Solana Beach

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.

Shores stairway could open by July

Shores stairway could open by July

SOLANA BEACH — If all goes as planned, beachgoers will have access to the sea, surf and sand via the Del Mar Shores stairway in July, one month earlier than was originally planned.

Soccer club awards sportsmanship

Soccer club awards sportsmanship

SOLANA BEACH — Acknowledging it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game, the Solana Beach Soccer Club honored two players and a coach with the Peter Schmid Sportsmanship Award during the annual board of directors meeting Feb. 11 at Skyline Elementary School.

Solana Beach is latest city to snuff out e-cig use

SOLANA BEACH — Solana Beach is the latest city to take a stand against the use of electronic cigarettes, unanimously agreeing at the Feb. 12 meeting to prohibit them, and all similar devices, in all public places where smoking is banned.

Voters OK less restrictive use policy

Voters OK less restrictive use policy

SOLANA BEACH — Larger, more frequent private celebrations with no limit on beer and wine consumption will now be allowed at Fletcher Cove Community Center.

Parts of Highway 101 closed Feb. 16

SOLANA BEACH — Highway 101 between Via De La Valle and Manchester Avenue, will be closed from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16 for the California 10/20 special event race through Solana Beach along Via De La Valle and Highway 101. This 10-mile race will have runners, walkers and wheelchair participants passing 20 stages of […]

Council names 17 to advisory commissions

SOLANA BEACH — From a field of 22 applicants, council members appointed 17 residents to two-year terms on the city’s five citizen commissions during the Jan. 22 meeting.

Dentist provides free care in Cambodia

Dentist provides free care in Cambodia

SOLANA BEACH — Vacations are great for discovering new places and meeting new people while leaving behind, at least for a while, the stress of everyday life, especially work.

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.

Solana Beach OKs letter urging clean energy

SOLANA BEACH — Like the adjacent cities to its north and south, Solana Beach agreed to send a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission urging the state agency to consider clean energy resources rather than new fossil-fuel-based power plants to replace power previously generated from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.