City of White Rock

The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE

City of White Rock warns of bogus water test visits

Residents report salespeople ‘give impression’ they are municipal employees

 

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. was to have proceeded to a public hearing on Nov. 23, but this has been postponed by White Rock council until current provincial health orders are lifted. (Contributed rendering)

White Rock Rental building public hearing put on hold

Project’s is one of two hearings postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

 

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. is to proceed to a public hearing once current provincial health orders expire, but White Rock council is also seeking input on housing needs through an online survey. Contributed rendering

City of White Rock encourages input on housing priorities

Online survey could help municipality determine planning policy

 

Crews install Christmas lights at White Rock’s Memorial Park last year. The festival is to return to the city this year. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Fundraising effort underway for White Rock Festival of Lights

This year, vistors will be encouraged to view display, order takeout food and head home

Crews install Christmas lights at White Rock’s Memorial Park last year. The festival is to return to the city this year. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Signage reminds of physical distancing at White Rock Pier. (File photo)

White Rock, Surrey receive millions in pandemic funding

Grant will help cover cities’ revenue shortfalls, operating costs

Signage reminds of physical distancing at White Rock Pier. (File photo)
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will be subject to White Rock’s new policy for compensation of tenants of the previous building on the site. The proposal is to proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23. Contributed rendering

White Rock council increases compensation for displaced tenants

Revised policy to help renters forced to move because of building redevelopment

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will be subject to White Rock’s new policy for compensation of tenants of the previous building on the site. The proposal is to proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23. Contributed rendering
(From left) Doug Ellerbeck, Gayle Tokarek, Shirley Cox, June Stuart, Dennis Anderson and White Rock Coun. Erika Johanson pose for a photo at the site of the new outdoor table tennis facility. (City of White Rock photo)

Full paddle ahead for White Rock outdoor table tennis

City, seniors share $14,000 cost of permanent equipment

(From left) Doug Ellerbeck, Gayle Tokarek, Shirley Cox, June Stuart, Dennis Anderson and White Rock Coun. Erika Johanson pose for a photo at the site of the new outdoor table tennis facility. (City of White Rock photo)
It’s free to park at White Rock waterfront now through the end of January 2020. (File photo)

White Rock waterfront parking free this winter

City’s relaxation of fees will continue until Jan. 31

It’s free to park at White Rock waterfront now through the end of January 2020. (File photo)
The strip mall which includes 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road is the site of a proposed 23-storey development given preliminary discussion at White Rock’s Land Use and Planning Committee meeting Oct. 26. (File photo)

White Rock tower would need to provide amenities: council

A 23-storey proposal for uptown could include new city hall facilities

The strip mall which includes 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road is the site of a proposed 23-storey development given preliminary discussion at White Rock’s Land Use and Planning Committee meeting Oct. 26. (File photo)
Hundreds of people gathered in White Rock last year to participate in the annual Remembrance Day ceremony – but due to COVID-19, the city’s ceremony this year will be online only. (File photo)

White Rock chooses ‘virtual’ Remembrance Day

Due to COVID-19 the Nov. 11 ceremony will be online only

Hundreds of people gathered in White Rock last year to participate in the annual Remembrance Day ceremony – but due to COVID-19, the city’s ceremony this year will be online only. (File photo)
A new 23-storey condo development – which might also house a new White Rock city hall space – is proposed for the current site of 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road, and will be discussed by the Land Use and Planning committee on Oct. 26. (File photo)

Civic centre could be part of new 23-storey White Rock condo tower

Development proposal to be discussed Oct. 26 by council’s land use committee

A new 23-storey condo development – which might also house a new White Rock city hall space – is proposed for the current site of 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road, and will be discussed by the Land Use and Planning committee on Oct. 26. (File photo)
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23, following a split vote at White Rock council. Contributed rendering

White Rock 80-unit rental-only project goes to public hearing

Six-storey, mid-rise building planned to boost affordable housing stock

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23, following a split vote at White Rock council. Contributed rendering
City of White Rock environmental staffer lauded

City of White Rock environmental staffer lauded

Dean Brown recognized with Operator of the Year Award

City of White Rock environmental staffer lauded
White Rock pier arches are illuminated in a green huge Wednesday evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock reconsiders colourful pier lighting display

‘I will make sure that we restore it to what it was before,’ CAO Guillermo Ferrero said

White Rock pier arches are illuminated in a green huge Wednesday evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock Pier on Saturday (Oct. 3) evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Pier lights toned down

Resident says he’s happy to see an end to the nightly lightshow

White Rock Pier on Saturday (Oct. 3) evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A retaining wall stabilization project for the Marine Drive hump – aimed at avoiding potentially catastrophic slope failure – is to get underway Monday (Oct. 5) (File photo)

Stabilization work on White Rock’s hump to begin Oct. 5

Three-month project to disrupt pedestrian, vehicle traffic

A retaining wall stabilization project for the Marine Drive hump – aimed at avoiding potentially catastrophic slope failure – is to get underway Monday (Oct. 5) (File photo)
The proposed four-storey multi-family residence proposed for the corner of Elm Street and Beachview Avenue in White Rock, as pictured on the development sign. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Price tag for preserving White Rock’s Elm Street heritage homes ‘very large’

Council refers designation question to city’s heritage committee

The proposed four-storey multi-family residence proposed for the corner of Elm Street and Beachview Avenue in White Rock, as pictured on the development sign. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Fourteen-year-old Pepper, an Irish terrier, waits patiently Thursday (Oct. 1) with owner Kathy McAuliffe for a friend to walk White Rock’s promenade with. The pair are standing next to just-posted city signage reminding owners to ‘stoop and scoop’ as necessary, and that their pets must be leashed while visiting. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: It’s fur-real – dog days have returned to the White Rock Promenade

Leashed pets allowed on waterfront walkway through March 31

Fourteen-year-old Pepper, an Irish terrier, waits patiently Thursday (Oct. 1) with owner Kathy McAuliffe for a friend to walk White Rock’s promenade with. The pair are standing next to just-posted city signage reminding owners to ‘stoop and scoop’ as necessary, and that their pets must be leashed while visiting. (Tracy Holmes photo)
In a physically distanced ceremony Sept. 23 at Peace Arch Elementary, White Rock Rotary Club members presented $63,000 in funds raised for the playground improvement project for the school. (Alex Browne photo)

Peace Arch Elementary playground upgrade a go

White Rock Rotary fundraising contributes last piece for completing project

In a physically distanced ceremony Sept. 23 at Peace Arch Elementary, White Rock Rotary Club members presented $63,000 in funds raised for the playground improvement project for the school. (Alex Browne photo)
White Rock Pier was busy Tuesday afternoon. A city councillor’s motion to discuss making masks mandatory at the pier, as well as on the promenade and at the city’s farmers’ market, died Monday night without a seconder. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock shoots down mandatory mask motion

Coun. Scott Kristjanson asked city to prepare report on mandatory masks on public spaces

White Rock Pier was busy Tuesday afternoon. A city councillor’s motion to discuss making masks mandatory at the pier, as well as on the promenade and at the city’s farmers’ market, died Monday night without a seconder. (Aaron Hinks photo)