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DEL MAR — With input from about 60 residents, city officials are moving forward with some suggestions to ease the impact summer visitors have on those who live in the Beach Colony.
REGION — As past president of at least three local philanthropic organizations, G. Richard “Dick” Wheelock, M.D., left an indelible mark on North County, especially among the underserved and working poor in Del Mar and Solana Beach.
SOLANA BEACH — Its founder has been noticeably absent from the exam rooms for the past several months, but the St. James and St. Leo Medical and Dental Program continues the philanthropic legacy of Dr. Dick Wheelock, providing medical and dental care for those in need.
SOLANA BEACH — E-cigarette use is about to go up in smoke in Solana Beach after City Council, with a 4-0-1 vote at the Feb. 26 meeting, moved forward to prohibit the devices wherever traditional smoking is not allowed, such as at beaches, parks and the Coastal Rail Trail.
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.
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.
DEL MAR — Beginning in mid-March, Del Marians may notice the wayside horn at the Coast Boulevard train crossing tooting a little bit longer.
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.
SOLANA BEACH —The plus-size lady is singing — and can continue to do so at Fletcher Cove Community Center with fewer restrictions.