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Opinion: Thanks to supporters of the 2010 Red Nose Run

On behalf of Fresh Start Surgical Gifts for Kids and the Semper Fi Fund, the Low and Slow Running Club of Del Mar extends its sincere THANK YOU to all of the numerous contributors/sponsors for helping to raise over $17,000 through the 2010 Red Nose Run

Opinion: Make fairgrounds a mutual benefit for all

The key is to make this regional amenity a mutual benefit for all, not for the manipulation of the power hungry few that typically leads to corruption and backroom deals

Opinion: Share the road with bicyclists

Del Mar Mayor Don Mosier

By Don Mosier/Del Mar mayor Another major construction project is starting in Del Mar.  The restoration and seismic retrofit of the historic North Torrey Pines Bridge has begun. A major part of the project is the replacement of the bridge deck, which will be accomplished in two phases.  Each phase will result in a narrowing [...]

Del Mr Foundation hosts Eve Selis Band for First Thursdays

The Eve Selis Band

San Diego’s Americana Music Queen and her self-described Band of Ruffians were the feature entertainment at the Del Mar Powerhouse in January.  The highly acclaimed band played country, R&B, blues, folk and rock ‘n’ roll to a packed crowd.  First Thursdays is a production of the Cultural Arts Committee of the Del Mar Foundation. Visit [...]

Canyon Crest Academy Festival of the Arts highlights students’ range

Jenna Lampe, Mimi Edwarts

Canyon Crest Academy showcased students’ art Jan. 8 during the school’s third annual Festival of the Arts. On display was a variety of works from CCA’s visual, performing and digital arts. (Photos/Jon Clark)

Solana Beach: Longtime resident Robert F. Bruun will be missed

Longtime Solana Beach resident and co-owner of Baker Iron Works Robert F. Bruun lost an unexpected 19-day-long battle with inoperable cancer Nov. 19, 2010. Robert Bruun was a 1959 graduate of San Dieguito High School and a charter member of “The Juggs” Car Club in Del Mar

Del Mar Fairgrounds worth at least $250 million, according to preliminary valuation by CB Richard Ellis

The Del Mar Fairgrounds

According to a preliminary valuation by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the Del Mar Fairgrounds is worth at least $250 million — an amount that is $130 million more than the $120 price tag the state put on it and what Del Mar will pay for the property, if the state Senate OKs the deal

Carmel Valley: Del Mar Union School District addresses details for new office

The Del Mar Union School District held another meeting this week to finalize details on its new district office. On Dec. 29, the district closed escrow on the purchase of the $4,326,435 building at 11232 El Camino Real in Carmel Valley

Del Mar resident, wanting to ‘do something’ after tragedy of 9/11, finds way to help alleviate suffering

Seeking a local organization, “where I could see the work, know the people, and see the results,” Clint McClellan discovered the Foundation of the Children of the Californias, which established a unique outpatient pediatric medical specialty clinic, Hospital Infantil de las Californias, a half mile from the border in Mesa de Otay, Tijuana

Carmel Valley: Public comment period on Kilroy project coming soon

Members of the public may soon have the opportunity to comment on an environmental impact report for a proposed mixed-use development at the corner of El Camino Real and Del Mar Heights in Carmel Valley that would include office buildings, shops, restaurants, a hotel, a movie theater and homes