Del Mar

  • Measure MM provides facilities funding for all DMUSD schools

    Measure MM provides facilities funding for all DMUSD schools

    This November, Del Mar Union School District residents will be asked to vote on Measure MM, the $186 general obligation bond to improve school facilities. The bond proposes to fund the complete rebuild of Del Mar Heights Elementary School, a modernization of Del Mar Hills Academy, a ninth district...

  • Del Mar author publishes first poetry book

    Del Mar author publishes first poetry book

    "A Tender Force" is Melissa Joseph's second published book, following her 2009 memoir, "Moments with Baxter."

  • Del Mar boards, area residents weigh in on resort project

    Del Mar boards, area residents weigh in on resort project

    A developer who plans to build a controversial five-star resort in coastal Del Mar vowed Oct. 17 to listen to concerns expressed by residents and board members at a joint workshop of the Del Mar Planning Commission and Design Review Board. Chris Beucler, CEO of Encinitas-based Zephyr Partners —...

  • Del Mar City Council restates opposition to managed retreat

    Del Mar City Council restates opposition to managed retreat

    The Del Mar City Council reaffirmed its opposition to using "managed retreat" to respond to the threat of flooding due to sea level rise in the coming decades, at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 15.

  • Mixed-use project approved for downtown Del Mar

    Mixed-use project approved for downtown Del Mar

    A mixed-use commercial and residential project has been approved for one of the last vacant parcels in Del Mar's downtown village area, over the objections of neighbors who said the proposed building will obstruct their ocean views.

  • Torrey Pines, CCA students host SDUHSD candidate forum on Oct. 16

    Torrey Pines, CCA students host SDUHSD candidate forum on Oct. 16

    The Torrey Pines High School newspaper the Falconer and Canyon Crest Academy’s Pulse Magazine are hosting a candidates forum for San Dieguito Union High School District’s Area 5 candidates Kristin Gibson, Cheryl James-Ward and Lea Wolf. The forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7-8:30 p.m....

  • Local Girl Scouts create mosaic wall at Ronald McDonald House

    Local Girl Scouts create mosaic wall at Ronald McDonald House

    Carmel Valley Girl Scout Troop 1735 members recently completed their Cadette Silver Award project by creating an ocean-themed mosaic art piece on a 100-foot-long amphitheater wall at the Ronald McDonald House at Rady Children’s Hospital. The Girl Scouts worked for over six weeks hand-laying their...

  • Del Mar man helps with swim across Pacific Ocean, collecting debris

    Del Mar man helps with swim across Pacific Ocean, collecting debris

    Brian McNiece, a Del Mar resident who has a degree in marine systems engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, has for months been out at sea on a vessel called “The Seeker” with Ben LeComte, a French-born long-distance swimmer who is attempting to swim between Tokyo and San Francisco.

  • Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    Two Carmel Valley campuses receive national Blue Ribbon School award

    On Monday, Oct. 8, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized Carmel Valley Middle School and the San Diego Jewish Academy Lower School as Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. They were among 12 California campuses to receive the national honor.

  • Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Del Mar fair board comments positive on KAABOO event

    Statistics from the annual KAABOO entertainment festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds aren’t available yet, but the venue’s overseers say the three-day event went well. “It was a great festival, with lots of great music, and lots of happy people,” said General Manager Tim Fennell of the 22nd District...

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