Picking the pocket of the Public

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 6 Comments

Encinitas is a city of about 63,000 friendly people. It has a healthy balanced budget and healthy reserve funds. It also has among the best credit ratings of any municipality in California. I take pride in whatever small amount my 12 years of City Council service contributed toward its fiscal stability. The new city council has decided it has more …

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 …

Out With the Old, in With the New

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 13 Comments

Newly elected Encinitas City Councilman-elect, Tony Kranz, has indicated via email to the City that he is having “trouble” grasping the grading required for the Encinitas Community Park, a 43 acre $18 million dollar project, 12 years and countless public meetings as well as hearings and litigation, in the making. He seems to want a 3D model built for this …

U-T San Diego endorsement for Encinitas City Council

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 48 Comments

It is an honor to once again receive the endorsement of our San Diego County daily newspapers. It reads in part as follows: “In the crowded and hotly contested race for three seats on the Encinitas City Council, we endorse incumbent Jerome Stocks, appointed incumbent Mark Muir and candidate Kevin Forrester. “This trio represents the best possibility for the city …