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  • Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    On Monday, Oct. 8, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized Carmel Valley Middle School and the San Diego Jewish Academy Lower School as Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. They were among 12 California campuses to receive the national honor.

  • Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Statistics from the annual KAABOO entertainment festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds aren’t available yet, but the venue’s overseers say the three-day event went well. “It was a great festival, with lots of great music, and lots of happy people,” said General Manager Tim Fennell of the 22nd District...

  • Del Mar Civic Center wins an Orchid award

    Del Mar Civic Center wins an Orchid award

    The “beautiful detailing” of the Del Mar Civic Center and Town Hall has won a 2018 Orchid for Architecture from the San Diego Architectural Foundation.

  • Roundabouts, development hot topics at Solana Beach candidates forum

    Roundabouts, development hot topics at Solana Beach candidates forum

    Solana Beach candidates appeared to agree Oct. 9 that land use was the city's most critical issue and that the city should not resort to roundabouts to improve Lomas Santa Fe Drive. But the candidates — Kristi Becker, Kelly Harless, Shawn McClondon, Craig Nelson and Valeri Paul — also clashed at...

  • Canyon Crest Academy Speech and Debate team wins at Carlsbad Tournament

    Canyon Crest Academy Speech and Debate team wins at Carlsbad Tournament

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Speech and Debate team members competed and won top medal and trophy awards at the Carlsbad High School League 1B Tournament featuring Varsity/Novice Lincoln Douglas, Policy and Congress styles.

  • Meet the SDUHSD candidates

    Meet the SDUHSD candidates

    Meet the candidates running for San Dieguito Union High School District board.

  • Teen diving for lobster attacked by shark in Encinitas on opening day of season

    Teen diving for lobster attacked by shark in Encinitas on opening day of season

    A 13-year-old boy diving for lobster was attacked by a shark Saturday morning, Sept. 29, near Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas, leaving him with traumatic upper body wounds, authorities said.

  • Solana Beach candidates pressed on roundabouts, development

    Solana Beach candidates pressed on roundabouts, development

    Five candidates for Solana Beach City Council were pressed Sept. 20 with questions regarding affordable housing, future development, short-term rentals and proposed roundabouts. Kristi Becker, Kelly Harless, Shawn McClondon, Craig Nelson and Valeri Paul each fielded audience questions on the topics...

  • Legal fight brewing over proposed water rate hikes

    Legal fight brewing over proposed water rate hikes

    An official with the Rancho Santa Fe Association did not mince words Thursday, Sept. 20, when he delivered an ultimatum to the Santa Fe Irrigation District board, regarding a proposal to raise the water district's rates by an average of 3 percent over each of the next three years.

  • Council rejects all roundabouts on Lomas Santa Fe Drive

    Council rejects all roundabouts on Lomas Santa Fe Drive

    A room that had for weeks been filled mostly with opposition was met with sighs of relief on Sept. 26 when the Solana Beach City Council unanimously agreed to not consider any roundabouts on a busy city street. The council had been originally scheduled to discuss eliminating three of the four proposed...

  • Carmel Valley flasher sentenced

    Carmel Valley flasher sentenced

    Carmel Valley flasher Jaysonron Anuran Muncal was sentenced Sept. 24 for indecent exposure and will be required to register as a sex offender and get counseling, City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announced.

  • Veteran says Del Mar company owes him thousands for broken-down tank-like wheelchair

    Veteran says Del Mar company owes him thousands for broken-down tank-like wheelchair

    A Del Mar company took down its website and Facebook page and had its Twitter account suspended last week after an Oklahoma veteran came forward and accused the company of failing to refund him more than $10,000 for almost two years.

  • Del Mar Plaza to welcome some new tenants

    Del Mar Plaza to welcome some new tenants

    The owners of the Del Mar Plaza have plans to reinvest in the center by bringing in new tenants, a property manager confirmed Sept. 24. Peaches En Regalia, which opened at the Plaza in 1989, will close Sept. 30 to allow owner Patricia Straight to retire. On Sept. 22, the Del Mar Art Center Gallery...

  • Del Mar looks to hire law enforcement manager, security firm

    Del Mar looks to hire law enforcement manager, security firm

    After scrapped ideas, including a Del Mar Police Department, city council members on Sept. 17 cautiously moved forward with a multifaceted approach to help make the city safer. The council approved 3 to 2 — with Council members Terry Sinnott and Dave Druker opposing — to appropriate $135,000 to...

  • City council unanimously approves Streetscape project

    City council unanimously approves Streetscape project

    The City of Del Mar will move forward with plans to revitalize parts of Camino Del Mar after the city council unanimously voted Sept. 17 to approve the city's entire Downtown Streetscape plan. The council was in agreement that it's "past time" for the longtime downtown project — which would bring...

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