June 4, 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune

With signs reading “Black Lives Matter” and “No More Silence,” over 200 protesters gathered in front of Solana Beach City Hall Wednesday morning, June 3, in response to the murder of George Floyd.
North County Food Bank will receive $26,910 in community development block grant funding from the city of Solana Beach, which received the money as part of the CARES Act that Congress approved to combat the economic effects of the novel coronavirus.
The Solana Beach City Council approved a citywide automated green waste collection that will be implemented the week of Aug. 26.
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  1. On May 15, three Del Mar Union School District elementary school teams were included in the Design for San Diego (D4SD)’s Civic Design Challenge virtual summit.
  2. The Del Mar City Council unanimously voted June 1 to draft and send a letter to the San Diego sheriff and district attorney to address the law enforcement issues highlighted by the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
  3. The Winston School in Del Mar received approval from the Del Mar City Council to begin the permitting process for additional fencing, but also drew criticism for its allegations of a rise in trespassers on campus since schools closed due to COVID-19.
  4. It was previously reported that it was the Solana Beach School District that invited students to chalk their gratitude on the Solana Vista campus before it is demolished this summer, however, it was actually a grassroots effort initiated by 12-year-old Lilly O’Shaughnessy.
  5. The Del Mar Union School District is preparing to potentially reopen schools on Aug. 24, planning ways to modify its daily operations to ensure the health of students and staff.
  6. Sycamore Ridge School in Carmel Valley is welcoming a new principal this summer as Principal Peg LaRose will retire on June 30 after a 36-year career in education.
  7. On May 28, the Carmel Valley Community Planning board unanimously approved The Grove, a new life science research and development building on the corner of El Camino Real and Townsgate Drive.
  8. The Torrey Hills School field will get an upgrade this summer as the Del Mar Union School District board approved the plans at the May 27 board meeting.
  9. The Carmel Valley Community Planning board unanimously approved Pardee Homes’ amended plans for a new 81-home development in Pacific Highlands Ranch at its May 28 virtual meeting.
  10. The City of Del Mar is set to open its beaches, Powerhouse and Seagrove parks on Tuesday, June 2, for sunbathing and relaxing with household members, according to a city news release.