Solana Beach Sun

  • 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...

  • Cedros Avenue mixed-use project is poised to take ‘Flight’

    Cedros Avenue mixed-use project is poised to take ‘Flight’

    With a few administrative hurdles left to clear, RAF Pacifica Group is looking to break ground next month on its 26,000-square-foot mixed-use project at the southern end of Solana Beach’s Cedros Design District, on the site that for two decades held Cedros Gardens. RAF Pacifica dubbed the project...

  • CCA junior varsity academic team wins championship

    CCA junior varsity academic team wins championship

    At the final competition of April 19, Canyon Crest Academy's junior varsity academic team won the North County Academic League Championship 2018. 

  • Torrey Pines senior selected as 2018 CIF Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Torrey Pines senior selected as 2018 CIF Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Torrey Pines Senior Sophia LeRose was selected as the 2018 CIF Female Scholar Athlete of the Year for the CIF San Diego Section. 

  • Parents leading recall effort for SDUHSD board member

    Parents leading recall effort for SDUHSD board member

    Torrey Pines High School parent Wendy Gumb announced her intention to circulate a recall petition for San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) board member Joyce Dalessandro at the April 19 board meeting. “We’ve decided to take action because we think it’s important that we have transparent...

  • Fencing, surveillance cameras coming to San Dieguito campuses

    Fencing, surveillance cameras coming to San Dieguito campuses

    The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) is taking steps to secure its two most open campuses as the board approved two firms to design new perimeter fencing for San Dieguito High School Academy and Torrey Pines High School at its April 19 meeting. In addition to fencing, the board...

  • Solana Beach School District looking for its next leader

    Solana Beach School District looking for its next leader

    The Solana Beach School District continues on its superintendent search, seeking “an innovative and creative educational leader” to replace retiring Superintendent Terry Decker. The school board hired Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) to help lead the search, casting a broad net to find...

  • Solana Beach will ax at-large voting, but not until 2020

    Solana Beach will ax at-large voting, but not until 2020

    Solana Beach signaled its intent last week to switch from at-large elections to a district-based voting system—but beginning in 2020 rather than this November’s election, citing an untenable timeline and a council vacancy created by a pair of surprise resignations over the past two months. With...

  • Physician turned entrepreneur begins work with new patients: Union-Tribune and L.A. Times

    Physician turned entrepreneur begins work with new patients: Union-Tribune and L.A. Times

    Growing up in apartheid South Africa, the son of Chinese immigrants, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong got his information and entertainment from daily newspapers. Television was banned in that country until he was 23. When he started saving money for college, he turned to newspapers again, plucking hundreds...

  • Heebner fills first of two vacancies on Solana Beach City Council

    Heebner fills first of two vacancies on Solana Beach City Council

    The Solana Beach City Council has appointed former Councilwoman Lesa Heebner to fill one of two vacancies created after Councilmembers Mike Nichols and Ginger Marshall unexpectedly resigned three weeks apart. Down to three members, the council unanimously chose Heebner to serve the eight months...

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