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Council votes against new permit system for bars

Council votes against new permit system for bars

ENCINITAS — The city should step up code enforcement checks on bars, rather than adopt a new permit system for alcohol-serving establishments, a council majority said on Wednesday night.

Planning Commission says more teeth needed behind bar enforcement

Planning Commission says more teeth needed behind bar enforcement

ENCINITAS — Before looking at new regulations for bars, more resources should be dedicated toward enforcing existing laws, the city’s planning commissioners stated last week.

8 Encinitas stories to watch in 2014

8 Encinitas stories to watch in 2014

From the Encinitas Community Park making its debut to tougher rules for bars, here’s a rundown of eight stories that will define Encinitas over the next year.

Council reaches compromise on smoking ban laws

OCEANSIDE — City Council discussion on the wording of an amendment to ban smoking at bar and restaurant patios moved Mayor Jim Wood to leave the June 5 meeting before council reached a compromise.