Sep. 28, 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune



Solana Beach will establish a financial relief program aimed at tenants who have fallen behind on their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With frustrations mounting over distance learning, students and parents from the San Dieguito Union High School District staged a protest march Sept. 24 from the Encinitas Community and Senior Center to the district office.

The San Dieguito Union High School District board voted 3-2 on Sept. 17 to continue in the distance learning model for the second quarter of the school year.

Will Rhett, who owns the Del Mar children’s bookstore Sandcastle Tales with his wife Alex, said he’s worried about the potential “new burden” of a statewide ballot measure in November that would raise commercial property taxes.

More Solana Beach News

Latest Del Mar News

  1. Sheriff’s Captain Herbert Taft discussed crime, mask requirements, helicopters, wildfires and a few other local topics during a virtual forum hosted by the Del Mar Foundation on Sept. 22.

  2. Del Mar will begin the process of developing a new rate structure for its Clean Water Program.

  3. The six Del Mar City Council candidates addressed sea level rise, moving the train off the bluffs, short-term rentals, housing and other key topics facing the city during a Sept. 15 online forum hosted by the League of Women Voters.

  4. The two candidates vying to replace Barbara Bry on the San Diego City Council discussed infrastructure, housing, going greener, police reform and COVID-19 during a forum hosted by the Torrey Pines Community Planning Board on Sept. 16.

  5. Del Mar’s Planning Commission unanimously urged the Del Mar City Council to reconsider a zoning amendment that would help the city provide an estimated 20 affordable housing units out of more than 100 that are required by a state housing mandate.

  6. Addressing everything from reducing homelessness to whether a hot dog is a sandwich, San Diego mayoral candidates Barbara Bry and Todd Gloria squared off in an online forum Sept. 9 presented by La Jolla’s Congregation Beth Israel.

  7. Del Mar Highlands Town Center Sky Deck’s grand opening has been postponed from fall to February 2021 due to the pandemic.

  8. The design process has kicked off for the new McGonigle Canyon Park in Pacific Highlands Ranch, with residents sharing ideas for a shady spot to play, picnic and exercise and perhaps get in a round of pickleball.