Some Carmel Valley residents have noticed that several trees have come down on the Torrey Pines High School campus. The trees have been removed at various locations on campus for a couple of different reasons, according to Eric Dill, San Dieguito Union High School District’s associate superintendent of business services.
Closest to Del Mar Heights Road, trees have been removed because of an ongoing project to improve the school’s fire road.
Drones or other radio-controlled aircraft will not be allowed to fly over the Del Mar Fairgrounds without express permission of fairgrounds officials, under a policy approved Aug. 12 by directors of the 22nd District Agricultural Association.
The policy was needed to prevent potential security breaches at large events such as the San Diego County Fair and the annual horse racing meets held at the state-owned fairgrounds, said Tim Fennell, the fairgrounds’ general manager.
A wide-ranging, 40-year plan to handle the growing transportation needs along the North County coastline was unanimously approved April 13 by the California Coastal Commission.
The plan, developed by Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments, outlines a series of rail, highway, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian and coastal resource improvements spanning 27 miles between La Jolla and Oceanside.
Del Mar and Solana Beach voters might not have an opportunity to vote for their local officials in November.
Although both city councils will each have at least one new face by the end of this year as the current mayors said they will not seek re-election, only two candidates from both cities filed paperwork by the close of the extended nomination period at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. There are only two open seats in both cities.
In Del Mar, Mayor Lee Haydu said she would not seek a second term due to personal reasons.
Horse racing resumed over the weekend on the newly expanded turf course at Del Mar, after an eight-day closure imposed after four horses were fatally injured in separate incidents during races on the grass track.
Aug 13, 2014 | Posted in Del Mar
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When State Assembly Bill 32 passed in 2006, the law established a statewide goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 emission levels by 2020. To help California reach its goal, Solana Beach residents discussed how the community could do its part at a Climate Action Plan Public Workshop held Aug. 6.
Aug 12, 2014 | Posted in News
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The smallest city in the county will have at least one new community member take the oath of office as the current mayor has decided not to seek re-election.
Elected to the council in 2010, Del Mar Mayor Lee Haydu said she would not seek a second term due to personal reasons. She lost her husband and mother within the past 18 months.
“Being on the council has been a great experience and one of personal growth,” said Haydu, a Del Mar resident for more than 30 years.
Merge 56, a new commercial and housing development located just east of Carmel Valley and bordering the Del Mar Mesa Preserve, is just beginning its environmental review process. A scoping meeting was held on Aug. 6 at the Rancho Penasquitos Library as the city sought public input on the scope and content of the environmental document.
The deadline to file nomination papers was Aug. 8, but was extended by five days because both incumbents did not file.
Del Mar Union School District will provide free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program for school year 2014-2015.
Aug 10, 2014 | Posted in News
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