Risky Sports

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A credible shark sighting was reported today in Leucadia, a community of the City of Encinitas. The weather has been great and the water has been mostly glassy, making the beach a wonderful place to play. But be careful out there, and (hopefully) this was not just a Halloween spoof! Here’s the incident report I received: To Council and Administrations, Today at 14:58 hours, a surfer …

You want to plant a lawn and let people play on it? That’ll cost you!

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The following is an update on the status of Encinitas Community Park, formerly known as “The Hall Property”… It’s about 43 acres just west of the I-5 freeway and south of Santa Fe Drive. Encinitas purchased this former greenhouse property from the Hall family to make into a park in 2001. The purchase was one of my first votes as …

Shovel Ready Jobs anyone?

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Per Richard Phillips of the Encinitas City Manager’s Office: Construction of the Santa Fe grade-separated pedestrian undercrossing was been placed out to bid by SANDAG today (8/30). The project is the first of four grade-separated pedestrian undercrossings that are planned for the rail corridor that runs through Encinitas. Part of the Santa Fe project includes construction of a small portion …

Wow, What an Insightful Editorial!

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The U-T Editorial Board was at the top of their game last weekend when they published this hum-dinger of an editorial that really nails this local Encinitas issue. No doubt the entire County didn’t get to see this North County editorial, and no doubt, other jurisdictions have had to deal with similar issues. So I just thought publishing it here would be …

Sheffo Responds to Stocks

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Let’s make it very clear we are not about to allow a never-ending tête-à-tête every time a couple of individuals happen to have a difference of opinion on this blog, but when it comes to political differences, as opposed to personality issues, a fair debate is warranted. So, in response to Encinitas Councilman Jerome Stocks’ post of yesterday, in which …