Del Mar

  • Redistricting underway in Solana Beach

    Redistricting underway in Solana Beach

    Solana Beach’s switch from at-large to by-district elections kicked off this week with a pair of public hearings that showed a strong preference for dividing the city into four voting districts with an at-large mayor rather than five districts.

  • Electric vehicle charging stations coming to SDUHSD campuses

    Electric vehicle charging stations coming to SDUHSD campuses

    The San Dieguito Union High School District is adding electric vehicle charging stations to the parking lots at Canyon Crest Academy and La Costa Canyon high schools.

  • Carmel Valley brainiac wins "Genius Junior"

    Carmel Valley brainiac wins "Genius Junior"

    Carmel Valley super brain Michi Synn, 11, was recently crowned one of the smartest kids in America when she and her teammates won the NBC show “Genius Junior.”

  • Opposition forms to SDUHSD recall effort

    Opposition forms to SDUHSD recall effort

    Community members spoke out in favor of San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Trustee Joyce Dalessandro at the May 10 SDUHSD board meeting in light of the recently announced effort to recall her. The recall of Dalessandro, who has been a board member for 22 years, is based on claims...

  • 40 high schoolers win new laptops as part of MTS & Coca-Cola essay contest

    40 high schoolers win new laptops as part of MTS & Coca-Cola essay contest

    Among the winners from local schools were: Nicholas Ciepley, La Costa Canyon High School; Megan Costello, Canyon Crest Academy; Jungwoo Seo, Torrey Pines High School; Sarah Teruya, Santa Fe Christian High School.

  • Beach sand replenishment effort moves to Solana Beach

    Beach sand replenishment effort moves to Solana Beach

    As part of the ongoing restoration of the San Elijo Lagoon, crews will begin pumping sand from the lagoon onto Fletcher Cove Beach in Solana Beach April 27, continuing the process of replenishing and preserving part of the North County shoreline. Over the last eight weeks, crews pumped nearly 300,000...

  • Peter Zahn appointed to Solana Beach City Council

    Peter Zahn appointed to Solana Beach City Council

    The Solana Beach City Council unanimously appointed former member Peter Zahn on Wednesday, April 25, to fill the seat left vacant by the sudden resignation of Mayor Ginger Marshall on April 5. A practicing attorney for 35 years, Zahn was elected to his first term on the council in 2012 and chose...

  • Humane Society nears agreement with city to provide animal services

    Humane Society nears agreement with city to provide animal services

    At the San Diego City Council’s Budget and Government Efficiency Committee on April 19, the committee forwarded the $10.9 million contract to the full City Council for consideration on April 30.

  • Fair board to review gun show policies in September

    Fair board to review gun show policies in September

    The state agency that runs the Del Mar Fairgrounds will for the first time publicly debate—and possibly vote on—the future of the Crossroads of the West Gun Show this September. The 22nd District Agricultural Association’s board of directors unanimously approved the move on April 24 after nearly...

  • Fire damages Carmel Valley home in morning fire

    Fire damages Carmel Valley home in morning fire

    Flames engulfed parts of a two-story home early Wednesday, April 24, in a Carmel Valley neighborhood, prompting evacuations from nearby homes as firefighters battled the blaze, authorities said. The family that was in the home reportedly escaped the burning house uninjured before firefighters arrived,...

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