Category archives for: Solana Beach

Supervisor Dave Roberts pledges $80,000 toward Solana Beach Veterans Honor Courtyard during Memorial Day ceremony

A little more than a week after the Solana Beach City Council unanimously approved $80,000 for the construction of the Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts pledged another $80,000 toward the project.

Solana Beach City Council approves $80,000 for construction of Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park

The funds come from the former Solana Beach Redevelopment Agency and were originally designated for the park.

New parking service launches in Del Mar

Community members and visitors can now park at the Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery lot at 1431 Camino del Mar in the evenings on weekdays and all day on weekends. Courtesy photo

A new parking service has launched in Del Mar — just in time for the busy summer season.

Whether dining at a downtown restaurant or shopping at a local boutique, community members and visitors can now park at the Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery lot in the evenings on weekdays and all day on weekends.

Evacuation order lifted for San Marcos-area residents

The so-called Cocos Fire, which sparked near Cocos Drive at 3:45 p.m. May 14 amid gusty winds, triple-digit temperatures and extremely dry ground cover, was about 85 percent contained this morning. Firefighters in the San Marcos area expect to have it fully contained later today.

Carmel Valley student wins at National Science Competition

Canyon Crest Academy student Yousuf M. Soliman won 1st place awards at the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force-sponsored 52nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), held April 23-27 in Washington, D.C.

Update: Evacuation orders lifted for Del Dios and Mt. Israel

The fire moving through Carlsbad. Photo by Jon Clark

Fire crews are aggressively working in areas of concern, including the Harmony Grove area near the Rancho Santa Fe Fire District. While it came close yesterday, the fire has not crossed into the Rancho Santa Fe Fire District.

New principal selected for Carmel Valley Middle School

The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) recently announced the selection of Cara Couvillion as principal of Carmel Valley Middle School, Bjorn Paige as principal of Diegueno Middle School, and Tina Peterson as the director of human resources.

Authorities arrest 20 North County residents on drug and weapon charges in ‘Operation Poseidon’

Dubbed “Operation Poseidon,” approximately 50 deputies and federal agents from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Violent Trafficking Team conducted most of the arrests in the greater Encinitas and Del Mar areas of San Diego County.

Solana Beach City Manager to retire in November

After serving the city for more than a decade, Solana Beach City Manager David Ott announced he plans to retire in November.

Update: Poinsettia Fire in Carlsbad burns 400 acres, 60 percent contained

The fire moving through Carlsbad. Photo by Jon Clark

Four single-family homes, an 18-unit apartment complex and two commercial structures in Carlsbad have been destroyed.



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  • Kent Farrington and Blue Angel to compete at inaugural Longines Los Angeles Masters
    Rancho Santa Fe resident Robin Parsky’s Blue Angel and top world-ranked rider Kent Farrington will participate in the inaugural Longines Los Angeles Masters at the Los Angeles Convention Center Sept. 25-28. More than 25 of the best horse-rider combinations will compete for $1 million in prize money. […]
  • Survey shows community doesn’t support bond for new Rancho Santa Fe School gym at this time
    The Rancho Santa Fe School District has received the results from its community interest survey on the possibility to rebuild the school gym. At a July 21 special board meeting, Superintendent Lindy Delaney reported that 54.3 percent of the community is not interested in supporting a bond on the November ballot at this time. “The results showed us the intere […]
  • Fire sprinkler extinguishes garage fire
    On July 24, at 2:02 a.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District responded to a residential fire in the 10000 block of Lone Dove Street in 4S Ranch. When they arrived on scene, firefighters found that a single sprinkler head had activated and extinguished a fire in the garage near the water heater. One person was home at the time and […]