Del Mar breaks ground on Beach Safety Center

City Council member Terry Sinnot, Deputy Mayor Carl Hilliard, Friends of the Powerhouse President Barbara Harper, council member Lee Haydu and council member Mark Filanc join Del Mar Mayor Don Moiser to bury chief lifeguard Pat Vergne at the lifeguard tower groundbreaking. (Photo: Jon Clark)

The City of Del Mar and Friends of the Powerhouse celebrated the groundbreaking for the 17th Street Beach Safety Center on Oct. 3. The construction of the new facility will replace the inadequate structure and ensure effective lifeguard protection services and improve access to the beach for residents and the millions of visitors to the beaches of Del Mar. See a video of the event at https://

Photos: Jon Clark