Solana Beach

VAC denies mixed-use project on 101

VAC denies mixed-use project on 101

SOLANA BEACH — The luck of the Irish was not on the side of American Assets Trust this St. Patrick’s Day.

1 more option OK’d to finance energy-efficient upgrades

SOLANA BEACH — Property owners now have another option to finance permanent energy-efficient improvements to their homes after council members at the March 11 meeting agreed to participate in the Ygrene Works Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, Program.

City discusses RV parking rules

SOLANA BEACH — In response to a spike in complaints, Solana Beach council members at the March 11 meeting discussed possibly changing the regulations for parking recreational vehicles on city streets.

Story pole waiver request continued

Story pole waiver request continued

SOLANA BEACH — Rather than deny a request to install only 70 percent of the required story poles for the complete remodel of an apartment complex, as many residents wanted them to do, council members at the March 11 meeting opted to continue the hearing so the developer could hold a public workshop and refine […]

Irrigation District to launch study

REGION — The board of directors at the Santa Fe Irrigation District agreed to move forward with a concept study to assess the utilization of advanced water purification techniques. What this means is converting recycled wastewater into an innovative and high quality purification process for potable water.

Coastal Commission denies request to leave the boardwalk where it is

Coastal Commission denies request to leave the boardwalk where it is

DEL MAR — Unless someone can find a way to make up for the loss of 1 acre of wetlands, a popular boardwalk that runs along the San Dieguito River will likely be moved once an adjacent overflow parking lot used by the Del Mar Fairgrounds is restored to wetlands.

2015 spring Miracle League of San Diego Opening Day

2015 spring Miracle League of San Diego Opening Day

SOLANA BEACH — Blue skies, the smell of popcorn in the air and the palpable optimism of the season marked the 2015 spring Opening Day for the Miracle League of San Diego on Saturday.

Planned roadway upgrades could get funding boost

Planned roadway upgrades could get funding boost

SOLANA BEACH — Roadway and sidewalk upgrades on North Cedros, Valley and Stevens avenues could get a funding boost after council members adopted resolutions at the Feb. 25 meeting that will allow staff to apply for $2.4 million in transportation grants from the San Diego Association of Governments.

Athletes, coaches honored for sportsmanship

Athletes, coaches honored for sportsmanship

SOLANA BEACH — “It’s more about the journey and how people play, not the wins and losses,” Jeff Lyle, president of the Solana Beach Soccer Club, said when describing the philosophy of the league.

Valley Avenue complex approved

Valley Avenue complex approved

SOLANA BEACH — Eden Gardens will soon have one less abandoned lot. A mixed-use development at 636 Valley Ave. received unanimous support at the Feb. 25 meeting, the fourth time in nearly two years the project was presented to council members for approval.