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Encinitas (San Diego, California)

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  • Beach city declares war on 'hazardous' weeds

    Beach city declares war on 'hazardous' weeds
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- A North County beach city has agreed to help fight an invasive weed that punctures bicycle tires and pierces flip flops and pet paws. The weeds, known as goathead thorns or puncture vines, are affecting thousands of cyclist,...
  • City to remove 'Surfing Madonna'

    City to remove 'Surfing Madonna'
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- City leaders decided that the Surfing Madonna must come down off a public wall, but they hope to remove it in such a way that it can be put up somewhere else.  The Encinitas City Council voted to spend nearly $2,000 to have a Los...
  • Good morning, Encinitas!

    Good morning, Encinitas!
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Fox 5 Morning News team is on the road in Encinitas Friday. Raoul, Shally, Chrissy, and Ali are at Moonlight Beach from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. highlighting all aspects of this beautiful beach town. The public is welcome to join the...
  • Museums give free access to military families

    Museums give free access to military families
    SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday. The organization's second annual Blue...
  • Moonlight Beach named America's best restored beach

    Moonlight Beach named America's best restored beach
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The Moonlight Beach project in Encinitas was announced the winner of its "Best Restored Beach Award" of 2011, according to a coastal preservation group. The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association awarded Moonlight Beach...
  • Many interested in Surfing Madonna mosaic

    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Whether you feel it's art or graffiti, the mosaic, known as the Surfing Madonna will have to come down. Last Wednesday, the Encinitas city council voted unanimously to bring down the glass mosaic, but agreed to spend $2,000 to an Los...
  • Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing

    Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing
    To many, algae is little more than pond scum, a nuisance to swimmers and a frustration to boaters. But to a growing community of scientists and investors in Southern California, there is oil locked in all that slimy stuff, and several dozen companies are...
  • Darn Those Tiny Screens!

    Darn Those Tiny Screens!
    If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision. The...
  • K. Pattabhi Jois, leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga, dies at 94

    K. Pattabhi Jois, leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga, dies at 94
    Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga who is credited with bringing the practice to a mass audience and introducing it to the West, has died. He was 94. Jois died Monday at his home in Mysore, India, after a short illness, the...
  • Otha Young dies at 66; songwriter of 'The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)' for Juice Newton

    Otha Young, who wrote the 1980s hit "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" for Grammy-winning singer Juice Newton during their long musical partnership, died of cancer Aug. 6 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his wife, Brenda. He was 66. Young...
  • Molly Bee dies at 69; country singer

    Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
  • Derrick Guild's playful hybrids of nature

    Derrick Guild's playful hybrids of nature
    The thread that runs through Derrick Guild's work is a knotted one. Any possibility of continuity gets purposely, repeatedly, mischievously disrupted. In one series, the Scottish artist sets single vegetables against dark grounds, painting with all the...