Lorine Wright

Writer

Recent Articles

  • New mayor must have a plan to deal with the structural deficit

    The elephant in the room in the city of San Diego’s special mayoral election is the ongoing structural deficit caused by an $8 billion underfunded pension system. The city’s annual general fund budget is approximately $1.1 billion. This pays for everything from police to libraries. This year’s...

  • No way out?

    At a recent Solana Beach City Council meeting, Fletcher Cove Community Center party initiative speakers suggested that the City Council be creative.  If I have it right, the party initiative speakers suggested that the City Council should, disingenuously,  adopt the party policy initiative without...

  • The Scott Roberts Trio to perform at the Carmel Valley Library

    The Scott Roberts Trio to perform at the Carmel Valley Library

    A special free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Carmel Valley Library’s community room. It will feature three Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) students who have been playing jazz together for three years....

  • September crime report for Carmel Valley, Del Mar and Solana Beach

    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 Oct. 3 for the month of September 2013 in the San Diego...

  • Understand the facts before voting on a policy that can’t be changed

    I find it very concerning that residents of Solana Beach received a brochure in the mail asking them to urge City Council not to hold a special election which would cost the City of Solana Beach $200,000. The brochure claims that the Friends of Fletcher Cove Community Center are opposed to the...

  • Solana Beach to hold Annual Bulky Item Clean-Up Day

    The Annual Bulky Item Clean-Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the La Colonia Community Center parking lot at the Valley Avenue entrance in Solana Beach. Waste Management will provide roll-off containers for easy drop off items such as furniture, appliances, mattresses,...

  • Solana Beach Library to present national best-selling author Susan Vreeland

    Solana Beach Library to present national best-selling author Susan Vreeland

    The Solana Beach Library will present national best-selling author Susan Vreeland on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Vreeland will discuss her novel “Clara and Mr. Tiffany.” Don’t miss this animated and engaging speaker, known for her art-related historical fiction, when she discusses her national best-selling...

  • AutoMatters: RUSH – A Film by Ron Howard

    AutoMatters: RUSH – A Film by Ron Howard

    By Jan R. Wagner Why has it been so difficult for Hollywood to make great auto racing movies? As I think back to many that I’ve seen over the years, I can hardly think of any that captured the essence of the sport. Part of auto racing is inevitably the crashes, and Hollywood is good at recreating...

63°