Solana Beach

Court overturns hotel registration inspection law

Court overturns hotel registration inspection law

COAST CITIES — Solana Beach passed an ordinance this past June that allowed the Sheriff’s Department to inspect hotel guest books without a warrant. A week later, Encinitas gave its initial approval for a similar law.

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.

Residents’ lawsuit a focal point in seawall fight

Residents’ lawsuit a focal point in seawall fight

ENCINITAS — Slowly, rain and high tides are chipping away at the steep cliffs on Grandview Beach.

Remodeling project leads to greener cables

Remodeling project leads to greener cables

SOLANA BEACH — Back in the day, things were made to last. Kristian Rauhala found out just how true that statement is when remodeling his house.

City funding awarded to 8 of 13 groups that applied

City funding awarded to 8 of 13 groups that applied

SOLANA BEACH — Only eight of the 13 organizations that applied for assistance through the Community Grant Program received funding for the upcoming year during the Dec. 11 meeting, but with help from a local school and possibly an advisory commission, the city could spread its $15,000 a little farther.

Mayors switch in coast cities

Mayors switch in coast cities

COAST CITIES — It was the passing of the gavel in Del Mar and Solana Beach, the two smallest cities in San Diego and the only ones that still appoint rather than elected their mayors.

Volunteers sought for citizen committees

SOLANA BEACH — Volunteers are being sought to fill 16 openings on the city’s five citizen commissions.

Solana Beach disagrees with center use policy report

Solana Beach disagrees with center use policy report

SOLANA BEACH — Council members have questioned the results of a report they ordered in response to an initiative that could dictate the use of the Fletcher Cove Community Center.

13 groups vie for community grant funding

SOLANA BEACH — With 13 organizations seeking $55,500 in aid, City Council has the unenviable task of selecting which ones will receive funding from its annual Community Grant Program.