Sep. 23, 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the inaugural Fiesta del Sol Battle of the Bands on Sept. 16, 5-9 p.m., at the Belly Up.
The Solana Beach City Council unanimously approved the first reading of a new law that would expand its prohibitions on single-use plastics that aren’t recyclable or compostable.
The California School Employees Association’s negotiations with the San Dieguito Union High School District for 2018-19 have continued into the new school year, as the classified employees union demands equity with certificated teachers.
Coastal communities need to do much more to protect beachgoers in areas with landslide-prone coastal bluffs, a man who lost three relatives in a recent beach cliff collapse told the Encinitas City Council on Wednesday night, Aug. 21.
A proposal to place the railroad tracks in a trench at the edge of the bluff in Del Mar raises “serious concerns” about erosion and access to the beach, according to the California Coastal Commission.
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  1. A group of about 50 students and parents met at the Solana Beach Library Sept. 20 to take part in the Global Climate Strike, an effort to demand more action to address climate change ahead of the United Nations climate action summit Monday, Sept. 23.
  2. Chanting “fossil fuels have got to go” and holding signs urging neighbors not to be a “fossil fool,” Encinitas students and local residents marched along Coast Highway 101 Sept. 20 in support of bolder action to address climate change.
  3. The Del Mar Union School District is opposing a marijuana retail facility that has been proposed right next door to its maintenance and technology office in Sorrento Valley.
  4. The Solana Beach School District continues to carefully eye enrollment at Solana Ranch School as homes are built in Pacific Highlands Ranch.
  5. When the green and sparkling new Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park opened down Del Mar Heights Road this April, Carmel Valley resident Rod Luck couldn’t help but have a little park envy.
  6. The KAABOO festival has new owners, three days after entering into a multiyear partnership with the San Diego Padres and moving from Del Mar to Petco Park
  7. The Del Mar Union School District is narrowing down its options on where to house Del Mar Heights School students during the one-year construction of the new school in 2020-21.
  8. The Solana Beach City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 16 to begin the process of entering into a Community Choice Energy Joint Powers Agreement with Carlsbad, Del Mar and other potential partners throughout the region.
  9. Rancho Santa Fe residents Hudson and Mary Drake will serve as the honorary chairs of the 10th annual ROMP Gala, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, Oct. 12 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m.