Dave Roberts

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.

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

DEL MAR — Ambling down the sandy pathway heading towards Dog Beach, three hikers were finishing the final segment of their more than 70-mile trek of the Coast to Crest Trail.

Fair to start work on parking studies

Fair to start work on parking studies

DEL MAR — Del Mar Fairgrounds officials are eager to begin traffic studies that allow use of a vacant lot east of the state-owned facility even though they have a decade to complete them.

Del Mar responds again to One Paseo

DEL MAR — In response to a recirculated environmental impact report for a proposed project in Carmel Valley, Del Mar officials reiterated the concerns included in their first comment letter, but strengthened their position on a need to address public transit as an option and the project’s divergence from the community plan.

Plan could save cities money on elections

Plan could save cities money on elections

COAST CITIES — A proposal by county Supervisor Dave Roberts that could save some cities perhaps $100,000 on special elections won’t currently benefit his hometown of Solana Beach, which will pay about $200,000 for a February vote on rules to govern Fletcher Cove Community Center.

Proposed ordinance on foreign flight students draws criticisms

REGION — To San Diego County staff, a new ordinance would bring enhanced alertness to vetting potential foreign flight students for security risks.

Insufficient funds threatens close of child abuse and sexual assault center

Insufficient funds threatens close of child abuse and sexual assault center

REGION — Palomar Health’s Forensic Health Services Department is the only place in North County where police can take children who have been abused, women who have been raped and other victims of violent crime to be interviewed and examined.

Del Mar earns Main Street honors

Del Mar earns Main Street honors

DEL MAR — Del Mar Village has officially been named a California Main Street by the California Main Street Alliance, which recognizes historic commercial districts that serve as models for successful community revitalization.

Ceremony celebrates completion of Hwy. 101 project

Ceremony celebrates completion of Hwy. 101 project

SOLANA BEACH — After more than a decade of planning and 15 months of construction, city leaders officially “reopened” about a 1-mile stretch of Coast Highway 101.

Roberts forming panel to help spend county grant money

COAST CITIES — Supervisor Dave Roberts is seeking volunteers to help him allocate $500,000 he receives from the county’s Community Enhancement Program, established to stimulate tourism and the economy and improve the regional quality of life.