Del Mar Times


Del Mar moves toward plastic straw ban

Del Mar restaurant-goers may soon have to either forfeit drinking straws all together or use more biodegradable alternatives. The city council on Jan. 14 gave its first green light to an ordinance that would regulate plastic straws and stirrers as part of an effort to reduce plastic pollution that...

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  • Developer addresses concerns, vision for proposed Del Mar Resort

    Developer addresses concerns, vision for proposed Del Mar Resort

    For months, residents of Del Mar and Solana Beach have expressed concerns that a proposed luxury resort on the bluff tops would impact coastal views, create more traffic and threaten the bluff tops. As currently proposed, the Del Mar Resort would rezone 16.5 acres of land at Camino Del Mar and...

  • Letters/Opinion: Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 29, Dec. 13

    Letters: Oct. 18 A KAABOO problem still to solve It was nice to see the positive reports from the Fair Board on KAABOO. The producers indeed seem to have been very successful in controlling noise. The massive influx of traffic was largely well-managed, minimizing disruptions to the neighborhood...

  • Our Readers Write: Opinion letters Sept. 13

    School Safety Resolution does not represent parents’ community What happened over the last six months in our beloved DMUSD? After the tragic events in Parkland High School, Fla., the parents’ community of DMUSD called upon their board to pass a School Safety Resolution. The resolution was meant...

  • Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol program provides invaluable community policing support

    As the acting captain for the San Diego Police Department’s Northwestern Division, it is a significant challenge to effectively police the large and ever-growing area that is our jurisdiction. An often overlooked but critical aspect of crime fighting and quality of life concerns is that of “shared...

  • Aug. 17: Letters to the editor

    Coyote pet protection Thank you for your excellent and topically important article, “Coyotes ‘Out of Control’ in Carmel Valley.” I might have an idea that would be helpful to other local pet owners. After the 2003 fires our Maltese named “Fat Boy” was attacked in our backyard in Del Mar near the...