Carmel Valley

City Council rescinds Carmel Valley One Paseo project approval

May 25, 2015, 6 a.m.

It took six years and three extra days, but Kilroy Realty was finally able to come to a compromise that appeased the community on its One Paseo development. The announcement that a scaled-down “new” One Paseo is in the works and news that lawsuits from neighboring Del Mar Highlands Town Center and community groups had been called off, came at the San Diego City Council’s referendum-forced hearing on May 21. After hearing that a deal had been struck that all ...

Local NewsDel Mar Mesa Planning Board hears complaints about speeding, warnings of garage thefts

May 23, 2015, 8 a.m.

From the May 14 meeting of the Del Mar Mesa Community Planning Board: • Speeding in Del Mar Mesa remains a major issue along Del Vino Court and The Preserve Way, and was discussed. A Mesa resident with small children said he worries when cars “blow through stop signs at intersections.” “It’s an ongoing problem,” noted San Diego Police Northwest Division Officer Tracey Williams, who said he is increasingly “out in the field.” He promised to bring a radar trailer ...

LifestyleCanyon Crest Academy student wins ‘Mr. Teen Spotlight’

May 22, 2015, 6 a.m.

Carmel Valley dancer Jacob Soble won top honors at this year’s Spotlight dance competition. He received the Mr. Teen Spotlight title for his contemporary solo, along with the Judges Award for best tap solo, and was the second highest scoring soloist in the Overalls. The event was held at UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium. Soble, 15, is a freshman at Canyon Crest Academy. He has been dancing since he was 8 years old and dances at North Country Dance Arts studio in ...

Kilroy Realty and community groups reach compromise on One Paseo project in Carmel Valley

May 21, 2015, 1:28 p.m.

Kilroy Realty Corp., developer of the One Paseo project in Carmel Valley, and three community groups that filed a lawsuit challenging the project have reached a compromise that allows a scaled-down version of the project to move forward. The new project will deliver amenities to the north San Diego neighborhood while reducing the traffic and visual impacts that caused concern within the community. Under the terms of the agreement, Kilroy will reduce the scope of the office and retail components ...

Gabriel Gaurano, Chris Coronado and Esteban Coronado from the film “Promise.”

EventsLocally recognized films to screen May 22 at Canyon Crest Film Festival

May 20, 2015, 9:54 a.m.

The ninth annual Canyon Crest Academy Film Festival will be held Friday, May 22 featuring a 2015 LA Film Festival student selection and films honored by the San Diego County Office of Education’s Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) Student Film Festival and Awards. The film festival, which begins at 7 p.m., is the biggest fundraiser of the school year for the Envision Cinema Conservatory program. Any student at CCA can enter a five-minute or less short film into one of ...

EventsKid-friendly 'Touch a Truck' car show returns May 31 to Carmel Valley

May 19, 2015, 2:29 p.m.

Kids can get the chance to climb inside some of their favorite vehicles as Touch A Truck returns to Carmel Valley’s Canyon Crest Academy. The event, which raises money to help fight children’s cancer, will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31. Touch A Truck San Diego started seven years ago with a vision to give kids the opportunity to sit in the driver’s seats of vehicles big and small. This year’s event features nearly 100 race cars, hot ...

One Paseo site plan

Carmel ValleyCouncil delays Carmel Valley One Paseo decision; developer compromise may be brewing

May 19, 2015, 7:48 a.m.

The San Diego City Council voted 7-2 to delay its decision on the One Paseo project on May 18, scheduling the referendum-forced second hearing for three days later at 1 p.m. May 21. Last month the referendum petition to overturn the San Diego City Council’s decision on One Paseo gathered more than the necessary 33,224 signatures to force the San Diego City Council to either take back its approval of the 1.45-million-square-foot mixed-use Carmel Valley project or put it on ...

CCA winners at The Next Big Thing competition.

EducationBusiness-minded Carmel Valley students develop award-winning app: CCA Today

May 16, 2015, 8 a.m.

A student-created app that keeps Canyon Crest Academy in the know on campus happenings was recently proclaimed the “Next Big Thing.” The CCA Today app, created in part by CCA sophomore Jabahri Neal and team members from the school’s regional occupational program (ROP) business management class, took first place May 6 in Junior Achievement of San Diego County’s Next Big Thing: Entrepreneur’s Showcase competition. The CCA Today app team will now compete nationally in Washington, D.C., this summer with a ...

Carmel ValleyCarmel Valley doctor leads Sharp research team on neonatal therapies

May 14, 2015, 10:14 a.m.

Through groundbreaking research, the Neonatal Research Institute at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns is increasing the odds of survival for premature and sick newborns. Research director Anup Katheria has been at the helm of the Neonatal Research Institute since it was established two years ago. Leading a multidisciplinary team, the Carmel Valley resident is behind the institute’s clinical trials of new medicines and therapies that have the potential to provide long-term benefits for babies at risk for ...

Carmel ValleyOne Paseo’s second hearing set for May 18

May 12, 2015, 7:11 a.m.

At San Diego City Council’s May 11 meeting, the city clerk presented the certified One Paseo referendum petition, sending it to a second hearing at 1 p.m. Monday, May 18. At that hearing, held at the larger venue of Golden Hall, the City Council must rescind its 7-2 approval of the mixed-use project or send it to a citywide vote. City Council President Sherri Lightner, one of the two votes against One Paseo, issued a statement congratulating Protect San Diego’s ...

Crime cases, arrests in the Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach area for April

May 8, 2015, 6 a.m.

The numbers of crime cases by type, where type is defined by the most serious crime that occurred, and arrests/citations with valid addresses that were reported to the San Diego County’s Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS) by May 4 for the month of April 2015 in the San Diego City neighborhoods of Del Mar Heights, Carmel Valley, North City, and Torrey Highlands, and the Cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach are shown below: Del Mar Heights 2 cases ...

EventsFlutist, pianist in concert May 13 at Carmel Valley Library

May 7, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

May’s free family music program, sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library, will be at 7 p.m. May 13 in the Library’s community room. It will feature flutist Carlos Aguilar performing pieces by Greg Patillo, Franz Doppler, and Otar Taktakishvili. He will be accompanied by pianist Melissa Evans. The program will last 45 minutes. Aguilar, a 19-year-old flutist, has swept San Diego’s classical music scene by winning first prize in all open competitions for young talent, including the ...

Carmel ValleyDel Mar Kaaboo music festival planners discuss Carmel Valley’s traffic, noise concerns

May 6, 2015, 8:30 a.m.

After hearing concerns that Kaaboo, September’s three-day music festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, might turn into a wild, raucous Burning Man where the turf meets the surf, concert representatives are doing public outreach to help put neighbors at ease. Julie Coleman, of the Denver-based Madison Companies putting on Kaaboo, visited the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board meeting on April 23 to explain what the Sept. 18-20 concert event really is. “People were worried that it was going to end ...

New homes along Carmel Valley Road in Pacific Highlands Ranch.

EducationDel Mar district projecting highest growth within five years, say officials

May 5, 2015, 8 a.m.

The Del Mar Union School District will be bigger than it ever has been within the next five years. At the April 22 board meeting, Jason Romero, assistant superintendent of human resources, is projecting the district will be just under 5,000 students in 2020-21 as a result of all of the new housing development in Pacific Highlands Ranch area. District enrollment is at 4,464 students now. In Pacific Highlands Ranch, 550 total homes will be built in Pardee Homes’ Casabella, ...