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DEL MAR — With the terms of several members expiring at the end of the month, Del Mar is seeking volunteers for six of its citizen advisory committees.
SOLANA BECH — A draft amendment for a plan adopted in February that will give Solana Beach more permitting authority over most new development in the city was released March 29 for a six-week public comment period.
DEL MAR — The 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors supported a handful of measures at the April 10 meeting to potentially increase revenue for the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the state-owned facility it is tasked with overseeing.
DEL MAR — Food trucks will soon be allowed to roll back into Del Mar.
DEL MAR — Council members approved a $630 a month raise for City Manager Scott Huth with a 4-0 vote at the April 1 meeting. Councilman Al Corti was absent.
SOLANA BEACH — A 10-cent fee for paper bags will remain in effect in Solana Beach, where their single-use plastic counterparts have been banned since late last year.
DEL MAR — Council members, some with reluctance, agreed at the March 18 meeting to move forward with a plan that would allow downtown property owners to pay a fee instead of providing some of their required onsite parking spaces.
CARMEL VALLEY — Three Navy SEALs dropped into the Cathedral Catholic High School football stadium March 23, highlighting the second annual Military Appreciation Day and raising funds for The Warrior Foundation.
DEL MAR — The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation has awarded $600,000 to 139 college-bound students from San Diego County during the past 27 years.
DEL MAR — Plans to build a first-of-its-kind junior sports training facility at the Del Mar Golf Center have been put on hold indefinitely after a recent estimate came in at more than twice what the project was expected to cost when it was launched three years ago.