SOLANA BEACH —Growing up near Monterey Bay, Air Force Maj. Linda Stanley remembers people honking their horns to let surfers know an inside set was coming so they could paddle out and avoid getting caught in the whitewater.
SOLANA BEACH — The Seahawks, Earl Warren Middle School’s eighth-grade girls volleyball team, went undefeated this year, winning 30 games to earn the title of Big 8 champions following 25-14, 25-15 wins against Rancho Santa Fe during the Nov. 12 finals at the Solana Beach Boys & Girls Clubs.
SOLANA BEACH — Property and business owners will soon be able to more easily finance energy-efficient improvements following an Oct. 23 City Council decision to participate in the California Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity, or HERO, program.
SOLANA BEACH — Solana Beach will hold a special election, at a minimum cost of about $200,000, to let voters choose how and when Fletcher Cove Community Center can be used.
SOLANA BEACH — It may not have been a World War II Army barracks, as was previously reported, but Fletcher Cove Community Center could well be remembered for a historic battle.
SOLANA BEACH — Fundraising for a courtyard or garden to honor area veterans will appropriately begin during the annual Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at La Colonia Park and Community Center.
SOLANA BEACH — Council members agreed at the Oct. 23 meeting to form an ad hoc committee to evaluate, analyze and potentially draft a competing ordinance to be submitted to the voters should a special election be called to determine a use policy for Fletcher Cove Community Center.
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 — Faced with adopting an initiative for a use policy for Fletcher Cove Community Center they don’t support, spending approximately $200,000 for a special election or ordering a report, council members at the Oct. 9 meeting unanimously chose the latter after indicating that despite the delay, they will ultimately let the voters decide.
SOLANA BEACH — Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-14 Community Grant Program, which provides funding to nonprofit, nongovernmental groups and civic or youth organizations serving Solana Beach and its residents.