmer D” has won a major food-writing award.

Coastal Rail plan, fence proposal, panned by residents

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to from an earlier version to reflect the accurate cost of the Coast Highway rail alternative, $4 million to $5 million.

YMCA plans mean Little League can stay

YMCA plans mean Little League can stay

ENCINITAS—Encinitas Little League will be able to call the Magdalena Ecke YMCA fields home for most of its operation for the foreseeable future, as the YMCA’s recently announced expansion plans will allow for the baseball organization to stay.

Park fee study moves forward, revenue increasing ideas nixed

ENCINITAS—The City Council unanimously authorized its parks and recreation department to move forward with its ongoing study of its fee schedule, but not before it nixed a controversial appendix that included some revenue-generating ideas that sparked a rebuke from several residents.