Sand on our beaches The continuing deterioration of our beaches is simply not acceptable.
On May 8 at 6 p.m., at the Encinitas City Hall, the Encinitas City Council will consider the Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed sand replenishment project for the next 50 years along the Encinitas shoreline.
SOLANA BEACH — The fate of a joint project between Encinitas, Solana Beach and the Army Corps of Engineers that has been in the works for more than 10 years will be decided by the end of 2013, according to an update provided during the April 10 Solana Beach City Council meeting.
COAST CITIES — The timing of sand replenishments in San Diego County has been anything but a sure bet.
COAST CITIES — Work to place sand on area beaches was scheduled to resume Nov. 15, but in Carlsbad rather than Solana Beach, where an explosion that caused minor damage and no injuries suspended the project earlier this month.
COAST CITIES — This summer, a long-planned sand dredge designed to widen beaches for tourists and residents was postponed by nearly two months from its original completion date.
COAST CITIES — In the first program of its kind, San Diego Surfrider will monitor how an influx of sand from a beach-replenishment project affects the waves at local surf spots.