ENCINITAS 101 MAINSTREET

Between Worlds Art Exhibit – A Look Into The Mystery And Multi-Dimensions Of The Universe By Local Artist, Y. Victoria Granados

      July 2013—Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association (DEMA) will feature the work of local artist, Y. Victoria Granados.  The exhibit, “Between Worlds,” will include  oil, acrylic and mixed media.  The opening wine reception will be held on Saturday,  July 20 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Victoria has been creating and experimenting with the fine arts since childhood. She approaches art as a journey into the unknown and has come into her own unique style.  Leading with the soul and intuition, her intriguing artwork takes the viewer into the realm of mystery and multi-dimensions of the...

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Downtown Encinitas Electrical Boxes Transformed by Local Artists

      June 2013 – Over several weekends, three local artists painted SDG&E electrical boxes as part of Phase One for Encinitas 101 MainStreet’s Utility of Art Project. This beautification project enlisted the City of Encinitas Commission for the Arts to select proposals submitted from several artists to paint five boxes. The goal of the Utility of Art Project is to enhance the ambiance of Downtown Encinitas with a public art gallery that will visually represent the culture of Encinitas. Once the collection is complete, residents and visitors will be able to marvel at...

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Does Prop A Comply with California Election Code?

By Bill Weedman I am confused by Proposition A, the Community Character and Voters’ Rights Initiative. In an effort to better understand why other initiatives included text showing what was being proposed for repeal or amendment but Proposition A did not include the text of the sections of the Encinitas General Plan and Encinitas Municipal Code being proposed for repeal or amendment, I researched the California initiative process, including reviewing various court decisions relative to section 9201 of the California Election Code (which is shown below for the reader’s information)....

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DEMA Board of Directors Opposes Prop A

DEMA Supports the City Council in Their Unanimous Opposition to Prop A The Board of Directors of the Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association (DEMA) has voted to support the City Council in their opposition to Prop A ( the Right to Vote initiative .  PROP A will be the only item on the ballot in a special election on June 18th, 2013.  PROP A states “Once this initiative measure becomes effective, its provisions shall prevail over and supersede all provisions of the Municipal code, ordinances, resolutions, and administrative policies of the City of Encinitas which are in conflict with...

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City of Encinitas, Encinitas 101 Association & SDG&E Arbor Day Planting Event in Downtown Encinitas

May 2013 –  In celebration of the City of Encinitas’ Second Year as a “Tree City USA” and in collaboration with Encinitas 101 Association and San Diego Gas and Electric an Arbor Day Celebration on May 25, 2013 will include planting trees on the 800 block of Second Street in downtown Encinitas with our local business and homeowners.  This year’s event will include planting a variety of outstanding trees selected for this area.   Business owners, homeowners and local residents will benefit from a tree planting demonstration and various educational booths illustrating the benefits of...

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Come Visit, Enjoy

This is Historic Encinitas, a classic Southern California beach town, where people enjoy the simple inspired by nature and respect our cultural heritage.  We support the arts.  These are the shared values that hold us together.  It  is what keeps us dynamic and strong. The Downtown Encinitas MainStreet (DEMA) is an organization of business owners and residents who have helped turn Historic Downtown Encinitas, into a fertile ground for creative pursuits.  Our mission is to promote and protect our most treasured assets:  our people, our culture, and our precious natural resources. The...

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