The City of Solana Beach is a supporter of Holiday Baskets — the largest holiday distribution of its kind in San Diego County. This unique program creates a warehouse-like “shopping” experience for local families in need who are invited to fill their shopping carts with donated staple foods, clothing, blankets, toys, and so much more at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Dec. 20, 21, and 22.
A man who claimed to have a concealed pistol robbed a Solana Beach bank Dec. 6.
With the help of a concerned neighbor, two Cathedral Catholic High School students were arrested for possession of marijuana Dec. 2, just blocks away from their school.
On Nov. 30, around 8 p.m., two separate employees at Flower Hill Promenade businesses were robbed at gun point, according to the San Diego Police Department Northwestern Division.
Carmel Valley’s Northwestern Division of the San Diego Police Department has a new community resource officer, Tracey Williams. Williams replaces Natalie Hone, who has been promoted to detective and has been re-assigned to Eastern Division.
“UNLIMITED” was the message and the theme shared with more than 400 students from schools around the county who convened at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) Nov. 24 for this year’s TEDxYouth@San Diego, an independently organized TED event.
Canyon Crest Academy students (from left) Audrey Gascho, Casey Moylan and Rosa Brotherton display their winning art installation outside the construction site of the new Critical Care Building at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested 22 people on suspicion of various drug- and alcohol-related offenses during a sweep in Encinitas, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Deputies and officers from the state Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control conducted the sweep between 9 p.m. Wednesday night, Nov. 27, and 3 a.m. Thursday morning, Nov. 28.
Del Mar Hills Academy participated in the PTA Reflections competition this fall, in which students created entries in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. These entries contained each student’s interpretation of the theme of “Believe, Dream, Inspire.” People were recruited from the community who had the talents and interest necessary to judge the student submissions. The results were on display in the school’s Performing Arts Center in November, along with the judge’s comments, and the efforts of the students were celebrated.
The Del Mar Union School District is about two-thirds of the way through the process of preparing its Facilities Master Plan, expected to be presented to the board on Jan. 22, 2014.