Carlton Lund and his wife, Sandy, partnered with Chad Randall, the chief operating officer of Sorrento Valley-based IPS Group, to sponsor the meters and the installation.

 Designed as “smart” parking meters, the devices have been programmed to accept donations of coins, cash, and debit and credit cards from the public, with 100 percent of the money going to charitable causes. “Darlene the Dolphin,” painted by the famous marine life artist Robert Wyland, is […]