Encinitas

Barth opts to not run for mayor

Barth opts to not run for mayor

ENCINITAS — Mayor Teresa Barth’s name won’t be on the ballot for mayor in November.

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

ENCINITAS — A plan from Caltrans to upgrade Interstate 5 includes building a 150-space parking lot and underpass for carpoolers on part of a strawberry field just off of Manchester Avenue.

Filmmakers shine at inaugural student film festival

Filmmakers shine at inaugural student film festival

ENCINITAS — Filmmakers stepped out onto the red carpet for the inaugural Encinitas Student Film Festival Apr. 6 at the historic La Paloma Theatre.

Man faces 15 years in prison in connection with deadly hit-and-run

Man faces 15 years in prison in connection with deadly hit-and-run

VISTA — A driver pleaded not guilty on Monday at the Vista courthouse to charges stemming from a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Del Mar.

Disagreement over Pacific View takes center stage during State of the City

Disagreement over Pacific View takes center stage during State of the City

ENCINITAS — Teresa Barth and Kristin Gaspar, who are splitting this year’s mayor term, painted different pictures of the city’s direction during an occasionally tense State of the City address April 4.

Community digs in for Arbor Day celebration

Community digs in for Arbor Day celebration

ENCINITAS – While the national Arbor Day celebration is at the end of April, according to the Arbor Day Foundation, California tends to recognize the day the week of March 7 through March 14.

Commercial drone industry looking to fly locally

Commercial drone industry looking to fly locally

ENCINITAS — Four propellers whirred, buzzing like the sound of a small swarm of bees.

Mysterious sea star disease hitting San Diego

Mysterious sea star disease hitting San Diego

REGION — Sea stars along the West Coast are dying en masse. The culprit: what biologists are calling sea star wasting syndrome.

Frustration builds over ‘density bonus’ housing

Frustration builds over ‘density bonus’ housing

ENCINITAS — Last week, residents once again railed against proposed “density bonus” housing projects during a council meeting.

NCTD contractor to pay $10K to woman slammed to ground by conductor

REGION — A woman who was thrown to the ground by a conductor will receive a $10,000 settlement, the NCTD (North County Transit District) board agreed last week.