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  • Solana Beach council approves raises for employee groups

    Solana Beach council approves raises for employee groups

    The Solana Beach City Council approved new labor agreements with firefighters, and other city employee groups at its meeting on Wednesday, July 11. On a 5-0 vote, the council approved a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract with the Solana Beach Firefighters Association, which calls...

  • Carmel Valley man sues city after bike accident

    Carmel Valley man sues city after bike accident

    A raised section of concrete in a storm drain alongside a bike lane is at the center of a $10 million lawsuit filed by a Carmel Valley man, who alleges the defect caused him to crash his bike and suffer debilitating injuries.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Leash laws to change in Del Mar

    Leash laws to change in Del Mar

    A change to Del Mar's leash laws that will give dog owners more time with their pooches in certain sections of city beaches was approved on Monday, June 4, by the City Council.

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