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“We've received around 20 applications so far,” said company CEO Brad McLaughlin, whose business is based in Encinitas. “Mostly from California but some from Colorado also.” McLaughlin recently claimed a milestone — 1 million registered users on the 2-year-old site — with a “star-studded VIP guest ...
ENCINITAS, CA – In an effort to curb drunk and drugged driving around Encinitas, the North Coastal Sheriff's Station is conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Friday. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location within city limits, according to sheriff's ...

Trains will likely stop sounding their horns as they rumble through a half-mile stretch of Cardiff starting early next year, thanks to the establishment of Encinitas' first "quiet zone" along the railroad corridor. Installation of the required safety equipment at Cardiff's Chesterfield Drive railroad crossing point is ...
#Matt Weiss plays bass in the Encinitas Monarch. He responded: “I'd rather not comment… But there is a whole other story to this. It's not just a one-sided thing.” #The name-sharing led to some confusion. “Some of our fans accidentally went to their shows thinking they were us.” Yet, he says his band is not ...
ENCINITAS — Encinitas is moving forward aggressively to convert its vehicle fleet to more environmentally friendly cars and trucks. The City Council on March 14 approved several recommendations that establish a plan for converting vehicles from gasoline and diesel to electrically powered or ...
VISTA — An Encinitas man who left the scene of a crash that seriously injured a mother of three near Moonlight Beach was sentenced today to probation and a year in jail. Justin Walt Parker, 39, pleaded guilty in January to felony hit-and-run with serious bodily injury. He faced a maximum of two years in ...

This month's First Sunday Concert, from 2 to 3 p.m. on March 4, hosted by the Encinitas Friends of the Library, will be Valentin Lysenko and the Encinitas Ballet at the Encinitas Library Community Room, 540 Cornish Drive. Music innovator, Ukrainian bandurist, Valentin Lysenko, a highly trained, classically ...
Co-founder Christopher Puffer shared, “We want to bring the building back to its original glory and give Encinitas a dining venue they will be proud to have in their community.” With a design inspired by one of Puffer's favorite childhood spots, the historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse in Maine, the restaurant ...
A hit-and-run driver who stopped to check on his victim before leaving the scene will serve a year in prison and three years of probation. Justin Parker, 39, of Encinitas, was sentenced Monday in a San Diego courtroom for his role in a hit-and-run incident that landed a woman in the hospital with major ...
VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - The driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash in Encinitas that left a mother with severe injuries was sentenced Monday to one year in jail. Justin Parker hit Ashley Lane on Encinitas Blvd. in September 2017. She suffered multiple broken bones, strokes, and partial paralysis.
The 2017 “Senior Citizen of the Year Award” recognizes lifelong learning, outstanding volunteerism and leadership and helping fellow Encinitas community members. The “Service to Seniors Award” recognizes a resident who has had a significant impact on area seniors. Award recipients will be honored at ...
“Encinitas is setting the bar for what a Climate Action Plan developed in 2018 should look like and do,” she said during public comment. “We are excited to see the impact reverberate throughout the region.” Encinitas adopting this climate plan is very significant. We are publicly stating that preventing climate ...
ENCINITAS — A trio of lawsuits that question whether Encinitas' Proposition A pre-empts the city's ability to pass a long-overdue affordable housing plan will be heard in April. April 30 will be the date Superior Court Judge Ronald Frazier will hear oral arguments in the three lawsuits — Building Industry ...
Parker was driving a white, Ford F-150 pickup on Encinitas Boulevard when he struck 33-year-old mother Ashley Mullins Lane. Parker previously pleaded not guilty to hit-and-run causing serious bodily injury or death at an arraignment hearing in October. On Wednesday, his plea was changed. After Parker ...
ENCINITAS — Encinitas will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 41 percent in 2030, pursuing energy independence from San Diego Gas & Electric Co. as the primary method to accomplish the reduction, according to the climate action plan unanimously adopted by the City Council last week.
An Encinitas woman was rushed to the hospital with burn injuries Monday when she was caught in a house fire that threatened other homes. Flames shot from the roof of a home on Landquist Drive east of El Camino Real and south of Encinitas Boulevard just before 12:30 a.m.. The home was damaged as ...
ENCINITAS, CA - From the Climate Action Campaign: This evening, the city of Encinitas voted unanimously to pass a gold-standard Climate Action Plan with a legal commitment to 100% clean electricity and to reduce overall GHG emissions by 2030. This makes Encinitas the 5th city in San Diego County to ...

ENCINITAS — Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC), an immediate access orthopedic-only clinic treating pediatric to geriatric orthopedic conditions, has joined forces with the surgeons and staff of Pacific Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine to open a second Southern California DOC location in Encinitas. Stephen ...
ENCINITAS (CNS) - A 33-year-old inmate from San Diego who escaped from a San Bernardino County prison was apprehended Monday in Encinitas. Michael Martin Garrett was taken into custody by sheriff's deputies about 6:05 p.m., according to the California Department of Corrections and ...
A wind-powered, titanium sculpture by a famed Encinitas metal artist will be the first featured piece in a new city-orchestrated effort to establish public art displays in all five of its communities. Plans to install the kinetic metal sculpture won City Council approval Wednesday night. The piece, titled "Orpheus," ...
Deputies in Encinitas are on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a group of girls near the popular Moonlight State Beach Saturday afternoon. A man in his 40s exposed and touched himself in front of the group of girls just before 1 p.m., a witness told the San Diego County Sheriff's ...
You wouldn't expect much drama to occur at a meeting of the Encinitas (California) Traffic and Public Safety Commission, but at a meeting this week, two of the seven commissioners created a stir when they remained seated during the Pledge of Allegiance.
ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in locating two men suspected of using stolen credit cards to make purchases at a Home Depot in Encinitas. On December 18, two men stole a wallet from inside a car parked in the driveway of an Encinitas home, according to deputies.
The tour provides participants with interesting facts about Encinitas' history, including how Encinitas came to be known as the “Flower Capital.” Attendees will also learn why early settlers came to town in the 1880s and hear interesting anecdotes about the early owners of many historic buildings. They will ...
Two commissioners — Darius Degher, a Leucadia musician and poet, and Christina Simokat, a New Encinitas resident who teaches environmental science at Cal State San Marcos — threw a spotlight on the standard agenda item when they both chose not to say the pledge during the commission's Dec.
ENCINITAS, CA -- California teenager Kira Stanley just wants what all 16-year-olds want: to drive and be independent. But to do that, the once-surfer, will need $350,000 to fight brain cancer. Kira, who was told she had a brain tumor last November, was just a few weeks away from getting her driver's license ...
ENCINITAS, CA – Planning your weekend? Here's the weather forecast for Encinitas, according to the National Weather Service. Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning. Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 5 ...
A 61-year-old pedestrian died after he was hit by a vehicle near an intersection in Encinitas Tuesday night, authorities said. The man was walking west and trying to cross North El Camino Real outside of a marked crosswalk near Encinitas Boulevard around 6:35 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle ...
The City of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club is pleased to announce that they will be honoring individuals for the 2017 “Senior Citizen of the Year Award” and “Service to Seniors Award.” Both awards will be based on nominations made from the public.
“DOC offers the Encinitas and surrounding communities walk-in, immediate access to high-quality orthopedic care. Now, anyone with an orthopedic issue from an acute injury to chronic pain can be seen in minutes by an orthopedic expert without an appointment,” said David Hassinger, founder and CEO of ...
ENCINITAS, CA – Thousands of customers are without power Tuesday morning as a storm slams San Diego County. San Diego Gas & Electric reported on its outage map that more than 5,000 customers have no power across the county, from Cardiff to Chula Vista. Locally, a total of 2,379 customers have ...
Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, a routine rite at the start of many municipal meetings, has generated some soul-searching for Encinitas Traffic and Public Safety Commission members. Two commissioners -- Darius Degher, a Leucadia musician and poet, and Christina Simokat, a New Encinitas resident ...
Two commissioners serving on the city of Encinitas Traffic and Public Safety Commission are refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioner Darius Degher says it is his way of protesting the Trump administration and its style of nationalism. “They are using nationalism as a tool of division, ...
A car became stalled on railroad tracks in Encinitas, but deputies pulled the driver suspected of DUI from the car before the train plowed into it. (Published ... Deputies pulled a suspected drunk driver from a stalled vehicle in Encinitas moments before a train slammed into the car Friday night. A car stalled for ...
ENCINITAS, CA – An 87-year-old man fatally injured by a hit-and-run motorist on Saturday evening was identified Monday by the Medical Examiner as Jack Hesselbach of Encinitas. Hesselbach was walking in a marked crosswalk eastbound across Balour Drive when he was struck by a northbound pickup ...
A 34-year-old man identified Tuesday as Zachari A. Tatsey, died Christmas Day of injuries he suffered last week, when a vehicle struck him as he crossed a highway in Encinitas, according to the Medical Examiner's Office. Tatsey, who lived in Encinitas, was attempting to cross South Coast Highway 101 ...
3:26 p.m. DEC. 25 | An 87-year-old man fatally injured by a hit-and-run motorist on Saturday evening was identified today by the Medical Examiner as Jack Hesselbach of Encinitas. Hesselbach was walking in a marked crosswalk eastbound across Balour Drive when he was struck by a northbound pickup ...
Hmmm… what about Encinitas? It's got plenty of surf, a friendly atmosphere, and a burgeoning mid-20s scene. It's a step up from PB's college trashiness and a step down from La Jolla's coin-fed snootery. I could still get to Blacks in 15 minutes and Lower Trestles in 30, and my beloved Baja is less than an hour away without ...
A nearly 5-year battle over plans for a Leucadia housing project came to a close Wednesday when the City Council rejected neighboring residents' latest appeal of a city Planning Commission decision. Asked after the council's vote if this was the end of their campaign, Fulvia Street resident Susan Turney ...
Hamburger servers and taco stand workers could be required to ask, "Do you want a straw with your drink?" if the latest proposal to reduce Encinitas' consumption of single-use plastic items wins approval. The city's Environmental Commission voted Thursday night to ask the City Council to consider ...
In all of my travels, I've found just a few pockets of the world that I, a cynic, would earnestly describe as “magical.” Joshua Tree and Ubud, Bali both come to mind, as they're the kinds of places where there's a certain energy you feel that you just can't describe. And Encinitas, California as it turns out, ...
ENCINITAS — On Feb. 24, hundreds of Encinitas residents will gather at the San Diego County Library's Encinitas branch for a 10th anniversary that almost never happened. In 2002, Encinitas residents voted on a bitterly contested citizens initiative that would decide if Encinitas' new library would be built ...
The suspicious object, which reportedly resembled a grenade, was found about 11 a.m. Thursday at LaunderLand on Encinitas Boulevard, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. Bomb squad personnel safety disposed of the device and reopened the area. It was not immediately clear if ...
ENCINITAS – A polarizing debate over protests involving the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance that has gripped the nation this year recently made its way to Encinitas in one of the most unlikely places — the Traffic and Public Safety Commission. Commissioners clashed in recent meetings when ...
A little over three years ago, Encinitas software engineer Vivian Lee decided to take up running as a hobby. Last month, she became only the 21st woman in the world inducted into the Marathon Grand Slam Club. The elite club — with just 104 members from more than 30 countries — is for elite runners ...
"AAA expects to see gas prices trend cheaper through the year-end, decreasing as much as 20 cents for some motorists before year-end.".
Club Pilates, Hilton, Hyatt, Palomar Health, Sharp, Walgreens and Zillow are among those hiring. Find more jobs at the Patch jobs board!
ENCINITAS, CA – Mark your calendars as there is so much to see and do this holiday season. Bookmark this page to use a guide, and Happy ...
New Encinitas is the big loser in the new election districts map the Encinitas City Council adopted by a 3-2 vote on Nov. 15. The city's largest ...
People who live in the far northwestern regions of Encinitas can wait more than seven minutes from the time they make a 911 call until ...


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