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We provide:

  • Youth Sports sponsorships
  • Assist Solana Center in their education efforts
  • We recycle oil, oil filters, batteries, anti-freeze, lead wheel weights, freon and more
  • Event Sponsors
  • Sponsor local charities and fundraisers
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City of Encinitas Seeks Feedback on Improved Website

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The IT department continues to gather and analyze feedback to further improve the website.

The following is by the City of Encinitas 

When we launched our new City website in Spring 2012, we invited people to take a test drive and let us know what they thought. Ever since, reports Information Technology (IT) Project Manager Maureen Salmon, “Users have been doing just that.”

Appeal Revives Lawsuit Against Encinitas Union School District Yoga Program

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The law firm that unsuccessfully sued to end a yoga program in the Encinitas Union School District earlier this year is appealing the court decision that allowed the practice to continue.

Dean Broyles of the Escondido-based National Center for Law & Policy attracted worldwide attention when he sued the district on behalf of parents who saw the Encinitas school yoga program as religious and in violation of laws about the separation of church and state. San Diego Superior Court Judge John Meyer ruled in July that while yoga itself is religious, the school district’s version of it is not.

Encinitas to Begin Design of Streetscape

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On September 11th, council members unanimously approved a $759,300 contract to with RBF Consulting to start designing the first portion of the Leucadia streetscape. In 2010, the City Council approved the first phase of the streetscape, which calls for revamping Coast Highway 101 from A Street to North Court. Planting trees, adding parking spaces and putting in sidewalks as well as other traffic-calming measures on the corridor are a part of the plan.

Sisters’ businesses are staples in Encinitas

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The torch of the popular Vietnamese eatery, Kim’s Restaurant, has been passed to a new generation. In 1986, Kim Doan opened the restaurant in The Lumberyard, which, at the time, was considered Encinitas’ newest and most exclusive mall. Six months ago Doan sold it to her younger sister, Kim Nguyen, who owns Kim’s Alterations with husband, John Nguyen, a couple of blocks away on Coast Highway.

Amtrak Surfliner Stops at More Coaster Stations

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Those in North County who wish to hop on the Pacific Surfliner no longer have to make the trek to Solana Beach or Oceanside. 

Six of Amtrak’s Surfliner trains will stop daily at all of the eight county Coaster stations beginning Oct. 7. North County Transit District (NCTD), which runs the Coaster stations, recently announced a deal with Amtrak and Caltrans to expand the Surfliner service.

San Dieguito Heritage Museum Expanding

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From a re-creation of downtown in the late 1940s to a 4,000-square-foot barn, the San Dieguito Heritage Museum is looking to add more exhibits. Founded in 1988, the museum spotlights history from Del Mar to Encinitas. Inside the museum, there are old photographs and artifacts like wooden surfboards. Outside, visitors can peruse exhibits ranging from an old-time stagecoach to a 1950s fire truck.