Leucadia Stories

Keep it funky now

“Keep Leucadia funky” has been the battle cry from residents and merchants for years. But in a community where surfers live next to neurosurgeons, a major rift is occurring over the future of Highway 101. ...

16 vacant lots remain on San Diego County beaches

All that's left

Israel and Lebanon were at war. England and Argentina were at war. In Hollywood, the Red Hot Chili Peppers were formed. Navy beat Army 24-7, the Chargers beat the Dolphins 41-38 to make it to ...

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Title: Leucadia Address: http://leucadia.blogspot.com Author: Funky Leucadian From: Leucadia Blogging since: May 2005 Post Date: May 26, 2007 Post Title: Leucadia/Encinitas Will Absorb Carlsbad's Traffic The following was posted in the comments section in the ...

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Thirty Years Ago How do 13 parking controllers cover the entire city? "It isn't easy," said Sammons, sitting in his Traffic Department office near 6th and Market Street. Complaints of underenforcement are regularly received from ...

Ramble along the beach below the Leucadia and Encinitas sea bluffs.

Some of the most geologically instructive vistas in San Diego County can be seen by walking the narrow strip of sand and/or cobbles below the Leucadia (northern Encinitas) sea bluffs. If you want to avoid ...

Nathan feels bloated

Two Party System

One girl who looked like k.d. lang kept apologizing to a guy. She said, "Maybe next time I'll drink water instead of alcohol." Later I saw her run and tackle somebody in the grass.

Best of 2003: Best Tourist-Free Beaches

Leucadia and Encinitas State Beaches Neptune Avenue from Roseta Street north to Grandview Street The mile and a half of sand along the bluffs of Leucadia and Encinitas is mostly tourist-free because it's hard to ...

Best of 2003: Best North County Dive Bar

The Boardroom Bar 109 Diana Street, Leucadia 760-634-3415 The Boardroom Bar's been spiffed up and there's a new marquee in the shape of a surfboard. But the old "Cocktails" sign still blinks against the sky. ...

Best of 2003: Best Mexican Chicken Soup

La Especial Norte 664 North Coast Highway 101, Leucadia 760-942-1040 La Especial features a dozen terrific soups, but their Mexico City-style chicken soup is the best of them all. Based on a full-flavored, made-from-scratch chicken ...

Best of 2003: Best Deals On Long-Stemmed Everything

Franco's Flowers 842 Leucadia Boulevard, Leucadia 760-632-1624 A remnant of Leucadia's once-flourishing flower-growing industry, Jose Franco grows roses and carnations in five greenhouses and uses a sixth as a walk-in refrigerated room where customers roam ...

Best of 2000: Best Mexican Soups

La Especial Norte 664 North Highway 101, Leucadia (760) 942-1040 Though it boasts neither a gorgeous interior nor superior service, people line up outside on Friday nights to sample the chicken soup. You can dine ...

She hires surfers to cut Leucadia eucalyptus

Bull o' the Woods

When she has a pickup truck full of them, she drives them up to her hill - the lot of them happy in the back, knowing they’re finally going to make a little money.

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