Rancho Santa Fe News

E-cigarettes banned at San Diego County Fair

DEL MAR — Electronic cigarettes and other similar devices will not be allowed at the upcoming San Diego County Fair, which begins June 7, after the governing board of the Del Mar Fairgrounds voted 6-0 at its March 11 meeting to include them in a no-smoking policy.

CUSD lowers CVA grad requirements

CARLSBAD — Different graduation requirements for the school district’s Carlsbad Village Academy (CVA) continuation high school was deliberated at Wednesday’s school board meeting.

Judge tentatively rules in SDCWA’s favor

REGION — SDCWA (San Diego County Water Authority) won the first court battle in its lawsuit against its main water supplier MWD (Metropolitan Water District) over water rates.

Brush with Art: Remembering the musical mastery of Steve White

Brush with Art: Remembering the musical mastery of Steve White

For 20 years patrons of the Seaside Bazaar in Encinitas enjoyed local legend Steve White’s performances of his distinctive music. On March 16 — which would have marked White’s 64th birthday — his life will be celebrated with the first annual Steve White Music and Art Festival.

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

Another cyclist hit by motorist on 101

ENCINITAS – For the second time in two months, a motorist collided with a bicyclist at an identical spot on Coast Highway 101.

Film review: Feel the need?

Film review: Feel the need?

Turbo-charged fun fuels throwback to 1960s and ‘70s car films  

Pachyderm pressure continues

DEL MAR — Members of the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors were criticized at the March 11 meeting for continuing to allow elephant rides during the San Diego County Fair, which runs June 7 through July 6.

Demo and rebuild proposed for Nardo complex

Demo and rebuild proposed for Nardo complex

SOLANA BEACH — The owner of a large apartment complex built more than four decades ago would like to demolish and rebuild the entire community.

County makes motions on e-cigarettes

REGION — In the professional medical opinions of two county personnel reporting to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, they agreed that the county should cite the same authority for electronic smoking devices as they have currently in place for conventional cigarettes.

Tide Beach access closed for repairs

SOLANA BEACH — The Tide Beach access stairs will be closed due to maintenance and repairs from 7 a.m. on March 10, until 3 p.m. March 12. The Fletcher Cove and Seascape Sur access points will remain open for public use.