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  • Committee selects PHR Library design

    Committee selects PHR Library design

    The Pacific Highlands Ranch Library design subcommittee unanimously approved a design for the new 18,000-square-foot facility planned for Village Center Loop Road. The May 8 recommendation will now be sent on to the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board for review at its May 24 meeting. After...

  • Pacific Arts Dance Center thriving in new location

    Pacific Arts Dance Center thriving in new location

    Pacific Arts Dance Center's first few months in Carmel Valley have been a success.

  • TRC gymnast brings home regional All Around title

    TRC gymnast brings home regional All Around title

    Solana Beach gymnast Dylin Dean recently captured the level 7 All Around title at the Level 6-7 Region 1 Gymnastics Championships

  • New homes on Via de la Valle slope proposed

    New homes on Via de la Valle slope proposed

    The last development of the slopes along Via de la Valle has been in the planning process for over 10 years. The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board reviewed the latest version of the plans at its April 26 board meeting, hearing from architect James Alcorn about a vision for 32 new residences...

  • PHR residents seek solutions for traffic woes

    PHR residents seek solutions for traffic woes

    The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board’s Pacific Highlands Ranch traffic subcommittee met on April 25 on possible short-term and long-term solutions for the community’s concerns about congestion and safety. Those in attendance included residents from the Watermark, Artesana, Santa Rosa, Canterra...

  • New hotel, office building approved for Carmel Valley

    New hotel, office building approved for Carmel Valley

    The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board unanimously approved the new Costa Azul development, which includes an Element by Westin hotel, an office building and restaurant on the corner of El Camino Real at the end of Valley Centre Drive. As an added benefit, the project will bring amenities such...

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