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University students take on Encinitas housing crisis for semester project

Aaron Burgin
A group of students at a San Diego architecture school gave their best shot at addressing an issue that has perplexed Encinitas stakeholders for years...
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Oceanside tackles short-term rentals, regulations

Samantha Nelson
The city continued its discussion over how to regulate short-term rentals, an issue that has been popping up in coastal towns and other cities popular...
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Supervisors won’t hear Lilac Hills Ranch project in 2018

Aaron Burgin
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors won't render a decision about a controversial proposed development near Valley Center in 2018, county officials announced. ...
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Encinitas ditches concrete Beacon’s staircase over some residents’ objections

Aaron Burgin
The city unveiled a new plan for a wooden staircase along the south side of the beach at what was supposed to be a workshop...
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Despite deputy’s business ties, mayor votes to end historic panel review

Steve Horn
The proposed redevelopment of the historic Ritz Theater may get a vote in front of the Escondido City Council later this year. But that vote...
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Climate Action Plan update kicks off with meeting at Escondido City Hall

Steve Horn
The Mitchell Room at Escondido City Hall was packed for the first public meeting about the rollout of the city of Escondido’s updated Climate Action...
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Newland Sierra project before County Planning Commission

Aaron Burgin
The latest in a series of controversial backcountry development projects to appear before the Planning Commission will be heard this week, nearly 15 years after...

Uphill battle for housing plan consensus continues

Carey Blakely
As the deadline looms to submit a ballot measure in time for the November election, debate over Encinitas’ high-density housing plan refuses to “go gentle...