Olivenhain

Emergency response times quicken in Olivenhain

Emergency response times quicken in Olivenhain

ENCINITAS — Battalion Chief Dismas Abelman drove along a narrow, windy road in Olivenhain in a white truck.

The highs and the lows of it

The highs and the lows of it

Questions rise as the water level of Lake Hodges continues to fall

Residents weigh in on improving walkability of Olivenhain

ENCINITAS — Olivenhain residents are known for getting around on horseback, but community walkability took center stage during a workshop Tuesday night at the Olivenhain Meeting Hall.

Olivenhain fire station undergoes upgrades

Olivenhain fire station undergoes upgrades

ENCINITAS — Residents in the Olivenhain community have gotten what they’ve wanted for some time now — a 24-hour, fully staffed fire station.

Encinitas hires three firefighters for Olivenhain

Encinitas hires three firefighters for Olivenhain

ENCINITAS — City Council voted unanimously to approve three new firefighters for the recently opened mini-fire station on Rancho Santa Fe Road.

Preliminary hearing date set for Michael Vilkin

Preliminary hearing date set for Michael Vilkin

ENCINITAS — At a readiness hearing Wednesday morning, Michael Vilkin, 61, appeared in court and agreed to a June 11 preliminary hearing.

‘Desert Rose’ residents look to head off development project

OLIVENHAIN — “Save Desert Rose,” a group of citizens that have long opposed a planned development are gearing up for another battle as the project developer is slated to go before the Planning Commission in late October.

Citizens concerned about proposed development impacts

OLIVENHAIN — A group of citizens have founded an unincorporated association, “Save Desert Rose,” to oppose a planned development that it says is uncharacteristic of the rural surroundings, environmentally unsustainable and presents a host of other concerns. “Aside from the fact that the proposed development is absolutely not in keeping with the character of Olivenhain, […]

Artists, crafters set to sell their wares at annual event

OLIVENHAIN — The Olivenhain Arts & Crafts Festival will be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Olivenhain Meeting Hall located at the corner of Rancho Santa Fe Road and 7th Street. The origins of the festival can be traced to the fall of 1973 when Dorothy Kendall, and her daughter, Sue […]

Care facility in residential area plans expansion

OLIVENHAIN — Neighbors gathered at an informal meeting with the owners of the Olivenhain Guest Home on Dec. 16 to discuss plans to double the size of occupancy. Hank and Suzanne Kurtz were joined by project planners to answer questions about the possible impacts on the surrounding rural neighborhood on Cole Ranch Road. Currently, the […]