The City of Encinitas’ Public Works Department will host a Sandbag Give-Away event on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Works facility at 160 Calle Magdalena. 1,500 sandbags will be available per event to Encinitas residents (no contractors) on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents must provide photo identification and show proof of residency. Ten filled sandbags will be given for each address/property while supplies last. Residents must self-load and transport the sandbags. For more information visit