Solana Beach

MarchFourth is not your father’s marching band

MarchFourth is not your father’s marching band

SOLANA BEACH — Patrick Macgill once said “Every battalion has its marching songs,” and now our generation of concert-going music lovers has its marching songs.  We have MarchFourth to thank for that!

Gateway Parks gets $1 million gift and new name

Gateway Parks gets $1 million gift and new name

SOLANA BEACH — Thanks to a $1.15 million donation, a vacant parcel at the north end of Solana Beach has a new identity and is no longer threatened by development.

Solana Beach is seeking 17 good men and women

SOLANA BEACH — Volunteers are being sought to fill 17 openings on the city’s five citizen commissions. Applicants must live in Solana Beach and be at least 18 years old.

Riders not waves give shaper ideas for new boards

Riders not waves give shaper ideas for new boards

SOLANA BEACH — Growing up, shaping surfboards was never part of the plan — but then, neither was having cancer.

Campbell retires after 20 years on council, 2 members sworn in

Campbell retires after 20 years on council, 2 members sworn in

SOLANA BEACH — A self-described cantankerous old man who was once labeled a curmudgeon, Mayor Tom Campbell was nonetheless praised as he retired in front of a standing-room-only crowd Dec. 10 after five terms on City Council.

Alcohol and electronic cigarettes banned on Coaster

Alcohol and electronic cigarettes banned on Coaster

REGION— The days of drinking alcohol and smoking electronic cigarettes on the Coaster trains are numbered.

Less than two weeks after retiring, Ott returns to city manager position

SOLANA BEACH — He’s back.

Cities to reiterate concerns with One Paseo

Cities to reiterate concerns with One Paseo

REGION — With a hearing for One Paseo scheduled for the Jan. 27 San Diego City Council meeting, officials from Del Mar and Solana Beach agreed to again submit letters stating their concerns with the Carmel Valley development.

Santa comes early for most groups seeking grant funds

SOLANA BEACH — Thanks to Santa Fe Christian Schools, Solana Beach Soccer Club and creative thinking on behalf of City Council, at least two-thirds of this year’s record number of applicants received funding from the Community Grants Program.

Vigil to honor Sandy Hook victims

SOLANA BEACH — To commemorate the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, as well as the 60,000 American victims of gun violence since December 2012, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito is holding a one-hour candlelight vigil Dec. 14.