Del Mar

  • Small bluff collapse in Del Mar briefly puts train service on pause

    Small bluff collapse in Del Mar briefly puts train service on pause

    A stretch of the bluffs near 14th Street in Del Mar slid to the beach early Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, briefly halting train service while the stability of the cliff was assessed, a city official said. Several people saw a roughly 30-foot long section of the bluff collapse shortly after noon, said...

  • Canyon Crest Academy debate team scores multiple wins

    Canyon Crest Academy debate team scores multiple wins

    Members the CCA debate team recently won multiple awards at the San Diego/Imperial Valley Speech League Competition Division 3B held at Rancho Bernardo High School. The group competed in three divisions: Policy, Congressional and Lincoln-Douglas. 

  • Brainstorming for the future of Del Mar Hills Academy

    Brainstorming for the future of Del Mar Hills Academy

    Last year many in the Del Mar Hills Academy community fought to save their neighborhood school after the idea of reconfiguration and closing the Hills was pitched by the district. This year after the passage of the Del Mar Union School District’s $186 million Measure MM, the community has given...

  • Five routes proposed for Del Mar train tunnel as reinforcement of eroding bluffs continues

    Five routes proposed for Del Mar train tunnel as reinforcement of eroding bluffs continues

    Five possible routes for moving the train tracks off the eroding Del Mar bluffs were outlined this week by regional transportation officials. Four of the ideas involve twin sets of tracks drilled or bored through the ground as deep as 270 feet beneath the surface and up to a mile or more inland....

  • Del Mar Council creates new subcommittees, divides existing group

    Del Mar Council creates new subcommittees, divides existing group

    The Del Mar City Council will add new subcommittees and split an existing one into two groups. Following discussions at a recent retreat, the council decided Monday, Feb. 11 to add subcommittees for sea level rise, as well as the Watermark and Del Mar Resort projects. The governing body also agreed...

  • Gun show operators file lawsuit against board that oversees state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Gun show operators file lawsuit against board that oversees state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds

    The family-owned company that operates the Crossroads of the West gun show filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, Jan. 22, against the Del Mar Fairgrounds, challenging its suspension of the weekend event that has been held there for more than 30 years.

  • CCA students give back by tutoring other kids

    CCA students give back by tutoring other kids

    A group of Canyon Crest Academy students have set out to help their younger peers find educational success by volunteering for tutoring services on the weekends. CCA's Tutor Outreach Club was founded last year after the students were influenced by an East Coast nonprofit called Inspire, which works...

  • Del Mar woman portrays 'Humanity' through sculpture

    Del Mar woman portrays 'Humanity' through sculpture

    A Del Mar sculptor and filmmaker have joined together to bring some "Humanity" to an Encinitas park. Maidy Morhous' cylindiner bronze sculpture, titled "Humanity," was installed at J Street Park, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, late last year. She created the piece in 2013 after being commissioned...

  • Home Depot eyeing Sorrento Valley location

    Home Depot eyeing Sorrento Valley location

    Home Depot is exploring adding a new location in Sorrento Valley. The potential Home Depot site is located on the east side of Sorrento Valley Road at Industrial Court, near the intersection of Carmel Mountain Road. Westcore Properties purchased the property from Caltrans and is considering the...

  • Santa Fe Irrigation District announces hiring of new general manager

    Santa Fe Irrigation District announces hiring of new general manager

    Albert Lau, currently the director of engineering and planning with the Padre Dam Municipal Water District in East County, will assume his new role on Monday, March 4.

  • SDUHSD 2019-2020 high school selection window to open Feb. 14

    SDUHSD 2019-2020 high school selection window to open Feb. 14

    The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) high school selection window for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Feb. 14, 2019 at 8 a.m. and will close on March 1, 2019 at 4 p.m. During the high school selection window, all current SDUHSD 8th grade students must select the high school...

  • Judge vacates Clews' sentence, sets new sentencing hearing

    Judge vacates Clews' sentence, sets new sentencing hearing

    New information in the case of Christian Clews, a Carmel Valley horse ranch owner sentenced last Feb. to 17.5 years in federal prison on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, has caused the judge in the case to vacate Clews' sentence and set a new sentencing hearing in March.

  • Update: Missing Carmel Valley man found

    Update: Missing Carmel Valley man found

    Carmel Valley resident Ignacio Herrera, 76, who suffers from dementia, is missing, according to the San Diego Police Department.

  • Train hits, kills man in Del Mar

    Train hits, kills man in Del Mar

    A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian in Del Mar Jan. 18.   The Coaster train hit the man in the area of Eighth Street and Stratford Court about 1:30 p.m., according to sheriff's officials.  

  • 'Princess of Punk' celebrates 50 years in fashion

    'Princess of Punk' celebrates 50 years in fashion

    To cap her 50th year in the industry, Zandra Rhodes will release a book all about her career, as well as a London exhibition. Both events are expected to happen in the fall.

  • Fair board approves special events deputy

    Fair board approves special events deputy

    The Del Mar Fairgrounds is taking a step toward more security measures after the 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors on Jan. 8 approved a full-time deputy to patrol the venue during special events. The 7-1 decision — with board member Watson dissenting and board member Lisa...

  • Rail service cancelled Jan. 12 and 13

    Rail service cancelled Jan. 12 and 13

    Passenger service on COASTER and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains is canceled for the weekend of Jan. 12 and 13. Also canceled is Amtrak train A590 on Jan. 11 as well as Amtrak and Metrolink service to the Oceanside Transit Center. The cancellations are to allow for improvements along the rail corridor,...

  • Del Mar begins work on downtown Streetscape project

    Del Mar begins work on downtown Streetscape project

    Del Mar started the new year with a groundbreaking of a longtime project. The city began work on the Del Mar Streetscape project -- which aims to revitalize the downtown area with features such as a new roadbed, sidewalks, trees, streetlights, four-way crosswalks, and street art -- during the first...

  • Program guides ovarian cancer patients, caregivers in 'Steps Through' diagnosis

    Program guides ovarian cancer patients, caregivers in 'Steps Through' diagnosis

    After seven years of advocating for the improvement of the survival and quality of life for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the Clearity Foundation has partnered with the Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SPB Foundation) to further help these women and their support systems.

  • Del Mar couple's entrepreneurial spirit: Chervona Vodka

    Del Mar couple's entrepreneurial spirit: Chervona Vodka

    Del Mar residents Sergei and Natasha Dickstein are the founders of Chervona Vodka.

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