Solana Beach

New RV parking rules sent back for revision

SOLANA BEACH — New rules for parking recreational vehicles on public property were deemed too restrictive and sent back for revisions at the April 8 meeting.

New plan for story poles introduced

New plan for story poles introduced

SOLANA BEACH –Rather than continue to seek a waiver for the installation of about 30 percent of the required story poles for the complete remodel of an apartment complex, the developers have devised a new system to indicate building sizes.

Marine helicopter makes precautionary landing

Marine helicopter makes precautionary landing

SOLANA BEACH—A marine helicopter made a precautionary landing Wednesday morning on the beach at 11:40 a.m. a few blocks south of Fletcher Cove in front of the Del Mar Shores Terrace complex.

Mystery drives local author

Mystery drives local author

SOLANA BEACH — Efforts to solve a family mystery prompted Ona Russell to launch a new career as a fiction novelist more than 10 years ago. In February, the Solana Beach author released “Rule of Capture,” the third book in her series featuring Sarah Kaufman, a real-life Jewish woman who made a name for herself […]

Skyline kidnapping suspect arrested

Skyline kidnapping suspect arrested

REGION — A 22-year-old resident of Fairbanks Ranch, who in 2009 donated $2,000 of his bar mitzvah money to the Helen Woodward Animal Center, was arrested April 1 and charged with the March 23 attempted kidnapping of a 7-year-old Skyline Elementary School student. Jack Henry Doshay is being held at the Vista Detention Facility, with […]

Solana Beach OKs funds for fairgrounds impact study

SOLANA BEACH — Council members at the March 25 meeting approved a $30,000 expenditure to pay the city’s one-third portion of a long-awaited study to determine the impacts events at the Del Mar Fairgrounds have on Del Mar and Solana Beach. The study, which will be conducted by Economic & Planning Systems, is a requirement of […]

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 […]