In 2020, the Del Mar Union School District was one of the first public school districts in the state to open up to full-time in-person school and is still the only district in San Diego County to have full-time in-person school and a “top-quality” distance learning program.
Instead of holiday events this year, Flower Hill Promenade is focusing on giving back to the community while helping the center’s restaurants survive through the pandemic.
San Dieguito Union High School District trustees Joyce Dalessandro and Beth Hergesheimer have stepped down after many years of service to the district—24 and 16 years, respectively.
Despite a challenging year for all, the Del Mar Village has many opportunities for locals to safely enjoy the holidays this season, from socially-distanced Santa photos and a new local eGift card with bonus dollars to gift donations and a chance to support local restaurants and frontline workers.
Del Mar Heights School parents, students and teachers held a “Stand Up for the Heights” rally on Del Mar Heights Road on Saturday, Oct. 24.
UC San Diego Health opened its newest clinic in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch on Sept. 11.
A resolution passed by the San Dieguito Union High School District board on Oct. 14 represented a shift in the district’s thinking regarding reopening, allowing them to move toward bringing students back to in-person school one to two days a week by the second quarter.
Since returning to in-person instruction on Sept. 8, the Del Mar Union School District has confirmed five positive cases of COVID-19.