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Entries for March 2021

Commercial Evictions Extended Through June 30, 2021

  • 03/31/2021
State of California Extends Eviction Moratorium for Commercial Businesses When the State Eviction Moratorium was extended through to June 30, 2021, the City’s commercial eviction moratorium was extended automatically. The eviction moratorium provides protections for businesses where the effects of the pandemic have created losses in revenue due to mandatory closures or reductions in operation. Unpaid rents are still due ...

Encinitas City Council Approves Funding for El Camino Real Specific Plan

  • 03/25/2021
At their meeting on March 24, the Encinitas City Council voted 5-0 to approve $315,000 in additional funding for the development of the El Camino Real Specific Plan. The City received $300,000 in Local Early Action Plan (LEAP) funding from California Housing and Community Development Department for this project in November 2020.  The El Camino Real Specific Plan will reimagine possible future development within the El Cam...
Bicycle Safety - Helmets

Bicycle Safety - Helmets

  • 03/18/2021
To prevent injury, it’s always a good idea to wear a properly fitted helmet that is in good condition when riding your bike.  For youth, age 17 and under bike helmet usage is the law in California. Here are some tips: The helmet needs to fit squarely on the head, with the front of the helmet low on the brow. The side straps should be fastened securely just below and forward of the ear, avoiding slack when th...
Eggcinitas Eggstravaganza

Eggcinitas Eggstravaganza

  • 03/17/2021
The City of Encinitas is inviting residents to support the city’s local business community by participating in the first-ever “Eggcinitas Eggstravaganza” taking place Friday, April 2nd through Sunday, April 4th. This is a substitution for the city’s annual Egg Hunt, which was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. The Eggcinitas Eggstravaganza is presented by the city’s Parks, Recreation, and Cul...

North County Rain Barrel Event

  • 03/16/2021
April showers bring summer flowers when you purchase and install a discounted rain barrel to allow you to gather the rain! Thanks to the Oivenhain Municipal, Carlsbad Municipal, and San Dieguito water districts, and Santa Fe Irrigation District, the price per rain barrel can be as low as $55. Follow the link to order yours before April 15th: https://www.solanacenter.org/purchase-rain-barrel #rainbarrel #rain #rainwaterharvesti...


  • 03/15/2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Encinitas is accepting applications to fill one unscheduled vacancy on the Traffic and Public Safety Commission – At-Large Representative with a term ending March 1, 2022.   Application forms must be completed online from the City’s website.    All applicants must be a registered voter of the City of Encinitas.  The deadline for applications...

Encinitas Firefighters Administer Vaccines through Operation Collaboration

  • 03/12/2021
Left: Charlene Seidele, Executive Vice President of the Leichtag Foundation with an Encinitas and Carlsbad firefighters. Right: An Encinitas firefighter preparing to give a vaccine. ENCINITAS, CA - The Encinitas Fire Department personnel have played a key role in helping to vaccinate more than 29,000 county residents against COVID-19 over the past 3 months as part of “Operation Collaboration.”  Through Oper...

Temporary traffic shift on North Coast Highway to protect construction crews

  • 03/12/2021
Temporary traffic shift on North Coast Higway to protect construction crews while completing Streetscape drainage improvements Encinitas, CA—Starting on soon, traffic on North Coast Highway 101 between Marcheta and El Portal Streets will be shifted to the southbound side of the street to accommodate Leucadia Streetscape – Phase 1 construction. This work was previously scheduled for Monday, March 8. What t...
Bicycle Safety - "All About E-Bikes" free webinar March 26

Bicycle Safety - "All About E-Bikes" free webinar March 26

  • 03/11/2021
All About E-Bikes (free webinar) In this interactive webinar, the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition’s panel of experts will share great information about ebikes, how they work, and tips about how to safely and responsibly use them.  The webinar takes place Friday, March 26th from 1-2:30pm and will begin with a presentation followed by Q&A and discussion with an expert panel. Please come with questions! ...

Encinitas announces winners of its 2020 Environmental Awards

  • 03/09/2021
The City of Encinitas Environmental Commission is proud to announce winners of its prestigious Environmental Award Program (EAP), now in its sixth year.   The EAP seeks to recognize deserving individuals, businesses, and non-profits for their commitment to environmental stewardship and outstanding environmental achievements in the city.  In addition to two Excellence in Environmental Stewardship awards that have...
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