Cardiff

Cardiff Library marks 100th anniversary

Cardiff Library marks 100th anniversary

ENCINITAS — More than 100 years ago at S.M. Holbrooks grocery store, 38 residents signed a petition to start a library in Cardiff.

Out & About: Keeping it classy — A guide to the Cardiff dive bars

Cardiff-by-the-Sea has gone through some major changes in the last few decades. Just 20 years ago, it was nothing more than a laid-back surf town with no sign of sidewalk lighting or manicured landscaping.

Ringing the Cullen bell

Historical documents tell us that J. Frank Cullen arrived here around 1910 and soon began to develop what we know as Cardiff. In 1914 he donated land north of the ravine, where the elementary school now stands, and built a school with two classrooms, two anterooms, and two restrooms with a social room in the […]

Cardiff beer-tasting room takes step forward

Cardiff beer-tasting room takes step forward

ENCINITAS — Beer-tasting rooms are allowed under Cardiff development rules, the Planning Commission determined last week.

Residents call for Cardiff School sidewalk improvements

Residents call for Cardiff School sidewalk improvements

ENCINITAS — Residents would like to see final approval of a sidewalk adjacent to the western perimeter of Cardiff School.

Singing and ringing in the New Year

Singing and ringing in the New Year

ENCINITAS – “Dust off your guitars and come on out,” said Janice Sharples. She brought out her autoharp on New Year’s Day to the Cardiff Kook statue for the second annual Splash Jam event.

A Place to Call Home: Why the Seaside Market makes Cardiff wonderful

A Place to Call Home: Why the Seaside Market makes Cardiff wonderful

Cardiff-by-the-Sea had the good fortune to become the home of Cardiff Seaside Market in 1985 when John and Pete Najjar opened their 12,500 square foot store in the Cardiff Town Center.

Public celebrates Nancarrow’s life with paddle-out

Public celebrates Nancarrow’s life with paddle-out

  ENCINITAS — Five-foot waves rolled in, rays from the setting sun streaked across the water and whales even spouted off the coast.

Nearly 900 guns turned in for gift cards

Nearly 900 guns turned in for gift cards

ENCINITAS — People exchanged 899 firearms for gift cards — no questions asked — on Nov. 30 at MiraCosta College.

Rossini Creek running dry discussed during community park update

Rossini Creek running dry discussed during community park update

ENCINITAS — The flow of Rossini Creek has slowed; sections farther downstream have dried up completely. And some Cardiff residents are pointing to construction of the Encinitas Community Park as the likely reason.