It's Easy Being Auto "Green"

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As a car owner, you can help the environment by practicing a few 'earth-friendly' car care habits. It all comes down to timely vehicle maintenance and non-aggressive driving.

Encinitas Library Gets New Sorter

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We stay in touch with our humanity – that’s what we do at the library, Director of San Diego County Libraries Jose Aponte, said. And now, with some newly installed technology at the Encinitas Library, volunteers and library staff will have more time, too, to stay in touch with and better serve the library’s numerous patrons.

Botanic Gardens Get Pavilion Donation

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The San Diego Botanic Garden’s quest to build a $4 million pavilion received a boost from the County of San Diego, which recently announced its interest in pumping millions into the project. In order to accomplish this, the county has started discussions with the botanic garden and city of Encinitas about potentially purchasing the city-owned land where the project is proposed.

Protect Your Auto Investment

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Studies from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) show vehicles that receive regular maintenance and service retain more of their value, get better gasoline mileage, and pollute less than cars that are neglected. But today’s computer-loaded systems leave many former do-it-yourselfers hesitant to do much weekend tinkering. What’s a conscientious vehicle owner to do?

Virtual Town Hall launches in Encinitas

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Encinitas’ first foray into online civic engagement has not been without some bumps. The city late last month launched e-Town Hall, an online forum that allows constituents to vote or provide feedback on topics that the city posts. For its first topic, the city asked the following question: “How important is it for off-leash dog hours to remain at Encinitas Viewpoint, Orpheus and Sun Vista parks to continue once the new dedicated 2-acre off-leash dog park is open at Encinitas Community Park?”