ESCONDIDO — Finding that city officials may have violated state law, Escondido settled a lawsuit over campaign mailers the city created and distributed in Nov. 2012.
ENCINITAS — A group called We Love Encinitas sent out mailers during the campaign season using survey information highlighting citizen satisfaction. The group is now being scrutinized over its 501 (c) 3 status.
The recent $20,000 taxpayer-funded citizen survey predictably showed that 98 percent of residents are happy with their lives in Encinitas.
In the good old days Encinitas council races were much more homespun.