| May 17, 2011
| 10:25 AM
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,...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:53 AM
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...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
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...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:02 PM
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...
| May 23, 2011
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...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:02 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2010
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...