Solana Beach

Reporter: Bianca Kaplanek


Email: bkaplanek@coastnewsgroup.com

Contact Info:

City Hall
635 S. Coast Highway, Solana Beach, CA 92075
858-720-2400

Encinitas Sheriff’s Station
175 N El Camino Real, Encinitas
760-966-3500

Graffiti Hotline
858 720-4457

Solana Beach Fire Department
500 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1322
858-720-2410

Train station plans go out to bid … again

Train station plans go out to bid … again

SOLANA BEACH — At first they didn’t succeed so the city and North County Transit District are trying again to develop the train station property but this time with an expanded plan. Council members unanimously agreed at the Nov. 19 meeting to reissue a request for proposals to convert the vacant lot on the corner […]

City signs onto sustainability program, increases staffing

SOLANA BEACH — Never ones to pass up an opportunity to be more environmentally sustainable, council members unanimously agreed at the Nov. 12 meeting to participate in a program aimed at increasing energy options, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and safeguarding against climate change impacts. To help communities in those efforts, the state Office of Planning […]

San Dieguito Park to get new access gate

San Dieguito Park to get new access gate

SOLANA BEACH — If all goes as planned residents will soon have easier access to San Dieguito County Park after council members approved conceptual design plans at the Nov. 12 meeting for a new pedestrian entrance. In response to a request from community members, Solana Beach staff about two years ago asked representatives in San […]

Del Mar Shores access stairway officially reopens

Del Mar Shores access stairway officially reopens

SOLANA BEACH — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Nov. 12 to commemorate the replacement of the Del Mar Shores access stairway, although the structure has been open to the public since early October. “This was really a team effort,” Mayor Tom Campbell said before thanking city staff, engineers and the design and construction teams. “I […]

Speed limit gets lowered on 101 in Solana Beach

Speed limit gets lowered on 101 in Solana Beach

SOLANA BEACH — Traveling through Solana Beach on Coast Highway 101 will take a little longer after a unanimous decision at the Oct. 22 meeting to lower the speed limit, in most places by 10 mph, along a nearly two-mile stretch of the roadway. Council members agreed to reduce the speed limit in both directions […]

Open house offers fire safety tips, kits and demos

Open house offers fire safety tips, kits and demos

SOLANA BEACH — Halloween safety kits, sidewalk CPR training, face painting, food and live music were all part of an Oct. 25 Solana Beach Fire Department open house. But the most popular activities, especially among the younger attendees, were pretending to drive fire trucks, a lifeguard jet ski and other emergency vehicles. The annual event […]

No matter his look, the music is his purpose

No matter his look, the music is his purpose

Matisyahu ditches the beard, the hat and the suit, but his sound still remains   SOLANA BEACH — Ten years ago, a quite unorthodox (figuratively speaking) sight appeared on stages around the country. That was when Matisyahu, a man in Hasidic Jewish orthodox garb: beard, broad brimmed hat and black suit, made his debut, beat […]

SB’s California Pizza Kitchen unveils new look, menu

SB’s California Pizza Kitchen unveils new look, menu

  It’s hard to believe that California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has been around for 30 years now with 276 restaurants in 11 countries. That in itself is testament to their ability to adjust to the times while maintaining their original appeal and uniqueness. When I moved to the area 16 years ago, CPK embodied California […]

Death Cafés address topic that shouldn’t be scary

SOLANA BEACH — It’s been said there are only two certainties in life, one of which most people would prefer to not pay. The other they’d rather not talk about. While the first action is not legally recommended, discussing death is something Encinitas resident Tiffany Fox is hoping to encourage when she hosts her first […]

Death Cafés address topic that shouldn’t be scary

SOLANA BEACH — It’s been said there are only two certainties in life, one of which most people would prefer to not pay. The other they’d rather not talk about. While the first action is not legally recommended, discussing death is something Encinitas resident Tiffany Fox is hoping to encourage when she hosts her first […]

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