Maggie Houlihan

Group wants to name dog park after late councilwoman

ENCINITAS — The nonprofit Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour committee would like the two-acre dog area in the community park to be named the “Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park,” or a similar name.

Officials unveil bench in late-Councilwoman’s name

Officials unveil bench in late-Councilwoman’s name

City officials and others sit on a bench dedicated to the late Encinitas Councilwoman Maggie Houlihan.

Patio at San Diego Cancer Center dedicated to late Councilwoman

Patio at San Diego Cancer Center dedicated to late Councilwoman

ENCINITAS — On a sunny afternoon, San Diego County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price said the “warm, gentle light” reminded her of a good friend. 

Councilwoman memorialized on Cardiff statue

Councilwoman memorialized on Cardiff statue

ENCINITAS – The Cardiff Kook was transformed into a memorial for longtime councilwoman Maggie Houlihan, 63, who lost her battle with cancer Sept. 16, 2011.

Council OKs Houlihan’s image on banners

Council OKs Houlihan’s image on banners

ENCINITAS — Under threat of litigation, the City Council voted 4-1 to permit organizers of the Arts Alive program to submit a new application that would allow for the image of late Councilwoman Maggie Houlihan to be unmasked from the back of the 101 banners currently hanging from city light posts.Ian Thompson, Houlihan’s widower, told […]

Highly anticipated banners unveiled at annual event

Highly anticipated banners unveiled at annual event

ENCINITAS — An unprecedented number of people packed the old Cabo Grill as it was once again transformed into an art gallery with original banners lining the walls and railings during the 13th annual Arts Alive banner unveiling ceremony Feb. 3.Artists joined friends, family and art enthusiasts for the ceremony. The first glimpse at the […]

Banner rejection clarified

Banner rejection clarified

ENCINITAS — To honor the late Councilwoman Maggie Houlihan, organizers behind the annual Arts Alive program intended to display 100 banners with Houlihan’s image on the backside. Houlihan was known for supporting the arts in Encinitas.

Banner exhibit on track

Banner exhibit on track

ENCINITAS — The Arts Alive banner exhibit will proceed as planned according to organizers after a rocky start. The event was originally going to be dedicated to the late City Council member Maggie Houlihan who died Sept. 16. Danny Salzhandler, coordinator of the project, said more than 100 banners with a sketch of Houlihan on […]