David Ott

Projects planned to slow traffic

Projects planned to slow traffic

SOLANA BEACH — In response to complaints from residents, several traffic calming projects are being planned throughout the city.

Request to halt tree removal permits fails to take root

Request to halt tree removal permits fails to take root

SOLANA BEACH — When it came to removing trees from public property, council decided at the Jan. 8 meeting not to go out on a limb and place a moratorium on issuing permits, a request from City Manager David Ott because the current code is outdated and ambiguous.

Bluff failure an ongoing issue

Bluff failure an ongoing issue

SOLANA BEACH — The vast Pacific Ocean, graceful surfers, splashing children, an occasional whale or dolphin sighting and picturesque sunsets can transform a walk along the sandy shores of Solana Beach into a Norman Rockwell experience.

City, sheriffs respond to crime increase

SOLANA BEACH — In response to requests from residents and City Councilwoman Lesa Heebner, the city manager provided an update at the Jan. 8 meeting on what has been done to address a spike in neighborhood robberies.

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.

Coastal Commission approves scaled back sand project

Coastal Commission approves scaled back sand project

ENCINITAS — If at first you don’t succeed, then try again. The old adage recently rang true for Encinitas and Solana Beach.

NCTD to accept RFPs for train station lot development

NCTD to accept RFPs for train station lot development

SOLANA BEACH — If all goes as planned, the 1.5-acre vacant lot on the corner of North Cedros Avenue and Lomas Santa Fe Drive, as well as the existing train station, could be converted into offices, a restaurant and an underground parking structure within two years.

Solana Beach city manager told he can’t take a lower salary

SOLANA BEACH — It’s not often a person willingly takes a pay cut and is then told it’s not allowed, but that’s essentially what’s happening in Solana Beach.

Court decision will have slight impact on development projects

SOLANA BEACH — A Dec. 29 ruling by the California Supreme Court that upheld a state decision to abolish redevelopment agencies will negatively impact at least one planned project in Solana Beach but overall is not expected to have a significant effect on some other potential developments, City Manager David Ott said. Redevelopment money is […]