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  • Del Mar continues studying community choice energy

    Del Mar continues studying community choice energy

    Del Mar is the latest city in a quartet of jurisdictions to agree to further study energy alternatives. The Del Mar City Council directed city staff on Monday, March 4 to participate in a public workshop and continue a study with the cities of Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside to solicit community...

  • SWPPP interns propose city-wide ban on plastic net straw wattles in Solana Beach

    SWPPP interns propose city-wide ban on plastic net straw wattles in Solana Beach

    At Feb. 27's Solana Beach City Council meeting, 24 seventh and eighth-grade students from Earl Warren Middle School presented a recommendation to further the city’s commitment to reducing plastic by switching from plastic net straw wattles to wattles that use biodegradable natural netting. The...

  • Improvements begin on North County’s Harbaugh Seaside Trails

    Improvements begin on North County’s Harbaugh Seaside Trails

    It may be a small piece of land, but its presence is huge. The three-acre overlook at the gateway of Solana Beach and Cardiff-by-the-Sea has always provided views of the Pacific Ocean. Now designated as permanent open space, work began March 1 to enhance this San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy land for...

  • Authorities looking for suspect who vandalized Shores Park

    Authorities looking for suspect who vandalized Shores Park

    Authorities are on the lookout for someone who allegedly vandalized a Del Mar park early on the morning of March 4. Public Works Director Joe Bride said witnesses staying at a hotel near Shores Park reported seeing a "large black truck with yellow running lights" driving around the park at about...

  • Romantic partners can serve on Del Mar city boards, council finds

    Romantic partners can serve on Del Mar city boards, council finds

    The subject was heard at the end of Monday's meeting, when Mayor Dave Druker and council member Terry Gaasterland questioned whether two people involved in romantic relationships should be allowed to serve on boards such as the city council, design review board (DRB) or planning commission.

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