City Council

Business owner asks City Council to take a closer look at sign rules

Business owner asks City Council to take a closer look at sign rules

ENCINITAS — Steve Amster, owner of Garden State Bagels, believes the city discriminates when it comes to promotional signs.

Column: Money can’t buy you everything

Out-of-town developers massively overspent Encinitas townsfolk to defeat Prop A, the proposition that basically said you can’t put high density/high-rise residences in our town unless the people approve it.

Council awards grants to arts, civics groups

ENCINITAS — At Wednesday night’s meeting, City Council allocated $150,000 in grants to arts and civics groups as part of the city of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.

Encinitas to mull use of shuttle service

ENCINITAS — To better link residents to their destinations, the City Council voted 4-1 to green light a transit study that’s been in the works for more than two years.

Council strikes down four-fifths exception

ENCINITAS — Prop A is headed for a special election June 18. Yet councilmembers passed what they believe is the heart of the initiative at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting.

Council sets fees, food trucks can return

Council sets fees, food trucks can return

DEL MAR — Having already established the when, where and how food trucks can operate in Del Mar, council members set the how much at the April 6 meeting, approving a $350 charge for first-time applicants and a $175 annual renewal fee.

Farmers market to sprout on State Street soil

Farmers market to sprout on State Street soil

CARLSBAD — After fading for the past few years, the Carlsbad Farmers Market has been given the chance to sprout on new soil on State Street.

Del Mar City OKs business committee

DEL MAR — In an effort to better support downtown businesses, council members adopted a resolution at the May 6 meeting establishing an 11-member advisory committee that will offer them advice on the challenges of doing business in Del Mar.

Carlsbad agrees to lease unused property

Carlsbad agrees to lease unused property

CARLSBAD — City Council agreed to solicit proposals from private companies to lease 3.15 acres of city and Carlsbad Municipal Water District-owned land and appointed new members to city commissions and committees at its May 7 meeting.

Solana Beach City Council takes no action on gun control petition

SOLANA BEACH — Presented with a petition from a small local church requesting action on five items to potentially reduce the likelihood of gun violence, City Council members opted at the April 24 meeting to limit their involvement to a discussion and put the matter on a future agenda if there is a request to […]