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  • City to buy vacant land next to La Colonia Park

    City to buy vacant land next to La Colonia Park

    The city of Solana Beach has agreed to purchase a vacant parcel of land next to La Colonia Park in the Eden Gardens neighborhood for $2.8 million, for use in a future park expansion.

  • Crossroads gun show returns to Del Mar, so do protesters

    Crossroads gun show returns to Del Mar, so do protesters

    At the entrance to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, a young woman wearing an anti-gun violence shirt played a flute while, across the street, two men waved a 5-foot-tall cutout of a black AR-15 semiautomatic rifle at passing cars. That was the kind of contrast visible Saturday morning, July 14, to all...

  • Gun owners issue challenge to Del Mar exhibit protesters

    Gun owners issue challenge to Del Mar exhibit protesters

    A group of San Diego gun owners, worried that the Del Mar Fairgrounds might not renew its controversial gun shows, issued a challenge Friday, July 13, to anyone who can prove illegal sales have taken place there.

  • Solana Beach gives final approval to new voting plan

    Solana Beach gives final approval to new voting plan

    With no discussion, the Solana Beach City Council gave final approval to a plan to hold district elections for council positions in 2020, as well as allowing voters to directly choose a mayor for the first time. The unanimous vote came at the council's meeting on Tuesday, July 10. It brought to...

  • Mixed-use project on Highway 101 gets green light from Solana Beach council

    Mixed-use project on Highway 101 gets green light from Solana Beach council

    After years of planning, false starts and community debate, the Solana Beach City Council approved a mixed-use development at Highway 101 and Dahlia Drive, on the site of a former mobile home park that neighbors described as an "eyesore." The action to approve the Solana 101 project came on a unanimous...

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