Moonlight Beach

City awards grant for Moonlight Beach stormwater study

City awards grant for Moonlight Beach stormwater study

ENCINITAS — The City Council awarded a $240,850 contract on Wednesday night to Tetra Tech to prepare a stormwater study for the Cottonwood Creek watershed.

Council to vote on fire pit reservations at Moonlight Beach

Council to vote on fire pit reservations at Moonlight Beach

ENCINITAS — Cara Kwon arrived at Moonlight Beach at 5 a.m. on Friday to lay claim to a fire pit and picnic table.

Former concession stand operators sue city

Former concession stand operators sue city

ENCINITAS — Treggon Owens and his wife June, who ran the Moonlight Beach concession stand for more than three and a half years, filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against the city last month.

Moonlight Beach upgrades make debut

Moonlight Beach upgrades make debut

ENCINITAS — A band belted out surf rock tunes from atop a new garage, residents prepped s’mores by roasting marshmallows in fire rings and beachgoers admired the architecture of new buildings on Moonlight Beach. And even “June gloom” gave way to sunny skies.

Council to mull over new  lifeguard tower and other projects

Council to mull over new lifeguard tower and other projects

ENCINITAS — City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to place five infrastructure projects at the top of its list for consideration.

Lifeguards are busy making rescues of a different kind

Lifeguards are busy making rescues of a different kind

ENCINITAS — Normally, Annie Howe, a senior ocean lifeguard with the Encinitas Lifeguards, is busy watching the water in anticipation of having to save someone from the ocean.

Moonlight tree lights way for the holiday season

Moonlight tree lights way for the holiday season

For 18 years the large pine at the southern end of Moonlight beach has been decorated with lights and a star to celebrate the holiday season. Commemorated as a limited edition Christmas ornament by DEMA, the pine was originally planted by the Danforth family back in 1952 and now stands 85 feet tall. Once decorated, […]

County to assess water quality following sewage spill

County to assess water quality following sewage spill

ENCINITAS — Following a spill that leaked 6,200 gallons of sewage into Moonlight Beach Sunday, closing a span of approximately 200 feet of beach, County officials are expected to test the water again today before reopening the area for recreational activities.

Council votes unanimously to issue bonds for park, beach projects

ENCINITAS — The City Council voted unanimously to issue bonds to pay for the Encinitas Community Park and Moonlight Beach improvements despite some lingering objections by residents Wednesday.

Groundbreaking ceremonies held for Encinitas Community Park and Moonlight Beach improvements

Groundbreaking ceremonies held for Encinitas Community Park and Moonlight Beach improvements

Encinitas — The city recently marked the start of two major projects: the 44-acre Encinitas Community Park, also known as the Hall Property, and Moonlight Beach improvements.