Entries for January 2021

Heavy Rains Anticipated Tomorrow, Friday, January 29, 2021

Heavy Rains Anticipated Tomorrow, Friday, January 29, 2021

  • 01/28/2021
In anticipation of a rainstorm that is expected tomorrow, Friday, January 29, the City is providing sand and bags to Encinitas residents. This is available to Encinitas residents only and is not available for commercial use. Pre-filled sandbags are available, while supplies last, at the Public Works facility located at 160 Calle Magdelena, Encinitas, CA 92024. Sand and bags, unfilled, are also available at Fire Station 3, loca...
Bicycle Safety - CA Vehicle Code and what you need to know!

Bicycle Safety - CA Vehicle Code and what you need to know!

  • 01/28/2021
Did you know that people on bicycles (including e-bikes) are subject to the provisions of the California Vehicle Code?  In California, bike riders are subject to many of the laws applicable to the driver of a vehicle, which simply put, means bikes must follow the rules of the road! Keep it safe and legal to avoid the chance of getting a ticket. Below are some of the main California Vehicle Codes (CVC) that bicyclists m...

Stay at Home Order lifted and San Diego County Moves Back Into Purple Tier

  • 01/25/2021
This morning, Governor Newsom removed the Stay-at-Home Order that had been issued on December 3, 2020.  COVID-19 remains a threat to our public health and San Diego County has moved back into the Purple Tier, the States most restrictive tier.   This means that restaurants can once again service customers but only for outdoor dining and for take-out.  Indoor dining is not allowed. Barber shops and be...
Bicycle Safety - Maintenance Check

Bicycle Safety - Maintenance Check

  • 01/21/2021
Bike Maintenance for Bike Safety  It's important to take a few minutes and do an "ABC" quick check on your bicycle to ensure that it is safe before every ride. Factors like underinflated tires, loose headsets and worn brakes may contribute to an unsafe riding experience.  Parents should make sure that children’s bikes are in good working condition.  This video from the San Diego County Bic...

City Council Member District 3 Vacancy & Appointment Info

  • 01/21/2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Encinitas is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Encinitas City Council for District 3 with a term ending December 2022.    Application forms are available on the City’s website, by calling the City Clerk at 760-633-2601 or by email [email protected]   The deadline for submitting applications is February 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.  ...
Bicycle Safety - E-bikes

Bicycle Safety - E-bikes

  • 01/19/2021
Let’s talk about e-bikes! E-bike popularity is booming.  It’s important to know that people riding e-bikes on the roadways and in public places are subject to the same rules and responsibilities as motor vehicle users.  Here are some suggestions when it comes to riding an e-bike (which apply to riding any bike).  Do: Ride in the same direction as traffic Do: Wear a helmet and buckle it prope...

Upcoming I-5 Traffic Shift in Late January

  • 01/15/2021
In late January, Build NCC highway construction crews will shift all Interstate 5 (I-5) travel lanes toward the center median – four lanes in both the northbound and southbound directions – between Manchester Avenue and Birmingham Drive in Encinitas. Preparatory overnight work for the traffic shifts will begin Sunday, January 17, to relocate concrete barriers. Crews anticipate striping the new travel lanes accor...

Financial Assistance Available for Businesses. 

  • 01/10/2021
Several opportunities still exist for financial assistance for businesses.   The application deadline is Wednesday, January 13, at 11:59 for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program (careliefgrant.com) While this State program has had an overwhelming response, funding is not based on first come first served and opportunities are still available.   Locally, the Cardiff By-The-Sea Fou...