Breaking News / Rumor In Good Old Encinitas: The first Mayor’s race

The Smiling Spotlight The Smiling Spotlight 12 Comments

Encinitas politics is a really fun blood sport. And the newest piece of info/rumor to hit the spotlight is that none other than Sheila Cameron has decided to run for the Mayor’s seat and has put in the papers to make it official! This is the first election in the history of Encinitas where the voters will elect the Mayor, …

An “Intriguing Twist”

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 21 Comments

According to Logan Jenkins of the UT San Diego, Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz of Encinitas thinks turning the closed, dilapidated, but recently city purchased Pacific View school site in Encinitas into a federal detention center is an idea worth considering. It’s purpose would be to supposedly house a portion of the mass of homeless illegal/undocumented immigrants currently rushing the U.S. …

Bees and disease in Encinitas???

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 23 Comments

“Looking at an aerial map of Encinitas in the 1970s and 1980s compared to today, it’s sad,” Tony Kranz said. “The city had agriculture everywhere; we have to fight for small farms today.” BUT, a new study from UC Davis says the exposure of pregnant women to agriculture may increase the incidence of babies being born with Autism Spectrum Disorder. …

A Call to Action in Encinitas — Meeting Starts at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 3 Comments

This came into my inbox today: As I couldn’t reach the author for permission, I have left their name off the piece. Hello my friends. I’m sending this to you to let you know that Kristin (Gaspar) needs our help at this Wednesday’s Encinitas City Council meeting (5/28). As you may have heard, although there was a unanimous agreement of …

Stuck on Stupid?

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 2 Comments

Take the Encinitas Transit Survey!!! No doubt some fool consultant, or some clever consultant is promoting this survey and charging the city $$. The problems are that: A) It’s “Opt in” and therefore bereft of any semblance of scientific or statistical validity, and B) It doesn’t prevent anyone from taking it multiple times from the same computer (So I’m told) …

Encinitas City Council or H.O.A.? You decide!

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 5 Comments

The new Encinitas City Council majority will consider an agenda item Wednesday evening which may result in the City Council setting hours of operation for bars and restaurants in Encinitas, may limit said hours to 10PM or midnight, may impose a new and as yet undetermined fee upon all alcohol licensed businesses to pay for additional special police enforcement of …