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Del Mar school board continues to discuss options to address budget woes

Community meeting is March 11; budget recommendations to be presented March 20

Carmel Valley planning board approves water tower cell antenna replacement

The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board approved T Mobile’s plan for antenna replacement on a faux water tower on Carmel Valley Road near Rancho Del Sol, but nixed T Mobile’s accompanying landscaping plan.

Carmel Valley planning board approves speed limit change on Carmel Park Drive

The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board approved raising the speed limit from 25 mph to 35 mph on Carmel Park Drive at its Feb. 28 meeting, which will allow for police to do speed enforcement on the street and use speed radar and traffic calming measures.

Del Mar school district to hold Common Core information nights for parents

Parents will be hearing a lot more about Common Core State Standards in the coming months and year as the new educational methodology will start in the 2014-15 school year.

Del Mar Schools Education Foundation fundraising deadline is April 30

Donations needed

Del Mar school district’s Children’s Creative Workshop replaced with summer enrichment program

The summer enrichment programs offered in July will be popular programs, such as Spanish, Chinese, fencing and creative clay that are already offered throughout the school year by the after-school program.

Carmel Valley office construction construction begins

Construction is under way on 40,000 square feet of office buildings at Torrey Reserve. Here is a rendering of one of three new buildings.

Completion is slated for August and then work would begin across the street on an additional 40,000-square-foot expansion.

New mixed-use center planned for Carmel Valley

Called Merge, the center looks to combine 10 townhomes, 25,000 square feet of office and 21 upper floor flats over 10,000 square feet of retail on a 4-acre lot at the corner of Carmel Country and Carmel Mountain roads.

Del Mar resident thriving as an independent filmmaker

Sue Vicory’s fourth film focuses on global humanity and the impact individuals can have

Longtime Solana Beach studio TRC Gymnastics continues to thrive

Darryl Davis has run TRC Gymnastics in Solana Beach for the last 20 years. Photo/Karen Billing

Since running TRC Gymnastics in Solana Beach for the last 20 years, Darryl Davis estimates he’s seen just about every kid in the area in his gym