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Coastal Commission approves Solana Beach seawall

Homeowners had sued state agency; owner to donate $140,000 as part of legal settlement...read more

Peninsula Athletic League soccer, basketball teams going to Central Coast Section playoffs

In a pair of stunning, last-minute reversals, Peninsula Athletic League soccer and basketball teams will be eligible for the Central Coast Section tournaments....read more

A dent in Solana Beach’s armor

Seawall is repeatedly denied for cliff house called a ‘poster child’ for managed retreat...read more

COVID: Will Bay Area schools be back or still have ‘distance learning’ this fall?

Decision looms on allowing remote instruction in fall...read more

San Diego judge temporarily blocks state from enforcing school reopening rules

A San Diego County judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday blocking California from enforcing a wide swath of rules that limit and regulate school openings...read more

Bluff repairs could restrict beach access

All coastal rail service will be suspended Sunday, March 14, and again March 20 and 21 for work on the recent Del Mar bluff collapse and for other previously planned projects...read more

Coastal Commission questions beachfront repairs in Oceanside

A state coastal management agency is reviewing a city-granted permit exemption for work completed on several beachfront properties along South Pacific Street...read more

‘Significant risk’: Authorities urge ‘utmost caution’ along, below cracking Del Mar bluffs

Authorities on Friday. March 5, urged beachgoers to use “utmost caution” in Del Mar and portions of Torrey Pines State Beach, and to avoid the tops of the bluffs...read more

North County parents sue state to overturn school reopening rules

A group of North County public school parents sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state leaders, saying the state’s reopening rules are unfairly preventing their districts from bringing students back for in-person learning...read more

California parents despair over mental health toll of school closures: ‘It’s criminal’

On that Thursday in early December, she immediately knew something was wrong. And he told her as much: he had been thinking of suicide. All day...read more

Army Corps allocates $1.5 million to Encinitas, Solana Beach sand project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $1.5 million for the planning, engineering and design of a federal sand project expected to beef up beaches in Encinitas and Solana Beach for the next 50 years...read more

Del Mar will stand its ground against managed retreat

The Del Mar City Council unanimously agreed Monday to stand its ground against managed retreat.

Legislating the coastal act

In 1976, the California Coastal Act (the “Act”) ushered in a tectonic power shift, transferring coastal land use control from local government to the...read more