Once a year, the Solana Beach School District staff selects students from each grade level to receive the Solana Beach School District Student Inspiration Award. Areas for selection include: • Fellowship • Courage • Self or Academic Improvement • Effort • Community Service • Leadership
Pets will be banned from the tot lot and south lawn at Powerhouse Park, the city’s teen curfew will be moved up an hour to 10 p.m. and beach and park visitors will no longer be allowed to use charcoal grills under three ordinances approved by the Del Mar City Council on Monday, May 20.
A 22-year-old male was riding his motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on Carmel Country Rd. in Carmel Valley on May 20 around 6:35 p.m., according to San Diego Police Officer David Stafford. He lost control of the motorcycle and struck the center divider. He slid about 100 yards and struck a tree.
After a traditional service of hymns and prayer, there will be a Memorial Roll Call, during which names of deceased members of the armed services will be read. The service will conclude with Taps.
A retirement celebration for Principal Brian McBride will take place behind the school on Friday, June 7, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. McBride was the principal at Solana Highlands from 2000-2004. He was then selected to open Solana Pacific and has led the school with professionalism, dedication and care.
The City of Del Mar’s bridge contractor, Flatiron West, Inc., will set pre-cast deck panels during an evening road closure on Tuesday, May 21. The work will require the full road closure of North Torrey Pines Road from the Torrey Pines State Beach parking lot to Carmel Valley Road from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
A daytime burglary occurred in the Torrey Hills area of Carmel Valley on May 15 between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Police said the burglary may possibly be linked to a burglary series (of at least seven homes in the area) where suspects may be casing and watching residents leave their homes.
Launching its website and presence on Linkedin, Facebook and Wikepedia, Friends of Del Mar Mesa are speeding up plans to raise public awareness of its commitment to preserve the mesa’s natural beauty and habitat by involving the community in press events and trail excursions.
The Solana Beach School District Board of Education recently announced that Elisa Fregoso has been selected as the new principal at Solana Pacific School.
A 52-year-old taxi cab driver was beaten and robbed May 11 by two passengers, who were arrested a short time later by police in a nearby parking lot.