Encinitas

Art, education take center stage as interim use for Pacific View site

Art, education take center stage as interim use for Pacific View site

ENCINITAS — After a year of discord and split votes over the future of the Pacific View Elementary School site, the council moved forward unanimously with the first steps toward developing a temporary use for the property.

Cardiff, Olivenhain residents could see sewer rate increases

ENCINITAS — Residents in Cardiff and Olivenhain could see an uptick in their sewer fees starting in July, as the City Council on Wednesday will weigh whether to start the process of raising rates in those communities.

Cardiff students espouse the gospel of water conservation

Cardiff students espouse the gospel of water conservation

ENCINITAS — Evie Naples said her older brother is prone to taking 20-minute showers, where 17 minutes of the shower he watches water go down the drain.

Council finds compromise, moves Housing Element forward

Council finds compromise, moves Housing Element forward

ENCINITAS — After a contentious start to another lengthy public hearing last week, the Encinitas City Council emerged with a unanimous vote on three housing maps that will be analyzed as part of the city’s housing element efforts.

Several stalwarts term out of commission posts

ENCINITAS — The deadline has come and gone for incumbent commissioners to re-apply for spots on the city’s council-appointed advisory commissions, and several long-time members are not seeking reappointment.

2 community groups form to draft housing element alternatives

ENCINITAS — Two groups have stepped forward to draft alternatives to the city’s housing element maps.

Housing element results met with mixed reactions

ENCINITAS — The results of Encinitas’ much publicized civic engagement efforts for the upcoming Housing Element — which were powered by the controversial online platform eTown Hall — were met with mixed reactions from the residents and the City Council on Tuesday night.

Council OKs 25 mph speed limit on Saxony

ENCINITAS — The speed limit on a section of Saxony Road near a large senior community and the Magdalena Ecke YMCA will be lowered to 25 miles per hour as part of a plan to make the stretch of roadway safer for pedestrians.

Results of planning map input to be presented next week

ENCINITAS — After months of collecting input from residents on the city’s housing element, city staff is scheduled to present the results of the outreach efforts at one, and potentially two public meetings next week.

Residents will have chance to create housing map

Residents will have chance to create housing map

ENCINITAS — Encinitas residents who were unsatisfied with the options the city laid out for the proposed Housing Element Update will have an opportunity to present an alternative plan.