Del Mar

  • Council candidates tackle tough questions at Del Mar forum

    Council candidates tackle tough questions at Del Mar forum

    The four candidates for Del Mar City Council faced off in a forum on Thursday, Sept. 13, answering questions from the public on a variety of topics, from affordable housing to short-term rentals to downtown revitalization.

  • Del Mar looks to hire law enforcement manager, security firm

    Del Mar looks to hire law enforcement manager, security firm

    After scrapped ideas, including a Del Mar Police Department, city council members on Sept. 17 cautiously moved forward with a multifaceted approach to help make the city safer. The council approved 3 to 2 — with Council members Terry Sinnott and Dave Druker opposing — to appropriate $135,000 to...

  • City council unanimously approves Streetscape project

    City council unanimously approves Streetscape project

    The City of Del Mar will move forward with plans to revitalize parts of Camino Del Mar after the city council unanimously voted Sept. 17 to approve the city's entire Downtown Streetscape plan. The council was in agreement that it's "past time" for the longtime downtown project — which would bring...

  • Superfood specialist Everbowl expands into Carmel Valley

    Superfood specialist Everbowl expands into Carmel Valley

    Craft superfood bowls have arrived in Carmel Valley as the latest Everbowl location opened in Carmel Country Plaza in August.

  • In a hospital, accused Del Mar racetrack shooter pleads not guilty

    In a hospital, accused Del Mar racetrack shooter pleads not guilty

    In a La Jolla hospital Monday, Sept. 17, an Escondido man pleaded not guilty to charges he opened fire at the Del Mar Fairgrounds when he couldn't get into a sold-out Ice Cube concert over Labor Day weekend. New details of the accusations against Daniel Elizarraras, 22, emerged after his arraignment,...

  • Mother, daughter killed in fiery crash ID'd; 18-year-old wrong-way driver was a YouTube star

    Mother, daughter killed in fiery crash ID'd; 18-year-old wrong-way driver was a YouTube star

    The 18-year-old who sped the wrong way down state Route 805 Thursday, Aug. 23, crashing into a SUV and killing himself, a 12-year-old girl and her mother, was a YouTube star who had made a small fortune in video gaming gambling, according to authorities and hundreds of gaming fans on Twitter.

  • Residents largely oppose roundabouts on Lomas Santa Fe

    Residents largely oppose roundabouts on Lomas Santa Fe

    Solana Beach residents over-packed city hall on Aug. 22, largely with one message for the city council: roundabouts don't belong on Lomas Santa Fe Drive. The four proposed roundabouts — dotted along the east side of the four-lane road between Las Banderas and Highland, which is a little less than...

  • Del Mar Heights' DMcp Office project sold for $43 million

    Del Mar Heights' DMcp Office project sold for $43 million

    DMcp, a 74,402 square feet, newly-renovated office project in Del Mar Heights, was recently sold to Denver-based EverWest Real Estate Partners, LLC for $43 million. The seller was an affiliate of Southern California-based Cruzan, which had recently completed $4.4 million in capital improvements...

  • Del Mar confidently moves toward hosting second Breeders' Cup in 2021

    Del Mar confidently moves toward hosting second Breeders' Cup in 2021

    Don’t worry.” That was the assurance that Del Mar CEO Joe Harper had to make time and again before the Breeders’ Cup was staged for the first time at the seaside racetrack last November. Going back many years, there were people who never envisioned that horse racing’s two days of world championships...

  • San Dieguito to partner with Sandy Hook Promise

    San Dieguito to partner with Sandy Hook Promise

    As another school year is set to begin, school safety is the top issue on many people's minds. SDUHSD is working to partner with Sandy Hook Promise this year to provide safety and wellness initiatives.

  • Torrey Pines alum to perform standup comedy at KAABOO

    Torrey Pines alum to perform standup comedy at KAABOO

    Seven years ago, while in college, Ari Mannis decided to enter a stand-up comedy competition on a whim. From there, the Del Mar native has gone on to share the stage with various comedians in Southern California but will soon tackle his biggest performance yet — the KAABOO comedy stage. Mannis,...

  • Del Mar approves new rules for off-leash dog  walking

    Del Mar approves new rules for off-leash dog  walking

    Dog owners will be able to walk their pets off-leash in certain areas of Del Mar's beach in the early morning hours under a change to the rules approved by the Del Mar City Council.

  • Two measures heading for Del Mar ballot in November

    Two measures heading for Del Mar ballot in November

    Del Mar voters will cast ballots on two local initiatives in the November election, one regarding proposed changes in the rules for beachfront development, and the other related to a proposed mixed-use project at the corner of Camino Del Mar and 10th Street.

  • SANDAG will preserve nearly 112 acres of habitat in Carmel Valley

    SANDAG will preserve nearly 112 acres of habitat in Carmel Valley

    SANDAG recently acquired nearly 112 acres of native habitat and old agricultural lands in Carmel Valley, according to a news release.

  • It's a go: DMUSD moves to place bond on November ballot

    It's a go: DMUSD moves to place bond on November ballot

    The Del Mar Union School District board voted unanimously to place a $186 million general obligation bond on the November ballot. The bond will fund the complete rebuild of Del Mar Heights Elementary School, a modernization of Del Mar Hills Academy, a ninth district school in Pacific Highlands...

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