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  • Solana Beach council to draft letter opposing resort project

    Solana Beach council to draft letter opposing resort project

    In an effort to protect residents from feared increased traffic, decreased property values and blocked coastal views, the Solana Beach City Council members on Oct. 10 unanimously agreed to draft a letter informing the City of Del Mar that they oppose a resort project in Del Mar's far northwestern...

  • Sewage spill prompts Del Mar beach closures

    Beaches between 7th and 9th streets are expected to remain closed through the morning of Oct. 17 after an estimated 4,200 gallons of sewage washed into the ocean on Oct. 14. City crews responded immediately to reports of an overflow from a manhole on the 100 block of Eighth Street at about 11:20...

  • Report: Death of Youtube star 'McSkillet' in wrong-way triple-fatal freeway crash ruled accidental

    Report: Death of Youtube star 'McSkillet' in wrong-way triple-fatal freeway crash ruled accidental

    Trevor James Heitmann never slowed down or tried to swerve on Aug. 23 as he sped at more than 100 mph in the wrong direction in his McLaren sports car toward an SUV occupied by Aileen Pizarro, 43, and her 12-year-old daughter, Aryana Pizarro, the report says.

  • How dangerous are the crumbling Del Mar cliffs?

    How dangerous are the crumbling Del Mar cliffs?

    Sections of the cliffs along Del Mar’s coastline have violently collapsed three times in recent weeks — casting a specter of disaster along the idyllic shoreline.

  • Torrey Pines, CCA students host SDUHSD candidate forum on Oct. 16

    Torrey Pines, CCA students host SDUHSD candidate forum on Oct. 16

    The Torrey Pines High School newspaper the Falconer and Canyon Crest Academy’s Pulse Magazine are hosting a candidates forum for San Dieguito Union High School District’s Area 5 candidates Kristin Gibson, Cheryl James-Ward and Lea Wolf. The forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7-8:30 p.m....

  • Local Girl Scouts create mosaic wall at Ronald McDonald House

    Local Girl Scouts create mosaic wall at Ronald McDonald House

    Carmel Valley Girl Scout Troop 1735 members recently completed their Cadette Silver Award project by creating an ocean-themed mosaic art piece on a 100-foot-long amphitheater wall at the Ronald McDonald House at Rady Children’s Hospital. The Girl Scouts worked for over six weeks hand-laying their...

  • Del Mar man helps with swim across Pacific Ocean, collecting debris

    Del Mar man helps with swim across Pacific Ocean, collecting debris

    Brian McNiece, a Del Mar resident who has a degree in marine systems engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, has for months been out at sea on a vessel called “The Seeker” with Ben LeComte, a French-born long-distance swimmer who is attempting to swim between Tokyo and San Francisco.

  • Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    On Monday, Oct. 8, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized Carmel Valley Middle School and the San Diego Jewish Academy Lower School as Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. They were among 12 California campuses to receive the national honor.

  • Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Statistics from the annual KAABOO entertainment festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds aren’t available yet, but the venue’s overseers say the three-day event went well. “It was a great festival, with lots of great music, and lots of happy people,” said General Manager Tim Fennell of the 22nd District...

  • Del Mar Civic Center wins an Orchid award

    Del Mar Civic Center wins an Orchid award

    The “beautiful detailing” of the Del Mar Civic Center and Town Hall has won a 2018 Orchid for Architecture from the San Diego Architectural Foundation.

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