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Encinitas (San Diego, California)

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  • A 'Surfing Madonna' appears in San Diego

     
    Where did she come from? Who made her? Will the city decide to keep her around? Residents of a laid-back beach community in San Diego County have been gathering day after day before a striking mosaic mural that appeared unannounced on a bridge wall,...
  • Museums offer free admission for active-duty military families this summer

     
    Active duty military families get free admission at select museums this summer...
  • 'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out

    'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The man behind the Encinitas "Surfing Madonna" mosaic that mysteriously appeared on the wall of a train underpass on Good Friday came forward Wednesday. It was no coincidence that the Virgin of Guadalupe delivered the message to...
  • Tracking down the Madonna artist

    Tracking down the Madonna artist
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Since it first appeared seven weeks ago, people have been captivated by the mysterious "Surfing Madonna" mosaic and curious about the anonymous artist who affixed it to a concrete wall under a railroad overpass in Encinitas. This is...
  • Artist to help relocate 'Surfing Madonna'

    Artist to help relocate 'Surfing Madonna'
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The artist who installed a mosaic of  the Virgin of Guadalupe on a surfboard under a train overpass has reached an agreement with the city to help remove the artwork so it can be relocated somewhere else. Mark Patterson will act as...
  • 'Surfing Madonna' comes down

    'Surfing Madonna' comes down
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Exactly two months after the "Surfing Madonna" mosaic appeared under a train overpass in Encinitas, construction crews dismantled it Wednesday night. San Diego sheriffs blocked traffic at 9 p.m. from traveling under the bridge on...
  • Kids can cash in on Halloween candy

    Kids can cash in on Halloween candy
    Local dentists and doctors are hoping kids bite on the candy buy-back this Halloween. To help prevent kids' pearly whites from decaying, Dr. Edithann Graham has started a program to buy Halloween treats. "We'll be paying a dollar a pound for your excess...
  • No major problems reported as polls close

    No major problems reported as polls close
    No major voting problems have been reported in San Diego during Tuesday's general election. The Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler estimated a voter turnout of 55-65 percent for the election, up from the 38 percent of voters who cast ballots in the...
  • Mortuary turns into polling place

    Mortuary turns into polling place
    Imagine voting for your next governor at a mortuary. Elections are serious business, but we found several wacky places in San Diego County to cast your vote. Clairemont Mortuary and Dignity Memorial stopped all services and transformed into a polling...
  • Results of Monday's Orlando Fringe Festival lottery

    Results of Monday's Orlando Fringe Festival lottery
    Here are the acts with 2011 Orlando Fringe Festival spots after Monday night's lottery. It all could change though, as acts drop out, acts on the waiting list accept other venues, or additional time slots are created for shorter shows. Bring your own...
  • Officers enforce 'holiday watch' to keep shoppers safer

    Officers enforce 'holiday watch' to keep shoppers safer
    A countywide program to fight crime and keep shoppers safe this holiday season was launched by the San Diego Sheriff's Department over Thanksgiving weekend. The 'Holiday Watch Operation' for Thanksgiving weekend included Vista, Fallbrook, Poway,...