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Grant funds available to Solana Beach groups

SOLANA BEACH — Organizations that provide services in Solana Beach are encouraged to apply for a grant through the newly created Solana Beach Fund, part of the Coastal Community Foundation.

Input sought from cyclists, walkers

Input sought from cyclists, walkers

SOLANA BEACH — The city is seeking input on ways to improve how pedestrians and bicyclists get around town, especially after only about 10 people attended a Feb. 20 workshop to kick off its “active transportation” master plan process.

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

DEL MAR — Beginning in mid-March, Del Marians may notice the wayside horn at the Coast Boulevard train crossing tooting a little bit longer.

Restoration at fairgrounds begins

Restoration at fairgrounds begins

DEL MAR — A Feb. 24 groundbreaking officially began a restoration project to convert back to wetlands a large vacant parcel south of the Del Mar Fairgrounds that has for years been used as an overflow parking lot primarily during the San Diego County Fair and thoroughbred race meet.

Prop. B holds with all votes counted

Prop. B holds with all votes counted

SOLANA BEACH —The plus-size lady is singing — and can continue to do so at Fletcher Cove Community Center with fewer restrictions.

Projects planned to slow traffic

Projects planned to slow traffic

SOLANA BEACH — In response to complaints from residents, several traffic calming projects are being planned throughout the city.

Details stepping up on sidewalk project

Details stepping up on sidewalk project

DEL MAR — Plans to improve sidewalks throughout the city moved a few steps forward at the Feb. 18 meeting when council members unanimously approved a contract to design the remaining segments of the project and adopted resolutions needed to finance the work.

Survey results confirm workshop consensus

DEL MAR — According to the results of a recent survey, the majority of respondents agree with approximately 40 people who attended a December workshop when it comes to where a new City Hall should be located and what it should include.

‘Deficient’ bridge will remain for at least 3 years

‘Deficient’ bridge will remain for at least 3 years

REGION — Deemed “structurally deficient” in 2012 by the California Department of Transportation Bridge Inspection Report, the bridge on El Camino Real just north of San Dieguito Road will be replaced with a four-lane structure, but not for at least another three years, according to an update from Dean Marsden at the Feb. 6 San […]

Shores stairway could open by July

Shores stairway could open by July

SOLANA BEACH — If all goes as planned, beachgoers will have access to the sea, surf and sand via the Del Mar Shores stairway in July, one month earlier than was originally planned.