Public Works crews are cleaning up beach access areas damaged by record high tides in January.
Citing the Point Loma house crushed by a Torrey Pine, the city is urging all residents to arrange for a certified arborist to examine all trees on private property at least every three years. (www.isa-arbor.com/)
The City consultant has proposed a draft Project Delivery Plan which will be reviewed by the City Council and staff before presenting it in a public meeting in March.
The hearing on the city proposed Local Coastal Program Amendment has been postponed by the Coastal Commission for one year.
The 5/22 program for affordable housing is moving forward gradually, but we have yet to produce a single unit. A granny flat proposal is under review by the DRB. The newly approved 941 project on 10th street includes plans for two affordable units. Discussions are underway with the Fair Board and the city of San Diego considering the RV park property on Jimmy Durante as a potential site for affordable housing. Meanwhile other cities which are out of compliance are beginning to experience actions by the State and the courts to compel action.
Lifeguards recently worked with the Sea World Mammal Rescue staff to rescue a distressed dolphin that washed up on our beach.
A lawsuit against the Fair Board has been filed by gun show sponsor Crossroads of The West challenging suspension of weekend gun shows which have been held for decades. Gun show opponents argue that a new policy on gun shows has yet to be adopted by the Fair Board.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, which held its Grand Opening on May 20, 2018, continues to attract clients from 7am to 7pm. Iris, the restaurant on Carmel Valley Road at Via Donada, has changed owners and has a new name: West End Del Mar. Except for a new coat of paint, it seems unchanged.