Encinitas Preservation Association Working to Restore Iconic Boat Houses

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The preservationist owners of the iconic Encinitas Boathouses has embarked on a renewed push to restore them to their old glory — and make them open to the public. Representatives of the Encinitas Preservation Association, which in 2008 purchased the iconic boat-shaped homes on Third Street, said it will take $250,000 to restore the boats, including extensive foundation work and a plumbing overhaul.

Five Warning Lights You Need To Know

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While mainstream cars have many more sensors and gadgets than they did just a decade ago, they are still susceptible to many of the same problems. Luckily, your car will still inform you when these problems take place. But a large portion of car owners can't decipher what exactly their car is trying to tell them. According to a recent survey from Schrader International, a whopping 43 percent of people are unable to recognize the low tire pressure warning light, which is a serious safety alert. We've compiled a list of the five most important warning lights that can go off in your car. Understanding them on your instrument cluster will help you take the take the proper steps to remedy common issues before they result in expensive damage to your car.

Commissioners Tour New Park

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Encinitas Parks and Recreation commissioners loaded up in a van Thursday and toured the grounds of what will become the city’s newest recreation attraction, the Encinitas Community Park. The stop was the highlight of the commission’s semiannual facilities tour, during which the seven-member body and park staff stops in at select parks, community and senior centers to check on the conditions and talk to users about their experiences.

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.