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Cardiff school project faces second lawsuit

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

July 10, 2020

Just a few months after what felt like a final resolution to the debate over what will happen to George Berkich Park, local group Save the Park has filed a second lawsuit against the Cardiff School District.

Cyclists question safety of new Encinitas bike lane design through Cardiff

A woman rides a bicycle Wednesday, June 10, south along new protected bike lines on Coast Highway 101 through Cardiff in Encinitas. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Bella Ross

June 12, 2020

Encinitas officials have defended a new protected bikeway along Coast Highway 101 between Cardiff and Solana Beach that may seem inviting for less-experienced cyclists but has actually been the site of multiple accidents, even striking some of the area’s most veteran riders.

Hoping for business: Carlsbad merchants eye lifting of restrictions

The historic Twin Inns building is shown at sunrise behind Carlsbad’s downtown sign. (Photo by Art Wager, iStock Getty Images)

Bella Ross

June 12, 2020

Carlsbad, a city that has long been fueled by its strong tourism and industrial sectors, faces an entirely different set of considerations when it comes to approaching business during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city generates the second highest tourism revenue in San Diego County.

National Parks Service OKs Cardiff school site boundary change

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

May 6, 2020

The National Parks Service has granted final approval to Cardiff School District for a boundary adjustment, a big win for the district that will allow it to proceed with construction plans approved by voters in 2016, according to a district news release.

Hoping for business: Solana Beach is ‘pretty much all shut down’

The marquee of Solana Beach’s Belly Up Tavern announces the sale of downloadable past shows in place of live concerts Friday, April 10, as a stay-at-home order continues amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

April 16, 2020

The Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce has 54 food establishments within its membership, but 42 of them have been able to stay open for delivery and takeout as of April 16 since the current global pandemic forced most businesses to shut their doors. It’s a reality that’s tightened its grip on the global scale.

Cardiff school legal fight at crossroads in wake of tentative settlement

The Cardiff Elementary School campus is shown under construction Sept. 17. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Bella Ross

February 21, 2020

Both parties in the lawsuit regarding a Cardiff Elementary School remodel reached a tentative settlement agreement last month, potentially bringing an end to the months-long quarrel over the legality of the project.

Park’s status remains sticking point in Cardiff school renovation project

George Berkich Park on the campus of Cardiff Elementary School is shown fenced off Sept. 17 as work continues on school renovations. (North Coast Current photo)

Bella Ross

September 18, 2019

The implementation of Measure GG, a bond program approved in 2016 that allocated $22 million to remodel two Cardiff schools, has sparked a trail of discussions over whether George Berkich Park is legally allowed to undergo any changes.

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