July 8, 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune



At its June 25 meeting, the Solana Beach School District board adopted a resolution affirming its commitment to fight institutional racism.

Carmel Valley’s Victoria Bennett has published her second book, “Mean Doreen,” a children’s book that addresses the difficult topic of bullying.

As protesters took to the streets following the death of George Floyd, Solana Beach resident Shawn McClondon posted an offer on his social media to meet with any of his neighbors.

The city of Solana Beach has begun accepting applications for grants of up to $4,000 to small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, following City Council discussion July 1 over the terms of the grant program.

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  1. A new Pacific Highlands Ranch housing development will move forward without a connection to Rancho Santa Fe Farms Road after Pardee Homes faced opposition from neighbors over the proposed new street.

  2. The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board continues to explore a traffic calming measure of some kind for the Solana Highlands neighborhood intersection of High Bluff Drive and Lady Hill Road.

  3. The Del Mar Union School District board plans to have a discussion about its role in promoting equality and addressing inequalities due to racism at its July 22 board meeting.

  4. The Clean Energy Alliance board of directors will be considering two options for $4.5 million in loans to finance startup costs: one that would require the member cities to contribute to a $2.5 million security, or an alternative that could initially prevent the promised 2% rate discount.

  5. Following opposition from several residents, the Del Mar City Council voted against suspending a local law that allows property owners to take their disputes with neighbors over blocked scenic views or sunlight access to City Hall for resolution.

  6. Five Del Mar residents, including the city’s deputy mayor and a council member, have asked the governor to restrict beach access to exercise only ahead of the Fourth of July weekend.