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Del Mar City Council to send follow-up letter to SANDAG outlining concerns over double track project

After the San Diego Association of Governments failed to respond to Del Mar’s initial letter outlining concerns about the double track rail improvement project, the City Council on April 7 decided to send a second letter to the planning organization.

San Dieguito Union High School District to hold College Night and Fair in Del Mar

The third annual SDUHSD College Night and Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 22, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Week in Sports for Carmel Valley, Solana Beach and Del Mar

The Eagles have won four straight games and seven of their last eight.

Fair Trade Décor in Del Mar expands cultural events

Author Jeff Salz, Fair Trade Décor co-owner Betsy Paganelli, author Alepho Deng and Fair Trade Décor co-ower Jude Paganelli at the first anniversary event.

Fair Trade Décor in Del Mar village welcomed more than 100 visitors, nonprofit representatives, fair trade leaders and authors to celebrate its first anniversary at a special Global Stories event on March 30.

Santa Fe Christian awards 2014 Eagle Scholarship to Sophia Yphantides

From left: Bill Littlejohn, board chair; Sophia Yphantides, Eagle Scholarship winner; Tom Bennett, head of schools.

Sophia Yphantides was awarded the 2014 Eagle Scholarship for Santa Fe Christian Schools.

Top high school baseball teams to play at Lions Baseball tournament at TPHS

Lions Baseball tournament will be held Monday-Wednesday, April 14-16, at Torrey Pines High School.
Come see top high school baseball teams from Southern California play.
Games will be held at noon and 3 p.m. TPHS plays at 3 p.m. each day.
Come and also enjoy the snack stand.

AutoMatters: Distracted Driving & “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Teen driving while distracted

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. To draw our attention to the life-threatening dangers posed by distracted driving, and to help people become safer, more responsible and better-informed drivers and passengers, the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, Impact Teen Drivers, the California Office of Traffic Safety, more than 250 law enforcement agencies – including the California Highway Patrol, and others have joined together in a state-wide public awareness and education campaign.

More strip mall madness

I agree that strip malls are dead and we should return to a main street mixed-use model (March 13: “Strip Mall vs. Main Street”). Not everyone agrees, though. Donahue Schriber (DS), the big strip mall developer that owns Del Mar Highlands Town Center (DMHTC), wants even more strip mall madness. A couple of weeks ago, [...]

Keeping jobs and tax dollars local

Dave  Roberts

Creating jobs and keeping tax dollars local. Those were the driving forces behind an initiative I brought to the Board of Supervisors late last month.

Del Mar Powerhouse 11U Champions


The Del Mar Powerhouse 11U team was crowned champs last weekend in the AAU Spring Open Tournament in Temecula.