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Del Mar celebrates completion of North Torrey Pines Bridge retrofit and rehabilitation project

City officials and community members gathered April 15 to celebrate the completion of the North Torrey Pines Bridge retrofit and rehabilitation project. Photo/Kristina Houck

More than three years after holding a groundbreaking ceremony at the same spot, city officials and community members gathered to celebrate the completion of the North Torrey Pines Bridge retrofit and rehabilitation project April 15 at the Torrey Pines State Park/Beach parking lot off Carmel Valley Road.

Former Ross space in Solana Beach’s Lomas Santa Fe Plaza to remain empty for now

A representative of the Solana Beach center said a lease has not yet been signed with the chain of home furnishing stores.

Deadly car crashes on 56 impetus for stronger median barrier, according to report

Report made at Del Mar Mesa planning board meeting

Torrey Hills planning board may stop enhancement project, says cost too high

The Torrey Hills Community Planning Board in Carmel Valley continues to resist the idea of having the city spend hundreds of thousands of community money on a simple enhancement project.

“It started out as a wonderful idea to make an area that was a little bit of a blight look nice,” said board chair Kathryn Burton. “But the costs are just out of line…Any homeowner in Torrey Hills would be appalled at spending this kind of money for what’s essentially a boulder, gravel and a bench.”

Canyon Crest students in Carmel Valley win a variety of awards at Encinitas Film Fest

Students from Canyon Crest's Envision Cinema Conservatory at the First Annual Encinitas Film Festival. Courtesy photo

At the recent first annual Encinitas Student Film Festival, four students from Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision Cinema department took home top honors and received the Award of Excellence, Award of Distinction, and People’s Choice Award for their short film “Milquetoast.” The film, about at a girl who can’t express her emotions facially, was the brainchild of senior Jason Phillips and classmates Richard Duan, Jennifer Smart and Andrew Boyles.

Longtime Del Mar Fairgrounds food and beverage provider to be sold to East Coast company

Premier Food Services, Inc., a San Diego-based company that has handled food and beverage operations at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for more than 20 years, has agreed to be purchased by an East Coast firm that manages a variety of public venues, from the Louisiana Superdome to the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Elephant ride operator thanks Del Mar fair board

The owner of the company that has provided elephant rides at the San Diego County Fair for 30 years thanked fairgrounds officials for their support on Tuesday, April 8, in the wake of the company’s decision not to provide the rides at this year’s fair.

Charley Jacob named Del Mar Union School District’s 2014 Classified Employee of the Year

Charley Jacob

Charley Jacob was recently named as Del Mar Union School District’s 2014 Classified Employee of the Year

Del Mar launches new website

Launched the last week of March, the new website has interactive features that enable residents to report concerns, subscribe to calendar updates, receive e-mail or text message notifications, and easily navigate the site on mobile devices.

Council approves Solana Beach street improvements

Sections of Highway 101 and Plaza Street will soon receive facelifts, after the City Council approved upgrades to the Solana Beach streets.



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